Only 3 years old, Pinduoduo (PDD) has become a force to be reckoned with in China’s e-commerce space. In this short amount of time, PDD has leveraged its unique business model, and Tencent-backing, to grow into a major player. Offering cheap products through social gamification, PDD has figured out a way to tap into lower-tier markets typically underserved by China’s fastest growing verticals.
In discussion with Thomas Graziani, co-founder of WalktheChat, you’ll learn:
在本次Tech after Hours，我们将与WalktheChat共同创始人Thomas Graziani一起探讨：
- what exactly PDD is
- where it fits in China’s e-commerce space
- if and how you can leverage platform to sell your products
About the speaker
Thomas Graziani is the Co-founder for WalktheChat, helping overseas brands to sell via WeChat and Weibo. Theirservices includes building a WeChat/Weibo cross-border shop, WeChat Mini Program, social media marketing, content localization and customized development, and design.
Editor in Chief, TechNode
John Artman is the Editor in Chief for TechNode, the leading English information source for news and insight into China’s tech and startups. Having lived in Beijing for almost a decade, he was previously Director of Technical Communications at CSOFT and a radio host and Assistant Programs Director at China Radio International. He loves talking about innovative products and business models, big ideas that are changing the world, and compelling communication in various mediums. He currently co-hosts a podcast called China Tech Talk.
John是动点科技英文版主编，已经在北京生活了将近十年。他曾任CSOFT科技传播主编和CRI的电台主播兼副项目总监。他热爱谈论创新科技产品和商业模式，改变世界的想法，和引人入胜的传播方式。他还在主持一个科技播客 - China Tech Talk。
6: 30 - 6: 45PM Registration
6: 45 - 7: 00PM Introduction
7: 00 - 8:00PM Moderated discussion with Thomas Graziani
8: 00 - late PM Networking, dinner, drinks
Joe's Bar & Kitchen后厨
6 Gongti West, Chaoyang, Beijing (Sanlitun)
Time: 18:30 - 21:00, Tuesday, August 21st
Cost: 80RMB(includes snacks and 1 drink)
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