THero Global Startup Competition 2020
The THero Global Startup Competition is back to find the best startups looking to bring their businesses to China. The competition will introduce startups to China’s rapidly expanding technology ecosystem while providing all the tools necessary to succeed in the world’s fastest growing market.

Competition requirements

Any startup looking to expand their business to China is welcome to apply. Startups will be judged on the following criteria:


• Innovation and creativity
• Impact of your technology/product/service
• Why your business is relevant to Chinese consumers, corporates, or investors

Prizes

Top 10 Startups
Will receive:
  • USD $15,000 Incorporation Grant*
Additional prizes include:

 

  • Free office space for 6 months in Guangzhou

 

 

 

  • Support in setting up a local entity and bank account

*Cash prize issued upon completion of your business registration and bank account set up in China. This may take up to 6 months to complete.

Ready to supercharge your startup?

Don't miss this opportunity to set up your business in China and take your startup to the next level.

Organizers

The THero Are You China Ready? Global Startup Competition is hosted by the People’s Government of Tianhe District, Guangzhou Municipal Science and Technology Bureau, Guangzhou Municipal Industry and Information Technology Bureau, and organized by the Bureau of Science, Technology, Information, and Industry of Tianhe District, the Administration Commission of Tianhe Central Business District, the Administration Commission of Tianhe Science Park, Guangzhou Science Technology and Finance Service Center and Brinc.
Brinc is a different breed of venture capital and accelerator firm. Core to our business is our belief that some of the world’s biggest challenges can be solved by entrepreneurs, who we like to call GAME CHANGERS. More game changers will make a positive impact on the world if they are given the right backing. And that’s what we’re here for. To support and mentor founders and their teams from across the world and provide investment to help them grow. Today, we believe that technology focused startups, with the right backing and support can fundamentally change how we move, what we eat, how we feel and where we live for the better.

Partners

PureTerra Ventures is an investment firm focused on disruptive water technologies with a positive social impact. We are deeply involved in the global water sector, recognise the urgency of the global water crisis as well as the vast opportunities it brings for innovative technologies. We believe that by utilizing our entrepreneurial experience, global network and unmatched pipeline of disruptive water technologies we are uniquely positioned to catalysing investment solutions in these water technologies and can help avert water challenges globally. With this believe and the vision of providing “Clean Water for All”, PureTerra Ventures was created in 2017, headquartered in the Netherlands and with an office in Shanghai.
La French Tech Community Hong-Kong /Shenzhen is a network of actors working for French startups in France or abroad. It includes entrepreneurs, as well as investors, developers, designers, engineers, associations, media, research institutes etc. Its first objective is to bring all those people together so that the bigger groups can help the smaller companies, the older ones can guide the younger ones – and all of them work together to help France’s creative forces thrive at home and overseas.
Part of the SFF x SWITCH (Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology), this is the annual Asia’s top startup pitching competition searching for global innovated entrepreneurs. From Singapore to the world, SLINGSHOT provides the opportunity for startups to showcase innovative solutions and products to major investors and industry leaders.