• Chengdu-Expat-LE6

Event Category: Business & NetworkingEvent Tags: Chengdu, le wagon, mini programs, showcase, start ups, and technology

  • Le Wagon DEMO DAY is back!

    Only 9 weeks ago, aspiring developers and entrepreneurs began their journey with Le Wagon Chengdu. Their mission was to learn the fundamentals of product-focused programming so they could empower their careers, build their startups, and turn ideas into real technology. During these intensive weeks, they’ve accomplished their mission and on Saturday, December 16th they are launching their first web applications – WeChat mini-programs they developed from scratch.

    If you’ve ever wondered about picking up life-changing skills, or wanted to learn the ‘secrets’ of technologycome see what previously non-technical students can accomplish after just 9-weeks of training. These teams have developed two products from novel ideas. Check them out below!



    Products Showcase



    “Save money while getting social” 

    Budgeting can be boring and tedious, but for many people this is a reality they face every month. Typing in each expenditure in their app, or managing their expenses between WeChat and Alipay. What if there were a more fun way to save? Jinma thinks budgeting and saving can be more social! Whether you’re saving for an upcoming trip, or budgeting for your Single’s Day spending, Jinma can help you out!

    -“What do you want to eat for dinner?”

    -“You pick…”

    -“No, you pick…”

    This conversation is all too familiar for a lot of us – deciding where to eat with friends, your boyfriend or girlfriend or even by yourself can be frustrating and time consuming! Perhaps you want to try a new place, but are overwhelmed by the options on DianPing…or maybe you just don’t know where to get started. If you’ve ever felt his way, 摇吃嘛 (Yao Chi Ma) translated literally as “Shake Well to Eat” is building a simple solution to your problem! Hopefully your hands are ready to shake!

    On Saturday, December 16, we invite all our friends to meet these newly minted coders and watch a showcase of the apps they developed in teams. You’ll also get to hear from some experienced entrepreneur guest speakers as they share their wisdom and insights into technology in Chengdu.


    Guest Speakers



    Mike Zhang

    CEO, Walnut Co-working Space

    “Building Co-working Communities in Chengdu”

    Mike Zhang founded Walnut in 2015, a local co-working space that is on a mission to revolutionize how creative, modern people work in Chengdu. Walnut doesn’t just operate co-working spaces, they completely redesigning the co-working experience around smart technology that incorporates a better understanding of the user experience. Walnut is also pioneeringmini-spaces’ that give freelancers and modern workers more flexibility in where they can work, hold meetings, meet clients, and close deals. Mike is going to share his vision of the future of work in Chengdu – and the communities necessary to build a better and smarter work-life balance.


    Jimmy Keesee

    Cross-border IT Leader and Consultant

    “Bringing Tech and Teams Together”

    Jimmy has over 15 years of experience in cross-border IT management and consulting. He has worked with dozens of clients in the USA, Latin America, and China, ranging from corporates and luxury brands like FedEx and Porsche, to elite universities like Harvard and Duke, to major tech companies like LinkedIn. Throughout his career Jimmy has had to build cross-functional and cross-cultural teams that can tackle major problems for his clients.  Bringing technology and teams together to work on achieving a common goal is no easy task, and Jimmy is going to share his insights on how to build effective teams. No matter where you end up working, in technology or otherwise, you’re surely going to be working in a team. Come learn how to make the most of it!



    4:00 p.m. Networking, Introduction

    4:30 p.m. Guest Speakers

    5:00 p.m. Team 1 Demo + Q&A

    5:30 p.m. Team 2 Demo + Q&A

    6:00 p.m. Party time with drinks and snacks on us!

    We’re expecting a large audience of entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, fellow developers, and curious minds!

    Come and join us to:

    • Meet our team
    • Hire a developer
    • Find a cofounder
    • Invest in great talent
    • See what how much you can learn in 9 weeks!

    Join us afterwards for drinks to celebrate the end of one journey and the beginning of the next one!



    Scan the following QR code for free registration on Yoopay:



    Date & Time

    Saturday, December 16, 2017

    4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m


    成华区猛追湾横街99号世茂大厦7F-8F WALNUT联合办公

    Shimao Center 7F-8F Walnut co-working space, #99 Mengzhuiwan bystreet, Chenghua District

    Metro: Line 3 HongXing Bridge, Exit A, 地铁:三号线红星桥站, A

    Le Wagon is the leading coding school for entrepreneurs and creative people. Rated #1 coding bootcamp by Switchup.org, the school is present in 25 cities worldwide. Over 150 startups were founded in the Le Wagon bootcamp and a handful have raised over 10M RMB. Our trainees come from all walks of life: business schools, finance, electronics, straight out of school, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, graduates, traders, VC’s, marketing, PR….and more.


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