【Smart Your Future】Intel WECAN Startup Challenge

2016 – 2017
【Win A Smart Future】Intel WECAN Startup Challenge
Shanghai, We’re Coming Soon!


Intel WECAN Startup Challenge will be officially launched in Shanghai on November 18th, 2016. We sincerely invite all the technology-based entrepreneurial teams which want to innovate, both from home and abroad, to join us in this competition.

30 teams, through nearly 10 preliminary contests which last from November 18th, 2016 to January 11th, 2017, will be chosen as standouts to enter the final and therefore be eligible to attend the WECAN Accelerator Training Camp.

The top 3 teams in the Intel WECAN Startup Challenge will represent Shanghai later to compete in the Intel Innovation Summit final, which will be held in Zhangjiang, Shanghai.

Intel Mass Makerspace Accelerator
WECAN Accelerator
Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Management Committee
Kickstarter Indiegogo HAX Shanghai Jiao Tong University Yiban WECAN Entrepreneurship Accelerator Tongji University – Intel Co-Innovation Space Sino-Europe Mass Makerspace Shibei Hi-Tech Group CEIBS Entrepreneurship Lab

Recruiting for Innovative Projects

Robots, Internet of things, Intelligent Hardware, VR/AR, AI, Big Data, and other innovative projects which emphasis on practical application by using cutting-edge technology

Startups and projects that are raising its seed round or angel round or “A round”

The products and technology used in the competition and the patent belong to corresponding participated company. Contestants should make sure there will be no property disputes.


November 11th, 2016 – November 30th, 2016

December 9th, 2016
Preliminary Contest I

December 16th, 2016
Preliminary Contest II

December 23th, 2016
Preliminary Contest III

January 11th, 2017
The Final

November 11th, 2016 – February 11th, 2017
WECAN Accelerate Camp


Award for Finalists
  • Win $4,340 scholarship for your courses in Shanghai – Silicon Valley School of Founders (Course price: $7,230 / person)
  • Free to use WECAN Co-working Space for 3 months (Spaces in Zhang Jiang, Jing An District and Minhang District)
  • Win Intel IMMA Eco Innovation Membership (1. gain support and online innovation resources provided by Intel Venture Accelerator 2. have access to Intel technology 3. Get free one-on-one tutoring service, study directly from Intel’s distinguished entrepreneurship mentors)
  • Win industrial and capital connection and opportunities to join the Intel China Innovation Ecosystem
First Prize & Second Prize & Third Prize
Besides the finalist award and honorable mention award, capital investment of $144,611 will also be provided by WECAN Accelerator.

Honorable Mentions
  • Right to use Intel – WECAN Accelerator’s Co-working Space in Zhang Jiang Hi-Tech Park / Shibei Hi-Tech Park / Shanghai Jiao Tong University within three month. (free of charge if the occupied area≤50 square meters, if > 50 square meters, there will be extra charges).
  • Free service consultation and policy planning.
  • Save up to 50% off when enjoying various kinds of professional acceleration services.
  • Three month free product demonstration and promotion.


Intel China Innovation Department
Honorary Chairman
Tang Shiqing
Director of Scientific and Technical Committee in Pudong New District, Shanghai
General Counsel
Li Bin
Founder of WECAN Accelerator
Founder of Zhizhuo Capital Tao Chuang

Founder of Liuhe VC Wang Ye

Founder of Fenghou Capital Tan Qunzhao

SAIF Partner Jin Fengchun

Pre Angle Partner Wang Lijie

Zhonglu Capital Partner
Chenhui VC Managing Partner Zeng Haoshen

Phone:+86 15801737383 Email:jijie@wecan.tv

Phone:+86 13587777365 Email:ouyang@wecan.tv

Zhu Wenfei
Phone:+86 15651686199 Email:zhuwenfei@weinnovators.com