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"In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers."
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A subject that is shaping the future of globalization, generating intense debates not only in both countries but worldwide, from politics to education, entrepreneurship, and the current state of innovation. When we talk about China and the U.S., we talk about the dangers and opportunities, the synergies and obstacles, and the future of the global economy and our society.
中美协同在政治、教育、创业和当前创新状态领域中持续塑造全球化未来 – 因此在两国之间和国际舞台上备受争议。中美关系不仅涉及风险与机遇，也关系着协同与障碍，以及全球经济与社会未来。
Coming straight from New York, and after a successful event hosted together with both New York-based global innovation platform Accathon Capital, and startup accelerator Lair East in middle-July, Michael Zhu is coming back to Beijing to share valuable insights and his point of view concerning the bilateral exchanges in capital, innovation, technology, fundraising, investment, and related entrepreneurial initiatives between China and the U.S. amid the current state of a tentative trade war, and how active players from both markets can successfully cooperate and learn from each other.
Michael Zhu在7月中旬与纽约国际创新平台Accathon Capital和创业加速器Lair East共同举办的活动圆满告终之后，从纽约返回北京参与此次活动。他将分享给予今日中美贸易战当下两国资本，创新，技术，筹资，投资和相关创业倡议的宝贵见解与分析；以及双方市场如何能够有效地相互合作与学习。
For startups, investors, and corporations with a primary interest in the cross-border relationship between the current two global superpowers, this a first-class opportunity to get insights shared from the Founder of Accathon Capital, a cross-border accelerator and VC investor in frontier technologies in different industries that share in common an interest in the U.S. and Chinese markets.
Come to our event on Wednesday, December 5th to learn how China and the U.S. can overcome political and economic barriers, create positive change, and boost innovation & entrepreneurship thanks to a beneficial cross-border collaboration.
We will cover the following key topics:
Michael Zhu is the Founder and Managing Partner of Accathon Capital, which is a unique cross-border corporate innovation hyper accelerator, running stage agnostic programs and VC investments in frontier technologies across a wide range of industries targeting the U.S. and China application markets.
Michael is also an experienced serial entrepreneur who works with startups teams in both the U.S. and China to build a powerful and collective ecosystem. He successfully initiated and built Lair East in New York City in 2015, which is the first “Tech & Culture” themed collaborative co-working space and global entrepreneur communities on the East Coast connecting work, leisure, and knowledge for global entrepreneurs in the business of disrupting technology and shaping cross border communications.
Michael serves as the Advisory Board member in multiple startups. and the advisor at NYC Chinese Entrepreneur Organization and Harvard Ventures. He was also named as one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 in Northeastern America” by Mandarin Quarterly. Michael holds an M.S. in Investment Management from Pace University. In 2018, as the only Chinese representative, Michael also sits in the Host Committee of Accelerator Awesome, the first-ever global accelerators conference connecting top innovation organizations such as Techstars, 500 Startups, Dreamit, SAP, Verizon, NUMA New York, Google, and more.
Michael Zhu是Accathon Capital的创始人和管理合伙人，Accathon Capital是一个独特的跨境企业创新超级加速器，在针对美国和中国应用市场的众多行业中运行阶段不可知项目和VC前沿技术投资。Michael也是一位经验丰富的连续创业者，他与美国和中国的创业团队合作，建立一个强大的集体生态系统。他于2015年在纽约市成功发起并建立了东部的Lair East，这是东海岸第一个“技术与文化”主题合作共同工作空间和全球企业家社区，为全球企业家提供工作，休闲和知识。破坏技术和塑造跨境通信。
Michael是多家初创公司的顾问委员会成员。以及纽约中国企业家组织和哈佛创业投资公司的顾问。他还被Mandarin Quarterly评为“东北美洲30岁以下30强企业家”之一。Michael持有M.S.在佩斯大学的投资管理。在2018年，作为唯一的中国代表，迈克尔还参加了加速器Awesome的主持委员会，这是有史以来第一次连接顶级创新组织的全球加速器会议，如Techstars，500 Startups，Dreamit，SAP，Verizon，NUMA New York，Google，和更多。