Bigger Than Chicago and You’ve Never Heard of It…
Along the way if the companies can find partners to exploit growing Chinese markets that is more upside, but for the forty or so firms – some CI portfolio firms, others clients of Wiggin & Dana or Marcum and seven established CTC members – were all being pitched as if this were the old CVG Crossroads event.
Eighty government officials and curious investors showed up in Jinan City, Shandong Province and two
CTC firms represented by Matthew included Axxun, Directedvision, i-Mark, Secure RF, Spot On Networks, Tribute Creations and VR Sim. All of the companies seemed to be of some curiosity to business people in the two audiences, but no deals have been completed to date.
In addition to the meetings and presentations, the delegation was shown the site of a newly planned 1.7 million person “Bio-Tech City” in Liaoning province. Still under construction, it will be complete in five years time, together with a 180-mph high-speed rail connection to Beijing. They sure seem to do things differently over there!