Started in 2014, Startup Grind Shenzhen has become "the community" that startups go when they move to the city to chase their dreams. in southeastern China, Shenzhen is a modern metropolis that links Hong Kong to China’s mainland and also one of the fastest developing cities of the country. 

Shenzhen's cityscape results from its vibrant economy - made possible by rapid foreign investment following the institution of the policy of "reform and opening-up" in 1979. The city is a leading global technology hub, dubbed by media as the next Silicon Valley and China's Silicon Valley. It was one of the fastest-growing cities in the world in the 1990s and the 2000s, and has been ranked second on the list "top 10 cities to visit in 2019" by Lonely Planet.

Home to many world's tech giants like Tencent, Huawei, HTC, DJI, and constantly growing new startups and innovations. 

Upcoming events

Sep 25, 2023

In-Person Event

Digitalization, Sustainability and the Entrepreneurship Spirits (HUAWEI)

On September 25, Startup Grind Shenzhen joined hands with Digital Seeds of HUAWEI to invite local startups run by expats, outstanding venture capital institutions and active incubation platforms in Shenzhen to share with German young entrepreneurs.

Sep 27, 2023

Virtual Event (Free)

Founder office hours w/ Startup Grind co-founder Derek Andersen

Join Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen as he takes questions from founders on challenges they're facing in their startup. For the past 15 years Derek has been building communities. He is the co-founder/CEO of Bevy, a SaaS product that helps companies build virtual and in-person communities. He co-founded Startup Grind, a community of 600

Past events

In-Person Event

Made in Shenzhen Entering Japan: Trends and Experiences (Onedot)

In-Person Event

A Grand Explore of Shenzhen Startup Scene: AI Startup and Future (AIRS)

Conference [RSVP/Free]

Product & AI Summit

In-Person Event

Making Smart Decisions in Uncertain Times 教育与投资:在充满不确定性的时代做聪明的选择

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Geng (Grace) Zhang

Brand Manager
Shenzhen Energy

Yan Wang

Chapter Co-director

Miro Li

Double V Consulting

Leo Liu

Capital Manager

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