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Targeted towards “Innovation, Capital and Internationalization,” Peakview Capital created the Global Innovation Awards (GIA) to honor global startups in China, the United States, Israel, Europe and Latin America.

The Global Innovation Awards (GIA) celebrates global entrepreneurship and to support innovative startups. While connecting more than 100 top global innovation incubators, accelerators and VCs, GIA aims to discover, cultivate and invest in the top startups, taking full advantage of China’s capital markets to build an ecosystem under the principle of “Global Innovation, Global Capital.”

Extended Submission Deadline: June 17, 2016

International Exposure

Connect with more than 100 global innovation VCs, incubators, and accelerators from China, the United States, Israel, Europe, and Latin America.

Cash Awards

The top global winners will receive a $1.5M cash award (no equity required).

Guaranteed Investment

The top startups will also receive guaranteed investment from a $25M Peakview Capital fund.

TIMELINE

  • March 29: GIA kickoff at F50’s Global Capital Summit

  • April-May: Applications open for submission

  • June 17: Submission Deadline

  • June-August: Applications are reviewed

  • August: Finalists will arrive in Beijing for GIA

SECTORS

The top 21 global winners will present their businesses at the Global Innovation Awards Finals in Beijing, China. Top winners will receive cash awards up to $1.5 million dollars, and all winners will receive investment from Peakview as well as national exposure to investors and the largest growth companies in China.

The Global Innovation Awards is a testament to China’s growing role in venture investing and capital support for companies seeking a global presence. It was initiated by Shengjing Group, and co-sponsored by Zhongguancun Innovation in Enterprise Development Promotion Association, Shengjing Jiacheng FOF, F50, Deutsche Telekom, and JVP with its strategic partners Tsinghua Holdings, Zhongguancun Development Group, Zhongguancun VC Development Center, Etown Capital and Zhongguancun InnoWay.

For more information or questions, please e-mail gia@f50.io.

2015 GLOBAL INNOVATION AWARDS WINNERS

DiACardio is a revolutionary software company that is developing automated tools for evaluating “ultrasounds of the heart” (also known as “Echocardiography” or “Echo”).
DiACardio, DiACardio
Ping++ helps startups and application developers streamline the tedious process of accessing multiple payment applications by providing easy access to major payment channels all-at-once.
Datometry is a data virtualization platform that makes databases interchangeable and liberates data from the walled gardens of various vendors.
Datometry, Datometry
Brilent is a data science tech company developing a SaaS solution to help talent seekers quickly and effectively identify the right talent to hire.
Brilent, Brilent
Wayerz provides an integrated platform that optimizes international wiring, correspondent inter-bank reporting, and reconciliation.
Wayerz, Wayerz
Flirtey is a drone delivery service enabling instant gratification for e-commerce. Flirtey is set to revolutionize e-commerce industries that rely on last mile delivery. Drones enable a switch from hub-and-spoke to point-to-point delivery, enabling instant gratification.
Flirtey, Flirtey

Peakview Capital is the investment arm of Shengjing Group, an investment advisory and management consulting firm headquartered in Beijing. Peakview manages China’s largest global venture capital fund of funds, investing over $1 billion per year into venture capital, growth capital and private equity funds in the US, China and Israel. Peakview also has a direct VC investment practice focused on cooperation with its partner VC funds. Peakview’s mission is to facilitate high-performing private equity investments for its clients and to assist partner VCs and their portfolio companies to succeed in China. With a consistent approach to identifying industry-leading innovation on a global level, Peakview has formed long-term partnerships with dozens of the world’s most talented investors. In 2015, Peakview/Shengjing was honored by ChinaVenture as China’s “Best Performing Fund of Funds.”

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