|HONG Nong Executive
Director and Senior Fellow, Institute for China-America Studies|
CHEN Gang Assistant
Director and Senior Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore
Which are then the biggest opportunities related to the opening of the Polar
Silk Road? Who are the actors involved in shaping this strategy? And most of all which are the challenges that China will
have to deal with, both on the environmental level but also in its relations with Arctic states, including Russia?
hosted by Tsinghua SEM X-Elerator 清华经管学院－创业者加速器,
at the entrance of Innoway Zhongguancun
Tsinghua SEM X-elerator, founded in January 2015, is a startup acceleration platform that embodies the spirit of Tsinghua and provides in-depth
integrated service for the growth of global entrepreneurs and start-ups. The goal of Tsinghua SEM X-elerator is to gather
the top-tier talents globally and educate them to become the next generation leaders by widen their visions and developing
their unique competitive advantages.
Tsinghua SEM X-elerator provides
comprehensive services including entrepreneurial research and development (R&D), business design, resource allocation
and business model innovation for top innovation projects that are selected into the X-elerator nationally and globally.
Since established, X-elerator has already accelerated over 150 startups.
GEL Club, one of the core products of X-elerator, has invested nearly 100 million RMB into startups. X-elerator has set up
several “Labs” and “Entrepreneurial Corridors” in vertical fields, including artificial intelligence,
intelligent hardware, health care, business model innovation, sharing economy and socialnomics. By integrating various resources,
X-elerator accelerates the development of startups.
by Beijing Science and Technology Commission as Group Innovation Space in September 2015.
• Awarded by Zhongguancun Administrative Committee as the Innovation Incubator
in November 2015.
by Haidian Government as the Centralized Office Area (Coworking Space) for technology companies in December 2015.
• Empowered into the National Incubator Management
Service System for science and technology enterprises by Ministry of Science and Technology in February 2016.
• Awarded by Zhongguancun Inno-Way as the Best Entrepreneurial
Education Organization in June 2016.
5 types of unique services
Global Entrepreneurial Leaders Club (GEL Club)
It provides valued-added growth capital for selected members, and educates the founders to become excellent leaders
through intensive training in the “Innovation Lab”.
(Science & Technology) Relay Society
It aims to promote
the scientific and technological transformation at universities and research institutions. It constructs a new production-education-research
relationship among science & technology creators, entrepreneurs and investors. It brings technology inventors with cutting-edge
technology and creative spirit, entrepreneurs with rich experience and wide-ranging vision, and investors with strategic perspective,
sharp sense and executive abilities together to build a talent-community for science and technology commercialization.
the concept of collaborative culture, a new generation working-space is provided to accelerate the growth of start-ups and
to attract entrepreneurs from all over the world to enjoy the innovative atmosphere and resources here.
The companionship of
outstanding mentors can best facilitate young entrepreneurs’ growth. In the Mentors Club, the most excellent elites
will lead entrepreneurs’ path to mature thinking. Masters in all walks of life will assist young talents to set their
value orientation and establish their unique competitive advantages to become the next-generation entrepreneurs with global
Action Leaning Center
Action Leaning Center helps entrepreneurs experience
problems existing in the process of entrepreneurship and seek solutions, reduce the cost of trials and errors, and help them
transform the great entrepreneurial dreams into implementable action plans.