Aapoon founder Srini Katta visited China as part of F50 US delegation between November 13th and 20th and participated in conferences in Beijing, Zhuhai, and Wuhan. Srini was a speaker on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence panel topics. Srini presented Aapoon platform as an example of how decentralized social media build on Blockchain, and AI technologies will provide social good. In Beijing, Srini visited the corporate offices of Xiomi, one of the largest smartphone makers in the world. He had an opportunity to review the Xiomi startup hub that incubated and accelerated more than 200 startups. Some of the startups at the center has grown to become billion dollar entities! Beijing is the most happening place in the Blockchain startups. Srini paid a visit to Node Capital http://www.nodecap.com which is a VC that funded 162 blockchain startups to date. Srini established a relationship with Node Capital executives and looking forward to working with them in 2019.
In Zhuhai, Srini had a rare privilege to visit the China-Germany AI institute. He experienced the use of 4D and vision applications in forensic science and crime investigations. China is no doubt built one of the best AI cameras in the world.
The visit to China was concluded with a two days trip to Wuhan to attend the Global Angel Investor Summit (GAIS).