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Fireside Chat with Edison Xie, Stanford Tenure Professor with 10yr+ Experience Teaching Founders Like Min Zhu (WebEx) #EntrepreneurialStrategy

This live stream is hosted by Beta Fellowship, a knowledge sharing live series focusing on empowering US-China cross-border innovation and entrepreneurship. Past speakers include executives from top-tier global companies (Google, ByteDance, Marvel, etc.) and investment institutions (A16Z, YC, Matrix Partners, etc.). Many companies founded by Beta Fellowship members have become unicorns and all companies have raised over $1B in total.​


  • How to succeed in the evolving global entrepreneurship landscape?
  • What are common pitfalls of entrepreneurs across China and US?
  • How to build a great product, not just a cool product?


Edison Xie

  • Tenure professor @ Stanford, 10yr+ teaching experience in Dynamic Entrepreneurial Strategy. Many students became founders and went IPO, including Min Zhu (WebEx), Cliff Reid (Eloquent, Complete Genomics), etc.
  • Director of Asia Center of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • Co-founder of Advanced Decision System (acquired by Booz Allen Hamilton)
  • Author of Best-seller book “Refine Innovation” written in Chinese
  • BS, MS, PhD in Electrical Engineering @ MIT

Special Host

Angel Chang Wei

  • Founder of Shanghai Sustainability Communications Advisory
  • Ex-United Nations, Phoneix Television
  • Social Media Influencer on ESG, CSR, and Sustainable Development with over 600k followers


  • 40min Speaker Sharing
  • 20min Q&A

Event Info

Cost: Free

Streaming platform:Online Zoom

Time: June 22nd, 7 PM PST

Location:You will receive the streaming link after you register

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