ASIA AMERICA MULTITECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (PEARL RIVER DELTA)
Founded in 1979, Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) is the largest Asian American community of entrepreneurs, industrialists, investors, business executives and professionals in the tech sector in the Silicon Valley. With connections with their peers in the Asia Pacific region, they constitute a strong cross-border business network. Over the last two decades, AAMA chapters have been set up in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei, where their Cradle Programs have a proven track record in nurturing innovative startups.
Launched in 2012, AAMA (Pearl River Delta) aims to foster the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, to promote collaboration among stakeholders in the technology industries in the region and to serve as a nexus to other global innovation hubs, particularly Silicon Valley and fellow AAMA chapters in Asia.
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AAMA (PRD) organizes a variety of events, including a Cradle Program, startup salons, technology salons, seminars and forums, CEO roundtables and visits to leading technology enterprises, academic and research institutions in the region.
Tech entrepreneurs share their experiences
Following the success of similar programs of the Beijing Chapter and the Taipei Chapter, AAMA (PRD) launched its Cradle Program in 2016, with the mission of providing mentorship to promising entrepreneurs in the Greater Bay Area. Each year, 10 mentors are matched with selected entrepreneurs on a one-to-one basis to share their experiences, ideas, and resources in growing technology businesses, management, marketing, and fund-raising.
Over the years, the Program has invited more than 40 experienced mentors and has partnered with various incubation centers in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. In addition, the Association organizes startup salons, training and delegations to other innovation hubs overseas.
Business Angel Club
Comprising AAMA (PRD) Charter Members, Cradle Program mentors, seasoned entrepreneurs, and early-stage investors, members of the Business Angel Club provide angel financing as well as valuable coaching and networking to budding startups in the Greater Bay Area.
It holds monthly activities like visiting and pitching.