January 17, 2017, awards ceremony for “ Looking for Top 30 Entrepreneurs Who Changed the World before 30-year-old” (referred to as “Zhongguancun U30”) was held in Beijing Zhongguancun. Li Ping, COO and co-founder in Newborn Town, won the “2016 Annual Award “; On that day, “Zhongguancun U30 Foundation Evergreen Venture Capital Fund” held a signing ceremony at the scene, Sui Zhenjiang, deputy mayor of Beijing, presided over the activity and speech.
Zhongguancun U30 was held by the Communist Youth League in Beijing Haidian District Committee and Beijing Haidian District Youth League; Zhongguancun Administrative Committee, Zhongguancun Youth Federation were guide units, Zhongguancun 100 Entrepreneurial Club, Zhongguancun Hundred People Angel Investment Alliance, Beijing GEM Board Chairman Club, Zhongguancun Listed Companies Association and other institutions to participate in and support. Activities took “youth, create, future” as the theme, aimed at promoting the youth to better join the era practice of “Mass entrepreneurship and innovation”.
Zhongguancun U30 was held for young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial team at home and abroad, who are under 30-year-old, with outstanding development potential and excellent entrepreneurial quality, focusing on potential future growth. It was committed to discover and help ” Youth entrepreneur who can change the world, create the future”.
Co-sponsors and entrepreneurial mentors for Zhongguancun U30 include 128 well-known entrepreneurs and investment community, including Liu Chuanzhi, Xu Xiaoping, Zhang Chaoyang, Shen Nanpeng, Wang Wenjing, Xu Jinghong, Sun Taoran and so on. Through the quarterly search, the annual search and so on, it aimed to set up a platform to realize exchange and resource docking between youth and entrepreneurship instructors, support entrepreneurial teams with high technology content and new business model, spread a concept of “The world turns more exciting because of energetic youth entrepreneurs”.
In July 2015, the activity started with more than a thousand entrepreneurs from all over the country to participate in, it covered TMT, health, education, finance, tourism, social, life services, marketing services, new media and other industries. After four seasons experienced the primary’s, the seasons’, and the final annual selection, the final annual best award of Zhongguancun U30 was chosen.
After the access of entrepreneurial spirit, entrepreneurial literacy, entrepreneurial experience and other aspects of the investigation, Li Ping, COO of Newborn Town, stood out from the thousands of entrepreneurs and came to the fore as an annual entrepreneur.
Newborn Town, found in 2009, the first ecosystem to sailing abroad, established the strategic direction to move to the sea at the end of 2012, during four years of accumulation and exploration. In 2013, Li Ping, led the team to launch the Solo desktop, pushed the mobile sailing out to the sea, which harvested hundreds of millions of users; at the same time, led the team to explore business realized and the continuous development of mobile advertising business; created the whole industry chain of mobile traffic operating, with strong self-hematopoietic ability to ensure continuous growth and development of Newborn Town.
At the award ceremony, Zhongguancun U30 Foundation Evergreen Venture Capital Fund, the first domestic fund that focused on serving the Front-line young entrepreneurs under 30-year-old, held a signing ceremony. The fund is aimed at the entrepreneur’s individual investment, which lasts for 30 years and is expected to reach Rmb1.8bn. It will continue to promote and support young entrepreneurs with entrepreneurial ability and entrepreneurial potential in the next 30 years.
Sui Zhenjiang, the Vice Mayor of Beijing, pointed out in his speech that he hopes Zhongguancun U30 adhere to the original intention of initiating activities, make efforts to find possible changes in the world of young entrepreneurship, help its growth, and achieve its future.
Zhongguancun U30 needs to have a broader vision, not only at home but from all over the world to attract international talents, provides a steady stream of the endogenous power of construction for the science and technology innovation center with global impact. Hope Zhongguancun U30 can be the banner of China’s youth entrepreneurship, make new efforts in the construction of the national science and technology innovation center.
Editor: Kong Chuishuai