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The 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu) A Success
By: PR Newswire
Aug. 11, 2017 10:00 PM
Creating in Chengdu, Competing for the Moment
BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th China (Chengdu) International Software Design & Application Competition and the 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu) were held successfully on August 10 at the Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center in Chengdu, China. Present at the event included Li Changhong, a Deputy Inspector from Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Wang Feng, Head of the Commission's Software Division, Cheng Hong, Secretary General of Chengdu Software Industry Association, Xiong Xiaoge, IDG Capital's Global Chairman, Xu Zhou, Vice President of IDG Asia, Zhu Dongfang, Vice President of IDG China, as well as veterans and gurus from leading domestic and overseas venture capital investment companies such as China Growth Capital, QF Capital, YIYI Capital, Born Capital, WinPower Capital, Oness Capital and Desun Capital, who had close conversations with the outstanding developers participating in the competition.
It's been years since "mass entrepreneurship and innovation" became a popular term in 2014, and the Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition has just kicked off its 4th contest season. This competition is hosted by International Data Group (IDG) with the purpose of attracting good mobile internet design & application projects from both at home and abroad to participate in. At the same time, it intends to provide capital support to those outstanding contestant projects and help them with software and hardware resources they need for localization. As the world's most stylish and influential competition in the field of mobile internet, this competition has gradually attracted and gathered a large number of audiences through the previous three contests, and built up a good reputation, becoming one of the most recognized contests in entrepreneurship and innovation of mobile internet.
The 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu), themed on "smart life," focuses its attention more on the contestant projects' practicability and forward-looking consideration, and emphasizes its close tie with Chengdu's "smart city" initiative. Li Changhong, a Deputy Inspector from Chengdu Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology addressed to the event, saying that the event brought good opportunities of innovation and start-up to the city, helped stockpile reserve forces for the development of China's mobile internet sector, and therefore was a very important platform. She hoped that the contest could offer more opportunities for excellent individuals and teams from Chengdu to go nationwide or even worldwide. Xiong Xiaoge, IDG Capital's Global Chairman said in his speech that China is the one and only and the best market for making investment in the creative industry. He said that the projects and creative ideas participating in each of the competitions all bore advanced elements and offered many opportunities. IDG completed its global acquisition in this March and he hoped that business start-up teams would become successful in the international market through the platform of the competition.
After the speeches began the roadshow and comment section of the event. A total of 10 project teams, who were runners-up following mass collection and multi-channel reviews and selections, embarked on an eye-opening showdown among themselves. Eight judges and mentors, including China Growth Capital partner Wang Daoping, QF Capital partner Zeng Zheng, YIYI Capital partner Huang Shaoming, Born Capital founder Li Wencheng, WinPower Capital partner Song Weijia, Desun Capital deputy general manager Wu Bozhong, Oness Capital partner Yang Zilong and IDG Capital investment manager Xu Haotian all gave their brilliant comments on the works of the teams. Founder of Void AR Zhong Fuxing, who was both the champion of last year's Chengdu competition and also the grand champion of the overall competition, was also present at the event and shared his experience and opinions, thus offering to the participating teams a valuable lesson. After fierce contending, Chengdu Tianmai Tuodao Science and Technology Co., Ltd. stood on top of others with its work Jiaopian (Banana Slices) and won the championship of the Chengdu competition. Chengdu Jingwei Technologies Co., Ltd. came in second with its work Xun ME, followed by Xitian Qujing Science and Technology Co., Ltd. with its work Here Comes Senior Brother No. 2. A grand award ceremony for the winners was held by the host of the event.
The Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition serves as a platform where developers can exchange ideas with experts, scholars and sectoral tycoons and discuss about the developmental trend of start-up businesses as well. It greatly boosts mass entrepreneurship and innovation, upgrade of the mobile internet industry, transformation of science and technology companies, as well as new investment opportunities. The 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition will subsequently be held in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, with the upcoming event on 8 September at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, where winter sports startup projects focusing on the theme of "internet plus sports" will be on show. Those who intend to participate in the competition may visit the official website at http://www.gcac.com.cn for more information and sign-up.
SOURCE IDG China
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