Innovation Works’ incubation program Jump-Start is accepting new application for its third cycle now. Launched in last September, the project had accepted 7 start-ups for the first cycle while 4 of which have been funded, including Weipai, a micro-video app on both iOS and Android platform, Meishidaren(means gourmet in Chinese, see our previous report), a location-based visual guide for users to find and share the foods they love, and two social game companies.

Some analysts pointed out that even succeed in raising money, these 4 projects’ future might not be that promising, not to mention the others which haven’t landed a deal. But who can tell.

The new cycle of Jump Start program will still focus on internet and mobile applications, especially in the following area: applications based on social networks, such as Facebook, twitter, Sina Weibo, Tencent; applications for mobile platforms, such as iOS, android, windows phone7; applications for other platforms, such as Taobao, Amazon, Paypal. The preferred types of applications include games, entertainment, local business and so on.

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