Logos of muru-D and Chinaccelerator. Credit: muru-D
Startup accelerator muru-D today (27 October 2015) announced a partnership with Chinaccelerator in Shanghai, China.
According to muru-D's blog post, Chinaccelerator has been a driving force in growing the foreign startup scene in China, particularly in Shanghai and Beijing. They help to connect and educate foreign, cross-border startups, which aligns with muru-D's objective to foster the startup ecosystem across Asia Pacific.
The partnership will make it easier for startups accelerated by muru-D to enter the Chinese market. muru-D startups and alumni will be given access to Chinaccelerator's resources and facilities, including mentors and investor networks, and vice versa. Those interested in applying to Chinaccelerator will also be fast-tracked to a later stage in the selection process.
"Chinaccelerator is focused on helping startups cross borders and target the next 5 billion mobile-first or mobile-only users," said William Bao Bean, Managing Director of Chinaccelerator. "We are very happy to partner with muru-D to take the most promising startups from Australia and Singapore into China, as well as help startups from around the world enter the Australian market."
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