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The Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be at Startup Braga on may 31 to talk about the potentialities of the Chinese market and the China Start Program. This is an event for all the startup community and we're waiting for your participation!
14h30 - Daniela Monteiro, Startup Braga Executive Director (TBC) | Startup Braga
14h40 - Sérgio Martins Alves, General Secretary (TBC) | CCILC - Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry
14h50 - Chinese market opportunities: China Start | Bo Ji, Assistant Dean | CKGSB - Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
15h30 - My experience at China Start I| Alexandre Pinto | CoolFarm
15h55 - My experience at China Start II | Paulo de Carvalho | Oncostats
About China Start Program | Program Overview:
China Start program is a 5-day immersion program, taking place at Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing, for Start-ups and Growth companies to learn, network and pitch. The programme’s purpose is to develop the connection between Europe’s best entrepreneurs and CKGSB’s prestigious and influential alumni and business network.
China start program provides excellent opportunities for entrepreneurs to capture lucrative Chinese market and secure substantial funding from Chinese top-tier investors and private angels. In addition, it helps western entrepreneurs to develop partnership and opportunities for direct contact and networking with top-notch investors and commercial partners.
China start program allows participants to visit successful businesses, including China’s Silicon Valley in Shenzhen shanghai and Beijing. Participants will meet with Baidu, Tencent JD.com and Fusan Group and have 4 pitch opportunities to 30+ investors, including Silicon Valley Bank, Sequoia Capital, Fosun Group, Citic Group and more!
Combining CKGSB’s world-class faculty’s original insights with their prestigious alumni network, participants will gain fascinating expert knowledge about China entry strategies and consumer insight, as well as build and strengthen relations with other western entrepreneurs.
More exciting new for 3rd edition of China Start program, is China start program partners with China’s National TV. Participants will be interviewed by CCTV during the program and special episode will be aired on the national TV to more than 1.3billion Chinese TV viewers.
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is a world-class and China’s most prestigious business school. The school is well-known to produce billionaires like Jack Ma and has more than half of the 10,000 alumni at the CEO or Chairman level for large Chinese companies. Over the past 15 years, CKGSB has developed into a prominent business school with 45 full-time professors, who have earned their PhDs or held tenured faculty positions at leading business schools such as Harvard, Wharton and Stanford.
Our alumni group is recognized as one of the most exclusive in China, with a particular focus on the “top of the pyramid”. More than half of the 10,000 CKGSB alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level and, collectively, lead one-fifth of China’s most valuable brands. Together, their companies shape over $1 trillion in annual revenue, 1/5 of China’s GDP, which demonstrates the school’s impact and influence.
Besides, CKGSB is definitely an excellent platform to connect EU startups and Chinese investors. CKGSB is helping startup entrepreneurs seek for business opportunities, including investment and partnership opportunities both in Europe and China.