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HICOOL entrepreneurship competition opens in Beijing E-Town

Updated: 2024-06-13

From June 12 to 15, the preliminary round of the AI track for the HICOOL 2024 Global Entrepreneurship Competition will be held at the Information Technology Application Innovation (ITAI) Park in Beijing E-Town.

This preliminary competition spans four days, with the first day including the opening ceremony and competitions, while the remaining days are dedicated to the competition. 

Each day features three simultaneous events, with contestants participating through offline and online roadshows and judges' questions, all competing for a place in the semifinals.

From 2022 to 2023, Beijing E-Town hosted the preliminary rounds of the new generation information technology track for the HICOOL Competition for two consecutive years, helping 691 projects to take the stage. 

Many high-quality projects have landed in E-Town through the competition.

The total prize pool of the HICOOL Competition is 100 million yuan ($13.78 million), with 140 award slots. 

The first prize is 2 million yuan, the second prize is 1 million yuan, the third prize is 500,000 yuan, and the excellence award is 200,000 yuan. 

Besides the generous rewards from the competition itself, Beijing E-Town also provides a series of exclusive benefits tailored for outstanding talents, establishing the HICOOL Special Policy in E-Town.

A customized and refined service package is created for each potential project and enterprise entering the area, offering one-stop and personalized services such as policy implementation, talent administrative services, and investment and financing connections, ensuring a seamless landing for project enterprises;

Award-winning project leaders who settle in E-Town enjoy various treatments according to the "Ten Talent Policies" 2.0;

Assistance in applying for corresponding funding support and opening up the entire application scene of E-Town to provide support for project applications; providing financial investment services for entrepreneurial projects...

Whether in the startup or growth phase, Beijing E-Town can provide corresponding support for project landing, talent development, and innovative resources!