CHINA START ALUMNI

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The Seventh Edition​

Oct 14th-18th, 2019

The seventh cohort of China Start from October 14th to 18th has brought 12 participants from 7 countries. These startups come from a variety of emerging and high-tech industry, including smart cities, artificial intelligence, intelligent hardware, blockchain, fashion e-commerce retail and other popular area. Welcome to a glimpse of the creation of makers, it is an investment feast to expect next round of unicorns.

Bhargab Mitra

CEO

Avanseus

Italy

giuseppe(Beppe) donagemma

Chairman of the board

Avanseus

Italy

Magnus Arveng

CEO & Co-Founder

Arveng 

Technologies

Norway

Monia (Yon) Medboee Tamuly

COO

Arveng Technologies

Norway

David Nery

Python

CEO & Co-Founder

Cariuma

Singapore

Fernando Santos

Chief Creative & Co-Founder

Cariuma

Singapore

Jose Miguel

Bort Mondragon

CEO

Eventscase

UK

Jorge Cortell Albert

Founder&CEO

Kanteron Systems S.L.U.

Spain

Marek Stawinski

CEO&Founder

NaviParking

Poland

Iwona Skowronek

CXO

NaviParking

Poland

Samir Parekh

Founder 

ThinkSense.ai

UK

Chirag Golwala

CEO & Founder

TripCenter

UK

The Sixth Edition​

May 20th-24th, 2019

The sixth cohort of China Start from May 20th to 24th has brought together 14 startups and 20 participants from 8 countries spanning 14 Industries, including waste to energy, big data, AI, Fintech, Agritech,SaaS tech, blockchain,, E-commerce, Fashion, equipment hire, new retail, enterprise solution, Equipment Hire, Life science and Healthcare.

Jan Grimbrandt

Founder&CEO

Boson Energy

Luxembourg

Liran Dor

CTO

Boson Energy

Luxembourg

Thomas Turk

Head of Commercial Operations

Boson Energy

Luxembourg

Hans Constandt  

CEO&Founder

Ontoforce

Belgium

Johan Stael von Holstein

Advisor

Starflow

Sweden

David Gabor

Founder&CEO

Starflow

Sweden

Robert Boyce

Director

Peacock Technology Ltd.

UK

Silvia Bardani

Founder&CEO

Viume

Spain

Andrea Guzzoni

Founder&CEO

Rentuu Ltd.

UK

Raja Chandra Viswanadh

Founder&CEO

SimplyFI

India

Venkatesh Siruvuri

COO

SimplyFI

India

Jordan Fantaay

Founder&CEO

Fantoo

UK

Francesco Rouspo

CBO

Saas Tech

Belgium

Greg Stafford

CFO

Nuritas

Ireland

Qi Yan

Director

Ebury

UK

Yiwen Guo

CEO & Founder

New Apex Ltd

UK

Pieter Cornelis De Mik

CEO&Founder

CooCooShop

France

Alastair Ian Armstrong

CTO

CooCooShop

France

Andrew Doe

Investor&Chairman

Proofer

UK

Gunther Hofmann

CEO & Founder

Photo Dynamic Therapy LLC

Austria

The fifth cohort of China Start from Oct 28th to Nov 2nd has brought together 27 participants from 11 countries spanning 19 different industries, including Aerospace, AI, BioTech, Cyber Security, Edtech, Smart windows, E-Commerce, Enterprise software solutions, Fashion and Technology, Films and Entertainment / Post-production, Food, Logistics, Healthcare, Supply chain software, Telecommunications, etc

The Fifth Edition​

Oct 28th-Nov 2nd, 2018

Maxim Khabur

CMO

iGlass

Techonology

Russia

Peter Petro

Advisor

iGlass

Techonology

Russia

Valery Krivenko

Director

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ARDN/SKYF

Russia

Carlos Tavares

CEO/Founder

Veedeeo

Portugal

Ivan Solovyev

Business Development Director

Viriom China

America

Oleg Korzinov

VP Corporate Development

Viriom Inc

America

Elena Matveeva

VP, International Development

Just AI

Russia

Yulia

Pivovarova

Head of Product Management

Just AI

Russia

Rob Deeming

CEO

Billycare

​Australia

Luke Di Stefano

Founder

Deceptiv Apparel

​Australia

Peter Jackson

Founder

Sourcd

UK​

Ilya Rodin

CEO

Angara

Russia

Travis Ralph Donaldson

CEO

Perfect Score

​UK

Lorenzo Albrighi

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Lablaco

Italy​

Eliana Kuo

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Lablaco

Italy​

David Hampstead

CEO

SAMARKAND

UK

Graham Hayes

Joint Founder and Director

EMERGE GLOBAL

UK

Richard Harris

Joint Founder and Director

EMERGE GLOBAL

UK

Mateusz Chrobok

CEO

Digital Fingerprints

Poland

Quang Kiet Stéphane NGO 

CEO

Skillbase

​France

Thomas Lang

Co-Founder

 

​Chefclub

​France

Axel Lang

Co-Founder

 

Chefclub

​France

Xinyi Wu

Manager

 

Chefclub

​France

Ricard Madurell Partner

Market AAD

​Spain

Ashiwin Agrawal

Founder/Producer

 

NGCS

India/China

Natasha Shetye

Founder/BD Director

NGCS

India/China

Madappa Puttichanda

CEO

Mobident

​India

The Fourth Edition​

04-08 June, 2018

The fourth cohort of China Start on June 4-8th had 27 participants, who represent start-ups and incubator, including VR/AR, Blockchain, AI, Fintech, Retail, IT, Healthcare, E-commerce, Sports, Education, Video games, Clean-tech.

Alan Smithson

CEO

 

MetaVRse

Canada

Abi Smithson

CEO

 

Love Sandal

Canada

Dan Worden

Executive Vice

President

MergeVR

America

Franklin Lyons

CEO

MergeVR

America

Sergio Radovcic

Founder/CEO

 

GYFT Baby Inc.

America

Cláudio Fernandes

CEO

SMARKIO

Portugal

Jon Cheney

Founder/CEO

SEEK

America

Zsolt Balog

Founder/CEO

 

Supp.li

Hungary

Cristiano Haubrich

Digital Ecosystem Influencer

Oracle

Brazil

Enrique Marin

Founder/CEO

BalanceIT

Spain

Carlos Vasquez

Founder/CEO

VRIDGE INCORPORATED

America

Antonio T. Tan, Jr.

Marketing Director

I.P.E. Asia Co.,Ltd.

The Philippines

Markus Jennemyr

Founder/CEO

FanLeague

Italy

Mahloko Boitum-elo Nkosi

Group CEO

OMEGAH

South Africa

Kevin Tayebaly

Co-Founder/COO

PARIS shopping

France

Geoffrey Allen

Founder/CEO

3Ms Imagineering

Ireland

Riccardo Conti

Co-Founder

 

Ufity

Switzerland

Jesse Perez

Casanova

CEO

OMEGAH

South Africa

Francisco J. Gonzalez

Founder/COO

ZenFintech

Spain

Sahil Harriram

Founder/CEO

Elite Robotics

Australia

Isaac Honor

Co-Founder

Ausmask

Australia

Elias Honor

Co-Founder

Ausmask

Australia

Jack Graham

Co-Founder

Ausmask

Australia

Jaume Portal Guarch

CEO

BEABLOO

Spain

Evgeny Kosolapov

​Chinese Market Representative

Skolkovo Innova-

tion Center (Sk)

Russia

Daniel Kjellsson

Chief Marketing manager

Sydney Stockholm

Australia/Sweden

Thabiso Duda

Group CEO

Blackgroup

South Africa

Richard Knight

Group CEO

Blackgroup

South Africa

The Third Edition​

11-15 September, 2017

The third cohort of China Start in 2017 September had 30 participants who represent 19 start-ups, including VC, mobile Games, AI translation, clean Tech, Energy, mobility, AI translation, investment bank, Fashion shoes, blockchain, social media engagement, Fintech, Health management app, Agriculture, Hardware, Tech App.

Simone Thompson

Chief of Staff

UBS

Switzerland

Nick Kaye

CEO

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship

Australia

Arifa Khan

CEO

 

HIMALAYA

UK

Eddy Richauvet

CEO

 

ShopRunBack

France

Inês

CEO & Founder

 

Inelu

Portugal

Guilherme

COO

 

Inelu

Portugal

Francisco Serra-Martins

CEO

Sonder Design

Australia 

Francisco Serra-Martins

CEO

Sonder Design

Australia 

Maciej BalseWicz

CEO

 

bValue VC

Poland

Maciej BalseWicz

CEO

 

bValue VC

Poland

Marc Wolenik

CEO

 

Dapps.ai

US

Matthis Zeller

Head of Strategy

& Communication 

Aelectra 

Germany

Vasco Pedro

CEO

Unbabel

Germany

Wolfgangst Allisat

CEO

 

Unbabel

Germany

Pascal Blum

CEO

 

uni GmbH 

Germany

Mathieu Caudal

VP Growth

 

uni GmbH

Germany 

Zoltán Andrássy

CEO

HeatVentors

Hungary

Rita Farkas

CEO

HeatVentors

Hungary

Kristoffer Lande

CEO

 

Gobitech AS

Norway

Naomi Stuart

CEO

FARMpay

Australia

 

Georgie Drury

CEO & Founder 

Springday

Australia

Anita Grindlay

Head of Insurance  

Springday

Australia

Samuli Tivinen

Founder

Digitrockstar

Finland

 Steve Baliliano

Co-Founder

Digitrockstar

Finland 

Stella Wang

CEO

Dazzle Rock

Finland

Jonnas Jokela

CTO

Dazzle Rock

Finland

Kaius Meakanen

CEO

Choicely

Finland

Altesh Baijoo

Chief Marketing Officer

 

RainFin

South Africa

Warren Soll

CEO

Parallel Ventures

South Africa

Devon Hatchett

CEO

Parallel Ventures

South Africa

John Middlewick

Strategy Consultant

Parallel Ventures

South Africa

 

Mohammad Hamid

CEO & Co-Founder

CloudWell

Bangladesh 

Nicole Tran

CEO & Founder

 

iCrush

Sweden

The Second Edition​

6-10 March, 2017

The second cohort of China Start in 2017 March had 19 participants who represent 9 start-ups/12 companies, including investment banking, VCs, Digital media consulting, MedTech, Farm and agriculture, E-commerce logistic return, sports app, Voting platform app, AI software.

Angelica Anton 

Founder

SILK Ventures

UK

Alexandre Pinto

Co-Founder

CoolFarm       

Portugal

Paulo Lima de Carvalho

Executive Director

Sword Health     Portugal

Ewa Galant 

COO

G1ANT

UK

Tomasz Kmiecik

CEO

G1ANT

UK

Adam Micek

Consultant

G1ANT

UK

Francois Blanc 

Head of Customer Experience

Santander

UK

Amir Palmen

CEO & Founder

Sportywe

Finland

Antti Arvola 

Co-Founder & COO

Sportywe

Finland

Cady Bocum 

Co-Founder

GBSN Research

Portugal

Miguel Nogueira 

Co-Founder

GBSN Research

Portugal

Eddy Richauvet

Co-Founder

 

ShopRunBack

France

Sophearum Richauvet

Client Manager

 

ShopRunBack

France

Kaius Meakanen

CEO

Choicely

Finland

Matti Ketolainen

Co-Founder

Choicely

Finland

Samuli Tivinen

Founder

Digitrockstar

Finland

Steve Baliliano

Co-Founder

Digitrockstar

Finland

Miguel Braz  

Secretaria-geral advisor

CCILC

Portugal

The First Edition​

12-16 September, 2016

The first group of China Start in September 2016 had 22 participants who represent 14 start-ups/16 companies, including clean Technology, investment banking, web and app developer, Fintech payment, water purification and incubator, VC, Tech start-ups.

Guillaume de Roquefeuil

Founder & CEO

EuroPass

France

Richard Windsor

Radio Free Mobile

UAE

Gunnar Lindberg Årneby

Founder & CEO

Yebo! World

Sweden

Luis Carranza

Founder & CEO

Meet Up

UK

Tony  Craddock

Director General

EPA

UK

Denes Ban

Manager Partner 

OurCrowd

Israel 

Rudi Kruger

Founder 

iNDEXinnovation

South Africa

Michelle Arnot-Kruger

Co-Founder 

iNDEXinnovation

South Africa

Rudi Kruger

Founder 

iNDEXinnovation

South Africa

Marrti Siniharju

Business Development Director 

iNDEXinnovation

South Africa

Magnus Arveng 

Co-Founder & CEO

Arveng Technology

Norway

William Arveng​

CFO

 

Arveng Technology

Norway

Aki Soudunsaari

Chinese Office Rep.

 

Flowform

UK

Arne Egil Rønning

CEO & Country Manager

Beringer Finance

Sweden

Huizi Zeng

Senior Associater

Beringer Finance

Sweden

Alex  Shevelenko

CEO

RELAYTO

UK

Samuel Davis​

CEO

RELAYTO

UK

Warren Russell

Founder & CEO, Director

W2 Global Data

UK

James Cullen 

Co-Founder

Givvit

UK

Ian Allison

Reporter

IBT

UK

Joshua Bower-Saul

CEO

Cybertonica

UK

Ian Trousdell

CDO 

 

Flowform

UK

To be continued...