During November 13-18, the 2020 (14th) Entrepreneurship Week and Global Entrepreneurship Week China Station (referred to as 2020GEW-China) sponsored by Shanghai University Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Foundation was held as scheduled in Shanghai International Fashion Center.
During the event, GEW China focused on six major industry themes, bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, entrepreneurs and enterprisers, and jointly organized more than 60 entrepreneurship theme activities. In addition, hundreds of VC organizations participated in “Financing matchmaking” held by DoerLink and set start-up exhibition, which creates a splendid Gala for everyone present.
In six days, more than 6,500 people participated offline and live programs collected more than 1,310,000 times of clicks and watch, meanwhile attracting 112 startups to attend the exhibition. More than 60 entrepreneurship theme events and 471 financing matchmaking activities were held on site and on line, 93 partners and more than 70 cooperative media were invited.
- Opening Ceremony -
On the morning of November 13, the 14th Global Entrepreneurship Week China 2020 hosted by Shanghai Technology Entrepreneurship Foundation for Graduates (EFG), was held in Shanghai International Fashion Center in Yangpu District, Shanghai. Mingbo Chen, Deputy Secretary-general of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, Bin Zhao, Founder & CEO of Agora, relevant heads of various departments of Shanghai Municipal Government and guests from venture capital organizations attended the opening ceremony. Jonathan Ortmans, Global Entrepreneurship Network, made a video speech. Also, growing start-ups founders such as founder of Titan and Sunshine Technologies made deep discussion with their famous investors, looking into the insights of nice relationship between startups and investors.
- Yangtze River Delta Innovation and entrepreneurship Summit -
On the afternoon of November 13, Yangtze River Delta Innovation and entrepreneurship Summit was held in Shanghai International Fashion Center, and the second version of Entrepreneurship Map of Yangtze River Delta was released on the site. Signing ceremony of entrepreneurship and innovation coupons and framework agreement on talent cooperation of cities in Yangtze River Delta was held successfully.
- “EFG Angel Fund’s Day ” The Roadshow of Early-stage Startups on Saturday -
Six Angel Funds launched Investment and financing road show, contributing to the sound development of start-ups.
- “EFG Angel Fund’s Day ”GCC 10th Anniversary Entrepreneurship Class -
Famous entrepreneurship tutors shared their wisdom and experience for College Students and spread the positive power of YES END.
Analysis of Investment Tendency and Entrepreneurial Personality Characteristics of Shanghai Technology Entrepreneurship Foundation for Graduates was released on the conference.
- DoerLink -
The 5th DoerLink Top 500 Enterprises Innovation Needs Conference was held on Nov.15th. Investors from Top 500 Enterprises released demands of innovation, matchmaking diverse demands of entrepreneurs.
- Angel & Early-Stage Investment Summit -
The 10th Angel and Early Investment Summit 2020 was held in GEW China.The excellent sub-funds of Shanghai Angel Investment Guide Fund List was released the meeting. The meeting also released the list of partners providing excellent Angel investment service.
- Yangtze River Delta Fintech Innovation and Service Forum(2020) -
On the afternoon of November 13, Yangtze River Delta Fintech Innovation and Service Forum was held in Venue B of Shanghai International Fashion Center, and the Fintech service platform of Yangtze River Delta was released on the site.
- DoerLink Financing matchmaking -
DoerLink Financing matchmaking is a vertical institution-matchmaking activity launched by online investment and financing platform Linker2.
"Meeting investors for one year in six days" -- Different industry themes connected hundreds of investors to thousands of start-ups and entrepreneurs, improving financing efficiency.
- Exhibitors -
More than 110 start-ups participated in the start-up exhibition.
GEW China 2020 in Yangpu District, Shanghai, brought together outstanding investment institutions, well-known enterprisers and young entrepreneurs, and stimulated entrepreneurial potential of talents through docking and service, thus contributing to a new situation of entrepreneurship and innovation.
This year’s GEW has come to an end, but the cohesion, influence and innovation of GEW China will continue to deepen. From spreading entrepreneurial culture to holding entrepreneurship week which is useful for entrepreneurs, the value of the platform for exhibition and communication gradually appears.
There's no end to entrepreneurship. Looking forward to GEW China 2021!