Another opportunity for your startup to kick off your business in China: Pre-Competition for the 2018 OTEC (Overseas Talent and Entrepreneurship Conference) at Techcode Berlin on the 13th of June 2018! The OTEC is a Global Competition for Entrepreneurs and the first Round will take Place here in Berlin at Techcode Germany.



1st Round: 13th of June: Pre-Competition at Techcode Berlin: 1st Place advance to the Overseas Final

2nd Round: 9th of August: Overseas Final Competition in Beijing: Top 6 advance to Global Final

3rd Round: 9th of August: Global Competition in Beijing: Chance to win 1 Mio. RMB (ca. 133.000 EUR)


Prizes for the winner:
  • Free Working Place for one year
  • Nomination for Phoenix Plan: Government grant from 100.000 to 300.000 RMB (ca. 13.000 to 40.000 EUR)
  • Preferential loans, funding and policy consulting, and free startup space in Chaoyang
  • Travel subsidy of 5.000 RMB (ca. 650 EUR) for the flight and free accommodation offered by OTEC



#1 Who can join the competition? Any team or company founded by entrepreneurs all over the world, within 3 years and before Series A round, can join the competition

#2 Competing projects can be in any of the following domains: Energy and Environment, Data Intelligence, Medical and Healthcare, Consumable and Entertainment, Industrial Upgrading

#3 Competition format: 4 minutes presentation + 4 minutes Q&A


How to take part:

We are looking forward to receiving your pitch deck incl. what you expect from China till 8th June 2018 to: and contact us for more information about the pitching competition in China.

The best 10 startups will be invited to Techcode Berlin on 13.06.2018 to qualify for the Overseas Final Competition in Beijing.

Your TechCode Germany Team


About OTEC

OTEC (Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference) is a series of annual events held by Chaoyang district government in Beijing, China. It is a comprehensive platform serving entrepreneurs who want to start a business in China. It provides entrepreneurs with following resources: talents, projects, technologies, markets, capitals, policies, and services. In the past five years, 18000+ entrepreneurs, 4000+ projects and 60+ investment organizations from 20 countries and regions have participated in OTEC. More than 400 projects got funded, 200 projects have launched in Beijing and Shenzhen through OTEC. More information about the conference can be found on