Introduction of Chuangxiang 2023
The "Chuangxiang China" Anhui Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (hereinafter referred to as the "Competition") was first held in 2017 and has since attracted the attention and participation of numerous cutting-edge technology entrepreneurs and startups. As one of the first global partners of the "Great Innovation Valley" in Anhui Province, Plug and Play China will host the North American division of the competition (covering Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and other regions). With the abundant innovative resources of Plug and Play, we aim to provide assistance for overseas entrepreneurial teams to come to China for business development and root establishment.
Since the launch of the North American division recruitment of the Competition in August, Plug and Play China has linked thousands of overseas innovators and entrepreneurs through targeted invitation and open recruitment, and more than 170 startups from the United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other regions have signed up. Most of the core team members of the startups graduated from the world's top universities, such as MIT, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, with many years of industry experience and entrepreneurial experience.
In the one-week first-round stage, 5 Plug and Play China Innovation Mentors scored comprehensively in five dimensions: industrial space, professional technology, commerciality, innovation and practicality. 15 startups with great innovation and landing development potential, were selected to enter the semi-finals of the North American divison.
At 16:30(GMT-07:00) on October 23, the semi-finals will be held at Plug and Play Silicon Valley HQ. 15 Startups will present their innovative products and solutions and conduct on-site defense, and compete for the finals in Hefei. Stay tuned!
The Shortlist of Startups Entering the Semi-Finals
Matchmaking meetings with focus on financing and industrial policy are in progress, aiming to accelerate startups from the North American division. If you have any interests in Anhui, feel free to contact us by Wechat: pnp_china