As the leading crowdfunding consulting agency in Asia Backer-Founder has carried out 100 projects in both domestic and overseas markets raising $15 million in just 2 years since its establishment in October 2014. Besides managing Taiwanese projects we also cooperate with international teams to bring projects to the vast Mandarin market.
SCALE11 - Where Startups meet Global Player Investors and PoliticiansEmerging startups from all over the world are interested in getting access to decision-makers from established industries. "Grown-up" companies whether big or small consider opportunities for cooperation with innovative business models to always be the critical step ahead. At SCALE11 these two worlds join forces. Good to know: SCALE11 is more than exhibition – it is networking exchange knowledge transfer business modelling & development pitch arena and so much more. For more information please visit: www.cebit.de/en/exhibition/startups-scale11/
Garage+ is an incubator supported by Epoch Foundation. Since 2003, Epoch foundation has been working on entrepreneurial education for 12 years called YEF, Young Entrepreneurs of the Future, for college students in Taiwan. The program carried out more than 30 successful start-up companies. In order to integrate start-up resources in this growing community, Garage+ was established in 2012. Garage+ focuses on early stage start-ups in BigData, Smart Device, Healthcare, MedTech, and Agriculture industries. In 2014, Garage+ became the first and the only incubator partnered with MIT CSAIL (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
iiiNNO is both a startup preincubation program and international market access consulting company. We help early stage startup entrepreneurs to accelerate the planning and execution of market validation and foreign market access. Through idea validation/business model creation/team building, we collaborate closely with startup in business development and fund raising, aiming to build a sustainable and investible high growth potential startup. We offer 10 weeks Asian market access acceleration program, 3 weeks learning camp, 2 months preincubation with 1-to-1 mentorship service and as well 6 months consulting service including business development and fund raising.
MOX — SOSV’s “Mobile-Only Accelerator” located in Taipei — enables mobile apps, platforms and services from around the world to reach hundreds of millions of mobile-first, mobile-only users. Through strategic partnerships in the mobile industry, MOX maintains a competitive advantage that allows its participants rapid penetration into emerging mobile markets. We aim to bring best in breed mobile solutions from mature markets to the next 4 billion smartphone users who most need them.
Social Enterprise Hub was the residence of the former president of the Executive Yuan. In 2015 the residence was opened exclusively for the use as social enterprise space. It was hoped that this place could be built as a social enterprise stronghold where various social energies converge; different social issues are discussed and diverse resources are introduced. It is expected to be the base for connecting international and local social enterprises.
Southern Taiwan IC Design Incubation Center is located at Kaohsiung Software Technology Park. We provide mentoring programs and hardware/software resources to help startups create innovative IoT applications. Our goal is to help startups access to funding, markets and success.
TEC as an official organization in National Taiwan University to integrate all sources creating a startup ecosystem for NTU students and faculties. It is consisted of large-scale startup events on campus as well as the running of NTU Garage an early-stage incubator for young entrepreneurs and startups.TEC has four main focuses — (1) introducing talents into potential startups (2) building prosperous social networks (3) enhancing youths’ professional skills which is high-esteemed for startups and (4) inspiring entrepreneurship.
Taiwan Association for Virtual and Augmented Reality
About TAVAR (Taiwan Association for Virtual and Augmented Reality) http://www.tavar.tw/TAVAR is Taiwan's first VR/AR industry association and trade group dedicated to promoting virtual and augmented reality technology and accelerating industry growth through government collaboration. TAVAR aims to bridge the Taiwan IT industry to international markets by building a network of talent in the software hardware and creative fields.
Does any of this come to your mind? Are you ready to chase your dreams and to start your own business? Have you ever think about to realize your dreamyet hesitate to take the first step? Taiwan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) offers you the most assistance and the best resources. You are not alone. Let's start the journey together heading for the holy ground of startups- Silicon Valley and make your dreams come true.
Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) is a hub that coaches Taiwan startups to go global and rock the world through intensive programs strong leadership and a broad network of global partners. TSS connect startups with top accelerators, conferences, business partners, and tech companies to help with their global market expansion.
Women Entrepreneurship Flying Goose Program (also called as Flying Goose Program)is a sub-program which subjects to the whole entrepreneurship program of Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic affairs. The objective of program is to promote the trend of women entrepreneurship, encourage women to increase self economic ability and competitiveness. And program is arranged for different female entrepreneurs on different phases, offering customized and integrated consultation measures. The main services contents of Flying Goose Program include women entrepreneurship incubation courses, women entrepreneurship consultation mechanism establishment, overcome management difficulty assistance, women entrepreneurship network reinforcement, friendly women entrepreneurship environment build. Beside, elite women entrepreneurship competition selection, capital founding, business opportunities match and counseling, are also covered by the program. Through the program services, we expect to cultivate the highlight of women entrepreneurs, trigger the dream and energy for Taiwanese women entrepreneurship.
Youth Entrepreneurship Dream Building(sme.moeasmea.gov.tw/startup) is provided by the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA SMEA). There are governmental and nongovernmental resources available to help entrepreneurs with their business. It covers 8 areas: Funding, Evaluation, Start-up Info Pack, Start-up Hub, Event Calendar, Highlight of Outstanding Start-ups, Social Enterprise and Start-up Ecosystem Map. And also provide start-up consulting services (0800-589-168), link with “Start-up Hub” fan page to help potential entrepreneurs start new businesses. For international entrepreneurs, English version website (International Entrepreneur Initiative Taiwan, IEIT) will assist them in building vibrant businesses.