The Fellowship is a Global Business Acceleration programme for education ventures. It also provides an opportunity for the Fellows to understand the market and business opportunities of the Greater Bay Area.
The Chinese government has a strategic plan to build Asia’s Silicon Valley out of a cluster of 11 massive, hyper-connected, prosperous cities in South China. The city cluster, called the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, is home to 3 of the world top 50 universities and tech behemoths like Tencent, Huawei, and DJI. Taken together, the GBA has 71 million people and a GDP of USD $1.7 trillion. It finances, manufactures and ships more products than any other similar places on earth.
Our Fellowship offers an in-depth look at opportunities in the GBA, as a launch pad to the global market, a fundraising centre, a R&D test bed for Asia, and a global supply chain management center. The Fellowship will take the 12 finalists to visit three major cities in the GBA: