July 31 — Registration Deadline for 2013 MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest

2013 MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest

You are invited to join the 2013 MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest.
Register by Jul. 31, 2013, at https://mitchief.org/contest/login
Submit executive summaries by Aug. 12, 2013

Anyone Can Join the Contest (exceptions are contest organizing team members and their immediate affiliates.) The MIT-CHIEF (MIT-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum) is calling for business plans from a broad spectrum of high tech areas, including Web/IT,Healthcare, CleanTech, Products/Services, and Social Impact. Finalists will be awarded cash prizes totaling over $20,000, with no strings attached! Non-cash awards include mentorship services and China Trek to experience the real-world entrepreneurship.

The MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest, held annually since 2011, is dedicated to building up the China-related entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Greater Boston Area. We are dedicated to:
i) equipping US entrepreneurs with resources from China and helping them enter the China market;
ii) nurturing and supporting , immersing their start-ups into the US market;
iii) connecting entrepreneurs with local resources such as funding, industry expertise, legal services, and know-how of marketing and business models.

Confirmed Judges Include:

Casey Berman          Managing Partner, Berman Ventures
Ron Cao                   Managing Director, Lightspeed China Partners
Calvin Chin               Co-founder and CEO, Transist Impact Lab
Kui Du                       CEO, Youth Business China
Anna Fang                General Manager, ZhenFund
Hanson Li                 Co-founder and Managing Director, Huatone China Inc.
Haibin Liu                  Co-founder and Managing Director, Eastern Link Capital
Mathew Nordan         VP, Venrock Capital
Karl Ruping               Managing Partner, IncTANK Ventures
Terrence Russell      Managing Partner, Zensei Analytics, LLC
Lixin Shen                 President & CEO, Wuxi Howfond Biopharma
Huai Wang                Founding Partner, Zhijing Capital
Yajun Xu                   Sr. Vice President, Shanghai ChemPartner
Weijie Yun                Senior Advisor, Northern Light Venture Capital
Xiaojun Li,  Partner,  IDG Capital Partners

For more information about judges, please visit: https://mitchief.org/contest/judging
For more information about MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Contest, please visit http://mitchief.org/contest

Zhifei Ge: [email protected]
Jiayuan Luo: [email protected]