Anhui Province is an important strategic area to promote the integration of the development of the Yangtze River Delta. While focusing on the transformation and upgrading of traditional industries, it also fully mobilizes the local talent, technology and capital, and give full play to the regional synergy advantages of the Yangtze River Delta. It attracts overseas innovative resources through various competitions and matchmaking events to jointly develope 10 major emerging industries, including new-generation information technology, mobility(NEVs & ICVs), digital creativity, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy and environmental protection, green food, life and health, smart home appliances, new materials and AI.
At 16:30(GMT-07:00) on October 23, the semi-finals was successfully held at Plug and Play Silicon Valley HQ. 15 selected Startups from new-generation information technology, AI, life and health and other fields presented their innovative products and solutions.
Five well-known experts as the judges carefully reviewed and scored. VCs from Anhui Province participated online and the law firm witnessed the competition. The Top 10 startups from North American Division were born, of which the top 3 will participate in the global finals.
Continuous Matchmaking to land in Anhui
According to statistics, over 200 startups have received investment or investment intentions through the competition, with a total investment amount of nearly 6.4 billion yuan. More than 500 winning companies have obtained business, funding, talent, and technological resources through the competition platform. In order to further serve and promote the landing of high-quality startups in Anhui, we will actively organize various matchmaking meetings. Up to now, five startups had been matched with over 30 VCs. Several meetings with focus on financing and industrial policy are in progress.
On November 8, the third matchmaking meeting will be held in the Tencent conference room with the theme of financing. Seats are limited, please scan the QR code below to complete registration. More meetings will be organized according to the intention and registration order. If you have any interests in Anhui and have financing needs, feel free to register. The staff will contact you after receiving the demand for one-on-one communication.
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At the beginning of December, Plug and Play China will lead a team of 20 startups from North American Division to Hefei, and arrange face to face meetings with local VCs, corporates and industrial service platforms to discuss potential cooperation opportunities. This journey aims to help starups link abundant resources and quickly integrate into Anhui innovation ecology.
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.