News & events

Events

Upcoming

17-20

JUN

Techsylvania 2017

Our Founding Partner Angelica Anton is speaking at Techsylvania, the leading technology event in Eastern Europe.

Past

2017

14

JUN

Department of Finance of People's Government of Shenzhen Delegation Visits SILK London Office

13

JUN

Party Secretary Hu Chunhua Visits SILK Ventures in London

MAY

Senior Management Team from Tencent Visits SILK

1

FEB

SILK Team Visits the Prime Minister's Office

Our Founding Partner Angelica Anton and Operating Partner Reijo Pold met with the Prime Minister’s Advisors to discuss continued opportunities for UK tech start-ups in China.

JAN

MOU with CKGSB (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)

An MOU is signed with CKGSB to form a strategic partnership in delivering world-class training to SILK start-ups expanding to China

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17

JAN

Expanding to China Forum

SILK Ventures hosts a joint event with CKGSB and Level39 - "Tapping into the Chinese Market for Growth". Our Founding Partner Angelica Anton delivers the opening speech and speaks on the panel about Chinese investment.

2016

DEC

Vanke Visits SILK

Vanke Holdings delegation visits SILK offices in London.

5

DEC

MOU with Sinosteel

The partnership aims to provide resources for tech start-ups across technology sectors.

3

DEC

Innovate Finance Powerlist

Our Founding Partner Angelica Anton is featured in Women in Fintech 2016 Powerlist by Innovate Finance.

1

DEC

MOU with Shenzhen Government

SILK Ventures signs an official cooperation agreement with the Shenzhen Government under the direct guidance of the Mayor and Party Secretary.

14

NOV

SZ Office opens at SILK

The Shenzhen European Office of Trade and Investment opens within SILK’s Headquarters in London.

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11

NOV

UK-China Fintech Collaboration Forum

11

NOV

China MAG at Thomson Reuters

Our founding partner Angelica Anton gives a keynote speech on Opportunities for Fintech firms in China at the Thomson Reuters offices.

2

NOV

Future Fifty Going Global Summit

Our managing partner Angelica Anton spoke at the Future_Fifty China roundtable.

18

OCT

Bank of Qingdao Delegation visit

Bank of Qingdao's Vice President Wang Yu and Head of Board of Directors Lv Lan visited the SILK office to further discuss partnership and investment machanism.

16

OCT

CambWireless 7th Discovering Start-ups Competition

SILK judged this year's CambWireless Discovering Start-ups Competition.

5

OCT

Panel Discussion on Zhejiang University EMEA programme event

Our Head of Investors Koen Vandecavaye joined the panel discussion about Sino-UK relations with CEO of China Construction Bank and ex Head of JP Morgan Chase China.

4

OCT

ZheJiang University and Imperial College EMBA Delegation Visit

Delegation from the top Chinese business school visited SILK looking for collaboration opportunities

19

SEP

Meeting with Chinese Gov with SILK- Vice Mayor of Chongqing Government's Visit

Mr. Mu Huaping, vice Mayor of Chongqing Government, visited SILK offices to learn more about Fintech communities.

12

SEP

Meeting with Chinese Gov with SILK- Mayor of Shenzhen Delegation visit

SILK hosted the Mayor of Shenzhen & Chairmen of BYD and ZTE in our offices and discuss partnerships in board spectrum.

7

JUL

Meeting with Chinese Gov with SILK- Ministry of Commerce

SILK brought entrepreneurs in front of government officials & decision makers at the China Investment Promotion Agency, Ministry of Commerce, China.

4

JUL

InnoX Live

SILK Ventures backed startups gaining popularity amongst Chinese media.

4

JUL

China- Britain Enterprise International Investment Forum, Hangzhou

SILK's startups pitch at the China- Britain Enterprise International Investment Forum to listed companies and investment firms in China.

30

JUN

MWCS16 Startup Awards

Angelica Anton is on the judging panel of the MWCS16 Startup Awards final.

29

JUN

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 16

Reijo Pold moderated an amazing panel discussion on mobile innovation.

28

JUN

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 16

Reijo Pold headed workshop about corporate innovation strategies at MWCS16.

22

JUN

Coinsilium Women in Blockchain

SILK hosted the Coinsilium Women in Blockchain event.

20

JUN

Meet Chinese Investors with SILK- Yongjin Group

Yongjin Group, Chinese PE and investment firm, visited SILK.

18

MAY

Mayor of Zurich Delegation Visit

The Mayor of Zurich led delegation consist of bankers and investors visited SILK.

18

MAY

Lean StartUp Summit London

SILK's partner Reijo Pold moderated a panel at the Lean StartUp Summit London

17

MAY

Meet Chinese Gov with SILK-Mayor of Qingdao Delegation

Dr Zheng Deyan,District Mayor of Qingdao, led financial leaders from Qingdao visited Silk Ventures.

19

APR

BBD China's New Economy Index London Launch

BBD, a leading big data company from China, is joining SILK to expand their footprint to Europe.

15-17

APR

Blockathon

SILK Ventures hosted the Coinsilium Blockathon Innovation Challenge

14

APR

Coinsilium Showcase

SILK Ventures hosted the Coinsilium showcase, where 5 industry leading startups talked about their vision and solution.

11

APR

InnovateFinance 2016 Global Summit

Innovate Finance presents, THE Summit of Innovation and Fintech

5

APR

China- Britain Trade Cooperation Qingdao Forum

SILK signed an MOU with Qingdao Government.

30

MAR

Digital Catapult Blockchain Startup Challenge

Our partner Reijo Pold was on the judging panel.