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Since 2003, US-based Wavemaker Partners have invested in more than 150 technology startups. The firm usually start with a US$100,000–$750,000 check and can follow on until US$1 million to US$1.25 million. Its investment portfolio in Asia-Pacific includes Luxola and TradeGecko. In 2016, it acquired Ardent Capital’s VC portfolio, which includes Sale Stock and Happyfresh.

500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley.

EIT InnoEnergy, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EI), offers startup entrepreneurs support in growing and scaling their businesses. It focuses on innovative clean-tech projects, offering mentorships and industry expertise through seed funding and an accelerator program. The network consists of 15 European clean-tech venture capitalists and 15 research institutes. To date, it has supported over 200 European startups working on initiatives aimed at boosting the prevalence of sustainable energy in the market.

After working for 17 years as a senior HR executive at Fortune 500 companies such as Huawei and Emerson Electric, Li Yaping founded Ciweishixi in March 2015. She holds a master’s degree in Management as well as an EMBA from China Europe International Business School.

Founder and Chairman of the Board at Shenma. In 2009, Chen took over Xindazhou Electric Motorcycles. She helped increase the company’s annual sales volume from 20–30 thousand to 500 thousand motorcycles in six years. During her time at Xindazhou, Chen realized there were significant untapped opportunities in rural financial services and started Shenma.

Co-founder of Zhen Robotics. Born in Hong Kong, he has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a master’s degree in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management from Imperial College London. Prior to founding Zhen Robotics with his schoolmate Liu Zhiyong, he worked for a Fortune 500 technology company in Hong Kong.

Ruiz was 15 when he founded his first startup, Enfilio, mixing magic and software engineering. Enfilio was sold in 2014 and is now one of the most recognized magic companies globally. He also co-founded Lymbit Technological Company, an IoT company for object tracking and location-based advertising. As a researcher at Rovira i Virgili University, he designed and published technology to protect online votes, and co-designed end-to-end encryption and an access control protocol, Attribute-Based Encryption.Today, he’s the CTO and co-founder of Place to Plug, a smart cities platform that connects electric vehicle (EV) drivers with charging stations of individuals, businesses and public institutions.

Bofarull holds an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and has over 14 years of experience in the IT sector as a computer engineer with public and private institutions.Passionate about electric vehicle mobility, he co-founded Place to Plug, a smart cities platform that connects EV drivers with charging stations’ of individuals, businesses and public institutions, in 2015. Bofarull was nominated for Barcelona's EcoEmprendedorXXI 2015 awards that recognize eco-entrepreneurs. 

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