22 November | IN-PERSON EVENT
Chengdu Startup Grind Event:
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This November 2022 we have prepared a special event for you. Together with the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (GIEF), hosted by the Chengdu Municipal People's Government, Startup Grind Chengdu is organizing a special panel discussion and product demos. Join us for an exciting discussion about how Chengdu is a powerhouse in China´s digital economy transformation, and how Chengdu is competing with cities like Shanghai or Shenzhen in digital economy innovation. For our panel discussion, we have invited Raquel Ramirez Alexander, Founder of RR Consulting together with Mari Yang, Overseas Marketing Manager of Codoon (咕咚网), and Simran Dhaliwal, Inbound and Outbound FDI Manager Business Development at ALTIOS International.
Additionally, we are excited to invite 3 fast-growing Startups on stage to share with us their latest innovations. We welcome Dmytro Kostyk founder of Kodisoft on stage to show their world-leading smart dining table technology embraced by Bill Gates, Justin Trudeau, and Microsoft. Next, we have invited David Liu the Research & Development PM for Wiz.Ai to showcase one of Asia's leading conversational voice AI technologies. We also welcome Aaron Chen the Global BD Manager for BasicAI Inc on stage to share more insights into how BasicAI provides the most efficient data-centric MLOps software infrastructure globally and how their service enables autonomous driving and more.
Our November 22nd event is a part of the larger 2 days long Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair (Nov 21-22th) and we highly recommend you visit the full fair to meet more companies, founders, investors, and municipality partners. You can find more info about the GIEF here and through their official WeChat accounts. You can also reach out to us in our WeChat group for more details.
See you all at this month's Startup Grind edition. Join us on November 22th 2:00 pm (China Time), if you want to learn how to start your own business, find cofounders, and network with like-minded people in person.
Global BD Manager
Dmytro Kostyk has graduated with an BS, MS and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Ukrainian National Technology University as one out of three named honor students in their 120-years history. He hold multiple patents in computer science and electronic hardware applications and has developed with his team a wide range of innovations. One of Dmytro's latest innovations is Kodisofts world-leading smart dining table technology embraced by Bill Gates, Justin Trudeau, and Microsoft.
Graduated from UESTC and UNIBO, worked and traveled in 16 countries, currently employed in wiz.ai - a Humanised Voice AI for Enterprises Automated customer service as an R&D PM, have led the team to delivery 15+ projects and keep researching front-end tech to expand use cases for the AI products.
Aaron Chen is the Global BD Manager at BasicAI which has deep expertise in training data collection and annotation for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications. Today BasicAI provides the most efficient data -centric MLOps software infrastructure globally. In the last 15 years, Aaron has worked for Raffles Medical Group, Denso, and other Fortune 500 companies in the APAC and the Middle East.
RR Consulting for Her
Overseas Marketing Manager
Inbound and Outbound FDI Manager Business Development
Raquel Ramirez Alexander is the CEO of RR Consulting for Her. Growing up in Mexico City, Raquel has had 15 years of experience working in the public, private and international sectors all around the world, including Mexico, the USA, and China. During which she has held positions such as Sub-director in the United Nations Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico in the General Assembly and the UNESCO, Conventional Disarmament and Financial Affairs. Additionally, when working in academia, she held the positions of Director of Bicultural Program and Department Director of Social Sciences at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. Currently, She runs her own consulting company in China. Raquel is passionate about positive social impact through education, community building, and empowerment through self-awareness. She has strongly devoted herself in relevant programs for female empowerment.
Mari is the Overseas Marketing Manager for Codoon, a Chinese fitness tech start-up based in Chengdu. With her previous experience in travel, business strategy and the fitness industry, Mari is leading the overseas expansion of the fitness start-up. Having lived in China for nearly 8 years, Mari has established her roots in Chengdu and speaks fluent Chinese. Other interests include running, traveling, and visiting new coffee shops.
Sim is a senior FDI and M&A Consultant for Altios, a management consulting firm focusing on market entry and business development helping businesses grow internationally. Prior to joining Altios, Sim worked for 8+ years with Smart Cities, World Trade centers & private equities investing in the USA, Germany, China & India leading companies to develop their international markets through M&A and Greenfield investments. It is her ambition to have a connecting role in initiatives that further shape our future cities, businesses, and societies being part of advancement that prioritize advancement, sustainability, carbon neutrality & better environment for everyone.
Startup Grind Chengdu
Christoph Hering is a German serial entrepreneur with an extensive experience working with new emerging technologies in FinTech, Blockchain, Vertical Farming, and Medical Tech, with solid expertise in leveraging analytics & insights to develop, drive & implement “0 to 1” product launches. He is the co-founder of BlockShow Europe, one of the largest Blockchain Conferences in Europe, and has hosted monthly startup events for many years. Christoph is currently in charge of Chinese business development for Agratech ERP solutions and is the Director of Chengdu Startup Grind, providing a networking platform for Entrepreneurs in Chengdu.