start-ups in its three programs. We will only bring in Founders and project teams thatwork very well with each other, that can demonstrate their ability to build great products and services, that have good business sense and that understand their targetmarket(s).
bove all we want to work with start-up entrepreneurs and project teamsthat are passionate but humble, persistent but patient and committed for the long roadahead, as start-ups are indeed a marathon race, not a 100m sprint.
Acceleration is IW¶s main incubation program (6 months), aiming at assisting experienced Founders to speed-up their start-ups and hence create the next generation of successful Chinese consumer internet, mobile internet and cloud computing start-ups.
Who is it for?
cceleration has been designed for experienced Founders, with clear leadership skillsand a solid industry background, relevant to their start-up product / service idea. TheFounders can be first-time or serial entrepreneurs. Beyond the Founders, we expect asmall, initial core product team to be in place and to be able to demonstrate a prototype of the product / service at this early stage. We also expect the team to have aclear vision on the product development roadmap, no matter how this may change inthe future. The Founders also need to demonstrate that they have clearly identifiedand understand their high-growth potential target market and how to achieve earlyuser acquisition in it.
What can you expect?Incubation Services
You and your team will be based at IW¶s incubator;
In terms of recruiting assistance, you will have access to our extensive HR database of top engineers¶ application pool, campus recruitment and interns¶ pool, including assistance with screening and interview arrangements;
IW will provide you and your project team with company registration andgeneral legal counsel, accounting guidance, UI/UX resources, usabilityevaluation for products, user testing, market research, public relations planning advice, and introductions of potential partners with high-value etc.;
You will also have a unique chance to participate in a wide range of mentoringsessions conducted by distinguished guests and local or international expertsin their field, in a wide range of technology/product and business-related