SILICON DRAGON NEWS                                           Week -  July 25, 2016

Los Angeles
July 26-27

   Hollywood > China > VR >  Tech > VC

Look Who's Coming!

* Sony Music Entertainment
* Alibaba Pictures
* Dragongate
* Dalian Wanda Group
* Pacific Ventures
* China Lion Entertainment
* River Loop Studios
* LeEco
* Dick Clark Productions
* Film Finances Asia
* Mattel
* Pacific Bridge Pictures
* DMG Entertainment
* FansTang
* Disney 
* Variety
* Legacy Pictures
* Third Wave Digital
* East West Bank 
* Broadvision Entertainment
* Activision
 * Team Downey
* Shanghai Media Group

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* Nixon Peabody
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* Pasadena Economic Development
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LeEco's SVP Takes The Stage To Reveal How China's Netflix-Plus Is Readying A US Splash 
Preview of Eric Mika's chat with
Silicon Dragon in LA, July 27

Talk about Hollywood, tech and China converging! There may be no better example of this linkup than Chinese digital media leader LeEco. This Beijing-based technology company led by billionaire entrepreneur Jia Yueting is set to make an impact soon in the U.S. with a launch to stream content across all kinds of digital devices.
At Silicon Dragon LA 2016, July 27, at the Pasadena Convention Center, Mika plans to reveal news of a new deal LeEco has crafted with flat screen TV maker Vizio.
Read Forbes post, LeEco Splash 


Read Forbes post on how Los Angeles is emerging as a startup hub with its own distinct character developed around digital content.
That's why it's known as Digital LA.  
This is no longer the China of the 1990s, a nation of shoe factories and fake bags. This Washington Post article delves into how Chinese are innovating behind the Great Firewall with mobile apps, on-demand services and accelerator galore.

China is leaping ahead as a hub for tech innovation centered on mobile social commerce, omnichannel market and virtual reality. ClickZ cites five factors why China is getting ahead in digital marketing.

Baidu has developed an artificial intelligence application that combines music and artwork.  It analyzes painting and then composes original music inspired by the image. Check out this UCCA exhibit in Beijing, to the tune of two Robert Rauschenberg paintings.

GSR's chairman and notable Chinese venture investor Sonny Wu is reportedly behind a deal for an investor group powered by Chinese money to buy Italian soccer club AC Milan from Silvio Berlusconi.

Amazon's entry into India reads like a classic Harvard Business Review case study. Amazon had to go local in India to market, distribute and sells its goods in this fiercely competitive but hugely promising e-commerce market. 

India's enterprise tech startup Freshdesk may get $60 million in new funding from Sequoia Capital and Temasek, at a mega-valuation of $600 million.




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