Speakers
Ziliang Yang
Startup Talks
Secretary of APAC Society for Cellular Agriculture
Co-founder & CEO of CellX

Ziliang Yang is the Founder and CEO at CellX, a leading cellular agriculture startup in China. Over the past 3 years, he has built a team of 40 and raised ~$20 million to bring cultivated meat and mycelium products to consumers in China and around the world. He was recognized as Forbes Asia and Forbes China 30 under 30 in 2022, 36 under 36 by 36kr, and top 50 entrepreneurs by innovation China.

Before starting CellX, Ziliang worked as a consultant at Boston Consulting Group in Boston, advising top executives at fortune 500 companies with strategic insights. He gave up the Wharton MBA program to found CellX in 2020. He graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a degree in quantitative economics.  

Meanwhile, Ziliang is the founding member and the Secretary of APAC Society for Cellular Agriculture, teaming with 11 other cultivated meat and seafood ventures to advance its regulation and market education in APAC regions.


Event Introduction
Startup Talks
 · 06/25 (Day 1)
Start Up, Stand Out
4.2H - Hall B2
Global Startup Wave Outlook
14:05
Global Startups Showcase

What kinds of businesses are global entrepreneurs running now? How do their products break through technological, market or regulatory constraints and lead the trends in the field of food and beverage?

FBIF invite entrepreneurs with different backgrounds to present their impressive breakthrough cases.

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Startup Talks
 · 06/25 (Day 1)
Start Up, Stand Out
4.2H - Hall B2
Global Startup Wave Outlook
16:05
[Global Startups Talk] Zero to One: How did startups start up?

Starting a business requires a good idea, a coordinated team, a tight plan and enough start-up capital. What's more, it requires optimism and an indomitable heart to face the possibility of failure.

Challenge has no border. Global entrepreneurs come together to talk about their startup stories.

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