More than 300 entrepreneurs from 28 countries gathered in Hangzhou to seek business opportunities
From October 10 to 12, “Entrepreneurship in China —- 2016 Overseas Chinese Elite Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit” co-hosted and undertaken by All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (AFROC), Zhejiang Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, Hangzhou people’s government as well as Hangzhou Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese was held in Hangzhou. The conference theme is “Overseas Chinese Elite Focus on Hangzhou New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Post-G20 Era”.
Jun Lin (Chairman of AFROC), Xujun Shao (Vice Chairman of AFROC), Jing Wu (a Standing Committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Vice Chairman of CPPCC Zhejiang Branch, chairman of Zhejiang Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese), Hongming Zhang (Mayor and Vice Secretary of Hangzhou Municipal Party Committee), Hongying Zhao (Vice Sevretary-General of AFROC, Minister of Economics and Science Department),
Guili Tong (Member of the Standing Committee of Municipal Committee of Hangzhou), Chunlian Wu (Vice Chairman of Municipal People’s Congress),Shuangcheng Xie
(Vice Mayor of Municipal Government), Hongjian Zhang (Vice Chairman of CPPCC Municipal Committee), Weiren Zhang (Vice Chairman of Zhejiang Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese), Hong Wang (Secretary-General of Hangzhou Municipal Government), Qi Zhou (Vice Secretary-General of Municipal Party Committee), together with the leaders from Five Overseas Department, the Organization Department and the United Front Department of Municipal Party Committee attended the opening ceremony in the morning. The summit attracted leaders of worldwide Overseas Chinese Group as well as more than a hundred World top 500 Enterprise business representatives and world-renowned financial experts come from 28 countries around the world. More than 300 people in total.
Overseas Chinese Elite Get Together and Talk about Post-G20 Era
At the meeting, Hongming Zhang, the Mayor and Vice Secretary of Hangzhou Municipal Party Committee, said that the subsequent effects of G20 Summit is ongoing, and the overall international level of Hangzhou has been raised a lot.Hangzhou also gained many big opportunities because of this. Besides, the national policy of Hangzhou is relaxing constantly.
Jing Wu, Vice Chairman of CPPCC( the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference) Zhejiang Branch, chairman of Zhejiang Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, sent words to overseas Chinese, said that the stage here is broad and it is time to serve the motherland. Jing eagerly awaiting more and more overseas elites come to Zhejiang, reside in Hangzhou, harvest success and make achievements, co-work in the development of Zhejiang and take a pioneering lead.
Jun Lin, Chairman of AFROC, considered that talents are strategic resources of national development. Serving National Talent Plan and serving talented innovative entrepreneur is an important work of overseas Chinese Federation regarding to their aim of serving general situation in adherence to its orientation. Currently, economy of China is at a crucial stage that industrial restructuring and upgrading. And people’s enthusiasm of starting business and innovating continues to soar. Jun Lin hope to work together with overseas Chinese friends, to delve deeper into Hangzhou’s social and economic development situation and talents introducing policy, to keep seeking fusion point of scientific achievements and capitalized cost based on Zhejiang and Hangzhou’s development strategy.
Overseas Chinese safeguarded G20 Hangzhou Summit and were rewarded at the meeting
Overseas Chinese Service safeguarded G20 Hangzhou Summit. They actively participated a series of “Connect Overseas Chinese Around the Globe, provide dedicated service for G20” activities organized by municipal Overseas Chinese Federation. From the end of 2015 to the start of the G20 Summit, the activities have already been successfully carried out in 83 countries, 110 cities around the globe. A group of “International Windows” were established, and more than 3000 overseas ambassadors were hired. They also mobilized almost 1000 leaders of overseas Chinese group and more than 20,000 overseas Chinese, organized more than 150 events abroad. They gave out more than 20,0000 “Beautiful Hangzhou
“promotional brochures through more than 3,000 Chinese restaurants, supermarkets, Chinese Language Schools, Chinese companies, etc. Through platforms such as QQ group, wechat, weibo, Facebook and other websites, the number of times that they pushed and reposted the video, pictures and news of “Beautiful Hangzhou” reached 1,000,000, among which 700,000 involved foreigners. Leaders at the meeting rewarded the leaders of overseas Chinese organizations, encouraged them to keep up the good work, to take advantage of the global resources of overseas Chinese federations, to act as the ambassador of Hangzhou when step onto the world stage, to gain Hangzhou’s international wide publicity and good reputation gradually.
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Investment Summit Forum, Have Conversation with Entrepreneurship and Investment Opportunities Hangzhou when step onto the world stage, to gain Hangzhou’s international wide publicity and good reputation gradually.
In the Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Investment Summit Forum part, five honored guests delivered keynote speeches on topics related to current global venture capital investment. Duncan Logan, founder and CEO of Rochetspace, who created Uber. “Innovation of Global Ecosystems and Entrepreneurship”; Yoav Keidar, founder of Vertex Capital —the biggest scientific VC fund company at Israel.“Combination of Finance, Science and Technology Accelerates China’s Enterprise Transformation and Promotes Real Economy”; Jun Ma, Chief Economist in the research bureau of People’s Bank of China. “Green Finance Brings New Opportunities to Financial Industry”; Guoxing Huang, Vice Chairman of CPPCC Jiang Gan District and Minister of the United Front Department of District Commitee. “Opportunities of Core Areas in Qianjiang Financial Harbour in Post-G20 Summit Era”. Biqing Sun, Vice President of Hangzhou Chengxi Sci-Tech Innovation Zone, “Introduction of Big Corridor at Hangzhou Chengxi Sci-Tech Innovation Zone”.
“EFC New Overseas Chinese Financial Center” was established witnessed by 300 people
Leaders at the meeting attended the opening ceremony of “EFC New Overseas Chinese Financial Center”. They witnessed the establishment of the center together with the principal of the center and representatives of pioneering enterprise.
“EFC New Overseas Chinese Financial Center” pays much attention on the introduction of new finance, new technology, and new talents. It will provide more support with overseas returnees’ entrepreneurship, inspire overseas talented elites’ advantages and potential in Hangzhou’s high-tech industries especially strategic emerging industries, and achieve “innovation-driven” and transformation development. In order to take better advantage of the expert committees specially hired by AFROC, to assist new overseas returnees’ venture-capital industry, to play the unique role of overseas returnees in accelerating transform of the economic development pattern and achieving the goal of Hangzhou’s 13th Five Year Plan, EFC Western Financial City specially hired “Financial Expert Committees of AFROC” as the administration office of “EFC New Overseas Chinese Financial Center”.
Published China’s firstOverseas Returnees’ Community Blue Book
EFC Western Financial City published China’s first Overseas Returnees’ Community Blue Book at the meeting. The book systematically states the blueprint planned for overseas returnees in the fields of business establishment, work, residence, and socialization. EFC Western Financial City, China’s first overseas returnees’ community, assists overseas returnees’ business establishment, provides services for their living and career development from all aspects. We work together to build a future international community with the slogan of “8 hours work, 8 hours life, 8 hours entertainment”, where overseas returnees can achieve the self-circulation of living, investing venture project, setting up a business, and actively explore the construction of international community in Hangzhou.
Background Information: “Entrepreneurship in China” in Hangzhou
From year 2010, Hangzhou has successfully held “Overseas Chinese Elite Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit” for 6 consecutive years, facilitated a group overseas high-level talents and high-tech projects settle down in Hangzhou. Over the past six years, the summit has attracted more than 600 overseas Chinese elites bring more than 500 negotiation projects in total, and has introduced and finalized more than 300 projects, facilitated a group overseas high-level talents and high-tech projects settle down in Hangzhou.
After “Entrepreneurship in China” started in Hangzhou in 2010, the brand of “Entrepreneurship in China” became more resounding because of the entrepreneurship environment in Hangzhou, vice versa, Hangzhou became better and better because of “Entrepreneurship in China”. Hangzhou became the entrepreneurship base that attracts overseas high-level talents, and was rewarded as “Demonstration Base of Entrepreneurship for New Overseas Returnees” and “Port for China’s Overseas Returnees” by AFROC. The success of Overseas Chinese Elite Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit was highly regarded by leaders of all levels and won many honors: “Best Emerging Project” and “Excellence Award of Business Attraction” at West Lake Expo. Overseas Chinese especially the talented ones have already become a special group of people that promote economic and social development. They are integral special resources in China’s modernization construction and are important forces to achieve great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.