British Council and the Confucius Institute Initiative funded by Hanban. The com-
petition aims to encourage new commercial relationships between China and the
UK and is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting
start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms. It is open to
university teams in the UK and China and existing businesses. The Organizers of
this competition are: Lancaster University, University College London, the Uni-
versity of Durham, China Innovation and Development Association UK, Chong-
qing and Tianjin Association for Science and Technology. The Sponsors of this
competition: University East Anglia(UEA) and University East London (UEL).
It is the longest established university entrepreneurship competition focused on
China. The competition semi-finals held at LUMS on 23rd June 2013. The final
of China UK Entrepreneurship Competition took place at the Bank of China in
London on 9th of July 2013.