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. https://goo.gl/CrA7MV

REGISTER NOW!

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 https://goo.gl/CrA7MV

★  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 https://goo.gl/CrA7MV. What do you got to lose?!

For more information please contact Robert Lo (email: yclo@itri.org.tw  ).

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

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