“Innospring is not the typical plug-n-play incubator. It is China 2.0 meets Y Combinator– located in the heart of Silicon Valley.” — Jack Jia, GSR Ventures
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.
Innospring will provide a nurturing startup ecosystem with a wide variety of services and support for startups, including: funding, mentoring, workshops, in-house resources (accounting/bookkeeping, paralegal etc), access to venture capitalists and angel investors, physical space, and referrals to professional services for U.S. and Chinese startups interested in cross-border development.
InnoSpring’s leadership team brings significant cross-border, operational, technological experiences to Innospring to help accelerate startup growth. Eugene Zhang, president of InnoSpring, has a keen eye for promising start-ups and brings his passion and experiences helping InnoSpring realize its vision. Eugene is co-founder of TEEC Angel Fund, was founder & CEO of JEDA Technologies, and previously worked at Juniper Networks, Cisco and Sun.
InnoSpring’s partners are united by a common vision and deep passion for supporting entrepreneurs and shaping global innovation, particularly between the two powerhouse economies of the US and China