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I speak to audiences internationally about corporate innovation, innovation in China, building global communities, networking, and my entrepreneurial experiences in Asia. I love speaking and providing value to all sorts of different audiences but especially aspiring entrepreneurs and students. Thank you for considering me as a speaker.

 

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BIO

Jan (ex-Head Startup Grind China & APAC) ran the world's largest entrepreneur community (Startup Grind) in China and APAC. He worked with some of the brightest and most passionate startup community builders in nearly 100 cities in APAC. In less than 24 months, under Jan's leadership, Startup Grind community in China has grown more than 6x to 25+ active cities hosting regular events and impacting the innovation landscape in China and beyond.

Previously, Jan helped launch a venture for Rocket Internet (a company that incubated and invested in 100+ companies with the valuation exceeding $15B) and built an online business while still in college (successfully exited).

He's currently based in Shenzhen and works effortlessly to help build a bridge between China and the rest of the world.

Jan also documents his entrepreneurial journey on his vlog.

Twitter: @yourchinaguy

Facebook: @yourchinaguy

Instagram: @yourchinaguy

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