InnoSpring is Silicon Valley’s first US-China technology start-up incubator. Its focus is on encouraging startups to expand beyond their home countries to lead huge market opportunities in the US and China. 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). InnoSpring is located in Santa Clara, California.
Innospring provides a nurturing startup ecosystem with a wide variety of services and support for startups, including: funding, mentor and advisory services, virtual/physical coworking space, workshops, in-house resources (accounting/bookkeeping, HR, paralegal etc), access to its extensive venture capital and angel investor network, 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, and technological experiences to help accelerate startup growth. Eugene Zhang, president of InnoSpring, has a keen eye for promising start-ups and brings his passion and experiences to help 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 United States and China.
INNOSPRING SEED FUND
The InnoSpring Accelerator Program and all InnoSpring investments are funded through the InnoSpring Seed Fund, established in 2012 with the support from leading investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and KPCB China, Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC), GSR Ventures, China Broadband Capital (CBC) and TEEC Angel Fund.