Chinaccelerator 中国加速

About Chinaccelerator

Helping startups cross borders

Chinaccelerator, a leading startup accelerator in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSVwith $300M AUM operating eight global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues into the startups’ post-Chinaccelerator lifespan.

Since its inception in 2010, Chinaccelerator has helped 100+ companies build a China and global business. One of its co-founders, Cyril Ebersweiler, also founded HAX, the world’s first and largest hardware accelerator. William Bao Bean is the current Managing Director of Chinaccelerator and Partner at SOSV.

SOSV – The Accelerator VC

Founded in 1994 by Sean O’Sullivan, SOSV — The Accelerator VC — operates eight accelerator programs around the world:

  • Chinaccelerator for Internet in Shanghai
  • HAX for hardware in Shenzhen and San Francisco
  • IndieBio for biotech in San Francisco and Cork, Ireland
  • FOOD-X for food in NYC
  • MOX for mobile in Taipei

SOSV invests in over 150 companies per year and over its two-decade history has a net realized IRR of over 30%, putting it in the top 5% of private equity managers in the world. The team at SOSV dedicates approximately 20% of our own time promoting big ideas for positive global change, from organizations and movements that focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education to environmental causes such as global warming.

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About Chinaccelerator (中国加速)

Chinaccelerator, a leading startup accelerator in China, is a mentorship-driven program helping internet startups from around the world cross borders – from the world into China and from China to the world. It is operated by the venture fund SOSV with $250M AUM operating eight global accelerators. Chinaccelerator offers three months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The robust and supportive alumni network continues into the startups’ post-Chinaccelerator lifespan.

作为中国规模最大的创业加速器之一,中国加速背后是管理着2.5亿美元、在全球设立了八家加速器的SOSV风投基金。中国加速每年经营两届加速项目,帮助来自全球的创业公司进入中国市场,也帮助中国公司走向世界。中国加速主要关注电子商务、金融科技、数据营销以及教育等生活类创业项目。它集合了来自全球的顶级导师、合作伙伴和投资人,为创业者提供更广泛的视角和更丰富的资源。

Stats

  • Top 10 Accelerator in Asia / Oceania in Amount Invested in Startups; Top 20 Accelerator in Asia / Oceania by Startups Accelerated (Gust)
  • 10 batches, 100 portfolio companies (as of Dec 2016)
  • 240+ mentors worldwide
  • Batch 10 has co-founders from 12 nationalities
  • 70% of portfolio companies receive funding after demo days
  • 50% of the co-founders in our portfolio companies are female
    • SOSV, the VC behind Chinaccelerator, is #1 in VC seed funding for female-founded startups (TechCrunch)