2024 Global Startup Contest (Hangzhou), a prestigious platform that offers significant opportunities for global startups like yours. With a focus on the future development of the digital economy and smart technology, this competition aims to foster innovation, provide access to resources, and facilitate business growth. Gobi GBA is proud to be a venture partner of this contest!

The competition offers substantial cash prizes, including first, second, third, and winning prizes, with a total prize money pool of up to $800,000 USD.

We’re looking for companies:

  • Founding team have experience in innovation and entrepreneurship overseas, possess innovative technologies or achievements with good market prospects, and are still overseas or have been back to their home country (China) for no more than 6 years
  • Acquire new technologies or products with a broad market prospect

*Those who have registered their business in Hangzhou or have paid social security in Hangzhou before January 1, 2024, and those who have participated in the competition more than twice may not be the main applicant of this year’s competition.

For your reference, the agenda of the competition is arranged as follows:

  • Project Submission Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Preliminaries: July-August 2024
  • Semi-finals: August-September 2024
  • Finals: Early November 2024
  • Grand Final: During the Hangzhou International Human Resource Exchanges and Cooperation Conference in November

And the exciting Competition Awards:

  • 1 First Prize ~28,000 USD (200,000 RMB)
  • 4 Second Prizes ~14,000 USD (100,000 RMB)
  • 7 Third Prizes ~7,000 USD (50,000 RMB) 
  • 120+ Winning Prizes ~2,800 USD (20,000 RMB)

We believe that your innovative startup has the potential to excel on this global platform and make a significant impact. Take advantage of this invitation and showcase your entrepreneurial spirit in the dynamic city of Hangzhou.

Click here to apply now! (Deadline will be May 31, 2024)