We help leading global internet startups enter China and help local Chinese startups expand to global markets.


$70,000 investment

Twice a year, we handpick a small number of promising startups to join the program in exchange for an investment of US$70,000 — program costs of US$40,000 and cash investment of US$30,000 – provided through a capped ACE and 6% common equity (the type of shares that only entrepreneurs have, not the preferred shares normally taken by investors) provided through an SPA.


3+3 months program

The first 3 months are residential and culminate in demo day. Startups are required to relocate to Shanghai. The second 3 months are flexible. Companies can choose to stay at our office where we will continue to provide fundraising support and next steps.

During the program, we spend $40,000 on every team to organize key activities such as Geeks On a Train, 8×8 speaker series and an invitation only demo day for investors.


1:1 support from 290+ mentors

Startups get 1:1 support from our fantastic mentor network. In addition, they get to leverage the many years of expertise from our 6 Experts in Residence, in areas such as financial modeling, PR / Communications, branding, growth hacking. Last but not least, startups can collaborate with our vast network of corporate partners through Chinaccelerator’s corporate innovation program.


We provide free co-working space up to 6 months at People Squared near Jing’an Temple, the heart of Shanghai. People Squared is China’s largest co-working space.


Every startup, past and present, has access to perks valued close to $2,160,000. This access provided through the Global Accelerator Network, SOSV Community or directly negotiated by the Chinaccelerator team. We also organize weekly workshops.


  • MONTH 0

    On-boarding: get ready to rock from Day 1

  • MONTH 1

    GOAT & adjust product and market fit through rapid iteration

  • MONTH 2

    User acquisition through AB testing across multiple channels

  • MONTH 3

    Build traction and prepare for demo day and fundraising

  • MONTH 4+

    Continuous support on fundraising and access to an alumni network of 680 startups worldwide

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