SEATTLE, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VestLink Group today announced it has entered a strategic partnership agreement with Beijing Economic-Technological Development Industry and Internet Research Institute, also known as E-Town Industry and Internet Research Institute (ETIIR). The strategic alliance will focus on accelerating cross-border business development, innovation incubation and investment strategy utilizing VestLink Group's investment platform.
"One of the biggest challenges foreign investors face is finding ways to connect with the next groundbreaking innovation before it becomes known," said Amy Du, Chief Executive Officer of VestLink Group. "At the same time, innovators and startups struggle to gain access to resources and funding they need to fully execute on their inventions. At VestLink Group, our team of global business executives acts as a liaison to bridge that gap, by partnering with organizations to identify upcoming opportunities that will disrupt the industry and translate to highly profitable opportunities for our clients."
In China, ETIIR represents the highest standard for academic research, technology innovation and industrial modernization. Utilizing VestLink's advanced investment platform, the two companies are working together to co-develop a healthy cross-border innovation eco-system. The goal of this ecosystem is to provide the resources and market channels innovators and startups need to grow their business, advance their technologies and develop cutting edge solutions. At the same time, the platform will serve as a fast-track for investors to connect with lucrative opportunities in both United States and China.
"ETIIR is the core organization of the Chinese Industry Internet Technology Innovation Center," said Ling Cui, Executive Vice President of ETIIR. "It is one of the five key developing technology innovation centers to China's 13th Five-Year development strategy. ETIIR leverages its international industry development expertise to collaborate with leading enterprises and organizations, and integrates its upstream and downstream industries. Through this strategic partnership with VestLink Group, we will be able to extend our reach to a broader international startup community, and accelerate expansion as a worldwide leading innovation platform."
About VestLink Group:
Established in 2016, VestLink Group is a leading investment platform connecting startups, innovators, investors and partners around the world. Its mission is simple: To enable innovation across borders. VestLink Group collaborates with high-profile private and public companies, as well as investment firms, government-led organizations and large scale innovation centers. VestLink Group works to discover and incubate disruptive technologies and solutions in artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, smart cities, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality. For more information about VestLink Group, visit www.vestlink.io.
E-Town Industry and Internet Research Institute (ETIIR) is led by Beijing Economic and Technology Development Committee, jointly invested by China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Department Electronics Standardization Institute, Tsinghua University Internet Research Institute，China International Engineering Consulting Corporation, Centrin Data Systems, and E-Town Capital. It is chartered to lead the research and development of innovation in industry upgrade and enterprise applications. For more information about ETIIR, visit http://www.etiir.com/
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