Silicon Dragon Launches Pitch Contest For Startups Going To China

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Silicon Dragon Launches Pitch Contest For Startups Going To China

judges, Silicon Dragon NY - Brian Cohen & Jim Robinson

Pitch: June 21, 2017, at Silicon Dragon NY 2017, at Nasdaq
Apply to pitch: by Monday, June 5, 2017. 

15 teams selected receive:
– Opportunity to pitch your startup to 2 leading VCs in NYC (see photo above):
Brian Cohen, lead investor in Pinterest and Chairman of NY Angels
Jim Robinson, General Partner, RRE Ventures
– Videos and photos of your pitch on Nasdaq stage before audience of 200+ investors, entrepreneurs and founders
– Media coverage
–  3 complimentary event tickets to Silicon Dragon NY 2017
– Pitch feedback and coaching by the Silicon Dragon team

Top 2 winning teams receive:
– A jam-packed trip to Beijing, August 18-20, 2017 for investor meetings, startup tour sights, and invitation to our partner’s Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC) in Beijing
–  A travel subsidy of $800 in addition to hotel and meals for 4 days, offered by OTEC
– A chance to compete in Beijing for global championship
– Winners that set up a legal entity in Beijing Chaoyang District receive grant of $16,000 to $50,000
– Global champion wins $160,000
– Preferential loans, funding and policy consulting, and free startup space in Chaoyang

cropped pitchYou qualify to enter if:
– You are the founder(s) of a startup that is less than 3 years old
–  Your startup has not yet received Series A funding
– Your company is in the technology, finance, modern services, cultural creativity, and/or social entrepreneurship industries. Other projects may be considered.
_ Your startup has aims to expand in China
– Founder or co-founder is available to rehearse and pitch at Nasdaq, June 21, 12-6pm

To submit your project for pitchingsend an email to events@silicondragonventures.com.


Include the following 8 points:
 

1. Full name and contact details of founder (s): email, phone, WeChat
2. Startup address:
3. Startup url:
4. Social media IDs:
5. Year startup founded:
6. Financing status:
7. 1 sentence description of startup’s key business
8. 1 sentence description of startup’s innovation and why it will succeed in the market

Questions? Please contact Harmony at events@silicondragonventures.com

Good luck!

Photo: Pitch Contest at Silicon Dragon NY 2016

OTEC pitches at Silicon Dragon NY 2016