The Shanghai Startup Class Batch 4 submission and traveling dates have been changed as below due to the Coronavirus spread in China.
DC-Hub supports German Start-ups and SMEs to build up a China competency. The program will pay for the 2020 class’s winners return flights, co-working seats in Shanghai, access to the DC-Hub network, events, and workshops.
The submission for the 2020 class (4th Batch) is now open to Start-ups and SMEs from Germany. All applicants will undergo a first round of selecting the finalists for the pitching competition in Leipzig. We will inform the finalists after sighting the applications.
The 6 winners of the pitch competition (1 person per company) will fly end of August 2020 with DC-Hub for max. 4 weeks to Shanghai. (The return date to Germany can be planned individually according to your schedules, minimum stay in Shanghai is 2 weeks). Continue reading “Apply now: Shanghai Start-up Class Batch 4”
“To summarize, the time here with DC-Hub was very well invested in terms of catching up with the startup scene in Shanghai, getting to know about China and E-commerce and last but not least getting a deeper understanding about the development, drivers and culture of the biggest nation in the world.” Dr. Doreen Max, Blugento GmbH.
The third Batch of the Shanghai Startup Class, organized by DC-Hub, took place in Shanghai from 9th September to 9th October 2019. Once again, startups from all over Germany had applied, of which the following the jury selected to be part of the batch: Blugento GmbH, landopay, NetLume by idatase GmbH, Track your offer and Symate GmbH. The startups had the chance to dive deeply into the Shanghai startup and innovation ecosystem and got the opportunity to engage with the international key players of the scene.
DC-Hub ist eine professionelle Plattform, die einen Business- und Innovations-Austausch zwischen Deutschland und China auf Arbeitsebene ermöglicht.
Die Organisatoren laden zum Deutschland-China Start-up Forum am Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2019 im Basislager Coworking und der LVZ Kuppelhalle ein. Ab 10 Uhr gibt es verschiedene Workshops zu chinaspezifischen Themen. Ab 17 Uhr stellt das DC-Hub Team dem interessierten Publikum das Konzept des Projektes vor, geladene Speaker aus China geben Input für internationalisierungsinteressierte Unternehmer und die Alumni der Shanghai Start-up Class 2018 teilen in einer Podiumsdiskussion ihre Erfahrungen in China. Im Anschluss gibt es einen Austausch bei traditioneller chinesischer Tee-Zeremonie. Continue reading “Germany-China Start-up Forum”
Visiting China as a start-up? Six young companies accepted the challenge this autumn and participated in the Shanghai Start-up Class 2018 (SSUC18) which was organised by the Leipzig-based accelerator programme DC-Hub.
“We were thrilled that so many great start-ups were interested in our programme and applied to participate and the selection process was very difficult for our jury”, stated DC-Hub project leader Steve Uhlig, “being able to support such a diverse group of start-ups from all over Germany, each with their own goals and aspirations, is an important aspect of our programme.”
All participants of the SSUC18 agree that they learned a lot for themselves personally and the companies: “Matching the rapid pulse of the city of Shanghai in China, DC-Hub planned a packed schedule.”
After exciting pitches of the Shanghai Start-up Class 2018 finalists at the Basislager Coworking Leipzig with a live circuit to Shanghai, our international jury selected six teams who now have the chance to test out their business ideas on the Chinese market. The business ideas presented by the best teams ranged from innovative medical devices, through practical solutions for the automotive industry, to smart applications for process optimization for the manufacturing industry. Continue reading “Pitches Shanghai Start-up Class”
DC-HUB kicks off & opens for submission: “Accelerate” German Start-ups to China
On March 28, 2018 we reached the first major mile stone of the DC-Hub project: The DC-Hub Kick-Off Event in Leipzig, Germany. With 5 speakers and over 60 participants we are very happy about the reception. Building up to this one evening we had worked hard to get everyone together and arrange partners, speakers, a host and support from many more. Continue reading “DC-Hub Kick-off Leipzig”
DC-Hub is a professional platform that enables a business and innovation exchange between Germany and China at work level. The organizers invite to the official kick-off event on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in the Basislager Coworking. Starting at 7 pm, the participants present the concept to the audience, successful German-Chinese entrepreneurs present their stories. Afterwards, all participants are invited to get together and networking at a traditional tea ceremony.
DC-Hub will Brücken bauen und Vorurteile abbauen – eine Schnellstraße für Start-ups aus China und Deutschland. Der Grundstein für die Umsetzung wurde im vergangenen Dezember 2017 gelegt: Die deutsche Delegation um Projektleiter Steve Uhlig und Yi Zhang (Uni Leipzig), begleitet von Marco Weicholdt vom Basislager Coworking Leipzig und Martin Gothe vom deutsch-chinesischen Unternehmen J.A.M. Universal organisierten das erste Netzwerktreffen deutscher und chinesischer Partner in Shanghai.