“New Technology, New Future” – Top 12 Startups Pitch at Silicon Valley

In News, Press Releases, Startup Competition by MeganL

“New Technology, New Future”, the Third Shanghai FTZ Overseas Talents Innovation Conference, North America Division at Silicon Valley will be held at RobotX Space on August 17th. Co-organized with WeCan Startup Accelerator, GWC is happy to announce that 12 Top Silicon Valley startups will pitch for its Silicon Valley regional competition.

Under the mission of “Driving Innovation and Connecting the World”, winners will be awarded with the access to

  • 10 billion level industry guidance fund
  • 50 million project support
  • 10 million search and development subsidies
  • 5 million subsidies for hardware and software facilities
  • 200+ investment funds
  • 20+ industrial groups for business development

Time: August 17, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: RobotX, 4500 America Parkway, Suite 300. Santa Clara. CA 95054

Top 12 Silicon Valley startups will pitch WeCan Ventures and GWC Innovator Fund. WeCan Startup Accelerator has connected with global resources including Intel, Amazon, and Google, focusing on “AI & Robotics”. WeCan can provide its incubated startups access to 100+ active VCs including  ZhenFund, GGV Capital, Baidu Ventures, SAIF Partners, StoneVC/$5.8B AUM, Linear Venture/$70M, & more). GWC Innovator Fund’s portfolio includes XiaoPeng Motors (valuation of $3.7B) & Grubmarket (expecting IPO in 2019).

About WeCan Startup Accelerator:

WECAN Startup Accelerator is based in Shanghai with offices in Beijing and Shenzhen. It’s expanding to Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Seoul and Tokyo with strategic local partnership. The goal is to build China largest network of angel investors and accelerators with a mission to help innovators start up the next big thing. WECAN develops its accelerator programs in strategic partnership with Intel China. The pilot 2016 Shenzhen cohort graduates 12 teams with a total valuation of $150M. The programs’ success builds upon Intel’s commitments to building China largest emerging technology innovation ecosystem and heavy marketing investments as well as our expanding China Angels & Accelerators Network (CAN) built upon our unique Entrepreneurship Resources Platform (ERP).

About Shanghai FTZ OverseasTalents Innovator Conference:

The Shanghai FTZ Overseas Talents Innovation Conference is hosted by the Shanghai Association for Science & Technology, the CPC Shanghai Pudong New Area Committee Organization Department, the Shanghai Pudong Science & Technology Economics Committee and the Shanghai Hi-Tech Park Management Committee. It is one of the brand activity for the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone offshore base and has successfully held twice, attracted nearly 800 projects from 14 countries and regions around the world. In the past two conferences, 193 outstanding projects were invited to Shanghai.

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