World-leading ideas,

executed by Nordic startups,

on stage at TechBBQ Shenzhen

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Startups are the Life blood of the new economy

It is in times of despair that the greatest ideas are conceived.  It takes the best startups to make these ideas reality. These startups come from the Nordics to China to deliver on their promise.

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Conference lineup Startups

Nothing less than the best

Thought-leaders, change-makers, trailblazers and ground-breakers. These are the heart, lungs and muscles that keep our economy resilient and the world we live on sustainable. And especially Nordic startups excel in all of these capacities.

Join TechBBQ Shenzhen 2020 and be at the front-line of the action. Be the first to know. And take away valuable lessons!

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Conference lineup Investors

Ideas x Funding = Window to Success

When money meets passionate ideas, the soil for success become fertile.

At TechBBQ Shenzhen, Chinese and Nordic investors share deep insight in their industry and present opportunities for startups to engage.

Startup community

Conference lineup Startup supply chain

The best advice from industry leaders

Highly regarded investors, incubators, community leaders and manufacturers in one room.

If there was ever a moment in 2020 that you have the opportunity to mingle and meet with the best resources in town, than it's at TechBBQ Shenzhen 2020!

This year's topics


Sustainable Tech Solutions: How Scandinavia leads the world in making the world a better place to live.


Foreign Entrepreneurship in China Stories. How did they start, how they survive and how they see the future.


How collaboration can help foreign entrepreneurs enter the Chinese market while Covid makes traveling to China is difficult.

Lisa Mallner on stage

Event program & Schedule

The program this year is a variety of content from Europe and from China


Get ready for the conference


Welcoming by Host & Moderator


TechBBQ Video & Intro

  • Nicklas Pavoncelli, International Partnership Manager at TechBBQ Denmark
  • Julian Nielsen, Project Manager at Innovation Lab Asia


Nordic Sustainable Solutions:

  • Martin Rune Hoxer, Executive Director Innovation Center Denmark in China


Entrepreneurship Stories:

  • Jacob Noerrgaard Krogh-Jensen, founder of Ounnid Consulting
  • Callum Yap, founder of Okra Solar
  • Giovanni Schirinzi, founder of iMakerbase Italy


Manufacturing Zen:

  • A practical, step-by-step online training with 7 weeks of easy to implement content that establishes entrepreneurs as the go-to expert in manufacturing - Henk Werner




Landing A Foreign Venture in Times of Pandemic:  

  • Frederick Bravey, Head of Public Relations Shenzhen Valley Ventures
  • Nausheen Ishtiaq-Chen, Director Startup Grind Shenzhen
  • Giovanni Schirinzi, CEO iMakerbase Italy


Team Nordic Company Video Roadshow


Wrap up

22:00 till the lights go out

After party!

Keynote speaker Folke Engholm on TechBBQ Shenzhen 2019

Viral Access founder Folke Engholm shared his professional industry experiences in influencer marketing and how it has changed with social media development.

Folke: TechBBQ is one of the flagship Nordic start-up summits. Speakers deliver insights on business culture in Chinese market trends and technology development in environmental protection and healthcare to Nordic start-up system and others.