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Shenzhen great city for starting tech business: US entrepreneur

(chinadaily.com.cn) Update:2020-08-24

Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city in Guangdong province, marks its 40th anniversary this year as the country's first special economic zone. From a small fishing village to an international city full of charm, impetus, energy and innovation, the city has become a haven for generations of youngsters to seek their dreams of a better career and life.

Two entrepreneurs -- one from the United States, and one from France -- shared inspiring moments from their entrepreneurial journey in Shenzhen, their views of this friendly city, their perspective on the convenience of the Great Bay Area, and their expectations for the city's future.

In this episode, Kevin Alan Arvidson, CEO of ZED Tech, came from the United States to Shenzhen in 2012. Kevin believes Shenzhen is a great city for starting a technology business, as no other metropolis can offer an entrepreneur the advantages of Shenzhen. He also believes Shenzhen is the best zone for reform in China because it has global connections, and he regards the city an extremely important example of the success of the reform and opening-up policies.