GIA X DAYDAYUP BEIJING ACCELERATION PROGRAMME BATCH 8

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

DayDayUp, the official partner of Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) in Beijing, China, and Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park, proudly presents the 8th edition of the GIA x DayDayUp Beijing Acceleration Programme. Since 2019, we’ve successfully connected over 49 Singaporean startups with potential investors and partners in China. Your startup could be the next success story!

At DayDayUp, we’re dedicated to linking Chinese and global innovators, focusing on emerging technologies like digital economies and deep tech innovation. Our goal is to establish an international innovation ecosystem for large enterprises, investors, and founders.

In the latest 2023 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking, Beijing claimed the title as the leader in the Asia Pacific startup scene, with Singapore clinching second place. Both cities are also within the top 10 on the global ranking. This shows the unprecedented growth and appeal of the startup ecosystems in Beijing and Singapore, attracting entrepreneurs, investors, and talent from around the world. As participants in the GIA Beijing programme, you will have the opportunity to leverage the resources of two world-class innovation ecosystems to elevate your businesses to new heights.

GIA Batch 8 will focus thematically on Deep Technology. This will help to position your startup at the forefront of groundbreaking advancements and connect with leading Chinese partners in this space. We look forward to welcoming your startup into the China market with our 8th GIA x DayDayUp Beijing Acceleration Programme.

Programme Highlights:

  • 6 weeks hybrid program
  • One-on-one online meetings with DayDayUp consulting team
  • In-market meetings with Chinese business partners
  • Immersion trip to Beijing with group and custom-tailored activities
  • In-person Demo Day to pitch to potential Chinese partners and investors
  • Online/offline one-on-one customized meetings for each participant

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

GIA x DayDayUp Beijing Acceleration Programme is specifically designed to assist Singapore- based technology startups and SMEs in setting up, testing, commercializing their solutions, and engaging in co-innovation with partners in Beijing.

DayDayUp offers a comprehensive and well-structured program designed to empower participants with valuable insights and practical knowledge about the Chinese business environment, ultimately helping them enhance their go-to-market strategy through connections with experienced mentors and potential business partners. Through our cohort- based approach, participants will join a supportive business community where they can learn and grow together.

WHO SHOULD TAKE PART IN THIS PROGRAMME?

  • Startups and SMEs that are in deep-tech and innovation industries with ready to market products / solutions
  • Incorporated in Singapore with at least 30% local shareholding
  • If your company is interested in entering China within the next 12 months and has sufficient bandwidth to commit to the programme

PROGRAMME FEE

SGD 4,800 / company (up to 2 participants to join)

PROGRAMME PROCEDURE & TIMELINE

  • 8 November 2023: Programme registration ends
  • 17 November 2023: Announcement of 10 finalist companies

Week 0

1 Apr – 5 Apr

Confirmation of finalists start-ups and payment to be made​

Week 1-3 

8 Apr – 24 Apr

Official launch of GIA Batch 7 and 1:1 business consultation 

Week 3-4

25 Apr – 30 Apr

In-market trip to Beijing for 1:1 business consultation, mentors sharing session, company visits, business meetings, Demo Day pitching and an opportunity to exhibit and pitch at Zhongguancun Forum, a state-level platform for global exchanges and cooperation in science, technology and innovation

Week 4-6

1 May – 17 May 

1:1 virtual business meetings, and follow up from the Beijing meetings

  • This timetable is not exhaustible and is subjected to change
  • More details will be added upon confirmation of the class schedule 

Company Visits

China Creation Ventures (CCV)

Established in 2017, CCV is focused on finding early stage investment opportunities in intelligent, digital, international and cutting-edge technology fields. CCV manages funds worth over 700 million USD and 2.5 Billion RMB. The company has a 35% unicorn hit rate track record in the first decade, and has kept a track record of yielding at least one unicorn each year from investment portfolio for 15 years.

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Peakview Capital

Established in 2011, Peakview Capital is focused on technology innovation and industry investment, with a key focus in areas such as technology, healthcare, industrial internet, and industrial Metaverse tracks of the K-type curve. It has invested over 1.3 Billion RMB in over 2500 global start-ups with its portfolio including 230 listed companies and numerous star/unicorn companies.

CONTACT US

Singapore
Carmen Low
Email: carmen.low@dduwork.com
Tel/WhatsApp: +65 96589938

Beijing
Bella Qu
Email: Bella.qu@dduwork.com
Tel/WhatsApp/WeChat: 15810912036