Ruizhi Hong

Ruizhi is a serial entrepreneur and product manager with 10 years of hands-on experience in product development, user experience study, business strategy, and market research. He was the founding engineer at 3DM systems and developed products worth $140 million. Ruizhi has a strong technical background in Computer Vision Research, Robotics, Software Engineering, and IoT Hardware. Furthermore, he is the co-inventor of 4 granted US patents. Ruizhi holds an MBA degree from Georgia Tech.

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Cross-border Acceleration
Our extensive international connections make us a bridge between the US and Asia, giving founders access to large and rapidly developing markets.

Long Term Partnership
We are devoted partners looking to build fruitful and supportive relationships with founders beyond the accelerator program period.

Tailored Approach
We tailor our investors, mentors, and guidance specifically for every portfolio company. What matters most to us is that we help you create a positive and valuable societal impact.
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What’s the program fee?

– $50,000 USD for each portfolio company
– Legal assistance for company formation and IP protection
– Incubator space available in New York for each team
– Weekly speaker series and talks on launching, managing, and growing early-stage startups
– Office hours with Lair East Labs management team and mentor network
– Workshops by our partners
– $350K+ of free hosting credits for major cloud providers, developer tools, product development platforms, and office space.