We regularly hosts delegations from China who want to learn more about the European tech ecosystem; we have arranged visits and discussions with innovation hubs, investors, universities, corporates and governments for our clients
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Finance & Insurance
On November 8, 2019, CENTI helped Shenzhen local financial supervision bureau and national insurance leaders to arrange and organize a series of local famous British insurance companies to hold talks with insurance economy companies on technology insurance and related supervision.
The group visited traditional insurance giant Hixco, Willis Towers watsonmarshall &McLennan Companies' Guy Carpenter and c-quence.
Finally, the leaders took a tour of Lloyd's headquarters building, the origins of the insurance industry.
Investment & Angel Investment
In November 2019, a delegation from Shenzhen investment holding co., ltd. and its angel investment guide fund visited London. CENTI Group, as the planning and implementation party, accompanied the whole trip.
The delegation visited the company: IP Group, UK and Business Angle Association, CENTI partner venture Capital firm White Star Capital and the London development agency.
The delegation said its visit was fruitful. We reached a preliminary consensus with all the visiting institutions, hoping to integrate bilateral resources in the future and better align the investment and financing institutions with the technology innovative enterprises in need of financing, merger, reorganization and listing between China and the UK.
Jingji Enterprise Management
CENTI created a bespoke business trip for Shanghai Jingji enterprise management in London Tech Week 2019 where British prime minister Theresa May attended and delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. The chairman and CEO of Shanghai Jingji attended the London Tech Week to explore and learn from cutting-edge ideas for the e-sports industry in the UK.
The delegation visited the Dyson school of engineering, imperial college London; the Loughborough school of business and sports. They also participated in events such as the opening ceremony of London Tech Week, opening dinner, The Greater bay area smart city accelerator, fintech Summit of five Nordic countries, China-UK youth entrepreneurship association cocktail party, TechXLR8 technology fair, AI Summit, etc.
Government & Management @Belgium
On November 2019, a delegation led by the head of the state-owned assets supervision and administration commission (SASAC) of Shenzhen arrived in Belgium to learn about the local tech ecosystem and explore the possibility of future cooperation.
Visiting agencies include AWEX Walloon, Belgium, agency for foreign trade and foreign investment; Hub. Brussels, agency for foreign investment and trade promotion; DigitYser, Brussels technology community. Attendance included: Eric DE Clercq, director of foreign trade and foreign investment, Walloon, Belgium; Emmanuel DE Beughem, head of international investment affairs, foreign investment and trade promotion agency, Brussels; PhilippeVan Impe, CEO of DigitYser.
2019 China Europe business school (CEIBS) - FMBA
In July 2019, the CENTI team led FMBA students of CEIBS to the London Stock Exchange, Europe's largest Stock Exchange, for in-depth internal study. After early communication and docking, the London Stock Exchange specially prepared the hottest shanghai-lentong stock to connect topic for the delegation. At the same time, at the special invitation of CENTI, Mr Qi min, director of the international market department of lse, and Tracey paul-Clark, financial market consultant, conducted an analysis of UK capital markets and Shared industry knowledge.