Frequently Asked Questions

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.