About the rivalry
The annual Hangzhou Chuangke World competition started on March with a final rival upcoming on this November. We have received thousands of startup applications from North America and Europe. This event will be co-organized by HEDA Ventures and hosted by ZJ Futures. Supported by numerous venture capitals, a new-established fund with ¥500M (around $70M US dollars) providing financial supports for the top-selected startups.
Hangzhou Chuanke World Competition was initiated by the Hangzhou Municipal Committee, Hangzhou Municipal Government. The mission is not solely for financial capital, but providing interpersonal capital with expertise and knowledge of the education market in China. In the previous two batches of competition in 2015 and 2016, ZJ Futures have received around 900 applications in which 46 startups settle down in Hangzhou. The competition aims to stimulate innovation and boost the business upgrade. So far, Hangzhou has been the center of innovations that attracted overseas talent and startups attentions.
Hangzhou is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in east China. It sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay, which separates Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal and has been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China for much of the last millennium, due in part to its beautiful natural scenery. The city has been named as “Heaven on the earth” due to its best-known attraction, West Lake.
1st round (March – June): Top 200 selected from the 1000.
2nd round (July): Top 50 selected from the 200
3rd round (August): Top 18 selected
Semifinal (September): Top 6 selected
Final (November): Top 3 selected
Startups enroll into the final round will receive a bonus of RMB 15,000.
A new-launched ¥500M RMB fund would be used to reward those top-selected startups, as well as for the use of their business development and market expansions in China.
How to apply:
For any startups interested in this competition, please fill in the application through the following link: http://zjfutureus.esy.es/application/signup2017/
Submit your deck to us：firstname.lastname@example.org
More information please visit our website：www.zjfutureus.com