CHINA SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS START UP
Our Speakers/Investors, Jin Dang and Shuai Zhang are two very successful young Chinese entrepreneurs. They are here to look for startups to invest in as part of the Tencent’s “200 plan” (In the next 3 years, Tencent is planning to invest 100 million RMB worth of resources into 100 startups to help each of them to reach 100 million RMB market value);
To look for potential partners to work with; and to share the secrets of becoming a successful startup in China.
About Tencent and Wechat
Founded in November, 1998, Tencent is a leading provider of Internet value added services in China.
It is Tencent’s mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent provides social platforms and digital content services under the “Connection” Strategy. Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), Weixin/WeChat, QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, and Tenpay – have brought together China’s largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, financial services and others. As of March 31, 2017, the monthly active user accounts of QQ was 861 million while its peak concurrent user accounts reached 266 million. Combined MAU of Weixin and WeChat was 938 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry.