CKGSB China Start Unicorn Camp

China immersion program for start-ups and scale-ups to Learn, Network and Pitch

China Start Unicorn Camp is a 7 weeks online acceleration program for fast-growing start-ups and scale-ups with disruptive technologies and products/services to learn from China’s economic disruption, social innovation, and digital transformation.

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Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business is supported by the Li Ka Shing Foundation and is a top leading business school in China. More than half of our 18,000+ alumni are at the CEO or Chairman level and, collectively, lead one-fourth of China’s most valuable brands. They include successful Chinese business leaders such as founder & former Chairman of Alibaba, Jack Ma, co-founder of Tencent, Chen Yidan, and CEOs of Fosun, Didi Chuxing, VIPKID, Ctrip, Qihoo360, and many others.

According to CB Insights – a global platform which provides authoritative and up-to-date information on the world’s billion-dollar private companies – China has created a total of 217 unicorn companies between 2017 to 2021. Thirty-nine (or 18%) of these companies are run by CKGSB alumni, including 35 companies where CKGSB alumni are founders or co-founders, and 4 companies where they serve as the chairman, CEO or president.

To date, China Start has successfully delivered 10 cohorts since 2016 and brought together around 199 participants from 37 countries globally spanning 40+ industries. We have numerous success stories to help global entrepreneurs access the Chinese market including finding commercial partners, such as Tencent, Fosun, and, as well as securing prestigious distributors, resellers and substantial funding from Chinese top-tier investors and industry leaders within our unmatched alumni network. The program holds an overall satisfaction rate of 4.94/5.00.We look forward to hearing from you kind feedback for potential collaboration.

China Start Unicorn Camp Flagship Program will include:

- 6 online China-related interactive lectures,

- a 5-steps unicorn workshop to apply the knowledge directly into shaping your business strategy

- 4 pitch events with Fosun Group, Cybernaut Investment Group, North Summit Capital, Zhongguancun PE & VC Investment Association (ZVCA) and Shenzhen Venture Capital Association (SZVCA)

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a Certificate endorsed by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), and become a member of our Global China Start Community. Please click here to review a short video about program overview: video

 Group rates for 3 or above participants from the same company are available, please get in touch if you are interested and please contact [email protected]