20 local and international tech startups to present their businesses to a curated global audience
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Media OutReach – 18 July 2023 – Global multi-stage venture capital firm 500 Global is set to kick off the 500 Global Taiwan Startup Program with TTA 2023 in partnership with Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA). The program will welcome 20 local and international startups to a week-long in-person bootcamp in Taipei, designed to grow tech startups through hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions led by 500 Global’s world-class mentors.
The program represents 500 Global’s commitment to providing continued support to startups and those looking to tap into the Taiwanese market. The startups selected for the program have developed prototypes with early traction and will participate in rigorous training and curated mentorship over the course of a one-week immersive bootcamp in Taipei. Post-bootcamp, there is an opportunity for startups to be selected to receive 12-week tailored support from 500 Global.
“We’re impressed by the talent of this year’s cohort. From our observation, Taiwan has such a vibrant startup ecosystem with a wealth of talented entrepreneurs. This year’s group of startups have already shown exciting potential. We’re honored to help them grow and make impact in their fields,” said Tony Wang, Managing Partner at 500 Global.
The program will host 15 Taiwanese and 5 international startups, selected from over 170 applications from regions including Hong Kong, South Korea, Southeast Asia, North America, Africa, Europe. In addition to the program, founders, key industry stakeholders, ecosystem partners, and corporate executives as well as the press are welcome to join the 500 Global in Taiwan: Go Global Showcase on Friday, July 28 at Taiwan Tech Arena in Taipei. The event aims to foster meaningful connections, highlight groundbreaking ideas, and explore the immense potential of Taiwan’s startup ecosystem. It will also include discussions on global fundraising strategies, M&A challenges and learnings, and growing businesses from early-stage to exit from serial founders and CXOs.
This cohort of startups include: