Top 500 Unicorn Enterprises 2019 Conference Held in Qingdao
Wang Xinzhe and Wang Qingxian addressed separately
`` 2019 Global Unicorn Enterprises Top 500 Development Report '' Released
The Unicorn 500 Strong Meeting will be held every year next year
Qingdao Daily / Qingdao Guan / Qingpao News. On the morning of December 18th, the 2019 Unicorn 500 Strong Conference with the theme of "Focus on national strategy, implement new development concepts, and seek common enterprise innovation and development in the new era". Held in Jimo District, Qingdao. More than 400 people including representatives from the world ’s leading unicorn companies and invisible unicorn companies such as Donkey Mom, Cao Cao Travel, Himalayan, Didi Travel, and Zhihu, as well as heads of well-known investment institutions at home and abroad attended the meeting.
Wang Xinzhe, Chief Economist of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and Wang Qingxian, Member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, delivered speeches respectively.
In his speech, Wang Xinzhe extended warm congratulations on behalf of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. He said that the Chinese government has always attached importance to the development of SMEs and the private economy. As the comprehensive management department of the State Council responsible for the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will continue to fully implement the decision-making and deployment of the Party Central Committee and the State Council, further strengthen cooperation with various departments and regions, optimize the development environment, strengthen policy implementation, and deepen Promote innovation and development, promote public services, deepen international cooperation, and fully support SMEs to become stronger, better, and more sophisticated. Qingdao is the main node of the “Belt and Road” New Asia-Europe Continental Bridge Economic Corridor and a strategic fulcrum for maritime cooperation. In recent years, the spirit of General Secretary Jinping ’s inspection of Qingdao ’s important speech has been carefully implemented, and the “Belt and Road” initiative has been firmly grasped. Major opportunities such as the construction of the demonstration zone and the Qingdao Free Trade Zone in Shandong Province, adhere to innovation and development, accelerate transformation and upgrading, and the speed of development of the private economy and SMEs ranks among the top in the country. It is hoped that this conference will serve as an opportunity to actively promote the sustainable and healthy development of Qingdao and national SMEs, and to promote global unicorn companies to strengthen cooperation and grow together.
In his speech, Wang Qingxian first expressed the original intention of hosting the conference. He said that General Secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that competition for comprehensive national strength is ultimately competition for innovation. The fundamental force of innovation is in the market, and the protagonist is the enterprise. Unicorn companies have become "synonyms" for innovation and development in all walks of life and an important vane to measure the innovation capacity and innovation ecology of a country or region. It is the best interpretation of a city's innovation vitality, development model and future prospects. Qingdao fully implements the spirit of the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee and the important spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's work in Qingdao. It is necessary to tightly grasp the unicorn enterprise, a group of enterprises with strong innovation and great growth, in building In the country's important task of the new Belt and Road international cooperation platform, it has condensed and cultivated more unicorn enterprises, as well as many new and special SMEs.
Wang Qingxian said that Qingdao has a complete and strong industrial base, as well as many national innovation platforms and incubation carriers. Since the beginning of this year, we have created a “tropical rainforest” where unicorn companies thrive, and we have organized a global (Qingdao) venture capital venture conference to optimize the capital market environment; respect and fulfill entrepreneurs ’creativity and innovation, and strive to create a batch of 100 billion Industrial clusters; held Qingdao conference of artificial intelligence industry community to accelerate the cultivation of unicorns in the field of artificial intelligence applications and services; launched the offensive of the construction of an international fashion city to attract more young and innovative talents from around the world to work and live; Enterprise cultivation and reward schemes, build a full-scale growth and cultivation mechanism for enterprises from "specialized and special" to invisible champions, "little giants", from gazelle to unicorns, and create unicorn full-scale ecological acceleration demonstration bases. The innovative development of the corner animal company in Qingdao has provided strong support.
"Innovation and growth are the most distinctive characteristics of unicorns. Qingdao and unicorns have similar mental qualities, much like unicorns in cities." Wang Qingxian said that unicorn companies coming to Qingdao not only bring investment And the project is a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation, and this spirit and atmosphere is also a city symbol of Qingdao. Qingdao will give the highest quality resources to high-quality enterprises and high-quality entrepreneurs to operate and provide a new platform for international cooperation. I hope that entrepreneurs will come to Qingdao to set the future in the large coordinates of national strategy and promote more changes in China. In the high-quality development led by high-level openness, we create together with the great motherland, grow together, and progress together.
The conference was hosted by Qingdao Municipal Government, Chinese Private Enterprise Research Center of Renmin University of China, Qingdao Private Economic Development Bureau, Qingdao Jimo District Government, and Beijing Invisible Unicorn Information Technology Institute. At the meeting, the "2019 Global Unicorn Enterprises Top 500 Development Report" was released. There were 6 companies in Qingdao including Jiehua Biological, Rishun, and Weidong Cloud, which entered the top 500 list, and the number of listed companies ranked among the cities in northern China. 2nd, 7th in the country. Yu Hongjun, former deputy director of the Department of External Liaison of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Huang Taiyan, president of the Central University for Nationalities, chairman of the China Economic Development Research Association, and director of the China Private Enterprise Research Center of the Renmin University of China, gave a keynote speech respectively. Horizon Robotics Technology Co., Ltd. Founder and CEO Yu Kai and other representatives of some of the top 500 unicorns in the world made exchange speeches.
Responsible comrades from domestic and foreign business associations such as the Association for the Promotion of South-South Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry of China, the Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers, and the China Enterprise Management Research Association, experts and scholars from some universities, and deputy mayor Geng Tao attended the conference.
(Reporter Liu Chenglong)
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