FIRST
GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION
IN SOUTHWEST CHINA

YES! Startup is a global startup competition in order to find the most promising creative innovative ideas or projects that aim to solve the global challenges which we have faced in the 21st century.

We support them with global entrepreneurs, investments and networks in order to enable them to make a better world.

YES! Startup is designed to support global startups armed with an idea which impacts people, communities, and the world. It encourages and supports them to identify their customers, test their assumptions, and work towards generating revenue.

Schedule

OCT 26-28

  • OCT 25 Thursday
    • Arrival Day
    • Welcome Reception

  • OCT 26, Friday
    • YES! Startup Opening
    • YES! Forum
    • TOP 32 Pitch
    • Networking Dinner

  • OCT 27, Saturday
    • TOP 32 Pitch
    • TOP 16 pitch

  • OCT 28, Sunday
    • TOP 8 Pitch
    • Final Pitch
    • Award Ceremony
    • Gala Dinner

  • OCT 29, Monday
    • Departure Day

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OCT 26-28 2018

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Day 1 (Oct 26, Fri)

"09:30~10:00"

Registration

"10:00~10:30"

Opening Ceremony

"10:30~11:00"

Keynote Speakers: “Globalization & Digitalization: Challenges & Opportunities” by Maria Gabriel (EU Commissioner, the Digital Economy and Society, TBC) and Dr. Patrik Kovacs (Vice-president of SME Committee in OECD BIAC)

"11:00~13:00"

YES! Forum: “Glocalization, Digitalization, Environment, Entrepreneurship, Startup & Social Changes”

"13:00~14:30"

Lunch

"15:00~17:30"

TOP 32 Pitch in the booth (Pitch for 2 mins)

"17:30~18:00"

Review and Preview of the Next Day

"20:00~22:00"

Networking Dinner

Day 2 (Oct 27, Sat)

"09:30~10:00"

Registration

"10:00~13:00"

TOP 32 Pitch 2 (Pitch for 5 mins + Q&A for 15 mins)

"13:00~14:30"

Lunch

"14:30~15:30"

TOP 16 Section Notification

Tea Break & Pitch Preparation

"15:30~17:30"

TOP 16 Pitch (Pitch for 5 mins + Q&A for 15 mins)

"15:00~17:30"

TOP 8 Section Notification

Review and Preview of the Next Day

Day 3 (Oct 28, Sun)

"09:30~10:00"

Networking

"10:00~12:00"

TOP 8 Pitch (Pitch for 5 mins + Q&A for 15 mins)

"13:00~14:30"

Lunch

"15:00~17:30"

TOP 6 Section Notification (TOP 4 from TOP 8 Pitch & TOP 2 from the best innovative ideas)

Tea Break & Pitch Preparation

"15:30~17:30"

The Final Pitch (Pitch for 5 mins + Q&A for 10 mins)

"18:30~21:00"

Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner

PARTICIPANTS

 
  • Are under 30 years old
  • Have a team and attend at least 1~3 team members
  • Are willing to be committed team to make it happen
  • Have creative and social project
  • Have innovative and scalable product/service
  • Have beta tested product/service and pilot customer
  • Have early stage project (0-3 years)
  • Are looking for a first funding round (seed, angels, public funds or accelerators)
  • Are willing to start business in China or expand to Chinese market

  • 8 teams from Chengdu, China
  • 12 teams from Europe
  • 8 teams from Asia & Oceania
  • 4 teams from Africa & America
  • An expanding Hub

    Chengdu Shuang International
    Airport currently ranks as the
    fourth largest aviation hub in China.
    there are over 100 international direct
    flight lands in Chengdu daily.
     

  • Incredible infrastructure

    Chengdu is a fast developing city and boasts
    the world's largest building by floor space,
    the New Century Global Center, with a total
    of 1.7 million square metres.

     

  • Technology powerhouse

    Over 50% of the world's laptops are
    tested and 20% of computers are made
    in Chengdu. there are currently 29,000
    companies based in Chengdu's
    130-square-kilometre
    "hi-tech development zone".

  • World heritage sites

    Chengdu has over 2,300 years of historical
    heritage and Sichuan Province boasts six
    UNESCO World Heritage sites


     

  • Panda base

    A Chinese national treasure, 80% of all
    giant pandas live in the Sichuan Province
    and Chengdu has established a panda
    breeding research base.

     

  • A city of culture

    Aschengdu is regarded as one of the most
    historical and cultural cities in China.



     

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