There will be tech tours held concurrently from 1:45 PM to 4:30 PM. Attendees may select tours to attend after conference. Please make your choice when registering for the conference.
Tour #1 Microsoft for Startup Accelerator :
Launched in China since 2012, Microsoft for Startups, aimed at providing services for local enterprises within the entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout their life cycle. We bring together industry leaders, venture capitals, partners, innovation parks and government, and integrate them with powerful global resources such as Microsoft's internal business, marketing and R&D, so as to create a win-win innovative ecosystem by building a comprehensive strategic alliance, and provide marketing, sales and customer support for alumni startups.
Microsoft for Startups has been rewarded as China's Best Incubator by China Venture year after year. As of September 2019, a total of 350 startups joined our ScaleUp Program. The total valuation of Microsoft for Startups alumni companies exceeded 200 billion yuan, with an average growth rate of more than 280%, more than 93% of which received the next round of financing.
As a bridge between start-ups and industry giants, Microsoft for Startups has established partnerships with more than 100 top venture capitals to help entrepreneurs to get the right investment within the quickest time through the shortest path.
Microsoft for Startups is committed to helping innovative start-ups gain an in-depth understanding of the industry's actual needs, addressing the real pain points of the world's top 500 industry giants through forward-looking solutions, and facilitating large enterprises carry out open innovation by building up an innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Tour #2 Shanghai Caohejing Hi-tech Park Innovation Center:
Shanghai Caohejing Hi-tech Park Innovation Centerwas solely invested and run by Shanghai Caohejing Hi-tech Park Development Corporation. As a business incubator, Innovation Center has committed itself to cultivating and supporting technology-intensive enterprises and promoting commercialization, industrialization and internationalization of scientific and technological achievements.
Group B: Ctrip Headquarter:
Ctrip.com International Ltd. (CTRP) was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. It is the largest online travel company and a leading "one-stop travel solution" service provider. Ctrip provides more than 250 million registered members with a full range of travel services, including hotel reservation, flight ticket booking, holiday travels, corporate travel management and travel guide community. Ctrip owns multiple well-known brands including Qunar, Skyscanner, elong and Tujia and has established branch offices in 17 cities at home with more than 37,000 employees.
Ctrip was listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange on December 9, 2003, and has become the world's second largest online travel company, with a market value of nearly USD30 billion. Ctrip has four business units, i.e., accommodation, traffic ticketing, holiday travel and corporate travel management, of which the proportion in revenue is 37%, 45%, 12% and 3% respectively in 2016. The latest financial report shows that Ctrip's total revenue in Q1 2017 was 6.1 billion yuan, with a growth of 46% YOY, while the operating profit is 414 million yuan with an operating profit margin of 7%.
On the tour attendees will visit Ctrip's Network Operation Center.