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Entrepreneurship Competition & The launch of GBP 30 million China UK Enterprise Investment Fund

Posted by Mel Hill on 9th July 2018

Time & Date: 2.00 – 5.00pm, Monday, 16th July 2018

Venue: Cocoon Networks, 4 Christopher St. London, EC2A 2BS

Organisers: China Innovation and Development Association UK; Ying De Group

Support organisations: North East Innovation Observatory, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, Satellite Application Catapult, Department of international Trade North East, Cocoon Networks.

The GBP 30 million GBP China UK Enterprise Fund (CUEF) will be provided by a group of Chinese investors via the UK government-backed Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa scheme.  It is expected to fund 60 – 100 companies across the UK by Chinese investors who would be interested to join the companies with both capitals and business resources. This Fund will be jointly run by Ying De Group and China Innovation and Development Association UK (CIDAUK) and ready to operate in July 2018.

The competition will be launched at an event to be held at the Cocoon Networks (London) on 16 July 2018.  Mr Boshu Liang, Chief Representative of China State Office of Foreign Talents Exchange, will deliver the welcome speech.  Other speakers include:

  • Ms Desiree Qiu, Operations Director, Ying De Group
  • Mr Ian Dixon, Access to Finance, Business Growth Hub (Manchester)
  • Mr Jack So, Community and Event Manager, Cocoon Networks
  • Mr Stephen Ringler, Head of Future Business for the Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Mr Mark Jarman, Head of Earth Observation (EO) and Agri-Tech Lead at the Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Hugh Mortimer, Chief planetary scientist. Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • Cliver Blacker, Director of Precision Decisions
  • Representative from Leeds University
  • Yu Xiong, Chairman of the China UK Entrepreneurship Competition
  • Representative from Northumbria University
  • Representative from UEA
  • Mr Vinod Tailor DL, Deputy Lieutenant of Bedfordshire

This event is targeted at intermediaries who assist SMEs in their fundraising as well as the SMEs themselves.  Please click the below link for event registration.

Register here

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