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‘China Start’ Business Immersion Program Offers Global Startups A Path Into China

“China Start is a solution for global entrepreneurs to understand the Chinese market, grow their business, receive funding and partner with businesses and investors in the Chinese venture ecosystem. Setting up a business in China has never been so easy with China Start” – Ji Bo, China Start Founder and Assistant Dean at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business London

Ji Bo, who before becoming dean of CKGSB led divisions at Fortune 500 companies including Monsanto, Cargill, Pfizer, Wrigley and Mars adds. “CKGSB’s revered faculty will ensure global entrepreneurs gain valuable, China-specific insights to help them succeed in the country.” with their faculty’s breadth of China business experience to bring you second-to-none China insights.

China Start, a one-week China immersion program for global startups and scale-ups looking to build businesses within the country, is announcing that it’s accepting applications for its sixth cohort, which will take place May 20-24, 2019 in the cities of Chengdu, Shanghai and Shenzhen in China.

High-potential, globally minded executives, entrepreneurs and investors, who see their team or organisation’s future strategy closely aligned with the growing opportunities presented in China, are encouraged to fill out applications before May 2nd, 2019.

China Start is a flagship program held by the esteemed Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) headquartered in Beijing with an overseas office in London. CKGSB boasts over 11,000 alumni, more than 50% of whom hold CEO or Chairman level positions at leading companies, and one-fifth of China’s most valued brands are led by CKGSB alumni, including graduates such as Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Co-founder of Tencent, Chen Yidan. This close connection to the school and its alumni provides global entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to engage with the most influential leaders across all business sectors.

The upcoming 6th cohort participants will visit successful enterprises and technology accelerators in Shanghai, Chengdu and “China’s Silicon Valley,” Shenzhen, including top firms such as Tencent, Fosun Group, 3Nod, Chinaccelerator and Techcode. The program also features multiple opportunities for startups to pitch over 300 -600+ high-level investors, including Silicon Valley Bank, Sequoia Capital, Fosun Group, CITIC Group and many more.

To date, China Start has successfully conducted five cohorts and brought together 125 participants from 25 countries spanning more than 40 industries. The program holds an overall satisfactory rate of 4.94/5.00.  China Start program has helped numerous participants set up offices in China, find business partners, such as Tencent, Fosun, and, and prestigious distributors, as well as fundings from Chinese investors. Qualified startups are encouarged to visit to apply before May 2nd, 2019.

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Contact: lpwan , Program manager, Liping Wan

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