#TBD15 – Towards a Softlanding Bridge

Taiwan Business Day 2015 in Utrecht

For the fourth consecutive year, Taiwan Globalization Network (TGN) will organize the Taiwan Business Day in The Netherlands. TGN works together with Business Angels Europe (BAE), Triple i (III), DIA and EBU to bring a vigorous event to entrepreneurs, business men, investors, universities, incubators and accelerators to learn about the scale-up opportunities Taiwan has to offer in the fields of innovation and global business expansion.


PROGRAM ‘Towards a Softlanding Bridge’

15:30 Welcome

  • Albert Hutschemaekers (Director, City of Utrecht)
  • Mr. Shen (Director of Economic Division, TRO)

15:45 ‘Taiwan Ecosystem and Accelerator Program’ – by Mr. Kai Hsu (incubator manager of KUAS – National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences in Taiwan, and member of Taiwan SMEA Startup Accelerator Network)

16:00 Signing of MoU between City of Utrecht and consortium of SMEA MOEA and TGN by Mr. Albert Hutschemaekers and Mr. Kai Hsu, in the presence of Utrecht mayor Mr. van Zanen and Taiwan Representative Mr. Chou

16:15 Developments in the Utrecht Start-up Ecosystem

  • ‘Campus Party 2016’ by Mr. Jarno de Boer (inc. short film)
  • StartupDelta  by mr. George Freriks

16:40  Q&A session ‘How to match needs of start-ups with a Soft Landing Program’ moderated by Mr. Pim de Bokx

17:00 – 18:00 Networking Drink