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Han Liu

Han is a California based early-stage investor and entrepreneur with specializations in fintech, e-commerce and audio AI. Han holds an MBA degree from Columbia Business School. Before MBA, Han started his career as a TMT investment banker with JP Morgan in Hong Kong. He later shifted into the digital banking space as a project lead with DBS Digital Bank in Singapore. Han was also the co-founder and CEO of LGW, Singapore’s first e-commerce marketplace for skills-building education.

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Abdi Shayesteh, AltaClaro

“They (Lair East labs) really personalize and create an intimate support framework for the founders. They are internationally focused, meaning that if you’re a startup that wants to scale globally, that’s one of the advantages of partnering with Lair East Labs. Their support is ongoing (and even beyond the accelerator program). Whether it’s from an investor perspective and mentorship perspective or networking with other portfolio companies to grow.”
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Will the Semi-final Round be hosted online or offline? In the United States, China, or somewhere else?

  • Due to the impact of COVID-19 on the overall operation, the final format of the Semi-final Round and Final Round has not yet been finalized. However, if either the Semi-final or the Final is hosted in Hangzhou, China, all selected teams will receive a sponsored trip to Hangzhou, China with reimbursement up to USD $3,000 towards transportation & accommodation to participate in the on-site competition. The teams will also be invited to visit leading tech players such as Alibaba and other tech startups in the local ecosystem. 
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Do I need to register a company entity in China to receive the cash prize if I win anything in the Final Round?

  • No, though you and your team are welcome to set up a local entity in Hangzhou, China, with extensive supports from our local partners. 
  • The final cash prize will be deposited into your preferred company bank account.
  • Specific founders might be qualified for the Special Talent Grant up to $700,000, which varies based on the founder’s background. Please contact us to inquire about further details should any interest arise. The Special Talent Grant is separate from the awards.
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Daniel Bulteel

Daniel is an excellent communicator with an exceptional understanding of the global media landscape. Daniel is currently the Global Director at Adidas, leading social media & influencer marketing strategy. Daniel also worked at SocialMedia.org, HuffPost, and Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the past. Through which Daniel collected rich experience in developing and implementing PR campaigns and marketing strategies for both B2B and B2C sides.

100 Startup Accelerators Around the World You Need to Know About

100 Startup Accelerators Around the World You Need to Know About
Published by admin on Monday April 6, 2020

After a worldwide study of startup accelerators, Lair East Labs has been included in a list of 100 noteworthy accelerators. Most well-known tech companies in the world went through startup accelerators, and the grants, community and mentorship benefits are often invaluable.

After a worldwide study of startup accelerators, Lair East Labs has been included in a list of 100 noteworthy accelerators. Most well-known tech companies in the world went through startup accelerators, and the grants, community and mentorship benefits are often invaluable.

After a worldwide study of startup accelerators, Lair East Labs has been included in a list of 100 noteworthy accelerators. Most well-known tech companies in the world went through startup accelerators, and the grants, community and mentorship benefits are often invaluable.

After a worldwide study of startup accelerators, Lair East Labs has been included in a list of 100 noteworthy accelerators. Most well-known tech companies in the world went through startup accelerators, and the grants, community and mentorship benefits are often invaluable.

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Lair East Labs launches its new website

Lair East Labs is a startup accelerator for founders interested in launching businesses in the US with access to the Asian Market. At the heart of Lair East Labs lies the 10-week accelerator program, in which we help invest capital ($50K) and accelerate 10 -12 startups each year who are ready to explore and take on our program.