G-Summit is a subsidiary of GWC. GWC was founded in 2008 with the mission to connect the world and enable innovation. GWC achieves its mission through global conferences, a membership network, and a venture fund. The GWC membership is a private, invitation-only community for innovators and executives from leading technology companies to build trusted relationships, share insights, explore collaboration and develop international growth strategies. GWC has offices in Beijing, Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Sao Paulo and Bangalore. GWC shareholders include Tencent, Baidu, Xiaomi, Didi, Sina, DST, Cheetah Mobile, and Qualcomm.