Tencent Maker Space (Hefei)
Tencent Maker Space (Hefei) is located in the Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Tencent Maker Space (Hefei) is committed to incubating innovation and entrepreneurship projects in the fields of science and technology as well as in cultural and creative industries in Hefei, Anhui province.
It's one of the products of a collaboration between Chinese internet behemoth Tencent and Hefei and Anhui. Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone, Tencent Open Platform, and Hefei Xinqingluo formed the maker space.
Tencent Maker Space (Hefei) covers 25,000 square meters in total. It is located in the Entrepreneurship Industrial Park (Phase II) in the Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone.
It offered funding, entrepreneurship training, and other incubation services to small and medium-sized businesses.
The maker space incubates start-ups in fields such as artificial intelligence and big data by leveraging Tencent's technological resources and assisting them in obtaining various resources from Tencent Cloud, AI big data suite, WeChat applet, and social advertising.
It also supports the development of Hefei's local cultural and creative entrepreneurial teams through Tencent's web traffic resources.
To date, the Tencent Maker Space (Hefei) has incubated and provided services to more than 180 enterprises and created more than 1,500 jobs. It has been awarded many times by Hefei and Anhui for its contributions to bolstering innovation and entrepreneurship.
Address: 2800 Innovation Avenue, Hefei National High-tech Industry Development Zone