2019国际创业聚 International Startup Meetup

Sun, 28 Jul 2019 13:00:00 GMT+08 ~ Sun, 28 Jul 2019 18:00:00 GMT+08
Startup Grind 北京


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    Startup Grind Beijing presents




    About the Event

    Join us at the International Startup Meetup for a casual  Sunday full of insights for foreign founders in China. This event is important for everyone in the Beijing startup ecosystem who are bridging international and local innovators and startups.


    Every year OTEC and the Chaoyang government organizes the International Startup Meetup to provide foreign founders, startups and future talent the opportunity to learn about best practices, policy changes, visa regulations, tax incentives and government grants.

    You can meet some of the most successful serial entrepreneurs, active investors from different focus areas (AI, FinTech, Blockchain, Healthcare, Future Mobility, Gaming, and many more), key players in the incubation and acceleration ecosystem, and large corporations who are looking for top startups.



    For more information about OTEC please follow this link:





    Sunday, 28th July



    Registration, Lunch and Networking 

    签到, 午餐和社交环节

    Startup Exhibiton Start


    14:00 – 14:05

    Welcome & Opening


    Opening ceremony by OTEC & Chaoyang government


    14:05 – 14:40

    Secret to startup failure: Transforming from failure into success 


    Tin Hang LiuFounder & CEO of Open Motors

    Open Motors 的创业人和首席执行官

    Florian Hoffman: COO of Daimler Incubator China

    戴姆勒孵化器“中国” 的首席运营官

    Ji Gu: Dean of Zhen Academy. Zhen Academy的院长

    Moderator 主持人: Zhang Yichi: Creative Director at 反客为主营销策划


    14:40 – 15:00

    Chaoyang Government insights: What support foreign founders can expect in Beijing


    15:00 – 15:30

    How to succesfully raise grants from Chinese government: Chaoyang phoenix plan case


    Pete Tupper: Founder of Imagination


    Huikang Zhang: Chaoyang Overseas Talent Center. 


    Moderator 主持人:Stella ZhaoFounder and CEO of BONSOIN

    BONSOIN 的创业人和首席执行官

    15:30 – 16:00

    Real case scenarios from startup-corporate collaborations


    Andy Lei: Director of Strategy and Head of Ventures (Omega8) at Walmart


    Andre Gildemeister: Head of Investor Relations & Partnerships at Street Scooter

    Street Scooter的投资者关系及伙伴关系部门总监

    Jelte Wingender: Senior manager at Innoway.


    Moderator 主持人:Helena Javitte China Innovation Coordinator at Accuracy


    16:00 – 16:30

    How to assess your startup through an investor's eye: what you need to receive funding for your startup?


    Marius Sewing: Former CEO Microsoft Ventures

    Microsoft Ventures的前任首席执行官

    Lucia Zheng: Founding Partner of Blockchain Hero

    Blockchain Hero的创始合伙人

    Stuart Oda: Founder and CEO of Alesca


    Moderator 主持人:Fan Zhang Co-Founder of EqualOcean, VP of EO company. EqualOcean 的


    16:30 – 16:45

    Award Ceremony (Startup of the Year, Power Investor, Community Leader, Innovator of the Year)





    Date & Venue


    July 28 International Startup Meetup 


    Food & Drinks


    Free catering and drinks will be provided 


    Side activity


    Startup showcase (entire Sunday)










    Food and Drinks will be provided!


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    About our Speakers


    Tin Hang Liu, a Y Combinator alumni, born in Italy, is an entrepreneur who has run his family’s company called Italchina that works on remarkable transportation projects with clients like Giugiaro, Cagiva, Ducati, MV Agusta, AGV. Also involved in the team of the project called MyCar by Innovech, a compact electric vehicle beautifully designed by Giorgietto Giugiaro and engineered in Italy using most of the components from Asia.

    He is the founder and CEO of Open Motors®, a startup from Silicon Valley, that is developing a modular Self-Driving car for Mobility as a Service. Open Motors is also featured in TechCrunch, Wired, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Nikkei, The Huffington Post, TopGear, The Guardian, France Televisions, Maker Faire, Next Berlin, TEDx, Roland Garros, SVIEF and more.

    Florian Hofmann is a serial entrepreneur by heart. In the past 10 years he founded 5 Startups, raised millions of Dollars and lectured Lean Startup Methodology at University in Germany. He failed fast, He failed often but never in a way that kills him. The COO of Lab1886 - the Incubator of Daimler AG will share his personal insights about failure and success in a founders life and why he still believe in Unicorns ????

    Yichi Zhang 

    Former L.A. Based Advertising Creative 

    Founder / Creative Director - Flip The Script

    Forbes 30 under 30; Student of Failure

    Ji Gu, CEO and Dean of Zhen Academy, an institution founded in 2017 focusing on helping entrepreneurs improving self-awareness and avoid repetitive mistakes in decision making.She was the Co-founder & former COO of Zhulilaiye (助理来也), an AI company that received 23 millions series-B+funding in 2019.

    Peter Tupper is a British outdoor adventure professional who came to Beijing after studying Chinese at university. Originally working as a ski instructor, he soon recognised a demand for English-language adventure activities for schools and corporates, and founded Imagine, a company to provide exactly that. 5 years on, Imagine is one of China’s leading adventure activity companies, taking many large international school groups and corporate teams for survival training, camping, watersports, ski trips and other outdoor challenges all around China. The mission of Imagine is to Inspire Development through Action and Adventure.

    Zhang Huikang, Director of Communication and Training Department of COTC (Chaoyang Overseas Talent Center), which is an organisation belongs to Beijing Chaoyang District Government and is for recruiting and serving oversea returnees and foreigners in Chaoyang’s territory.

    Stella Zhao is the Founder and CEO of BON SOIN.

    She has over 15 years experiences on marketing and management with Fortune 500 MNCs; MBA degree from University of Southern California, USA. Phoenix School-Class I, Phoenix Award 2016; Member of “China Cosmetics +Internet Innovation Alliance”; Love Sports: Yoga, Ski, Golf, etc. 

    BON SOIN is China first Sports Skin Care brand, focus on healthy life style, distributed online and mid-high fitness clubs. Brand Value: H.E.R ,stands for Health, Excellence, Responsibility. 

    Andy Lei is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the retail, eCommerce and tech industry. Skilled in Strategy and planning, Digital transformation and Corporate venture capital. Launch and manage Omega 8 as the Walmart venturing platform in China. Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Investment from INSEAD. Undergraduate degree in applied Mathematics.

    André Gildemeister is Head of Investor Relations and Partnerships at StreetScooter, the global leading provider of specialized electric light commercial vehicles (eLCV) and e-logistics solutions for the last mile located in Germany. Before joining StreetScooter André was Senior Manager Mergers & Acquisitions at Deutsche Post DHL Group. In this role he was responsible for the steering, evaluation and execution of all kinds of transactions on a global level. André is holding a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg and Iowa State University (USA) as well as a master degree majoring in Finance from the International School of Management in Dortmund.

    Jelte is Senior Manager at Zhongguancun Innoway, a Chinese state-owned company and landmark for entrepreneurship in China, overseeing the corporate innovation segment and is further involved in government-to-government relations and other international projects.

    Additional to his role at Innoway, Jelte is leading as director the activities of Startup Grind in Greater China. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs and is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.

    As the China Innovation Manager at Accuracy, Helena Javitte is committed to helping international corporates better understand Chinese innovation and find the right match to create business opportunities, building-up on her previous experience at DayDayUp.

    Combining a full-time activity with exciting side projects has always been her trademark regular lifestyle. 

    Now a Global Shaper, Helena is building BARE, a safe space for people to be their true self and relate to each other in order to find the support they need to cope with the challenges of the modern world. 

    As former president at the French Lab, her main project was the launch of the Be Inspired Conferences meant to discover the real side of entrepreneurship. 

    Marius Sewingis the Former CEO Microsoft Ventures & experienced VC - Through his role as CEO at Microsoft Ventures and several business angel investments, Marius now has ten years of intensive experience in venture capital, start-ups and business development. He is also the founder of successful projects in education and investment management.

    Stuart Oda is an investment banker turned urban farmer with a passion for innovation and sustainability. In 2013, Stuart founded Alesca Life, an agricultural technology company that builds indoor vertical farms and farm management tools to make food production more localized and data driven. Alesca is a World Economic Forum 2019 Technology Pioneer and has been selected into the Stanford StartX, Thrive Agtech, and Dubai Futures accelerator programs as an innovator in the field of controlled environment agriculture.

    Lucia Zheng, founding partner of Blockchain Hero, Global Embassador of Draper University, Partner of GCP. She dedicates her passion in cross border consulting and investment. Before starting her own business, she used to be chief explorer of Robotics and AI at GWC, organizer and producer of GMIC(Global Mobile Internet Conference), former head of e-commerce & CRM at L'Oreal China, and mentor for MIT LaunchX.

    ZHANG Fan, graduated from Communication University of China, has served for Nielsen, Kantar TNS of WPP in his career life. Years-accumulated analytic experience has prepared him an expert with rich research methodologies. 

    With research and management experience, ZHANG Fan joined EO Company in 2017 as the Senior Research Director, led the EO Intelligence, the professional research & consulting institution of EO company, from only an embryo to a current reputational intelligence institute in the industry. Under his outstanding leadership, EO Intelligence has released a quantity of industrial research reports with depth regarding topics including but not limited to New Technology, New Thinking and New Policy, and brought applauses and praises to EO Company in the industry.
    In October 2018, Zhang Fan co-founded the EqualOcean to start the company’s international business.


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