Qiao Idea

Qiao Idea

Qiao Idea
We Lab Method
QIAO IDEA is the Shanghai-based Busines Incubator for innovative start-ups.

Mission: to provide know-how and on-site support for the development of business ideas in companies able to compete on the Chinese and international market.

Method: drive companies through a 5-step process:

1
Project selection(Application)

Companies can send their project to the following address: Qiao Idea New Project

2
Pre-Incubation (3-6 months)

The selected startups participate in a mentorship program with which to prepare and focus the basic elements of the project.

3
Incubation (12-24 months)

Start of operational activities and development of the Business Plan as a division of theQIAO IDEA

4
Acceleration (6-12 months)

Establishment of the company and start of operating activities independently with the support of the Qiao IDEA and in synergy with the participation projects and the companies of the group.

5
Maturity / Exit

The company has reached an adequate level in terms of results and infrastructures and is ready for its exit from the incubation program.

Payment of incubation costs: The companies / projects selected at the time of the pre-incubation sign an agreement that foresees how the services and supports used during the incubation process will be paid. The agreement may provide for an equity payment of the project / company (max 50% of the incubation costs), shares that will be subscribed by NEXT SEED FUND and/or SUNSHINE QIAO FUND, as preferred shareholder (with voting rights) of the incubated project in QIAO IDEA.


Priority sectors

  • Agrifood
  • Big Data (ICT)
  • Bio technologies
  • Social Business
  • Clean Technologies
  • Design and Innovative Fashion
  • Education and Training
  • Green ICT
  • IC Design
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • ICT & Social Innovation
  • Internet & Web Technologies
  • Internet of Things (IOT) - M2M
  • Logistic and integrated solutions
  • Media & Communication
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile Services
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Telecommunications

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