OTEC - Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference: Preliminary Round Recap
EqualOcean's flagship WIM x OTEC Data Intelligence & New Infrastructure Track took place on September 1 at EO's Headquarters in Beijing. Together with pioneering startups and industry experts, we witnessed a day of innovation unfold.
EqualOcean x OTEC
Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC) represents the Chaoyang Government body in providing full-package support and guidance through the complete provision of capital, supportive policies, technological resources, incubation opportunities and accelerated one-stop services for overseas returnees.
Similarly, EqualOcean strives to bridge the facilitation between high-quality entrepreneurs and top-notch investment institutions. The OTEC event thoroughly optimized collaboration from both entities to create an offline interactive WIM Salon event for all participants and beyond.
Together with the Beijing Chaoyang High-level Talent Service Centre, we welcomed eight industry experts and investors, plus 30 innovative startups in the industry. After a full day of fierce back-to-back competition with some high-quality, ingenious pitches from our 30 contestants, ten top-notch innovative startups made it to the Final Round. Together with the support of our 10+ community partners, we pulled off a day of stimulating and focused exchanges.
With a grand total of 70+ startups signing up, covering a broad spectrum of domains under Data Intelligence and New Infrastructure, including Security Monitoring, Financial Monitoring, E-commerce, Transportation, Logistics, Biotechnology. Thirty of which were shortlisted into the first-round Preliminary, where each contestant prepared a four-minute roadshow presentation before the esteemed judge panel, followed by a Q&A engagement.
Who Were They?
The following ten finalist teams, each with a well-rounded founding team composition, business model, and operation strategies have made it to the Final round (in alphabetical order):
AI-Based Virtual Try-on (AR/VR) SaaS Technologies
AI Solution for Industry Quality Detected
Customer Experience Management Platform
Development and Industrialization of High-Reliability Radiation-Resistant MCU Chip
Dexterous Intelligent Robot
Hyperautomation Systems for Enterprise Process
Next-Generation Large Scale Quantum AI Co-Processor
Non-Neumann Architecture for Network Computing
Panda AI Technology
Security Intelligent Platform Based on AI
Next up, to find out which Innovator is going to be the winner of CNY 1 million along with a generous government entrepreneur support package, join us this Saturday, September 5 at the Beijing Fortune Plaza for the OTEC Finals! Another ten industry experts and three guest speakers will join us and share their very own insights on entrepreneurship in Data Intelligence and much more invaluable advice on their experience setting foot in this eye-opening domain of innovation.
(Listed in alphabetical order)