On June 13, the Ankang - Silicon Valley Eco-System Innovation Center U.S. Office was officially introduced in an unveiling ceremony in San Jose, California, USA. Attending the ceremony included, among others, Johnny Khamis, member of the San Jose Council Member and candidate of the State Senate; Qian Mingqiang, vice director of the Ankang High-tech Zone Management Committee; Yu Haiyan, chairman of Acadya Capital Group, LLC (ACG), and Chen Fan, chairman of Ankang High-tech Investment Management Co., Ltd., jointly unveiled the Ankang - Silicon Valley Eco-System Innovation Center U.S. Office.
Douglas Frisbie, the marketing director of ACG, presided over the unveiling ceremony and spoke on behalf of the Acadya Capital Group. Douglas first expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the Ankang High-tech Zone Government and Ankang High-tech Investment Management Co., Ltd. for their support and help in the joint founding of the Ankang - Silicon Valley Eco-System Innovation Center. He believed that ACG has truly brought the spirit of Silicon Valley’s Innovation, Adventure, Team Work, and Diversity to Ankang through the “Ankang - US Silicon Valley Direct Path High Tech Industry Platform”. He expressed his hopes that the establishment of the Ankang - Silicon Valley Eco-System Innovation Center U.S. Office will continue to promote broader cross border open sharing and create mutually beneficial economic and ecological circle in the Ankang High-Tech Zone.
Qian Mingqiang, vice director of the Ankang High-tech Zone Management Committee， delivered a speech and stated that on behalf of the Ankang High-tech Zone Management Committee, he would like to express his gratitude to the ACG team for their contribution for the China-US industrial and spiritual exchanges and the development of Ankang economy. The establishment of Innovative Center’s US Office has created a new, cross-border, sharing platform between Chinese and American enterprises. It is an important example of the sincere friendship between China Ankang and US Silicon Valley as well as helping to draw Ankang China and Silicon Valley USA closer. It also shows that China Ankang High-tech Industrial Development Zone, with its open-minded policies, will have a win-win cooperation with Silicon Valley’s enterprises. Ankang is determined to continue to provide a policy of support and favorable conditions for all the cooperative businesses. He hopes to have more opportunities to cooperate and exchange ideas with Silicon Valley business in the coming days, and sincerely extends his arms in welcoming more American friends to come to Ankang China.
More than 40 entrepreneurs, including Liu Min, Vice President of the Trade Union Federation of Ankang High-tech Zone; Fu Xiaoyu, Director of the Investment Promotion Bureau of Ankang High-tech Zone; Wang Shuai, Executive Vice General Manager of Ankang Silicon Valley Eco-System Innovation Center; Tom Niu, president of Power Mate Technology, Inc that provide Green Energy and Energy Saving technology; Ming Lee; Ming works closely with connecting investors with high tech startups; Jeff Wang, New Haven School district board member; Christina Ott, Real Estate Investment Finance Broker; Sunny Sidhu: Fremont California Real Estate Broker representing the Indian community; Patricia Schurba: legal aide facilitator; Dave Schley, broker and manager of Cushman and Wakefield Real Estate Firm; Carole Cherry, president of the property management division of a large development company, owned by Jack Brooks, the former chairman of the national Democratic Party treasury commission. Lee Webb, former pro football player, Olympic athlete, former head coach for USA world youth track and field team; and other leaders of the Association attended the ceremony.