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“Battle Silicon” in 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week China – Hong Kong @Cyberport
Date: 21-11-2014
Time: 11:15 - 18:15
Venue: Cyberport Technology Centre
Background of Battle Silicon

Battle Silicon is the first Silicon Valley-based Chinese reality television show and was awarded as the “Best Television Program Production” at NCCMA Outstanding Journalism Award Ceremony in 2013. It is a platform for startups in both English and Chinese to connect with entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and businesses of the United States and Asia. In order to obtain mentorship and funding from the movers and shakers, participating startups have to present their business ideas and model before a panel of judges, who will then assess the potential of each contestant’s project on multiple criteria and share their valuable industry knowledge and experience interactively in the half-hour program.

The show is broadcasted on American TV channels, main stream media and China Portal (v.ifeng.com, name of 鳳凰視頻) sites. It reached about 200million global audience including the USA and China region.

Battle Silicon in 2014 GEW China-Hong Kong @Cyberport

Sharing the same mission on nurturing start-ups and entrepreneurs, Cyberport is co-organized with program founders - Ding Ding TV and Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (HYSTA) to hold Battle Silicon in 2014 GEW China-Hong Kong at Cyberport to help HK innovative start-ups exploring business potentials and networks with investors and experienced mentors, thus opening the doors for them to acquire opportunities, supports and advices around the world.

Format: TV show filming and recording, and 4-5 HK startups will have pitching individually in around 40 minutes to the judge panel  

Language: English
Judge Panel:

1) Mr. Canice Wu, Partner, F50
2) Mr. Leslie Yuen, Founder and CEO of GTO
3) Mr. Sandy Chau, Founder and President of Trident USA
4) Mr. Felix Lam, Managing Director of Red Chapel Advisors
5) Mr. Kevin Yeung, Co-Founder of Archangels Access
6) Mr. Dave Mosby, Executive Director, Keiretsu Forum Academy
Mcee: Ms. Diana Ding, Founder and CEO of DDTV and producer of Battle Silicon
EQ Mentor: Dr. Weichien Lee, a licensed clinical psychologist
Co-producer: Mr. Leslie Yuen, Founder and CEO of GTO

Show Air Time: The show is going to be broadcasted on selected American TV channels as well as published at Ding Ding TV portal and mainstream media in mid Dec 14 onward tentatively. It will also be webcast on China Portal sites at v.ifeng.com.

Enquiry: 3166 3703, kevanichow@cyberport.hk

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