Jan Smejkal is originally from the Czech Republic but currently lives in Shenzhen (China). He builds an awesome startup community in China, APAC and beyond on behalf of Startup Grind.
How Jan got into the startup community scene in China
Question: You've been to San Francisco startup scene and Europe startup scene as well since starting here at Startup Grind in China. Any major differences you are seeing?
The biggest opportunities to be seen in the startup community in China
The biggest challenges seen in the startup scene in China
Question: Any stories of startups you have seen blossom into giants since being involved in the community?
Strategies entrepreneurs make when raising money in the startup community
Pitch events, networking and executing
Foreign startup scene in China and the differences with the local Chinese startup community
How to best bridge the foreign and Chinese startup community
Highlights in Chengdu
Differences even in the different cities startup ecosystems within China
How to connect with Jan
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