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2013 – 2014 China UK Entrepreneurship Competition Launch

Publication date: Apr 9, 2013 11:49:13 AM

Start: Apr 10, 2013 1:30:00 PM
End: Apr 10, 2013 4:00:00 PM

Location: Room 106, 29 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PP

China UK Challenge

The China-UK Entrepreneurship Competition launches on Wednesday 10th April from 1pm, Gordon House Rm 106, 29 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PP. The event is open to all. View the agenda.

The China-UK Entrepreneurship Competition aims to encourage new business ventures between China and the United Kingdom and is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms.

The competition is part of the PMI2 (Prime Minister Initiative II) Connect project, supported by British Council and the Confucius Institute Initiative funded by Hanban.

The competition is divided into two complementary tracks: Firstly, the Tomorrow's Leaders track, open to university teams – students and post docs – both in the UK and China. And, secondly, the Innovative Business track aimed at existing businesses.

Teams will be selected to participate in this competition for:

  • More than £12,000 cash prizes
  • A possible free work space in London for one year provided by UEL
  • An investment opportunity of £250,000 for the best business plans.

The Organizers of this competition are: Lancaster University, University College London, the University of Durham, China Innovation and Development Association UK, Chongqing and Tianjin Association for Science and Technology. The Sponsors of this competition: University East Anglia(UEA) and University East London (UEL).

Find out more at: www.cidauk.org and www.chinaukchallenge.com