Invitation – 2018 Global Startup Talents @ Taipei (Dealine: April 30th, 2018)

Taiwan – Your Gateway to Asia Market

Invitation to Apply to 2018 Global Startup Talents @ Taipei program

See below the website link to our program application and more information.


Taipei City, capital of Taiwan, is hosting ” 2018 Global Startup Talents @ Taipei Program” for international technological startups in ICT, IoT, Biotechology, AI, AR/VR and deep technology to create business opportunities and engage with Taiwanese partners as strategy to enter China and Asia market.

Event date: June 4th – 18th, 2018

Deadline for application: April 30th, 2018

Program highlights

★  Launch your Asia strategy now

★  Start tailoring your solution to the Chinese market

★  15-day program duration in Taiwan between June 4th  – 18th, 2018

★  Sector Focus: ICT, IoT, Biotechology, AI, AR/VR and deep technology

★  Targeting innovative startup talents who intend to internationalize to Taiwan & China

★  20 selected startups are invited to participate in the program

★  Travel and accommodation expenses are covered

★  Exposure to local industry partners and investors

★  Connect with Asian mentors for validation of business model

★  Understand Asia market needs and concepts

★  Build your network with Asia’s industries, investors and mentors

The selected startups will be entitled for

★   Flight ticket and accommodation for the startup representative

★  Top-notch co-working space during the stay

★  Introduction to Taiwan’s leading enterprises

★  Fundraising pitch opportunity

★  One-on-one business matching event

★  Demo booth at “Innovex (Computex)”

★  Entrepreneur visa application

Who can apply?

★  Any technological startup in the ICT, IoT, Biotechology, AI, AR/VR and deep technology industries

★  Startups that have International focus and strategy towards Taiwan and Asia

★  Startup representatives who are ready and available to travel to Taiwan for 15 days between June 4th  – 18th, 2018

What’s next

★  Apply online with this

★  Applications accepted till April 30th, 2018

★  Selection process by the jury of international  VCs

★  Receive invitation to participate in the program in Taipei

Program process

★  Document review: May 1st  – 2nd, 2018

★  Presentation review period: Online Pitch interview between May 3rd – 4th, 2018

★  Result will be announced on May 7th. Startups that pass the selection will be informed

★  Trip to Taiwan: June 4th – 18th, 2018

Why Taiwan?

★  Known as “Asia Silicon Valley”

★  Geographical proximity to major Asian markets, with approximately 3- hour flights to major cities including Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore

★  Taiwan is one of the biggest manufacturers of PC, LCD, semiconductors, and mobile phones in the world:

o     3/4 production of PCs worldwide

o     1/2 production of LCDs worldwide

o     1/4 production of semiconductors worldwide

o     1/5 production of mobile phones worldwide

★   Rank #3 in Industrial Clusters Development worldwide

★  Homeland to international industry major players: TSMC, Foxconn, Mediatek, AUO, Acer, Asus, HTC, Adavtech, Giant and more

★  Ranked #1 country in Asia in the “2016 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index”

Are you up for the challenge?

Apply now with this What do you got to lose?!

For more information please contact Robert Lo (email:  ).

Or, please feel free to contact Valerie Hsu of TGN (email: for more information or about doing business with/in Taiwan.