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Wednesday, June 24, 2020From 18:30 to 21:30


Chuge Bar & Cafe
Chuge Bar & Cafe
Building 11, Xin'anhu 1st Lane
Xinzhen East Road, Bao'an District

To find the ChuGe Bar on didi, do a search for "出格休闲清吧" to find the location. It works on both the English and Chinese versions of the app.


This event is FREE, but you need to register on the Hardware Massive page.

IMPORTANT: To guarantee you get your waffles, send a payment of 68 RMB to the WeChat QR code. This will give you discounted early Bird pricing on a beautiful delicious waffles with ice cream and a garnish of fruit. You will be so happy you reserved early. This will also help them buy ingredients early.

QR payment number: 201807
Early Bird Waffles Price (until June 23, Tuesday at 1 PM): 68 RMB

Many entrepreneurs lack the understanding of Venture Capital and how to make their ventures more attractive to investors. This talk will give insight on how to increase the chance of getting your desired funding. James will show ways that enhance your ventures appeal to a broad range of investors.

James Martin has been working in the technology business for over four decades. His first full-time employment in tech was at age 13. James' work experience has been over the range of consumer, industrial and defense sectors.

In recent years he has been employed as a strategic management consultant - generally with helping small companies realize short-term and long-term goals, most often advising in operations, capital and marketing strategies. James has also provided opportunity analysis - due diligence - for VC firms.

Prior to his consulting business, James was general manager and director of the Router-WiFi product division at Nokia with customer sales over 300 million USD. He served on Nokia's New Ventures Acquisition Team and on the Nokia Intellectual Property management team. He is co-author of the New Product Introduction methods that were adopted through many Nokia groups.

Prior to Nokia, James worked for Litton, a division of Northrup-Grumman, managing projects for secure cryptographic data communications between land-ship-air operations.

James has been active as an industry representative - Litton, Nokia, DLC - with the 802.11, Bluetooth and other standards bodies.

Over the last 20 years James has been a guest speaker with topics covering emerging technologies, IoT wireless, Last Mile Technologies and Smart home grid.

He has been awarded 4 patents and holds security clearances for USA DoD, South Korea, NATO and NSA.

• 6:30: Networking, Waffles, Beer & Soft drink
• 7:00: Opening, Demos & Pitches
• 7:20: Presentations
• 8:20: Networking, Waffles, Beer & Soft drink
• 11:00: Event Ends

• 6:30:社交,华夫饼,啤酒和饮料
• 7:00: 开场,展示和推广
• 7:20: 小组座谈
• 8:20: 社交,华夫饼,啤酒和饮料
• 11:00: 活动结束

Because of the recent Covid-19 situation. We will be taking people temperatures and asking people to show us they completed the verification process with the Wechat Applet that shows that you are not a known carrier of Covid-19. We apologize in advance for these inconveniences.

This event is supported by:
• Borsam IP - devotes itself to help SME protecting their intellectual property rights in China. www.borsamip.com
• RP Group Limited - provides customers with the flexibility to order production in low quantities. www.rpgroupltd.com/
• BSG Berkeley Sourcing Group - an international turnkey manufacture provider for hardware startups. www.berkeleysg.com
• Shenzhen Party - a complete daily guide to Shenzhen and Shekou ferry, metro, apartments, jobs, maps of bars, restaurants, and shopping. www.shenzhenparty.com
• Shekou Daily - a Community Directory focusing on sharing information on businesses, events, promotions and lifestyle content to help English speakers live happy, healthy & prosperous lives in Shenzhen. www.shekoudaily.com/
• Chuge Bar and Cafe - is available during the day as a café and bar. However it can also be rented for corporate events or parties. And there is even space that can be rented as an open office and potentially maker space. www.chugebar.com/

Please note that this is a Hardware Massive event for Hardware Massive members. If you attend and are not directly RSVP'd through the Hardware Massive event page, you will need to provide your name & email & approval for permission to register you onto our site at the door.