About the Competition

The First China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition (here in after referred to as the Competition)

is guided by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the PRC, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, P.R.C, sponsored by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, and hosted by Longgang District People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, Pingshan District People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, the Human Resources and Social Security Administration of Shenzhen Municipality and the Science & Technology Innovation Committee of Shenzhen Municipality. In response to the call for “Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation by All” and as guided by the concept of an “International, High-end, Market-driven and Professional” competition, the Competition aims to provide a development platform for talents to learn from each other and to innovate.

  • First prize x1 - RMB¥1,000,000
  • Second prize x3 - RMB¥500,000
  • Third prize x6 - RMB¥300,000

The Competition is open to all high-caliber overseas talents and projects regardless of nationality. The Competition will offer generous awards totaling RMB 9,120,000 Yuan to the winners. Single competitors can be awarded up to RMB 1,250,000 (government subsidies and venture capital investment not included). 60 venture capital institutions will build a venture capital pool amounting to RMB 700 million for portfolio investment in winning projects. All entries can be linked with the service platform via corresponding competition investment and gain outside investment opportunities. Meanwhile, they will also be invited to attend The Conference on International Exchange of Professionals held in China.

Top 20 Project list (in alphabetical order)

1
3D PMCC
11
LeanFM
2
A Novel Biocatalyst to Treat Biomass
12
Matmed Science
3
Bunting Environmental
13
MoTech
4
CentaursTech
14
PenguinSmart
5
Delighterr
15
Quanovate
6
Dreamcatcher
16
Slightech
7
Godview
17
Talon Smart Ring
8
HandyCase
18
THEIA
9
iCloudPatent
19
YONO Earbud
10
KADHO
20
ZLD Technology

Keynote Speakers

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Author

Junming Wang

Science and Technology Counselor , Consulate General of P.R.China in San Francisco ( Read more )

Author

Andrew Chung

Partner, 1955 Capital
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Speakers

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Author

Scott Armanini

Global Lead of Open Innovation, Accenture Ventures
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Author

Richard B. Dasher

Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center ( Read more )

Sandy Diao

Director of Strategic Programs, Indiegogo
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Wei Guo

Founder, Wei Fund, Angel Investor
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Author

Jalen He

Sr. Cloud Architect, Alibaba Group( Read more )

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Ted Kraus

Investment Director, TechCode( Read more )

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Kevin Liao

Head of Business Development and Technology Cooperation, Huawei R&D USA ( Read more )

Glenn Moeckelmann

CEO, Digital Learning Tree, INC.
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Andrew Tang

Partner, Draper DragonFund & Draper Associates
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Author

Vivi Lin

TV Presenter / Producer / Entrepreneur
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Judges

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Author

Henry L. Ines

Partner, DFJ DragonFund
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Lu Zhang

Founding and Managing Partner, NewGen Capital
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Author

Tiemin Zhao

Venture Partner, IPV Capital
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Bill Keating

Executive chairman, Reel Solar Inc.
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Jonathan Qiu

Managing Director, Sky9 Capital
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Yong Liu

Partner, WI Harper Group, Angel Investor
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Author

Connie Sheng

Founding managing partner, Nautilus Venture
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John Sun

Partner, Signularity Venture Partners
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Tao Wang

Director, SAIC USA
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Hong (Henry) Xue

Partner, Cybernaut Investment
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Scott Armanini

Global Lead of Open Innovation, Accenture Ventures
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Jay Onda

Partner and Director, Strategic Investments
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Author

Alan Chen

Founding Partner, Essence Associates LLC
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Alex Wang

Partner, Skywood Capital
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Author

Sue Xu

Partner, Amino Capital
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Diane Ding

Partner, Shenzhen Valley Ventures(SVV.io)
( Read more )

Agenda

The agenda is subject to change*


01:00pm – 01:30pm 

Registration

01:30pm – 06:00pm

Expo

01:30pm – 01:40pm

Opening Remarks

01:40pm – 01:45pm

Keynote speech:Introduction of Shenzhen Investment

01:45pm – 01:55pm

Keynote speech:Representative from Shenzhen Longgang TianAn Cyber Park Co.,Ltd.

01:55pm – 02:00pm

Special Guest

02:00pm – 03:20pm

Startup Demo (I)

03:20pm – 03:50pm

Panel discussion: Cross-Border Innovation & Entrepreneurship Between the Silicon Valley and Shenzhen

03:50pm – 05:10pm

Startup Demo (II)

05:10pm – 05:40pm

Panel discussion: Innovation Leads Shenzhen Into “Made With Wisdom” Era

05:40pm – 05:50pm

Keynote speech

05:50pm – 05:55pm

Closing Remarks

05:55pm – 06:00pm

Award Ceremony

06:00pm – 08:00pm

VIP Dinner

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Silicon Valley Sector is scheduled on 3/19 at Santa Clara Convention Center. We are looking for projects from the following fields

  • Advanced manufacturing

  • Internet and mobile Internet (information technology)

  • Biological and life science and technology

  • Electronic science and technology

  • Material and energy (including energy saving and environmental protection)

  • Other fields

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