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Friday, October 28, 2016

1st CEIBS E-Platform Entrepreneurship Contest - Shanghai

Event Place: CEIBS Petroleum Hall, Shanghai, China

Background

Organized by CEIBS E-Platform in Shanghai, 1st CEIBS E-Platform Entrepreneurship Contest will focus on the latest innovations in terms of AR/VR, cultural and creative industries, artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing, 3D-printing and new materials, financial technology and emerging consumer models, Internet of Things and smart city, smart healthcare and health. We will select 24 innovation-driven startup projects that can deliver both commercial and social value. A new generation of entrepreneurs, who stand out after rounds of competition, will have an opportunity to take startup courses as offered by CEIBS Entrepreneurial Camp. CEIBS E-Platform Entrepreneurship Contest will be held in other regions like Beijing and Shenzhen for years to come.

Highlights

  1. Excellent entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to attend startup courses as offered by CEIBS Entrepreneurial Camp. The top three will be awarded scholarships from Creation Venture Partners after an admissions interview (first-place prize: full-tuition scholarships; second/third-place prize: half-tuition scholarships).
  2. Investment opportunities for excellent projects: Investors will delve into excellent startup projects on site to gear up for their entry into relevant industries.
  3. Mainstream media coverage: Mainstream media, including TV stations, radios, print media and online media, will give full coverage to the Contest.
  4. Top-notch startup and investment mentors: CEIBS professors and alumni, global investment gurus, and industrial leaders will act as judge or guest.
  5. CEIBS alumni startup accelerators: Together with alumni-run listed companies, CEIBS E-Platform will provide participants with access to startup accelerators so as to create an ecosphere for innovation and entrepreneurship that can deliver a huge boost to the growth of startups.
  6. International reach: Contest participants will have an opportunity to hold face-to-face talks with entrepreneurial masters in the Silicon Valley and scholars and entrepreneurs from home and abroad at international events hosted by CEIBS E-Platform.

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Eligibility

  1. The Contest will focus on the startup projects that reflect the trends for innovation in terms of AR/VR, cultural and creative industries, artificial intelligence and smart manufacturing, 3D-printing and new materials, financial technology and emerging consumer models, Internet of Things and smart city, smart healthcare and health (financing rounds: Series A and pre-Series A).
  2. Participating teams shall acquire ownership of products, technologies and relevant patents concerning their projects, and shall have no intellectual property disputes with any other company.
  3. Participating teams shall make it through the preliminary round.

Agenda

Friday, October 28, 2016
09:00-09:15:Opening address by CEIBS President Li Mingjun and CEIBS Assistant President Dr. Snow Zhou
09:15-09:35: Keynote Speech by an investment guru: Yu Feng, Founder, Yunfeng Capital
09:35-09:55:Keynote Speech by CEIBS Prof. Chen Weiru
09:55-12:00:Project Roadshow
12:00-13:00:Lunch
13:00-16:40:Project Roadshow
16:40-17:30:Roundtable and Award Ceremony