Chinaccelerator - Bigger, Badder, and now in Shanghai


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As Chinaccelerator breaks onto the Shanghai scene to continue domination of the technology startup world in China, it was time to re-visit what we do, why we're so special, and who's involved. Learn how to "startup like a boss", "do more faster", and make a value-producing, investable, scalable company that will stand the test of time (Hint: it's about having the right 'entrephilosophy')

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Chinaccelerator - Bigger, Badder, and now in Shanghai

  1. 1. Building Globally Investable Companies
  2. 2. We Are A World Class Launchpad And we’re the best. Why? Because we promote and nurture hi-tech entrepreneurship in China through a MENTORSHIP driven ecosystem, which returns benefits to all participants. Founders Executive Board Mentors Investors MENTORSHIP is what MATTERS
  3. 3. Proof in the Pudding After ‘graduating’ in Oct 2011 OrderWithMe won TechCrunch Disrupt in Nov 2011 and raised $3mm in funding Others that are still killing it:
  4. 4. 70+ MENTORS The Lifeblood of What We Do
  5. 5. Who is behind this madness? Cyril Ebersweiler: Visionary punk who founded China.axlr8r and H.axlr8r; mentor at Techstars & 500Startups; Investor / advisor at LEAP MOTION and 80+ startups Sean O’Sullivan: Creator of things and eternal entrepreneur x investor x geek Founder of Mapinfo, Avego, SOSventures Dragon at Dragon’s Den Co-coined the term ‘cloud computing’ Todd Embley: Director at China-Axlr8r. Mentor like a hockey coach. Opinionated philosoraptor. Technology, marketing, coconuts, fantasy sports - my passions. Entrephilosophy is everything.
  6. 6. PROPULSION • • China-Axlr8r helps kickstart early-stage entrepreneurs into success! • The fund will target exclusively startups focusing on web, mobile, AR, SaaS and other emerging technologies • DO MORE FASTER - curate a peer-to-peer working environment and personally facilitate access and introductions to over 70 amazing mentors from around the world • Help founders understand proper “entrephilosophy” and get educated on the finer points of financing - raising money & the terminology therein • How to PITCH LIKE A PRO We offer extensive support for startups including seed funding, mentorship, networking; the most important fuel for startups to grow and succeed
  7. 7. THE INTAKE •A 3-month call to apply. Applications are vetted on a rolling basis by committee. •6% equity is returned for acceptance into the program (including all provisions therein) and 100K rmb •We also cover the costs of out-of-town mentors, the ‘Geeks on a Train’ tour and Demo Day, and provide a “home” all expenses paid We are Looking for POP: • Amazing teams (People) • Globally innovative ideas (Opportunity) • Disruptive biz models (Path)
  8. 8. Why this works!!! by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs mentorship + environment
  9. 9. Member of the Global Accelerator Network • • • • 6 Countries 63 Cities 50 Accelerators ONE standard for entrepreneurial excellence PERKS • $60k in Microsoft Azure Credits • $10k in PayPal Transaction Credits • $3k in HR Support from Premier Employer Services • $12k in Softlayer Hosting Services • $6k in Rackspace Hosting Credits • $1k in Amazon Web Services “Look no further than within a GAN accelerator. Beside the fact that they’ve been  vetted according toGAN standards, our accelerators follow industry best practices  and are supported by experienced mentors working alongside each of their  founders.” ­­us
  10. 10. The view OUR OLD DALIAN HOME
  11. 11. Now in Shanghai!
  12. 12. Demo Days! 2011 2010 2013 2012
  13. 13. Benefits for Partners • First mover advantage on the best and brightest startups in China • Associate your brand name with the most innovative program in the country • Benefit from its local, national and international reach by appearing on all marketing materials and PR activities surrounding the program • Get exposure from the website, e-mailing list, content creation and events organized by the program • Get access to potential customers and partners via the startups and mentor networks