Minimum viable product built and showing initial signs of traction in local market in terms of user engagement.


AI, Mobile, IoT, Wearables, Cyber Security, Smart Cars, AR/VR, Space, Robotics/Drones, Education, Enterprise, Health, AggTech, Social and eCommerce


Preference given to startups with innovative products that will make a positive impact on the world.



Contest Stages:(Better Visual)

Phase 1: Send Business Proposal with application. Due August 15th

Initial Screening: 20 teams will be selected by August 20th

Phase 2: Selected teams will join a face-to-face 360 call with the Brinc team

Semifinals: 10 teams will be selected for continued training by October 20th

Phase 3: Teams will receive assistance for setting up business entities in Guangzhou, along with ~$15,000 USD. In addition Brinc will also offer Pitch assistance/training

Finals: Teams will go through an internal Brinc Pitch Competition to select the top 3 teams

Phase 4: Top 3 teams will be sent to either StartMeUp HK or Guangzhou International Innovation Festival (then split to either competitions)


Early stage teams will be entered into the StarMeUp HK Festival.

Max prize: ??

Further advanced/grown teams will be entered into the Guangzhou International Innovation Festival competition. 

Max prize: ~$60,000 USD