Platinum Sponsors
Bing (formerly Live SearchWindows Live Search, and MSN Search) is a web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft. Bing was unveiled by Microsoft CEOSteve Ballmer on May 28, 2009 at the All Things Digital conference in San Diego. It went fully online on June 3, 2009, with a preview version released on June 1, 2009.

On July 29, 2009, Microsoft and Yahoo! announced a deal in which Bing would power Yahoo! Search.  All Yahoo! Search global customers and partners are expected to have made the transition by early 2012.

In October 2011, Bing announced it is working on new back-end search infrastructure, with the goal of delivering faster and slightly more relevant search results for users. Known as "Tiger," the new index-serving technology has been incorporated into Bing globally, since August 2011. In May 2012, Bing announced another redesign of its search engine that includes "Sidebar," a social feature that searches users' social networks for information relevant to the search query.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, United States that develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975. Microsoft is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies.
Covington & Burling LLP
Covington & Burling LLP ( represents clients in cutting-edge technology, litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. In responding to the needs and challenges of our clients, our lawyers draw upon the firm's expertise and experience in a broad array of industries to provide solutions to difficult, complex, and novel problems and issues, whether in litigation, transactions, or regulatory proceedings.
GSR Ventures
GSR Ventures ( primarily invests in early stage technology companies with substantial operations in China that have potential to become global leaders. GSR's investments include semiconductor, Internet, wireless, new media, and clean technology. The fund currently has about $300 million under management, and has offices in Beijing and Silicon Valley.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
O'Melveny helps build and connect prosperous communities of law and business. Our public service and pro bono contributions strengthen the communities we serve. Because community building is a mutual effort, we receive as much as we give. We learn from clients and industries that entrust us with their futures. We are reminded, often by those who most need our help, that the law respects and empowers all.
Gold Sponsors
Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group ( makes it easy for anyone to buy or sell online anywhere in the world. We are a family of Internet-based businesses that encompasses business-to-business trade-, retail- Taobao, payment- Alipay, business management software- Alisoft and classified listings-Yahoo! Koubei. The Group was founded in 1999 by Jack Ma, a pioneer who has aspired to help make the Internet accessible, trustworthy and beneficial for everyone. The privately held Alibaba Group reaches Internet users in more than 240 countries and regions, and employs 12,000 people in more than 40 cities in mainland China as well as in Hong Kong, Taiwan, London and Silicon Valley.
Baidu, Inc. (Baidu), incorporated on January 18, 2000, is a Chinese-language Internet search provider. Baidu serves three types of online participants, which include users, customers and Baidu union members. The Company offers a Chinese-language search platform on its Website It provides Chinese-language Internet search services to enable users to find relevant information online, including Web pages, news, images, documents and multimedia files, through links provided on its Websites. It designs and delivers its online marketing services primarily on its Website to its online marketing customers. During the year ended December 31, 2011, it had approximately 488,000 active online marketing customers. Its online marketing customers consist of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) throughout China, large domestic companies and Chinese divisions or subsidiaries of large, multinational companies.
ChinaRock Capital Management
ChinaRock Capital Management (CRCM) has offices in San Francisco, Shanghai and Hong Kong and has been investing in private deals in China since 2004. Our past private investments included E-house(NYSE: EJ), Yingli(NYSE: YGE), Allyes(Nasdaq: FMCN), Youku(NYSE: YOKU) etc. CRCM's Venture Capital team works closely with the Hedge Fund team, so as to leverage our public investment network and domain knowledge to source investments, to aid during due diligence, to be a value-added partner to portfolio companies, and to facilitate exits. We generally invest during the early stage of a company's startup phase.
Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Cyberport ( is a creative digital community with a cluster of technology and digital content tenants.

It is managed by Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited which is wholly owned by the Hong Kong SAR Government.

With a vision to establish itself as a leading information and communications technology (ICT) hub in the Asia-Pacific region, Cyberport is committed to facilitating the local economy by nurturing ICT industry start-ups and entrepreneurs, driving collaboration to pool resources and create business opportunities, and accelerating ICT adoption through strategic initiatives and partnerships.

Equipped with an array of state-of-the-art ICT facilities and a cutting-edge broadband network, the Cyberport community is home to four grade-A intelligent office buildings, a five-star design hotel, and a retail entertainment complex.
DCM, an early stage venture capital firm, has been helping entrepreneurs build world class technology companies since 1996. The firm's partners manage seven funds totaling greater than US$2 billion, and have made investments in more than 200 technology companies across the United States and Asia. With offices in the Silicon Valley, Beijing and Tokyo, DCM provides hands-on operational guidance and a vast network of global business and financial resources to its portfolio companies. DCM was ranked #6 among global Venture Capital firms by Red Herring and was named 2011 China Venture Capital Firm of the Year by Asian Venture Capital Journal.
Deloitte Touche LLP
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte's approximately 182,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.
East West Bank - 華美銀行
East West Bancorp is a publicly owned company with $21.5 billion in assets and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "EWBC". The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, East West Bank, is one of the largest independent banks headquartered in California. East West is a premier bank focused exclusively on the United States and Greater China markets and operates over 125 locations worldwide, including in the United States markets of California, New York, Georgia, Massachusetts, Texas and Washington. In Greater China, East West's presence includes a full service branch in Hong Kong and representative offices in Beijing, Shenzhen and Taipei. Through a wholly-owned subsidiary bank, East West's presence in Greater China also includes full service branches in Shanghai and Shantou and a representative office in Guangzhou.
Fortinet ( is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2009 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise - from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications.
Hanhai Investment
Hanhai Investment focuses on providing high-quality capital and professional services to companies in the US and Chinese markets, interested expanding internationally.

Services include entrepreneurship mentoring/development, funding, project planning, talent exchange, and technology development. Hanhai bridges companies cross-border to help them accelerate the growth and expansion of their business ventures in both countries, by utilizing Hanhai's strong resources in both the US and China.

The group has successively developed Hanhai Great Wall Plaza, Hanhai Haiyuncang Plaza, Hanhai Garden Plaza, Hanhai Sci-tech Plaza, Hanhai Culture Plaza and other office buildings. The group has operated area of 3,200,000 SF and the assets reaching RMB 3 billion.

Concentrating on the development of several national Hi-tech incubators and the first Overseas Scholars Business Park in the city centre, Hanhai Zhiye established itself as the leading professional, unique and diversified technology industry aggregation. Hanhai Zhiye has made an important contribution to promote the development of Technology-empowered Beijing and to achieve the scientific development.
Hisense Group ( was founded as Qingdao No. 2 Radio Factory in 1969 and has now developed into a multibillion dollar global conglomerate, which includes three public listed companies and owns three famous trademarks (Hisense, Kelon and Ronshen). Hisense provides a wide range of products and services including “multimedia”, “home appliances”, “telecommunications” and ”information technology” and had a sales revenue of $9.5 billion in 2010. With the development strategy of "high-tech, high-quality, high level of service, and creating an internationally famous brand", Hisense has R&D centers in Qingdao, Shenzhen, Shunde, Beijing, USA and Europe.
InnoSpring is Silicon Valley's first US-China technology start-up incubator. Its focus is on encouraging American and Chinese start-ups to expand beyond their home countries. Founded in 2012, InnoSpring is a joint project between Tsinghua University Science Park (TusPark), Shui On Group (Shui On), Northern Light Venture Capital and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). It is located in Santa Clara, California.
Wuxi National Software Park·iPark - 无锡高新区
Founded in 1998, iPark is located in Wuxi National Hi-tech Development Zone and was awarded as the National Torch Program Software Base by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2004, which serves as the frontier of Wuxi and WND to promote economic and social transformation and upgrading. iPark covers an area of 1.1 square kilometers with planned floor area of 1.65 million square meters, among which phase Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ of iPark with a floor area of 550,000 square meters have been completed. 70% are used for office areas of research and development and administration and another 30% for amenities of business and relaxation purposes. iPark IV with a planned floor area of 300,000 is under construction and part of it is scheduled to put into use in 2013.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is a leading venture firm that focuses on digital, green tech, life sciences and China. KPCB established its China partnership in 2007, creating a conduit that gives China's best entrepreneurs access to some of China's best venture capitalists. Since then, the proven investors at KPCB China have leveraged their experience, passion and commitment to business-building throughout the region, contributing to growth, jobs and innovation in China and worldwide.
Northern Light Venture Capital
Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) ( is a China concept venture capital firm focused on early and growth stage opportunities in technology enabled businesses. NLVC targets businesses that leverage China's industrial, economic, or human resources to build exceptional, lasting enterprises in the global economy.
NLVC was founded in 2005 by a group of experienced entrepreneurs with experience dealing with the challenges of starting a new venture in a competitive market, and subsequently, creating success through the smart leverage of resources and market opportunities in China. is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the Social Enterprise. Our trusted cloud platform and apps—including our flagship CRM solution—help employees collaborate easily and connect with customers like never before.

And thanks to the cloud, all of it comes with low cost, low risk, and fast results. Our 100,000+ successful customers tell the story best. Here are just a few.
Shanghai Yangpu Innovation Center Shanghai Yangpu US Innovation Center
With the mission to enhance the collaboration between Silicon Valley and Shanghai Yangpu, the Yangpu US Innovation Center is launched to provide a platform to help entrepreneurs who want to start their ventures in China.

Shanghai Yangpu "3310" plan
On June 9, 2009, Shanghai Yangpu officially launched one of the first national overseas high-level talents innovation bases. Adhering to the principles of "All-aspect Supporting, Resource Sharing, Talent Gathering, Win-win Development", and "Triple regional fusion, high-pace linkage development" (university campus, science and technology park, public community) the "3310" plan was launched with the core concept of "three big projects, three major objectives and ten supporting policies".

Highlights of the plan include:
  • ¥300 million of special funds, as much as¥1 million free start-up capital, ¥2 million guaranteed loans, ¥5 million loan discount, up to¥2 million housing allowance;
  • ¥200 million of overseas talents venture fund, targeting early stage investment;
  • Recommendation to higher educational institutes for full-time and part-time professor;
  • Access to university and research institute's laboratories and utilities;
  • Special preferential policies for children's schooling, families' employment, relocation, etc.

The Shanghai Yangpu overseas high-level talents innovation incubation center provides "one-stop" personalized service. At present, this plan has attracted 78 national "one thousand plan" talents, 374 overseas business enterprises, and more than 5000 SMEs.
TeleNav, Inc., a privately-held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, was the first to launch a cell phone GPS system in the U.S. TeleNav's solutions include TeleNav GPS Navigator (GPS navigation), TeleNav Track (Mobile Resource Management) and Whereboutz (social networking). Deployed by 15 carriers in 21 countries, TeleNav is a global leader in wireless location-based services (LBS). TeleNav products are available on more than 450 wireless devices and run on all major mobile platforms currently available. Currently, the company's solutions are available in four continents, including North and South America, Asia and Europe.

For more information on TeleNav, please visit
The Hoffman Agency
The Hoffman Agency advises companies on applying communications to build brands, fortify reputations and sell products/services. With a heritage in the technology sector, the firm today focuses on markets of complexity: telecommunications, energy, water, and financial services as well as technology. The firm's operation extends across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States, all skilled in applying storytelling techniques to communications.

For more information, we encourage you to check out
Tianjin Binhai Tanggu Marine Hi-Tech Development Area
Tianjin Binhai Tanggu Marine Hi-Tech Development Area(TMHT) founded in 1992 was promoted to the national high-tech area as China's only marine hi-tech development area after approved by the State Council in 1995 with the adjusted planning area of 24.48 km². after 20 years of development ,Marine Hi-Tech Area is with nearly 70 km² planning area, over 2200 registered enterprises and 80000 permanent residents. It is our goal of the 12th Five-Year to strive to build the secondary economic center and eco-industrial park in Binhai New Area.

For more information, please contact us at
Vobile is the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification and management services. Its patented core VDNA technology enables fully automated identification, tracking and management of any video and audio content with high accuracy and scalability. Vobile operated the VDNA Database, (VDDB), which is the most comprehensive database of authorized video fingerprints, metadata and business rules from major movie studios, television networks and record labels. TVSync, a new initiative led by Vobile, supports connected second-screen experiences that cover virtually any aspect of eCommerce, infotainment or social media. Founded in 2005, the company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with additional offices in China, Japan and Singapore. For more information, please visit and
Beijing Yahoo! Global R&D Center, officially founded in June 2009, is fully owned and operated by United States based Yahoo! Inc ,Yahoo! Beijing Global R&D center focused on Yahoo!'s global business and is committed to providing world-class products and platforms with R&D areas covering most of Yahoo! global core products.

Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) is a technology powered media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. Yahoo!'s unique combination of Science + Art + Scale connects advertisers to the consumers who build their businesses. For more information, visit the pressroom ( or the company's blog, Yodel Anecdotal (
Silver Sponsors
Freeborders is a leading provider of information technology services to large and medium-sized businesses. We provide global consulting, technology and outsourcing services – focused on the financial services, travel, and internet e-commerce industries.

Whether delivering our services onsite with our clients or from one of our offshore development centers, our flexible engagements allow our customers to cost-effectively adapt their business to market opportunities and changes.
Sina Weibo
Sina Weibo ( 新浪微博) is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular sites in China, in use by well over 30% of Internet users, with a similar market penetration that Twitter has established in the USA. It was launched by SINA Corporation on 14 August 2009, and has more than 300 million registered users as of February 2012. About 100 million messages are posted each day on Sina Weibo.
Suzhou International Science Park (hereinafter referred to as SISPARK), located in the southwest of SIP, was launched in April, 2000 and completed in six phases. It has overall planned area of 61 hectares, building area of 1.14 million square meters and investment of more than RMB 4 billion Yuan.

SISPARK is National Scientific Enterprise Incubator of China, National Software Industrial Base, National Animation Industrial Base, China Euro-America Oriented Software Offshore Project Pilot Base and Entrepreneur Center for Returned Oversea Chinese Students as well as the only backbone of "Chinese Service Outsourcing Demonstration Base" in China. For over ten years' development, SISPARK has formed the four characteristic industrial clusters, namely, software development, IC design, digital entertainment and industrial application of high and new technologies and established relatively sound public technical platforms consecutively. Accumulatively, there are over 830 registered enterprises, around 360 of which have actually moved in, in SISPARK at present, employing more than 20,000 high-tech talents.

SISPARK is endeavored to realize revenue of 500 million USD from offshore software and accumulate 55,000 high-tech R&D talents, total production value breaking through 10 billion and foster 20 enterprises whose turnover exceeds one-hundred million to build a high-tech industrial park with complete infrastructure, distinctive industrial features, significant renovation and highly developed service system.