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How far ahead is China in AI, and why? with Nina Xiang

Founder of China Money Network

Produced by the City of Sydney

China has been called an AI superpower, but how so? From the capital markets perspective, China’s AI industry has minted the most number of unicorns, the highest valued AI startups, and frequently ink the largest financing round in the sector. China is home to the largest number of AI startups, and Chinese engineers and researchers are among the top globally in both quality and quantity.

In many sectors, the application of AI in China is far ahead of any other country. Why has China achieved such success, and what risks lie in this breakneck growth? Hear from Nina Xiang, expert on the Chinese venture capital and technology sector and Founder of China Money Network.

This event is part of the visiting entrepreneur program, produced by the City of Sydney with SheEO, SheStarts, and Women in Innovation.

• 8:30am – Doors Open, Light Breakfast
• 9am – Event Begins
• 10am – Event Concludes

About Nina Xiang
Nina Xiang is an expert on the Chinese venture capital and technology sector with nearly twenty years of professional financial and business media experience. She is currently an agenda contributor for the World Economic Forum.

After graduating as the valedictorian in high school, she went on a distinguished journalism career serving in editorial positions at BusinessWeek, Euromoney Institutional Investor, China Radio International and China Business Network in Beijing, New York, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.

She is now the founder of China Money Network, an artificial intelligence-based platform tracking China’s smart investments and technology innovation. CMN is a premium online media intelligence and data platform bridging China’s rising VC/tech industry with the world.

This program is supported by funding from the Australian Government’s program for entrepreneurs and its national innovation and science agenda.



11 York St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Sydney Startup Hub, Level 1


Thursday 11 April 2019 from 8.30am to 10.30am


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