Shanghai is the commercial center of mainland China. With a population of over 24 million, the city in the Yangtze river delta is a global financial center and an important transport hub with the world’s busiest container port.
In the past, Shanghai was not referred to innovation, but in the last years, it developed more and more into the place for innovation, startups and entrepreneurs. In a survey that KPMG published recently, Shanghai ranked first on the list of the next global innovation hubs.
Shanghai was selected as a future tech leader because of it’s growing base of digital media and entertainment companies as well as its strong position in the financial markets and numerous high-tech parks. The startup ecosystem of Shanghai is well connected. You can find numerous incubators, accelerators, VCs, co-working spaces and meet ups in this cosmopolitan city.