How to apply:
Here at Tech Talents Center, we want to make things easy for you. To apply to Hangzhou’s 2019 Innovation & Entrepreneurship Innovation Competition, simply send your pitch deck and a brief introduction for yourself / company to firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll take a look through your project, provide feedback on how you can best orient your pitch to meet Chinese investor and innovation department requirements, and help you submit your formal application to join the competition.
You heard that right. Hangzhou’s annual Overseas Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is back and ready for you to debut your innovative business to the growing community of foreign entrepreneurs and startups coming to China!
Applications are open NOW through JULY 15th, 2019 for the next edition of Hangzhou’s competition. Last year, we saw the Italian entrepreneurs from HORUS take home the first place prize, alongside a range of other high-tech companies coming from Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, United States, and more!
Why should YOU apply?
Hangzhou’s Overseas Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition dedicate millions of RMB in funding, grant, subsidy, and alternative policy support for innovative foreign startups looking to set up base in Hangzhou.
The competition provides a stable platform and landing pad for high-tech projects looking to come into the Chinese market and hit the ground running. Over RMB 5,000,000 in funding and grants will be allocated to winning projects from the competition.
Additionally, all accepted projects to the competition receive sponsored flights and hotel accommodation for the duration of the competition
Apart from the Hangzhou city government and all the high-tech departments from districts throughout the city, this annual innovation competition is also sponsored and supported by some of the cities leading corporates, dedicating their resources, knowledge, and expertise to overseas startups looking to learn more about Hangzhou’s competitive ecosystem.
CPC Hangzhou Municipal Committee
Hangzhou Municipal Government
Application Deadline: July 15th, 2019
Audition Dates: September 2019
Final Competition: November 2019
Contestants MUST also have the following:
- Bachelor’s degrees or above
- Innovative and/or entrepreneurial experience
- Innovative technology or achievements with broad market prospects
- The intention to incorporate their business in Hangzhou’s local ecosystem.