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A visit to the largest electronics market in the world

Shenzhen: the city of tech giants like Tencent, Huawei, DJI, and 11 million entrepreneurs here who seem to be on the way up. One of the best part to visit is HuaQiangBei market, the biggest electronics market in the world where anything could happen within a day.

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On February 25th, 2019. Thus begins Le Wagon's Shenzhen-based coding bootcamp for entrepreneurs and hackers.
Le Wagon Shenzhen: First meet at Huaqiangbei - The world's largest electronics market

We had a great time for this first meetup! Thanks to our partner and good friend Henk from TroubleMaker, who showed us around Shenzhen's Huaqiangbei market before an intense 9-week camp.

Famous as the next Silicon Valley of China, Shenzhen's economic output is ranked 3rd among the 659 Chinese cities behind Beijing and Shanghai. Tech giants like Huawei, ZTE, and Tencent all got their starts in Shenzhen, and 11 million entrepreneurs here seem to be on the way up. 

Huaqiangbei of Shenzhen is the largest electronics market in the world. All kind of companies come to this specific venue to source parts of their projects, and prototype new businesses!

What did we do on this special trip?


1. Visiting Tuya AI + IoTs centre 

https://en.tuya.com/
Tuya Ai+IoT
Visiting TUYA Ai + IoTs Center

2. Saw different types of components and electronics for sell
Products in Huaqiang Bei market
Products in HuaqiangBei market
Products in Huaqiang Bei market
Products in Huaqiang Bei market
Products in Huaqiang Bei market
3. Visiting an international maker space: Trouble Maker 

https://troublemaker.site/
Visiting Trouble Maker with Henk
Trouble Maker tour

By discovering different hardware and IoT projects from local startups, our students could absorb a bit of the Maker community in Shenzhen.

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Credit: Tiantian Gao, Le Wagon China team
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