Shanghai

Shanghai has an impressive mix of global corporate innovation, startup co-working and investment hubs. Shanghai has quickly become a centre for technology and greater financial services. By 2020, the Chinese government aims for Shanghai to become an International Financial Center. This has led to various supports for businesses, including tech companies and startups.

Shanghai

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Shanghai is home to 21 unicorns. The ecosystem is supported by at least 5000 angel investors and associations. The ecosystem is vibrant and international. 32 percent of startup clients are foreign, which is considered high compared to other Chinese cities. The Gaming industry in Shanghai is ranked as #2 in the world, with over 130 gaming startups and is a satellite for industry giants. Over 1,000 Edtech companies are headquartered in Shanghai, and they received about $1.3 billion in venture funding between 2015 and 2017.

TOP INDUSTRY VERTICALS

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • EdTech
  • FinTech
  • Gaming

ESTIMATED LIVING COSTS​

SGD $1,145

Accommodation

Monthly rent for Studio apartment

SGD $7

Meal

Basic combo meal in a casual restaurant

SGD $54

Utilities

For one person in studio apartment

Estimated Living Cost

SGD $20

Internet

Internet package for one month

SGD $41

Transport

Avg. of public transport ticket per month

SGD $1000

Development Cost

Personal development cost per student

SOME OF OUR INTERNSHIP COMPANIES

Timepop App

https://timepop.app

Timepop is an app where you set your goals and plans into the future. Users can share their journey and celebrate their achievement. Timepop takes a refreshing approach to inspire people to focus on what’s coming up, rather than looking in the past.

TechNode

https://technode.com

China-based TechNode is in the center of a unique worldwide tech ecosystem of startups, venture capital firms, industry resrouces and corporate partners. TechNode has six business units: TN Media, TN Inno, TN Global, TN Events, TN Data and TN VC.

Culturally

https://culturally.co

Culturally seeks to help travelers understand and experience age-old traditions and find new adventures that will challenge them to grow.

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