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Zhongguancun-Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition
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This event will be in Chinese.
* Qualified applicants will have one-on-one mentorship opportunities before entering the competition.
Application deadline: Sep 15th.
With the theme of innovation and entrepreneurship leading the world, 2013 the first Zhongguancun-Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition aims to find out innovative products and business model in China and U.S, bridge the entrepreneurs in both regions and help them to know more about the market in the other side. Both teams and start-ups are welcomed to pitch in the event.
Organized by China High-Tech Industry Center-Zhongguancun Science Park (Z-Park) and undertaken by Entrepreneur China Magazine, this event will take place in Zhongguancun and Silicon Valley simultaneously from May, 2013 to Nov., 2013, spanning as long as 7 months. This event will be opened for US and Chinese startups and provide an opportunity for communications among US and Chinese entrepreneurs. Renowned experts from VC firms as well as incubators will be invited to be the judges. The final competition will take place on 6th Oct., 2013 in Santa Clara Convention Center. After rounds of selection, the final candidates will be challenged by the world's top-class investment experts on the day of final competition.
About the final competition:
Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center
l The Silicon Valley region of the competition will choose one first prize with the bonus of 50,000USD, one second prize with the bonus of 35,000USD, and one third prize with the bonus of 20,000USD;
l 12 finalists will be invited to Beijing to visit Z-Park and take part in the communication conference with the start-up winners of Beijing region (one free quota from each start-up, with round-trip air tickets and accommodation in Beijing).
l Winners settled in Z-Park have priority to be recommended to venture capital institutions.
l Winners can access to relevant Zhongguancun innovative incubators and enjoy the tutoring to have better understanding towards Chinese market.
l Winners in Silicon Valley region can directly participate in the final of Demo China Spring 2014.
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Founded in 2012, zPark Venture helps innovative entrepreneurs with global vision. Since its inception, zPark Venture has been fueling cutting-edge technologies and businesses to meet challenges in global economy.
zPark Venture is managed by experienced partners who have been successful start-up founders, investors, and technology innovators.
zPark Capital Fund II, will continue to invest in early stage startups (including seed and A round) and also do follow on investment to our portfolio companies.