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The pandemic has unexpectedly slowed down the progress of globalization. However, the solution to every major issue we face today, be it global warming, public health crisis, AI ethics, or cultural conflicts..., relies on the continuous exploration of cutting-edge technology and collaborations across national borders.  If you are a tech entrepreneur and share the belief that good technologies that serve humanity should have no borders; If you are eager to connect with similar entrepreneurial minds around the world; If you believe that your product or service can provide solutions to critical social issues; Apply for the INSPIRO Young Entrepreneurs Network for SDGs NOW!

What is INSPIRO Young Entrepreneurs Network for SDGs?

INSPIRO Young Entrepreneurs Network for SDGs is a support program and cross-cultural community for global outstanding entrepreneurs passionate about sustainability. The network is initiated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), CICETE, and the Management Committee of Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone in China. The network aims to bring together Chinese and overseas tech entrepreneurs who focus on the intersection of the SDGs and cutting-edge technology, such as low-carbon technology, gender equality in the tech industry, education technology, One Health, etc. We provide a series of interactive exchanges and learning opportunities to link industry leaders and quality capital for INSPIRO members. Our vision is to integrate the concept of sustainable development into business strategies, generating cooperation in the field of sustainable development, and creating commercial value at the same time. INSPIRO means "inspiration" in Latin. It also stands for the core value of this program - INnovative, Sustainable, Peer-Inspired, Resilient, Optimistic.

Being a INSPIRO Network member, you will receive:

A global community of entrepreneurs with great inspiration

· INSPIRO Monthly Webinar: discussing global cutting-edge tech trends, oversea business opportunities and cross-border business partnership · INSPIRO X-possibility: building cross-border tech for good project together

Multi-layer support for startup growth from the INSPIRO eco-system

· Conversations with executives from multinational companies, government officials, business associations and venture capital · Entrepreneurial guidance and policy benefits from the government

Official recognition by the United Nations 

· Certificate of participation issued by UNDP, and the New Economic Development Bureau of Chengdu High-tech Zone · Branding opportunities and media coverage

In the future, we will have the chance to invite INSPIRO Network members to offline visits through our annual business study tour. 

Our ideal applicants are entrepreneurs...

Have the intention of developing cross-border business partnership
With tech-oriented product or service (registered patent can be a plus)
Who already had or plan to expand to oversea markets
With product/service that can create a positive social impact

INSPIRO Young Entrepreneurs Network for SDGs

Apply now! The selection is on a rolling basis, so do it as soon as you can!