DC-Hub supports German Start-ups and SMEs to build up a China competency. The program will pay for the 2018 class´s winners return flights, co-working seats in Shanghai, access to the DC-Hub network, events, and workshops. The class will take place from September 2nd, 2018 to September 28th, 2018.
The submission for the 2018 class is now open to Start-ups and SMEs from Germany. All applicants will undergo a first round of selecting the finalists for the pitching competition on July 10th, 2018 in Leipzig. We will inform the finalists after sighting the applications.
The 6 winners of the pitch competition (1-2 people per company) will fly on September 03rd, 2018 with DC-Hub for 4 weeks to Shanghai. (The return date to Germany can be planned individually according to your schedules, minimum stay in Shanghai is 2 weeks.)
Facts & Timeline:
Who: German Start-ups and SMEs that are interested in China as business opportunity
Deadline for submission: June 24th, 2018
Choice for pitches: June 29th, 2018
Pitches: July 10th, 2018, from 9 am onwards
Trip to Shanghai: September 3rd, 2018
July 10th, 2018, from 9 am onwards
Pitches and Q&A in English
Business model 1min
Why you want to go to China? 1min
What is your goal to reach in China (especially in this 2 – 4 weeks)? 1min
Q&A after every pitch 5min
International jury with science and business background
To level the playing field and give every team the same chance, the pitch is limited to exactly 3min!
Benefits / You will get for free:
Flight to Shanghai (economy, direct, return Frankfurt – Shanghai)
ne seat per person at People Squared (P2) co-working for as long as 4 weeks in the city center of Shanghai (3.-28.9.2018)
Pocket money of 564 Euro to pay for e.g. hotel, food
Program in Shanghai:
Workshops and Events by P2, J.A.M Universal, German Chamber Shanghai
Help to achieve your goals set for this class
What you need to submit:
Factsheet, max. 2 pages & Pitch deck
Short creative reason why your company should go to China
as a PDF / use the following contact form
Submission deadline for applications is June 24th:
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org!