Startup 101 Pitch Competition
TIME: 8: 00 – 10: 30 pm, August 19th, 2020
Virtual Venture Competition
Startup 101 Pitch Competition
General Partner of Skylights Investment
Tai You Fund North America Department Leader, Tsinghua Blockchain Capital General Partner, 8 Decimal Capital Partner. Have invested in Easy Transfer, Hyperloop One, Lightelligence, Immusoft, Securitize, and Equidate. The initiator of Boston Entrepreneur and Investor Group, which includes outstanding Entrepreneurs and investors in the Boston area. AACYF "30 Under 30" Class 2019 Recipient. Sky received his bachelor's degree from Boston University.
General Partner, Jubilee Capital Management
George Gong is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and mentor with over twenty years of international business experience in the Information Technology industry. In 1995, George co-founded Beyondsoft, a leading global IT service and solutions company, and worked as Executive Manager and Board Director for 15 years.
Zino Ventures is the first Chinese angel fund in New Zealand. In 2015, George co-founded Jubilee Capital Management (JCM), a Singapore-based venture capital firm that manages a $100 million fund and invests in technology startups around the Pacific Ocean.
Peter Zhe Chen
Vice President at Morningside Venture Capital
Early-stage venture investor and avid tech enthusiast. Deep technology background in R&D, product development, and innovation. MBA at Harvard Business School with interest around blockchain, AI, robotics, drones, autonomous driving, etc.
Co-founder and partner of Lair East Labs
Michelle spearheaded the only investment-driven accelerator in New York City that connects global founders with the US and Asia markets. With 23 startups across 7 cohorts and 2 exits, Lair East Labs has successfully helped its portfolio companies expand business activities to 6 continents and raised more than 30 million USD in total. As an active angel investor in early-stage ventures, whose portfolio includes but is not limited to Catalyte, Junzi Kitchen, and Jane Yang Productions. She also serves as a board member at several startups, including RemoteMore, a German-based startup that connects employers with full-time remote developers worldwide. Before founding Lair East Labs, she spent 8 years working at public accounting firms in both China and the US. Her experience covers industries such as manufacturing, construction, chemical, consumer goods, real estate, and financial services, with expertise in business strategy, operation management, and corporate finance.
Team Name Speaker Field
1 FlipTrip Kecheng Huang Media/traveling
2 MIMC Han Zhu Education/Career development
3 NASUFUN Shiyue Li Social/Sports
4 DaFang Yiqun Chen Indoor Design/Decoration
5 Nimble Spaces Yifeng Wang Sharing/Space Sharing
6 QianYuQianXun Yiran Zhang Social/Dating
7 Canoe Chuqiao Jin Social/Messaging
8 EnergyTank Ji Zhao Energy/Distributed
9 GroupNow Jiedong Wang Social/Local
10 Yanjiu Yuting Ye Consumer/Makeup
Best pitch by audience voting: EnergyTank
Best pitch by judges: NasuFun and EnergyTank
Organized by MIT CEO