Focused on “Innovation, Capital and Internationalization,” our annual Global Innovation Awards (GIA) was created to celebrate global entrepreneurship and support startups in China, the United States, Israel, Europe and Latin America.
While connecting more than 100 top global innovation incubators, accelerators and VCs, GIA aims to discover, cultivate and invest in the world’s most promising startups, taking full advantage of China’s capital markets to build an ecosystem under the principle of “Global Innovation, Global Capital.”
As part of GIA, the top 20 global winners each year in the elds of web and mobile applications, FinTech, big data, enterprise software, AR/VR, cyber security, Internet of Things (IoT), digital health and other industries present their businesses at the Global Innovation Awards Finals in Beijing, China. Selected companies receive non-dilutive cash awards up to $1.5 million and all winners receive investment from Shengjing as well as national exposure to investors and the largest growth companies in China.
The Global Innovation Awards is a testament to China’s growing role in venture investing and capital support for companies seeking a global presence. It was initiated by Shengjing Group and co-sponsored by Zhongguancun Innovation in Enterprise Development Promotion Association, Peakview Capital Managment, F50, Deutsche Telekom, and JVP with its strategic partners Tsinghua Holdings, Zhongguancun Development Group, Zhongguancun VC Development Center, Etown Capital and Zhongguancun InnoWay.
SHENGJING GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARDS(GIA)
Centering on the theme of “Innovate, Capitalize and Globalize”, and targeting innovative enterprises throughout the world especially in China, the USA, Israel and Europe, ShengJing Global Innovation Awards (GIA) joins hands with over 100 top global incubators, accelerators and venture capital institutions to explore, cultivate and invest in top global startups by giving them full access to both Chinese capital and the advantages of China’s domestic market. Through the GIA, Shengjing also seeks to set up a globalized innovative ecosystem under the guiding principle of “Global Innovation, Global Capital”.
Our aim is to create value for both outstanding global entrepreneurs and top investors by building out the GIA as an international brand that can continue to attract investment from both the Chinese and global markets. We hope that participants will join Shengjing’s vision for an internationalized innovation capital platform.
$1.5 MILLION CASH PRIZE Provided directly from Shengjing with no equity requirements
$ 25 MILLION Special investment from Shengjing’s dedicated GIA fund
$150 MILLION Intended investment from VC investors participating in GIA 2016
As a leader in the global innovative incubator 4.0 pattern, ShengJing Group is devoted tosetting up a global innovative ecosystem. The company provides growth-type enterprises with comprehensive, professional and systemic high-end training and consulting, and serves as a leading integrated intellectual service platform in China. For many years, ShengJing Group has released dozens of high-end original training programs such as The Power of Capital and The Power of Business Model in succession, successfully serving and driving thousands of middle and small-sized enterprises to make progress in innovation with the concept of "practice, pragmatism and effect". Up to now, more than 10000 enterprises have received Shengjing high-end training courses and more than 500 companies have been listed on the NEEQ, boosting their market value and level of enterprise innovation. On July 29, 2015, Shengjing Technology Co., Ltd" (Stock Code:833010) was formally listed on the NEEQ, becoming one of the super-star enterprises in the NEEQ. Shengjing has already made great strides towards a total market totaling in the billions (USD).
ShengJing Jiacheng FOF Platform is devoted to investing in and setting up the networks and platforms of top global investment institutions. In 2015, ShengJing Jiacheng FOF Platform has invested over 50 brand investment institutions with the investment scale of nearly RMB 5 billion yuan, including Legend Capital, Fortune VC, Share Capital, DFJ Dragon Fund China, etc.; Draper Dragon and F50 Fund of the US, JVP and CPI of Israel, etc.
ShengJing Jiacheng FOF currently manages RMB 7 billion Yuan, and will accumulate its investment in the top investment institutions in China, USA, Israel and Europe, covering the whole value chain ranging from the early phase, the growth phase, merger and acquisition to targeted placement of listed companies. In the future, Shengjing Jiacheng FOF will become the world's largest equity investment FOF and Shengjing will become the global super connector between the Chinese and global markets.
THE ORGANIZER OF THE COMPETITION AREAS IN USA.
F50 Fund, the leading angel financing platform of Silicon Valley, operates the biggest developer community in Silicon Valley, and assists the matching between startups and investors. In October,2015, Founder World 2015, San Francisco's largest public event for startup founders was held in a partnership between F50 and Google. Over 7000 founders,developers, investors and aspiring entrepreneurs from all around the globe attended the event and over 200 ground breaking, new companies exhibited their products and technology.
THE ORGANIZERS OF THE COMPETITION AREAS IN ISRAEL.
Jerusalem Venture Partners (“JVP”) is an internationally renowned venture capital fund based in Israel. Established in 1993 by a member of the Knesset, Dr. Erel Margalit, JVP has raised to date over $1 billion and has been ranked as one of the top-ten consistently performing VC firms in the world. JVP has built over 120 companies, leveraging a broad network of partners and market expertise to help companies to become global market leaders. JVP has enjoyed 29 notable exists – 12 IPOs and 17 M&As – the most recent being NASDAQ-listed CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) and Altair Semiconductors recently sold to Sony Corporation. JVP’s investment focus includes cyber security, big data, enterprise software, storage, mobile, media and IoT. JVP invests in all stages, from seed to late stage transaction and is renowned for its hands-on approach and strong ties to a host of industry leading companies.
THE ORGANIZER OF COMPETITION AREAS IN EUROPE
Project A Ventures is a Berlin-based early-stage investor and operational VC in the digital technology space. With financial support and operational expertise, Project A helps start-ups to build up competences in key areas such as IT, Performance Marketing, Business Intelligence and Organization Building, and thus contributes to their sustainable success.