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Sunday 15 March 2020 (All day)

VIVA British Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition is a Business Forum with a Student Business Competition that will be hold by Chinese Business Innovation Society with LSE Business and Investment Group during 2019/2020.
The conference will take place on the 15th March 2020, at IOE Bedford Way 20 W3.01.
There will be also a forum with 3 well-known Keynote Speakers and 4 angle and VC investors as our honorable judges. Also, 30+ professionals from all politics and industries will also be invited as well. This will be a great opportunity for students’ networking.

Some of the Speakers and Investors:
Bo Ji
Bo Ji is the Founder of China Start and China CEO, an inspiring TEDx speaker, a Chinaprenuer, and a game changer in the global startup ecosystem. Bo is currently the Assistant Dean & Chief Representative for Europe at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), a top business school with more than 10,000 chairman/CEO level alumni in China. Bo had an over-20-year successful corporate career in Global Business Development, Innovation, Strategy, Supply Chain Management, M&A, etc. He served as the head quarters of many fortune 500 companies such as Monsanto, Cargill, Pfizer, Wrigley and Mars. After a long corporate life, Bo became a serial entrepreneur and investor.

Xin Chen
General Manager. Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, London Branch
Head of SPD Bank London Branch Preparatory Group
Deputy CEO Agricultural Bank of China (UK) General Manager. Ginkgo Investment Company Ltd, Chief Dealer People’s Bank of China Representative Office for Europe in London She was a former managing director of different divisions within the Foreign Exchange Reserve Management Department in SAFE

Chunjing Gu
Jiuzhitang Senior Investment Consultant
KMG Senior Investment Consultant
Cornucopiae Asset Management Senior Tech Analyst
Chunjing joined Cambridge Enterprise as a Technology Associate in the life sciences team in 2012. Before joining Cambridge Enterprise she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. Chunjing obtained a PhD in Neurobiology at Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge. She helped 60 million pounds financing of 15 startups, and helped XO1 transfer IP with 0.1 billion pounds.

Other invited guests include many professionals, such PwC associates, HSBC associates, and CTO of Launch International.

Conference Agenda:

9:30 – 10:00 Register
10:00 – 10:20 CBIS Introduction & Judging Introduction
10:20 – 10:40 Forum Talk 1
10:40 – 11:00 Forum Talk 2
11:00 – 11:20 Tea & Networking
11:20 – 11:40 Forum Talk 3
11:40 – 12:00 Photo & Networking
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 Pitching 12 teams
3:30 – 3:50 Tea & Networking
3:50 – 5:10 Pitching 8 teams
5:10 – 5:30 Tea & Break & Judging
5:30 – 6:00 Prizing & Ending & Photo