Mobile World Congress Shanghai and 4YFN 2018

03 Jun 2018

It is THE time of the year- the largest mobile exhibition in the world comes back to Shanghai 27th - 29th June, 2018. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover a better future through mobile innovation. As Supporting Partner, SILK Ventures looks forward to meeting you there and explore the different ways that you can get involved with #MWCS18, and see why it is Asia’s must-attend industry event!

Discover the startup technology that will be making a difference 4 years’ from now.


4 Years From Now (4YFN) is a startup business platform of GSMA and Mobile World Capital Barcelona that enables startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together, strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem.



4YFN Shanghai

MWC Shanghai 2018 is bringing 4YFN to Asia for the third time on June 27th-29th ,2018, continuously highlighting the key mega tech trends and exploring disruptive innovation with a complete programme for startups, investors and corporations devoted to boosting their disruptive businesses in the tech, mobile and digital ecosystem. 4YFN offers unique connecting initiatives, such as custom networking activities, inspirational talks, technical abilities workshops, community outreach and the startups & investors summit.



4YFN returns to Asia for the third year, highlighting the key mega technology trends and exploring disruptive innovation with a comprehensive programme for startups, investors and corporations. 4YFN offers unique connecting initiatives, including custom networking activities, inspirational talks, technical workshops, community outreach, and the startups and investors summit.

For 2018, 4YFN is located in the NEXTech Hall, which puts the spotlight on next-generation technologies, products and experiences. Exhibitors at 4YFN include Daejeon Information & Culture Industry Promotion Agency (DICIA), Korea Institute of Startups & Entrepreneurship Development (KISED), Qualcomm Technologies and Shanghai Technology Innovation Center, among others.

Leading venture capital and investment organisations including DCM Ventures, IBM Venture Capital Group, Legend Capital, Telefónica Open Future, Telstra Ventures and others will participate in the 4YFN Founders and Investors Programme and Summit.  

Executives confirmed to speak in the 4YFN Summit taking place 27-29 June include Minette Navarrete, President, Kickstart, Globe Telecom; David Tang, Managing Partner, Nokia Growth Partners; and Volker Heistermann, Managing Director, Yushan Ventures. For more information about 4YFN, visit



See you in Shanghai!