Taipei City government is hosting “2018 Global Startup Talents @ Taipei Program”
Apr 23

Taipei City government is hosting the 15-days ” 2018 Global Startup Talents@Taipei Program” for international startups to create business opportunities and grow business in Taipei, Taiwan since June 4th ~ 18th, 2018.

Applications are now OPEN. Applications will close on 30th April 2018 OR once we find our 20 startups

This means, the sooner you apply, the higher your chances of being accepted.

  •  Timeframe 15-days program duration
  • Sector Focus ICT, IoT, Biotechology, AI, AR/VR and deep technology
  • Target Group Targeting innovative startup talent intends to internationalize to Taiwan/China
  • Participants Up to 20 selected startups are invited to participate per batch
  • Costs All travel expenses covered including 15-days accommodation

Internationalize your startup with 2018 Global Startup Talents@Taipei

This program is your tailor-made one to internationalize your business to Chinese target countries ( Taiwan, China, Singapore, Hong Kong). When participating in the program, you will get the opportunity to familiarize yourself with one of the target countries. Not only will you be present for the whole duration of the program, but you will also find out about the cultural differences, the local talent pool and get in touch with relevant stakeholders. Additionally, the program offers you a personal startup mentor who will support you in validating your business model and scaling-up.

Program Overview: Are you curious to find out what the program will look like?

※ How it works

  • Apply online (for more details on application see below)
  • Get selected by our jury of international VCs
  • Get invited and participate in this program in Taipei

※ Application & Selection process (in Taiwan standard Time)

  • Application deadline: April 30th, 2018
  • Document Review: May 1st ~ 2nd, 2018
  • Online Pitch interview: May 3rd ~ 4th, 2018
  • Result announced: May 7th. (We also inform the
  • startups that pass the selection.)Trip to Taiwan: June 4th, 2018 ~ June 18, 2018

※ Eligibility (Who can apply)

  • International Startups who haven’t registered company in Taiwan.
  • Startup must send at least one team member to Taiwan for the duration of the program.
  • Startup from the ICT, IoT, Biotechology, AI, AR/VR and deep technology.
  • International strategy (especially in Asia)Ready to go to Taiwan staying 15
  • days in Taipei during June 4th ~ 18th, 2018

※ The program offers

  • Flight tickets and accommodation for 1 people
  • Top-notch co-working Space
  • Visiting Taiwan leading enterprises
  • Fund raising pitch opportunity
  • One on one business matching event
  • Demo booth at InnoVEX (Computex)
  • Entrepreneur visa application
  • Create your network and build partnerships

More information: