After rounds of intense contests starting from May 15, the HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition (HICOOL) concludes on September 12 in Beijing.
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HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition Concludes with Business Fest in Beijing (Photo: Business Wire)
Themed “Envision Your Future”, the summit consists of award ceremony, signing ceremony of HCOOL Business School, HICOOL Service Manager and Industrial Park signing ceremony, dialogues with renowned entrepreneurs and investors, and presentations from industry giants and start-ups. The summit also has an interactive exhibition area that promises the visitors an immersive experience of cutting-edge technologies.
Cooperating with world’s top investors, businesses and academic institutes, HICOOL has developed an entrepreneurial ecosystem, facilitating global entrepreneurs to impact the future.
Entrepreneurship competition: 10 million RMB (USD 1.4 million) of direct investment available for winning projects
After rounds intense competition, 100 contestants from over 2000 projects to receive prize at the Award Ceremony on September 12.
Forums: Star investors discussing trends of entrepreneurship
The summit is joined by Jun Lei, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Xiaomi, Wang Xing, Founder & CEO of Meituan，Zhang Lei, Founder and CEO of Hillhouse Capital;Dr. Kai-fu Lee, Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures; Sir Danny Alexander, Vice President & Corporate Secretary; Liu Qingfeng, Chairman of iFlytek, Leslie Maasdorp,Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New Development Bank in discussing the trends of entrepreneurship including business consumption, investment opportunities, distribution innovation, integration innovation and Internet security.
Exhibitions and immersive experience
The summit’s interactive exhibition area allows visitors to immerse themselves in cutting-edge technologies. Among the exhibitors are leading companies from industries including Internet of Things, microelectronics, integrated circuit, scientific equipment and biotechnology.
Throughout the event, HICOOL works with investors and industry leaders to host online and offline satellite activities to boost exchange between investors, innovation departments of leading companies and start-ups. The summit uses “SEEU”, an online matchmaking tool, to connect entrepreneurs and investors efficiently.
Music Show featuring Chinese music for international audience
This year, the summit is holding an Entrepreneurs’ Night with Beijing Chinese Orchestra. The 70-minute show was a refreshing music fest of traditional Chinese music performances for its international audience.
By supporting global science and technology entrepreneur projects, HICOOL aims to hold a leading tech event of the year, injecting new momentum to the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.