Mobile Game Innovation & Startup With China – By Great Wall Club Inc

GMIC SV

Great Wall Club Inc (US) together with 36kr will host a public event during Game Developer Conference (GDC2012) at SF.

Mobile Game Innovation and Startup with China

Date: March. 8th, 6: 00pm(PST)
Location:
Westin St Francis
St Francis Suite (12th floor)
335 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Language: English

36Kr (36Kr.com) is the most popular blog focusing on internet startup in China. Since its start in Dec. 2010, it has been reporting over 200 well-recognized early-stage internet products in China. For the past year, it has grown from a tech blog to a multi-functional platform providing comprehensive service to startups in all of the internet related sectors.

Currently, 36Kr has been working extremely hard to create more values for their readers, entrepreneurs and investors. And now they want to connect their indigenous knowledge and experience of everything China to the Silicon Valley so that people will better understand the chinese tech environment.

In order to communicate with 36kr readers in US, co-hosted with the Great Wall Club US,  this event will focus very much on Chinese mobile gaming industry and the general startups. The panel discussion will highlight mobile gaming monetization, addressing how to make REAL money in China and US. We hope this can pave ways for opportunities on both sides.

Agenda

6:00 – 6:30pm   Registration
6:30 – 6:45pm   Opening & Introduction
6:50 – 7:50pm   Brief Presentations

  • Thomas Luo – Typical misunderstandings between startup entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and China
  • Bin She – Differences between successful web/social games from East and West, and how to make a successful social game in China market
  • Si Shen - Mobile Gaming Trends in US and China

7:50 – 8:20pm Panel Discussion
Topic: Tactics for Mobile Gaming Monetization in China
8:20 – 8:30pm Q & A

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Confirmed Speakers:

  • Bin She: Bin is CEO and Co-founder of Firevale, a new social gaming startup based in Beijing. Firevale is travelling to attend Game Developer Conference in March.
  • Thomas Luo: Thomas is the chief writer at CBN Weekly, the most popular business magazine in China. He moved to Silicon Valley as the publication’s US-based correspondent. He is a seasoned reporter/editor covering technology, mobile and new media and has been following the most cutting edge tech products and trends closely.
  • Victor Tong: Victor is the founding Managing General Partner of Webplus Ventures, the founder of Webplus, and a “lean” angel investor. He invested in Webplus and many other companies in Internet and wireless Internet, e-commerce, online games, social networking, gaming/lottery, outsourcing, and healthcare in China and USA.
  • Antonio Tomarchio: Antonio Tomarchio is the founder, President and CEO of Beintoo, based in Milan, Italy and Silicon Valley in California. Beintoo is a mobile gamification platform provider with non-intrusive mechanics that deepens player’s achievement experiences by bringing real rewards. Beintoo was awarded the top winner of the pan-Europe conference Le Web 2011 Startup Competition last December.
  • Andy Parng: Andy is the founder and CEO of Specialdeals.com and Yikuair.com. As a new startup in Beijing and San Jose, Yikuair aims to build a self-expanding platform connecting online users and offline businesses without burning money. It added the “micro payment” improvement to the one-to-one traction requiring the buyer to pay only a small service to secure the discount first and then pay merchants directly the discounted price.

Partners:

 

 

About 36Kr 

36Kr (36氪) is a tech blog focusing on internet startup, whose name comes from the 36th element “Krypton”(chemical symbol “Kr”) in Periodic Table. It’s said Krypton Planet is where Supermen come from.

Currently, 36Kr.com has boasted as one of the most popular blogs in Chinese internet entrepreneurship. It releases the most recent news and analysis about internet startup and technology.

Meanwhile, 36Kr opens up “Seeking for report” channel, exposing excellent startups and products in China. Besides reporting startups for free, 36Kr has constructed “36Kr Open Day(Oday)” as the press conference of new product for early-stage internet startups, which has been held around the big cities all over the country on a monthly basis.

36Kr has also built a platform for ”Seeking for funding” and “Seeking for talents”(To be released soon) for early internet startups, to provide more comprehensive service for Chinese entrepreneurs.

About Great Wall Club
The Great Wall Club (GWC) connects the mobile internet ecosystem of China to that of the world’s by enabling our members and clients to develop trusted relationships, learn market leading strategies, promote their initiatives and ultimately, grow their mobile internet business in China and the world. GWC Members include some of the world’s most influential executives, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in the mobile Internet industry such as executives from Tencent, Alibaba, China Unicomt, DeNA and Gree.

GWC is the organizer of the annual Global Mobile Internet Conference, the largest tech conference in Asia drawing 5000 tech leaders from more than 30 countries. GWC is headquartered in Beijing and has representative offices in Japan, USA, Singapore, Taiwan and Finland.

Great Wall Club USA is located in heart of Silicon Valley.

About AngelHere

Angelhere is a social network for innovative start-ups and investors in China and U.S.. We help start-ups connect with the right investors, strategic and business partners in China.

Great Wall Club will host a private executive dinne during GDC next weekr

GMIC SV

Great Wall Club Inc (US):  After the big success of special “Monday Dinner” at Barcelona during World Mobile Congress 2012, Great Wall Club Inc (US) will host another executive/CEO dinner during the 26th iteration of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) on March 7th near Moscone Center, San Francisco.

This Dinner is featuring the Vice President for The9(NASDAQ: NCTY), Guoding (Chris) SHEN, GM of App Store Operation Center of China Telecom, Jiang WU, as well as select Silicon Valley mobile game leaders. The theme of this dinner is Status quo and future development trend of China’s mobile game industry & the international opportunities.

 Chirs Shen, Vice President, The9 Ltd

Chris Shen has served as The9‘s Vice President since January 2006 and now leads the New Business Unit and Public Relations Department at The9.

Mr. Shen joined The9 in May 2005 and has served as Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations from August 2005 to December 2005 before his promotion to Vice President.

Prior to joining The9, he has served as Group Account Director and Account Director for several renowned advertising agencies in Shanghai and Taipei. In more than 10 years working in various advertising agencies, Mr. Shen has helped a lot of local and international brands in planning their sales and marketing initiatives.

Bringing the rich, extensive marketing experiences to The9, Mr. Shen led the team successfully completed brand planning, public relation activities and marketing campaigns for World of Warcraft, Soul of The Ultimate Nation, Granado Espada, EA SPORTS FIFA Online 2, World of Fighter, etc. Commencing in 2010, Mr. Shen has started to lead The9’s New Business Unit and Public Relations Department, helping The9 make a great progress in the business development of web-based games, Social Networking Service games, mobile games and other new business areas.

Mr. Shen received his bachelor’s degree in management science from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.

 

 

Introduction of GWC “Monday Dinner” – The Executive Roundtable Dinners 

The Great Wall Club hosts monthly Monday Dinners in Silicon Valley, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tokyo, and Seoul. These dinners are closed-door, and serve as an intimate networking event for top mobile leaders to discuss the latest tech trends, develop ways of cooperating in the future, and build lasting personal relationships. Each of GWC’s Monday Dinners are invitation only and space is limited to 16.

About the Host

Great Wall Club Inc (US) is the new sister company of Great Wall Club in Beijing. The Great Wall Club connects the mobile internet ecosystem of China to that of the world’s by enabling our members and clients to develop trusted relationships, learn market leading strategies, promote their initiatives and ultimately, grow their mobile internet business in China and the world. GWC Members include some of the world’s most influential executives, entrepreneurs, developers and investors in the mobile Internet industry such as executives from Tencent, Alibaba, China Unicom, Microsoft, DeNA and Gree.

GWC is the organizer of the annual Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC), the largest tech conference in Asia drawing 5000 tech leaders from more than 30 countries. GWC is headquartered in Beijing and has representative offices in Japan, USA, Singapore, Taiwan and Finland. GWC US is located in the heart of Silicon Valley.