iRewind was one 50 Swiss companies and projects participating in the second annual Sino-Swiss Business Incubation Competition (SSBICom) and one of only 15 finalists chosen to present our business case in Chongqing between November 29 and December 1, 2019. The competition covers fields including the internet-of-things, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, big data, information security, and robotics.
iRewind convinced the jurors with its state-of the art, award-winning personalized video technology which has featured in mass participation sporting events as well as cultural events around the world.
As a result of the successful entry, we are now benefiting from a valuable professional China market entrance package and a complimentary base in one of China’s leading business innovation districts, Chongqing Liangjiang New Area’s SinoSwiss TechnoPark. This marks an important milestone in our internationalization strategy and is providing us with an important strategic opportunity as we are setting ourselves up for a more global market approach.
Sino-Swiss Business Incubation Competition (SSBICom) is looking for innovative Greater Zurich-based start-ups or SMEs in various technology sectors that have unique potential to grow in the Chinese market and provides them with an opportunity to present their businesses in front of Chinese decision makers and industry leaders.
The competition is organised by the Switzerland-based investment company SinoSwiss Holding and its Chongqing-based business park, SinoSwiss TechnoPark. It is supported by the Municipal Government of Chongqing, the Canton of Zurich, the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, the British Chamber of Commerce in SW China, and various UK-based chambers of Commerce including Glasgow and Birmingham as well as leading corporate accountancy and law firms PwC and Vischer, amongst other strategic partners.
About SinoSwiss Technopark
SinoSwiss Technopark is one of four international business parks in Chongqing’s Liangjiang New Area. The New Area is the same in scope as Pudong New Area in Shanghai and Bin Hai New Area in Tianjin, and is central China’s leading international business hub.
SinoSwiss Technopark is supported by both Chinese and Swiss government organisations and is set to become a major hub for Swiss high tech and advanced industries in the heart of China.
The municipality of Chongqing is one of China’s key inland logistics hubs. It is a major Yangtze River port able to handle sea-going vessels, the rail-head for the China-Europe Railway, and is home to one of the largest passenger and cargo airports in China. Key projects including the China Singapore Connectivity Project have made it a super-connected hub for inland China linking the region with both Europe and SE Asia.