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‘ARE YOU CHINA READY?’ THero Global Startup Contest 2018 – SINGAPORE SEMI-FINALS
About the Event

WHY A CONTEST FOR STARTUPS TO ENTER CHINA?

China is the world’s largest market and you need to start thinking about it now! THero and Brinc are bringing this global contest to 9 cities across the USA, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions in 2018 to see if you have what it takes to make it in China! The competition hopes to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation and help to bridge local startups from around the world to China.

The THero Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is hosted by the People’s Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou Science Technology and Innovation Commission, Guangzhou Industry and Information Technology Commission, and organized by the Bureau of Science, Technology, Information and Industry of Tianhe District, the Administration Commission of Tianhe Science Park, Guangzhou Science Technology and Finance Service Center,and of course…Brinc!

About This Event

Join us Wednesday, October 17th at the THero 2018 “ARE YOU CHINA READY?” Semi Finals in Singapore. Singapore’s top 10 startups will be pitching their businesses for a chance to win an all-inclusive FREE trip to China! The top 3 Singaporean startups will win the prize and continue on their journey to China to win the GRAND PRIZE of USD$25,0000! Find out which startups has what it takes to bring their business to China and learn about how to capture the GreaterBay opportunities and the tips on how to enter China market from Benjamin Lee, Senior Development Partner | China Group, Enterprise Singapore and Renee Pan, General Manager of China at Brinc.io.

Judges/ Special Guests:

Zhu Hong Bing, Chairman, Singapore Blockchain Technology Foundation

Eric Teo, Deputy Director, IMDA PIXEL Labs

Kelvin Tan, Programme Director, NUS Enterprise/ Business Development Director, Smart Systems Institue of NUS

Benjamin Lee, Senior Development Partner | China Group, Enterprise Singapore

Renee Pan, General Manager of China, Brinc.io

Agenda

  • 6:00pm – Doors open and networking begins
  • 6:30pm – Opening remarks
  • 6:45pm – Semi final pitches (10 Startups)
  • 8:00pm – Panel Discussion on How to Capture the GreaterBay Opportunities and the Tips on How to Enter China Market.
  • 8:20pm – Announcement of winners
  • 8:30pm – Networking

DATE AND TIME

Wed 17 October 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time Add to Calendar

LOCATION

Singapore, The Hanger, National University of Singapore, 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace Level 5, Singapore S119613

Host:

The People’s Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou

Guangzhou Science Technology and Innovation Commission

Guangzhou Industry and Information Technology Commission

Organizer:

The Bureau of Science, Technology, Informatization and Industry of Tianhe District, Guangzhou

Guangzhou Technology and Finance Integrated Service Center

The Administration Commission of TianheScience Park of the High-tech Industrial Development Zone

Guangzhou Municipal Science and Technology Financial Service Center

Brinc

Strategic Partners:

Startup Grind, NUS Smart Systems Institue

Global Partners:

KPMG, InvestHK, Global Sources Startup Launchpad, JD Crowdfunding| JD Finance, NetEase Media

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