San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
- Firefox OS's raison d'être in relation to Android and iOS
- Firefox OS's legitimacy as the third player and disruptive force
- Firefox OS's stage of progress and insider's stories
- Firefox OS's smartphone user experience and demo
Li participated (as co-founder, investor and advisor) in a number of startups in the Silicon Valley and in China. He was Venture Partner and Head of China Office for Bessemer Venture Partners. Li obtained BS/MS at Tsinghua University, Beijing and a PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK, all in computer science. Li has 18 issued US patents and co-authored 3 books (published by Addison Wesley and O’Reilly).
About InnoSpring: InnoSpring is Silicon Valley’s first US-China technology start-up incubator. Its focus is on encouraging American and Chinese start-ups to expand beyond their home countries. Founded in 2012, InnoSpring provides a startups with everything they need to succeed: funding, mentorship, workshops, access to InnoSpring's unparalleled US-China ecosystem, in-house administrative resources and a whole lot more. InnoSpring is located in Santa Clara, California.
When & Where
WHAT IS INNOSPRING?
InnoSpring is the Silicon Valley’s first US-China technology start-up incubator. It is a joint project between Tsinghua University Science Park (TusPark), Shui On Group (Shui On), Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).
Our goal is to accelerate cross-border entrepreneurship and innovation in China and the U.S. by providing a nurturing startup ecosystem with a variety of services and support.
WHAT DOES INNOSPRING OFFER?
InnoSpring will provide space for up to 40 companies in our 14,000sq ft hub in Santa Clara, mentoring, in-house resources (eg. accounting/bookkeeping, paralegal etc), referrals to professional services and access to venture capitalists for U.S. and Chinese startups interested in cross-border development. InnoSpring will also provide startup capital through the InnoSpring Seed Fund.
WHO ARE INNOSPRING SEED FUND INVESTORS?
WHO ARE INNOSPRING FOUNDING PARTNERS
KEY FUNCTIONS & SCOPE
- Providing investment & incubation for technology start-ups
- As a soft landing platform for both US and Chinese enterprises
- Facilitate Silicon Valley Companies’ expansion efforts into China.