China Startup 2017-12-04T12:21:57+00:00

About the Event

The challenge of entering the chinese market has become an increasingly important to Israeli companies of all shapes and sizes. Despite a difficult economic climate in Europe and the United States, China’s economy has continued to grow by double-digit rates over the past couple of years. With the country poised to overtake the US as the second largest global economy by 2020 and destined to remain an engine of global growth for the next decade, understanding how to enter such a large and complex market has become critical to most companies in the B2B sphere.

China’s Startup Industry has been booming in recent years. From the era of “Made in China” in the very beginning, we have witnessed the trend of innovative & high added-value industries’ development in China. Due to the significantly rise of middle classes in China, China now has more and more unicorns especially in 2c sectors (Startups with market value that has exceeded 1 billion US dollars) which are famous around the world.

  • What has “catalyzed” such a rapid shift in China?
  • What Israel can derive from China’s successful experience?
  • How could China & Israel work together for constructing better innovation ecosystem?

Israel – China Accelerator Program

The Israel – China Accelerator is a 6-month program led by Israel Ministry of Economy and Industry with the cooperation of Shengjing 360 (one of China’s largest management consulting and private equity investment advisory firms) and DayDayUp (the leading business community and ecosystem in China). with the purpose of helping Israeli tech startups and companies enter, grow and succeed in the Chinese market.

10 Israeli companies which will be chosen for the program will receive in-depth training regarding the Chinese market and business matchmaking services toward potential investors, customers and strategic partners.

In the event, we will announce the 10 Israeli companies who will start
the 1st cycle in February 2018.

Agenda of the Event

10:00 – 10:40
Registration and Networking
10:40 – 11:00
Presentation of the Ministry of Economy and Industry’s set of tools for entering the Chinese Market
Ophir Gore, Minister of Commercial Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Beijing
11:00 – 11:30 
Introduction to Chinese Venture Capital
Qian Zhiyi, Executive Director of China Construction Bank International
11:30 – 12:00 
China Pings Silicon Valley: Redefine Chinese Tech
Startup Ecosystem & USD Israel Fund Announcement
Ms. Wang Xiangyun, Managing Partner of Peakview Capital
(Shengjing 360)
12:00 – 12:30
Closing remarks and announcing the Israel-China
Accelerator program winners
12:30 – 14:00
Networking

Speakers

Mr. Ophir Gore

Minister of Commercial Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Beijing

Ophir is the Minister of Commercial Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Beijing, China, since August 2014…

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Dr. Qian Zhiyi

Executive Director of China Construction Bank (“CCB”) International

Dr. Qian currently works for CCB International with experience in corporate innovation and investment…

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Wang Xiangyun

Managing Partner of Peakview Capital (Shengjing 360)

Wang Xiangyun manages Shengjing fund of funds non-China investment platform and business …

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Yariv Becher

Head of the International Project Funding Division at the FTA

In his role Yariv is responsible for the operation of the Ministry’s international marketing support…

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Accelerator in the Media

Calcalist

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Israel Defense

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Globes Israel

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IT News

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Tainiri

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Globes English

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The Times of Israel

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Telecom News

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IT Portal

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National radio reporter on Twitter

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FTA – Ministry of Economy and Industry

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