Chinaccelerator, China's first and only seed-funded mentorship-driven program for software-related startups, just hosted its Batch V Demo Day in Shanghai in the last week of May 2014. Ten exhausted but excited teams of entrepreneurs emerged from the confines of the Chinaccelerator laboratories and showed the world what they had been innovating and cranking on.
Shanghai, China, June 05, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - Chinaccelerator, China’s first and only seed-funded m entorship-driven program for software-related startups, ju st hosted its Batch V Demo Day in Shanghai last w eek. Ten exhau sted but excited teams of entrepreneurs em erged from the confines of the Chinaccelerator laboratories and showed the world what they had been innovating and cranking on.
Chinaccelerator (a m ember of The Global Accelerator Network) runs bi-annually from Shanghai, inviting the top 10 technology-based startup companies from around the world to attend its world-class 3-month program. These 10 teams have been growing concepts to reality over the last 90 days, shedding buckets of blood, sweat and tears, and are finally ready to present their product or service to the world.
In 2011, Chinaccelerator graduate OrderWithM e won TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing. They have since raised their series B round, and together with other past graduates such as Splitforce, Launchpilots, Seeder, Aylien, Buz, Piktochart, Kwestr, eProf, KaiBa, Tuicool, 7colors, Social Agent and Appfuel, we have a very formidable track record of success. However, the crazy geeks this year have outdone themselves and are proudly representing Chinaccelerator in carrying its torch forward.
The nine companies below are the portfolio companies that form ed the Batch V in Spring 2014:
Agada is dedicated to helping Chinese cancer patients find tru sted, quality health care options in Am erica. They hold themselves to the highest levels of integrity and transparency in their mission to help those in need, which are patients who have exhau sted their m edical options in China. Agada helps patients to find options for life-prolonging solutions by providing a list of inspected and certified healthcare providers for patients to choose. With an Agada certified provider, a patient can be sure that they are not only getting the best health travel service, but also receive services tailored to Chinese patients while in an Am erican hospital. They inspect facilitators and hospitals on a yearly basis, monitor cu stom er satisfaction results on a quarterly basis, and work with facilitators and hospitals constantly to ensure they stay true to their promise of providing quality service for Chinese patients.
Asyncode radically simplifies software developm ent. They enable anyone with basic HTML and CSS skills to build fully-fledged applications for solving everyday problems. Asyncode Platform leverages the company's own HTML-like language and a powerful query language for full stack software developm ent. Both are super easy to learn and intuitive for anyone with basic HTML and CSS skills (Codecademy level). They provide a PaaS solution to host apps written in their language in a scalable and secure environm ent, so that u sers do not need to deal with any technical issues. Additionally, there will be support services to help u sers when they get stuck. A person with an idea for an app to solve a problem they face, can now do so without relying on developers and IT specialists who are increasingly in short supply (there are 1 million unfilled IT jobs both in the U S and the EU).
Chishen.ma is an app tailored to a u ser's appetite. Chishen.ma connects u sers' mood with the perfect m eal. They solve the question of "What do y o u want to eat" by linking u ser's emotions and mood to personal food recomm endations. Making food decisions easy, in less than 10 seconds u sers will go from 'Chi Shen Ma?(what to eat in Chinese)' to 'Chi Bao Le'(getting full).
Daily Them es offers personalized writing improvem ent to the billion-plu s internet u sers who speak English as a Second Language and cannot express themselves fluently in written English. U sers are encou raged to write regularly on o ur free and open community about their everyday life and their interests. They receive personalized suggestions for improvem ent that are based on their writing patterns. U sers can read, comm ent on, and learn from each others’ work. To improve even faster, u sers may upgrade to receive detailed reviews and corrections from experts with Cambridge University qualifications.They are determined to help students and y o ung professionals from all over the world write better and achieve their full potential.
Eventurers app solves the problems generated by over 8000 exhibitions held in China every year, as well as thou sands of conferences, trade shows, seminars and workshops. Eventurers is a mobile platform that allows event organizers to publish and share event information and create unique and innovative channels for exposure and engagem ent, unlocking a breadth of new revenue streams.
Giftpass makes it easy for u sers to send e-gift cards via the most popular instant m essenger platform in China WeChat, redeemable at local m erchants anytime, anywhere. Giftpass.cn offers instant, hassle-free redemption, so the recipients are grateful not only for the gift, but also for the convenience. Merchants love Giftpass.cn, because once they become a partner, all their merchandise becomes electronically gift-able. Giftpass.cn takes gifting mobile.
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