“玉不琢,不成器。”- One cannot become useful without education

22nd September 2017

China-Britain Artificial Intelligence Summit

China-Britain AI Summit: Forging Global Partnerships for the New Economy. The China-Britain AI Summit is the first event of its kind that will illuminate the artificial intelligence landscape in China and the UK. Players in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from China and the United Kingdom will come together at a summit to build global partnerships and catalyse commercial business and investment opportunities. The summit will showcase innovative British & Chinese robotics and machine and deep learning technologies and explore potential synergies and avenues of cooperation.
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26th April 2017


How is the future going to build its cities? What visions do the experts of today have for the architects, designers and implementers of tomorrow? Max Farrell may have some of the answers. Founded by Max’s father, Farrells is a well known award-winning architecture and design firm with offices in London, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The rapid urbanisation of China’s demographical landscape has created huge opportunities for those in the urban development sector, as well as a great number of challenges.

12th April 2017

BBD Forum

The speed of change and development in China in the connected fields of Fintech, Alternative/Internet Finance and Big Data has been phenomenal. In recently published reports, four of the top ten Fintech companies worldwide are Chinese, and companies named within the top 50 in KPMG’s recent China Fintech Report are now becoming established in UK and bringing innovation and expertise to Europe to support the already flourishing Fintech industry here.


Shenzhen Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition (London Division)

China is indeed going global, and the fruits of this outward investment expansion are to be shared by the entire world. An example can be seen through the RMB 100,000 prize won by Monolithic Organic-Metal Frameworks during the London round of the Shenzhen Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition held at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in Mayfair on the 28th March 2017.


Investing in AI

AI is rapidly transforming from a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’ technological asset for businesses of all sizes across all sectors. Indeed the level of acquisitions of AI companies by the likes of Alphabet (Google), IBM and other tech giants reflect this increasing hot and dynamic investment focus. A shortage of AI talent in the US, Europe and Asia has created huge valuations of companies with ten or less employees, with final figures often representing values of $5.7million per employee.


IMPORTANCE of BRAND – Getting It Right for China & UK

China going global is having a profound impact on the international business community. Finding its roots in the 1999 ‘Go Out Policy’, this initiative for Chinese companies to break out into markets large and small across the globe has given rise to the first batch of organic Chinese brands. Shattering the perceptions of cheap and low-quality, these brands are beginning to show the first fruits of the ‘Created in China’ and ‘Made in China 2025’ initiatives.


Silicon Dragon 2017

Since the Opening Up and Reformation policies of the 1970s and 1980s, China has become the ‘manufacturing engine of the world’, transforming its own economy and global economic landscape with it. It now seems that this was just a first stage, with the second coming in the form of the ‘Made in China 2025’ initiative.

2nd March 2017 THE NEW SILK ROADS

Is the Age of the West Coming to an End?

With the world rapidly changing before the our very eyes, there are some in the West that feel concern about Great Britain and other Western nations’ inability to be part of and shape this change from within. These are the thoughts of Dr. Peter Frankopan, Director at the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and Senior Research Fellow of Worcester College.


Lsesu China development society from "post-brexit" Sino-British relations

On the 10 th February 2017, the China Development Society of the London School of Economics and Political Science Student Union delivered a forum on post-Brexit Sino-British relations. In cooperation with Lloyds Bank, Trower & Hamlins, Mr. Syrus Lohrasb played a central role in the forum’s setting up and execution.