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CHINICT - Tech Stars in China
Private
Industry Tech Conference
Founded 2005
Founder Franck Nazikian
Headquarters Beijing, China
Website www.chinict.org
Facebook's co-founder Eduardo Saverin interview with CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian at the CHINICT conference
International Monetary Fund President Christine Lagarde and CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian at the CHINICT conference
Movie Star & Tech Entrepreneur Daniel Wu with CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian at the CHINICT conference
CHINICT's Stars, Rising Stars & Hackathon Award Winners
CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian and 500 Startups's founder Dave McClure at the CHINICT conference
CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian at the Great Hall of the People jointly with Chinese State Leaders Liu Qi and Wan Gang
Franck Nazikian at DEVELOPNEUR Europe's Award ceremony in Paris at the Hôtel de Charost - with French Minister Fleur Pellerin, British Telecom's Chairman Sir Michael Rake, UK Ambassador to France Sir Peter Ricketts, Universal Music France's CEO Pascal Nègre
CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian & Innovation-Works' founder Kaifu Lee at the CHINICT conference

CHINICT (Simplified Chinese: 科技明星在中国 - literally meaning "Tech Stars In China") is a conference[1][2] including a Hackathon[3][4][5] focused on the China tech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.[6][7] CHINICT takes place once a year at the end of May in Beijing at Tsinghua University Science Park.

Since 2005, CHINICT has been featuring policy-makers, financiers, entrepreneurs, innovators and technologists both from China and the West - including Eduardo Saverin,[8][9][10] Christine Lagarde,[11][12] Kai-Fu Lee,[13] Victor Koo,[14] Dave McClure,[15] Kaiser Kuo,[16] Tim Draper,[17] Mark Suster,[18] Daniel Wu[19] - as well as key executives from Google,[20] Microsoft,[21] Baidu,[22][23][24] Alibaba,[25] Yahoo,[26] Youku,[27] BlackBerry,[28] Tencent,[29] [30] Sina,[31] AngelList,[32] Aigo,[33] Linkedin,[34] Zhongguancun Science Park,[35][36] Nokia,[37] Kaixin001,[38] Qunar[39] Viadeo,[40] PPLive,[41] Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers,[42] Nasdaq,[43] London Stock Exchange,[44] the United Nations,[45] Intel Capital,[46] Steamboat Ventures,[47] Silicon Valley Bank,[48] Softbank,[49] Playfish,[50] Kongzhong,[51] Phoenix Television,[52] Beijing University,[53] Qihoo,[54] China E-Commerce Association,[55] Tsinghua University.[56]

The CHINICT conference is also live-streamed throughout major media such as TechCrunch,[57] InformationWeek,[58] Les Echos,[59][60] Sina,[61] Tencent,[62] Sohu,[63] Netease,[64] Xinhua News Agency,[65] People's Daily.[66]

Franck Nazikian[edit]

Franck Nazikian (Simplified Chinese: 方克纳) is a tech entrepreneur and investor. He is the CEO & co-founder of WowTune, a company focused on creating VR singing and spoken voices. He is also the founder of Tempo2 Ventures, and PROFETERNITY - a blockchain company and a bitcoin fund. [67]

Previously, he was president[68][69][70] of CHINICT[71][72][73] - he founded in 2005,[74][75] and also run DEVELOPNEUR[76] - a series of pitch competitions & hackathons[77] - he created in 2011.[78]

In 2012, Franck Nazikian was invited by Liu Qi, member of the CPC Politburo and former President[79] of the Beijing Olympics Organizing Committee, and Wan Gang, Minister of Science and Technology of China, as a distinguished guest at the Great Hall of the People.[80]

Prior to CHINICT[81] and DEVELOPNEUR, together with Renaud Laplanche, Franck co-founded TripleHop Technologies, acquired by Oracle.[82] Franck also served as a managing director at Gemplus International, making venture capital investments in tech companies.

Franck is supporting different charity organizations - including the United Nations's World Food Programme.[83]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CHINICT: China's largest tech conference will be livestreaming on TechCrunch. TechCrunch
  2. ^ CHINICT on Tumblr. Tumblr
  3. ^ Feature Report on CHINICT - China's largest tech conference. CNC World
  4. ^ Hackathon + "DEVELOPNEUR" = Best Seed-Stage Investment Opportunities?. Huffington Post
  5. ^ China's innovation challenge. CNC World
  6. ^ Silicon Valley really is here and now. China Daily
  7. ^ Startup, dropout: The China tech IPO boom is only beginning. Fortune (magazine)
  8. ^ Facebook's co-founder Eduardo Saverin on-stage interview with CHINICT's founder Franck Nazikian at the CHINICT conference
  9. ^ Jumio Is Growing Faster Than Facebook at the Start, Saverin Says. Bloomberg
  10. ^ In China, Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Touts Site’s ‘Democratizing Voice’. Wall Street Journal
  11. ^ TIC innovateurs se réunissent au ChinICT 2006. People's Daily
  12. ^ CCTV Interview of Christine Lagarde at CHINICT. China Central Television
  13. ^ Kaifu Lee, founder of Innovation Works, speaks at CHINICT.
  14. ^ Youku's founder & CEO Victor Koo's interview at CHINICT.
  15. ^ Investor & blogger Dave Mc Clure speaks at CHINICT
  16. ^ Kaifu Lee, founder of Innovation Works, speaks at CHINICT
  17. ^ DFJ's Tim Draper at CHINICT 7th edition
  18. ^ GRP partner Mark Suster speaks at CHINICT
  19. ^ Movie star & entrepreneur Daniel Wu addressing CHINICT
  20. ^ Google's Corp. VP John Liu at CHINICT
  21. ^ Nigel Burton addressing CHINICT
  22. ^ Baidu's iQIYI VP Yipeng Li at CHINICT.
  23. ^ Baidu's SVP Haoyu Shen at CHINICT
  24. ^ Baidu May Seek Initial Public Offering for IQiyi Video Website. Bloomberg
  25. ^ Alibaba Taobao's Vice President Ben Wang talks with Franck Nazikian at CHINICT.
  26. ^ Dear China: Yahoo CEO Mayer Still Loves You After Halting E-Mail. Bloomberg
  27. ^ Youku's founder & CEO Victor Koo's interview at CHINICT.
  28. ^ BlackBerry's Vice President Alec Saunders talks with Franck Nazikian at CHINICT.
  29. ^ Tencent's Deputy GM Dylan Huang at CHINICT
  30. ^ Tencent Deputy Director Yuguo Liu at CHINICT
  31. ^ Sina's CFO Herman Yu talks with Franck Nazikian at CHINICT.
  32. ^ AngelList's co-founder & CEO Naval Ravikant talks with Franck Nazikian at CHINICT.
  33. ^ Aigo's founder Feng Jun at CHINICT
  34. ^ Linkedin's VP Arvind Rajan at CHINICT.
  35. ^ Zhongguancun's Managing Director Xiaodong Zeng speaks at CHINICT.
  36. ^ Zhongguancun Z-Parks' Deputy Director speaks at CHINICT
  37. ^ Nokia Growth Partner speaking at CHINICT
  38. ^ Kaixin001's VP Guo Wei at CHINICT
  39. ^ Qunar's founder Fritz Demopoulos at CHINICT
  40. ^ Tianji.com's founder Derek Ling at CHINICT
  41. ^ PPLive's CEO Vincent Tao at CHINICT
  42. ^ KPCB's head of China Tina Ju at CHINICT
  43. ^ Nasdaq's Head of Aspac at CHINICT
  44. ^ London Stock Exchange Head of Aspac at CHINICT
  45. ^ Hackers Against Hunger – CHINICT’s and UN World Food Programme Cooperate to Solve Hunger. United Nations
  46. ^ Intel Capital Director Chris Pu at CHINICT
  47. ^ Steamboat Ventures' Partner Olivier Glauser at CHINICT
  48. ^ Silicon Valley Bank SVB China Rep at CHINICT
  49. ^ Softbank Partner at CHINICT
  50. ^ Playfish's co-founder Sebastien de Halleux at CHINICT
  51. ^ Kongzhong's co-founder Nick Yang at CHINICT
  52. ^ Phoenix TV's Uradio Host & Producer Xiao Lu at CHINICT
  53. ^ Beijing University's Dean Dongmin Chen at CHINICT
  54. ^ Qihoo's founder & CEO Zhou Hongyi at CHINICT
  55. ^ China E-Commerce Association's Chairman Ling Song speaks at CHINICT.
  56. ^ Tsinghua University's Assistant President Xue Jun speaks at CHINICT.
  57. ^ CHINICT: China's biggest tech conference, streaming right here on TechCrunch. TechCrunch
  58. ^ CHINICT China Technology Live On TechWeb TV. InformationWeek
  59. ^ La high-tech mondiale se retrouve à Pékin. Les Echos
  60. ^ Le salon de la high-tech chinoise ouvre ses portes. Les Echos
  61. ^ SINA live coverage of CHINICT. Sina
  62. ^ QQ TENCENT live coverage of CHINICT. Tencent
  63. ^ Sohu live coverage of CHINICT. Sohu
  64. ^ NETEASE live coverage of CHINICT. Netease
  65. ^ Xinhua News Extensive TV Report on CHINICT. Xinhua News Agency
  66. ^ PEOPLE'S DAILY live coverage of CHINICT. People's Daily
  67. ^ [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/franck-nazikian/ Franck Nazikian's Profile on The Huffington Post
  68. ^ Feature Report on CHINICT - China's largest tech conference. CNC World
  69. ^ La Chine à l’heure de la high-tech. China Central Television
  70. ^ 中国互联网备军国际化. Forbes
  71. ^ CHINICT: China's largest tech conference will be livestreaming on TechCrunch. TechCrunch
  72. ^ Silicon Valley really is here and now. China Daily
  73. ^ Startup, dropout: The China tech IPO boom is only beginning. Fortune (magazine)
  74. ^ Franck Nazikian  : « La Chine est devenue une nouvelle Silicon Valley ». Les Échos (France)
  75. ^ If you can make it in China, you can make it anywhere. China Daily
  76. ^ Hackathon + "DEVELOPNEUR" = Best Seed-Stage Investment Opportunities?. Huffington Post
  77. ^ Developers, Entrepreneurs, Executives & Investors Talk About DEVELOPNEUR.
  78. ^ DEVELOPNEUR Official Website.
  79. ^ Liu Qi: Ensure supply of essentials for Games. BOCOG
  80. ^ Liu Qi & Wan Gang Welcoming Distinguished Guests inside China's Great Hall of the People
  81. ^ CHINICT on Tumblr. Tumblr
  82. ^ Oracle and TripleHop. Oracle
  83. ^ Hackers Against Hunger – CHINICT’s and UN World Food Program Cooperate to Solve Hunger. United Nations