Breakfast Networking: Innovation in China and implications for tech business

Doing business in China, particularly for a start-up or small company, may seem like a difficult thing to achieve; not least navigating the culture or trying to understand Chinese innovation style. Following our popular event in the Spring with, we’re delighted to welcome them back to speak for Cambridge Network again this Autumn.


Date Tuesday 8th October
Times 8.00am - 10.00am
Venue Hauser Forum, 3 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge CB3 0GT
Organiser Louise Rushworth
Phone 01223 760102
Cost £15+VAT for Members | £25+VAT for Non-Members

Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of, will provide an introduction to innovation in China, the vast untapped consumer power of the Chinese and the top industries innovating in China today.  She will outline some pros and cons of Chinese innovation style as well as touching on cultural awareness and IP in China.  Navigating these options can be daunting for a UK company so she will also outline a new initiative to accelerate start-ups into the Chinese market.

Join for an event to understand:

  • Chinese consumer power
  • Top industries in innovation
  • Pros and cons of Chinese innovation style
  • IP in China
  • Ways to better engage with China.

This breakfast event will provide a chance for companies of all sizes and sectors to think further about the challenges and opportunities available in the Far East leading to a wider discussion on experiences in these countries.


About Ting Zhang: Known as one of leading China business experts in the UK, Ting has 20+ years experience of UK-China international business, trade and investment. Ting first came to the UK to study in the University of Cambridge, and then in 2001, foreseeing the increasing trade between the UK and China, Ting left her career as a banker in the City of London to set up China Business Solutions which then became one of the most reputable China specialist consultancies in Europe. She has personally guided many British entrepreneurs and helped them achieve better results in doing business with China. She was also a China Venture Partner for Prime Ventures, a leading European VC, focusing on opportunities presented by the rapid economic growth of China. In her continuous pursuit for a more efficient and affordable way to facilitate international trade with China, Ting launched in 2017, the first online platform dedicated to English-Chinese bilingual business services.



08.00am - Registration and networking over coffee and breakfast

08.30am - Speaker - Ting Zhang,

09.30am - Further networking and a chance to follow up with the speaker

10.00am - Event close


To attend:


Any Cambridge Network member may attend, there is a small charge of £15+VAT for members. Please log in first to receive your member discount, and then return to this page and click Book Now!


Non-members may also attend this session at a fee of £25+VAT. Please register by clicking Book Now!

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In order to cover our costs for these meetings we will have to charge members £15 / head to confirm your attendance. Please note that the fee is non-refundable for cancellation within 5 working days of the event.


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October 8th, 2019 8:00 AM   to   10:00 AM
Hauser Forum
3 Charles Babbage Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0GT
United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 746801
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