As part of the startup community, we want to make sure that everyone gets a chance to fulfull their dreams. That’s why we’re holding a startup competition at the 2017 TechCrunch International Innovation Summit in Shanghai.
We’re inviting startup teams from all the world to show us what they got. We are also inviting successful CEOs, founders, and VCs to give competitors advice and guidance on how to get your startup ready to hit the ground running.
Tech, media, and telecommunications startups
Startups who have not yet received Series A funding will be given priority
Innovative products, new ways of tackling solution, No “Copy to China”
Software and intelligent hardware
Companies that have little to no media exposure
The purchase of a Startup Alley booth and startup competition’s free booth are separate. If you already purchased a booth but are accepted as a finalist, we will refund the cost of th booth.
Free tickets for competition and booth can be used twice.
1.Domestic online audition
August 14th to October 10th 2017
Register through the Shanghai TechCrunch website
The judging panel will select 15 companies
September 17th – October 20th 2017
Offline at four cities and the interntaional online audition (register here)
3 from each city and the international online audtion will be selected
Top 5 companies will be selected
November 28th on the TC Main Stage
Finalist will demo their products and judges will decide winners.
November 28th on the TC Main Stage
The top five finalists will be awarded with Interest-free convertible debt bonds, totaling RMB 2 million.
The first place: RMB 1 million
The second place: RMB 500,000
The third place:RMB 300,000
The fouth and fifth place:RMB 100,000 each
Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund is a not-for-profit initiative launched by Alibaba Group in 2015. Their mission is to help Hong Kong-based entrepreneurs and young people realize their dreams and visions for their businesses and communities, and to foster the entrepreneurial spirit amongst young people. Gobi Partners is an independent investment manager for this HK $1 billion fund.
The eligible outstanding projects in the competition will be given the priority investment opportunity by AEF. (Gobi Venture Capital reserves all rights for investment decisions and final explanations)
Industry Focus (including but not limited to):
More awards are coming. Stay tuned for more info!
Integrated Services Area
Software development、Advertising、employment、Cloud service、Date service、Enterprise security、Commercial real estate leasing、Entrepreneurship service、Agricultural Service、early education、K12、Higher Education、Vocational skills training、education information、Language learning、Study abroad service、Interest education、Teaching aid、Quick delivery、Logistics platform、Freight logistics、Cross-border Logistics、Special logistics、Warehousing service、Housekeeping service、Marriage service、Nursing services
Film production and distribution、 Television production and distribution、 Film projection、Outdoor print advertisement、Building TV、LED mobile television、Advertising agency 、Advertisement、Media purchase、Cultural communication、game、cartoon、music
Medical equipment, medical information, genetic testing, fitness and in vitro diagnosis, medical imaging, drug retail chain specialist, and big data, wearable devices, AI medical, intelligent diagnosis, SaaS, intelligent medical equipment, rehabilitation medical institutions, VR
Life and consumption upgrade
Living information, consumer Booking，Take-out food、Recipes、Cosmetology and Manicure、Disposal of goods、Life style、Personal care products、Home care products、Trip vehicle、Automobile trading, Automobile information, Public transportation, Travel assistance, Driving School Training, Property Information, Furniture, Building Materials
The Internet Finance
Electronic Payment, C2C, B2B, B2C, Crowd-funding, P2P Net Loan, Third Party Payment, Digital Currency, Big Data Finance,Information Financial Institution、Financial Portal
Smart home Appliances, Wearable Devices, Intelligent Health, Intelligent Accessories, Intelligent Mother and Baby Equipment, Robots, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, VR/AR, Mobile Phones,Tablet , Intelligent Travel
Make sure you leave the right Email Address and Phone number.
You will receive our confirmation email in time.
After our confirmation,please prepare your product and PPT.Several rehearsals would be arrange by our staff for ensure the best effection.
Any other questions, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and marked [consulting]. We would feed back in 24 hours.
Finalist company enjoys a booth for free in 2 days.
Login in tc.technode.com/2017-shanghai/en/startup-alley/ for applying.
If you have any questions, please send it to email@example.com. We will process your problems as soon as possible
|Shenzhen||Sep. 17th||Aug. 7th to Sep. 12nd||Shenzhen||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|Chengdu||Sep. 19th||Aug. 7th to Sep. 13rd||Chengdu||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|Beijing||Sep. 24th||Aug. 7th to Sep. 18th||Beijing||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|Shanghai||Oct. 20th||Aug. 7th to Oct. 14th||Shanghai||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|Online International Competetition||Oct. 20th||Aug. 7th to Oct. 14th||Shanghai||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|online additional competition||Nov. 20th||Oct. 25th-Nov. 17th||Online||Sign up online. 15 companies give live demo. 3 move on to Semifinals|
|Semi-final||Nov.26th||TechCrunch Side Stage||Select the top 5|
|Finals||Nov.28th||TechCrunch Main Stage||Rank the top 5 companies and present awards|
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