China’s rapid rise has lifted millions out of poverty in recent decades, but with this growth has come an increasing demand on its energy resources. Boosting economic growth and meeting future energy demands requires rethinking how energy is produced, distributed, and consumed in China.
This year, The Grid - a collaborative Industry Launchpad and Technology Hub (originating from Messe Düsseldorf) - brings together influential industry organizations to connect promising digital innovators with investors and ecosystems in China:
The Grid’s Smart Energy China 2017 in cooperation with MobileMonday Shanghai announces the first ever start-up challenge for businesses in the Smart Energy space, to be held on Tuesday 7th of November, from 3,30pm onwards at SNIEC 2345 longyang lu, Shanghai at the inaugural “The Grid Pioneers Pitch” in front of a panel of VCs and Industry executives, and gain international exposure and PR. This embedded into the Smart Energy China expo (SEC), the most authoritative conference about Internet of Energy in China.
The selected pitching companies will automatically get a 5-sqm booth at the conference venue location to showcase their businesses, services and products.
This competition is open to startups that satisfy the following criteria:
- Smart energy focused startups
- At least 6-months old (or 3 months with an MVP is available), but younger than 2 years
- Not yet VC-funded preferably; seed and angel investment under $1M USD
- Have a product that can be demonstrated during the competition (or, if a commercial product or demo is not yet available, a video demo of the product on a mobile emulator)
- Provide slides in English
- Present in English; 5 minutes + Q & A
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
About Smart Energy Expo
Organized by China Strategic Alliance for Smart Energy Industrial Technology Innovation and Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and co-organized by Zhongguancun National Standard Energy Conservation, Green League Smart Energy Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd and Lower Carbon Technology Research Institute and Beihang University Smart Energy Industry Technology Research Center, the Internet of Energy Conference China and Smart Energy Industry Expo (SEC) (http://www.smartenergychina.cn/en/) has become a renowned international exposition with the most extensive coverage and profound influence in the industry. SEC 2016 brought together 4,026 internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials of 15 countries and regions on an industry platform.
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