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Agenda | May 10

  • 10:45-11:30

    Plenary Session on China


    Freeman H. Shen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, WM Motor

    Freya Beamish, Chief Asia Economist, Pantheon Macroeconomics

    Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer & Director, DBS Group

    Topic Leader:

    Li Xin, Vice President of Caixin Media, Managing Director, Ciaxin Media.

  • 13:45-15:15

    Insight Session: Capital for China’s Brave New Economy

    Over the last decade, China has seen the rapid growth of the new economy, which, according to Caixin New Economy Index (NEI), has proved more sustainable and resilient as it is talent and technology intensive, and usually asset-light. A host of promising startups or “unicorn” companies, driven by technology, data and capital, have become feature of this burgeoning trend. As Chinese economy is rebalancing, China's contribution to global economy will be based even more on innovation and entrepreneurship.
    - Why has China's new economy kept growing impressively and what changes it has brought into the society, environment, and business landscape?
    - How does capital market help Chinese entrepreneurs innovate? What are the unique features/characters of the Start-ups and their founders in China?
    - How will China’s new economy recalibrate its strategies and tactics facing competition, regulation and geopolitical risks?


    Freeman Shen Hui, founder and chairman, WM Motor

    Lin Yanjun, Executive Director of 9F Inc., CEO of 9F International


    Li Xin, Vice President of Caixin Media, Managing Director of Caixin Global

    *This Insight Session is hosted by Caixin Global.

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