WHAT IS ACIC?

Australia China Innovation Centre is the unique Start-up hub providing Australia start-ups a collaborative ecosystem to make an impact on global market. ACIC is backing Australia entrepreneurs with co-working spaces, investment resources, mentoring services and all around support to grow and flourish.

Our Vision: To be the one-stop shop for Chinese investment in Australian ingenuity. We will do this by:

  • Creating a self-sustaining pipeline of Australian start-ups that want to go global and will embrace Chinese investment
  • Creating an unparalleled portfolio of Chinese investors ready to make investments in Australian technology and businesses
  • Sponsoring targeted, effective and sustainable Chinese market entry for selected Australian start-ups)

ACIC’s MARK+approach

We helps, plan, implement, and manage fundraising initiatives that raise funds today and strengthen organization s for the future.

MENTORS
We have extensive connections within the Australian and Chinese business communities, and are committed to building a deep mentor portfolio focussed on our industry sector priorities.
ACCESS
ACIC will provide extensive opportunities for start-ups to physically access the Chinese community of investors and the Chinese market.
RESOURCES
We will develop an armoury of resources designed to make China market entry more efficient and effective for Australian start-ups.
KNOWLEDGE
We will organise a series of tailored training programs for start-ups to demystify the market entry process and provide practical, relevant advice and guidance.

OUR mentors
Warwick Powell
Founder & Director
Sister City Partners

Distributed ledger technologies, blockchain, digital token design and implementation. Blockchain-enabled supply chain integration. Industry and community development innovation and finance. 

Dr. Mark Rainbird
Director
BlueMount Capital

Dr. Rainbird has over 30 years’ experience in business and Government. He has investment banking, merger and acquisition, investment management and venture capital experience.

Stephen Baines
Chief advisor
Aurizon

Stephen Baines was advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Aurizon, formerly Queesland Rail. He is an experienced strategic and catalytic leader with a track record of creating long-term value and transforming culture.

Prijia Setiadi
strategy & Public Affairs
Manager

Prijia is evperienced in investment banking and finance industry. He has worked extensively in captial markets area.

our team

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Terrence Liu
Partner & Managing Director
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Sara Zhang
Partner & Operation Manager
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Lee Rong
Project Manager
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Cheng Wang
Project Specialist
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Dr. Yi Jia
ACIC Specialist Consultant, Griffith University Senior Research Fellow and Queens Micro-Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC)

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