Entrepreneur Awards



Silicon Dragon is accepting applications for the entrepreneur award series 2016 in Silicon Valley and Greater China. The winners have an opportunity to present their startup strategy to expert commentators and VCs at the annual Silicon Dragon forums in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Silicon Valley:

Criteria for Selection
“Must haves”

An innovative product or service in a tech or related area: mobile communications,e-commerce, social networking, Internet, online games, cloud computing, outsourcing, cleantech, healthcare, hardware, wearables, biomed, Internet of things
A dynamic, passionate CEO/founder with some international company experience and/or education at a top university
A high-caliber management team with fully staffed positions for CTO, CFO, Sales and other top executive posts
Raised at least one round of venture capital from a prominent firm or angel investor
Reported fast growth at least two years in a row for startup or emerging company
An industry leader, with sizeable market share that can be documented by an outside industry source
Profitable or on a quick path to profitability
A highly qualified board of directors from the industry
English-language fluency
A surprise factor such as a major milestone or accomplishment that seemed impossible

Deadline for application:

Shanghai: August 1
Silicon Valley, September 1
Hong Kong: October 1

Send your entry in word (800 words or less) to events@silicondragonventures.com