Tech City guide: Shanghai

Shanghai is a city with a growing tech scene known for its flourishing fintech, mobile banking and ride-hailing technologies, writes Helen Roxburgh.

The Chinese government has also been pushing state-sponsored tech clusters such as the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park.

Chinese TMT firms are getting bolder and expanding into new markets, and taking larger offices in the city’s central Jingan district or among the sky scrapers of Pudong.

China has also been seeking to draw international start-ups, and in June 2015 the municipal government unveiled policies to encourage entrepreneurs in the city,