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An Innovation Journey to China

In 2018, we proudly present a half-year program consisting of three exciting projects: Panel2Cross, Pitch2China, Start2China.


  For Startups  

Will your startup be crowned the winner of OTEC 2018?

Come to our pitch competition and submit your application for

the OTEC @ Accelerator Awesome competition or Start2China trip or both.

Thinking of applying but not sure if you're in the right place? We are looking for tech startups (in the stage between Seed and Series-B) that fit in our broad categories of:

Artificial Intelligence

Smart City

Smart Manufacturing



Intelligent Transportation



Winner(s) from the OTEC competition will get:

1. Nomination for Phoenix Plan (Government grant from 100,000 to 300,000 RMB)

2. Sponsored trip to Beijing to participate in the OTEC Overseas Final (a chance to enter OTEC Global Final)

3. A chance to win 1,000,000 RMB entrepreneurship fund

Please get in touch and learn more:


(direct outreach email)


(to submit BP and application form)

Have a startup idea?

Want to pitch your idea to top tier investors?

Want to participate in a sponsored innovation adventure to China?

And a chance to enter the OTEC 2018 with a cash prize of $150,000 and more?

For Startups to Apply:


Want to meet leading entrepreneurs?

Want to explore the innovation in the hottest fields?

March 31, 2018 @ Harvard University

For Past Event Photos & Highlights: 

June 29, 2018 @ NYC

For Attendees to Reserve Seat(s): 


Our Organizing Partners