A geek’s guide to China’s Silicon Valley

December 28, 2011 | Source: TechCrunch

High-tech companies in China (credit: TechCrunch)

Zhongguancun (in Beijing), China’s closest equivalent to Silicon Valley, is host to electronics super malls, research centers, publicly-listed tech giants, and hundreds of startups, and is surrounded by top universities.

Other up-and-coming hubs include Hangzhou, Shanghai, Dalian, Chengdu, and Xi’an.

See also: China’s parallel online universe