Ignite Your Passion—Envision Your Future!
HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition Officially Launched in Beijing
On 15 May, the launching ceremony of the HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition was held in Beijing. With “Envision Your Future” being the slogan, the HICOOL Global Entrepreneur Summit and Entrepreneurship Competition are specially dedicated to entrepreneurs, designed to build a bridge between them and investing institutions.
At the launching ceremony, Robin Li, the founder, chairman of the board, and CEO of Baidu, delivered a speech in which he said, “HICOOL is a perfect platform for entrepreneurs to talk about dreams, to chase after dreams, and to realize dreams.” Jun Lei, the founder, chairman of the board, and CEO of Xiaomi; Qi Lu, the founder and CEO of MiraclePlus; and Hugo Shong, the founder and chairman of the board of IDG Capital, all took part in the summit dialogue session, bringing a brilliant collision of ideas from different perspectives. Their dialogues were centered around the challenges for entrepreneurship brought by the current global situation and how entrepreneurs can seize opportunities.
Yong Zhang, the chairman of the board and CEO of Alibaba; Neil Shen, Global executive partner of Sequoia Capital; and Lei Zhang, the founder and CEO of HIllHouse Capital, congratulated the launching of the summit via live video phone calls, and encouraged entrepreneurs to be confident, persistent, and hardworking.
The Entrepreneurship Competition takes place over 4 months. Focus is placed on high-tech fields such as artificial intelligence, bio-health, and next-generation information technology. The Competition offers a generously-high amount of cash prizes, abundant numbers of prizes, and complete supportive resources. The number of award recipients is 100, with up to a total of RMB 80 million in cash prizes, and RMB 1 billion in venture capital investment funds for the winning projects to use as direct investment.
This September, the Global Entrepreneur Summit will take place in Beijing’s Shunyi District, and the event will not only serve as the stage for the competition’s semi-finals and finals, but will also bring about exciting events such as innovation forums, exhibitions, entrepreneur-investor docking, as well as a music party. By then, the summit will have gathered together global entrepreneurs as well as investment institutions in Beijing, focusing on artificial intelligence, bio-health, 5G, and other hard-core technology fields to create an entrepreneurial carnival with innovative projects, cutting-edge ideas, and multi-dimensional resources, highlighting the technology-entrepreneur circle.