CENTI helped to build communication between the UK and Chinese tech communities

On October 14th, 2019, CENTI Group organized a business technology trip in cooperation with The Global Tech Advocates (GTA) and Tech Shanghai Advocates. Around 42 people participated in this event, they were from GTA Delegation, CENTI Team, and SHANGHAI JINGJI. The aim of this event was to show the development history of E-Sports in China and its global development status.



Group photo of participants

In the morning, GTA Delegation first visited Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility, which is intermediate energy, third-generation light source located in Zhangjiang High-Tech Park.


Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Then CENTI took GTA Delegation to visit Zhangjiang International Innovation Harbour, many well-known incubation spaces, such as Microsoft, Alibaba, Intel, plug&play, Sino-Russian joint incubator, Zhizhuo incubator, and 36kr space.



Zhangjiang International Innovation Harbour

Zhangjiang International Innovation Harbour

GTA Delegation listened to the introduction of the Shanghai Synchrotron Radiation Facility


John Zai, the Founder & CEO of CENTI introduced Zhangjiang International Innovation Harbour to GTA Delegation

John Zai, the Founder & CEO of CENTI introduced Zhangjiang Artificial Intelligence Island

After that, GTA Delegation visited Zhangjiang Artificial Intelligence Island which is the first top "5G+AI" industrial tech park leads by Shanghai Government and Zhangjiang Group.



GTA Delegation experienced technological products at Zhangjiang Artificial Intelligence Island.

After the break, all the participants began the Space Tour. During the period

of the space tour, the Chairman & Co-founder of JINGJI -Ronin Yu introduced about the JINGJI. Then he gave a welcome speaking and thanked all the participants for attending.



Chairman & Co-founder of JINGJI -Ronin Yu

Then, Russ Shaw, Ambassador of London Technology and chairman of Global Technology Advocate Organization gave a keynote speech by introducing the motifs of the Hi! Tech Season and the content of the related activities. He mentioned that CENTI HITS was originated from London and aiming at promoting European advanced technology to the Chinese market.



Russ Shaw, Ambassador of London Technology and chairman of Global Technology Advocate Organization

Vicky Liu, Vice President & Director of Comprehensive Investment Department of CENTI, also made a speech about “The Chinese Voice of E-Sports”. In her speech, she mentioned the diversity of E-Sports.

Vicky Liu, Vice President & Director of Comprehensive Investment Department of CENTI

With the development of technology, it would bring huge potential for E-Sports. In 2018, the scale of E-Sports competition in China was 86.3 billion yuan, and the number of users reached 428 million. Not only in China, but E-Sports in Europe is also developing very fast. To develop the E-Sports industry, it is also very crucial to develop E-Sports education. Shanghai JINGJI has taken the lead in getting out of the first step of E-Sports entering the campus. CENTI Group invited Shanghai JINGJI to visit the Imperial College.


After the speech, it was the time to talk and share the thought of opportunity in the E-Sports industry with Technology and Finance. The host of this part is John Zai who is the Founder & CEO of CENTI.



John Zai, the Founder & CEO of CENTI.

GTA Delegation asked questions

Co-founder and CEO of JINGJI-ZHANG CHEN answered these questions

This discussion aims to analyze the prospects and patterns of the Chinese and European Market in the E-Sports industry. During this part of the event, we shared opinions about the current and future of E-Sports Education and discussed technological elements empowering China's E-Sports industry.



Discussion between GTA Delegation and Vicky Liu, Vice President & Director of Comprehensive Investment Department of CENTI

Then, participants experienced Training courses in E-Sports and E-racing equipment. After this, the participants started to have some free communications during dinner, and the event ended successfully.



GTA Delegation experience the training courses in E-Sports

To conclude, through the cooperation with Shanghai JINGJI, we hope to create a platform to connect China and Europe by showing the latest sports scientific and technological research, achievements. Through this event, we hope to exchange different thoughts and promote the development of sports science and technological innovation.

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