Comprehensive List of Accelerators in Taiwan
Who: MOX is an accelerator focusing on mobile startups.MOX is a part of SOSV, the Accelerator VC, with over US$700M under management investing through its six global accelerators and a lab.
Benefits:3 month accelerator program whereby MOX invest approximately US$150,000, of which US$45,000 is the program cost for a 6% equity stake
Who: Appworks is a seed and growth stage accelerator that has a war chest of US$ 170 million of assets under management. AppWorks can go from a US$200K seed round all the way to leading with $10 million into a C round and currently runs a 6 month accelerator program focusing on startups in the AI , IoT and blockchain segment.
Benefits: Mentorship, investments, co-working spaces and connections
Who: Sparklabs runs a mentorship driven 3-month accelerator program for seed to early-stage startups focusing on AI, IoT and VR
Benefits: Up to US$40,000 investment in all startups in exchange for up to 6% equity, mentorship, office space and others
4. Taiwan Accelerator
Who: Taiwan Accelerator is a seed accelerator that runs a runs a 3-4 month accelerator program focused on 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain and next gen computing technologies.
Benefits:USD30,000 for 10% stake; or, USD18,000 for 6% stake, mentorship, fundraising and networks
5. BE Accelerator
Who: BE Accelerator supports both local and international startups to start, scale and grow within the healthcare system, specifically AI, medical device and digital health
Benefits: Mentorship, fundraising, Office space and more
6. Hype Sports Innovation
Who: HYPE Sports Innovation has built the largest global ecosystem in sports innovation. It currently runs a HYPE SPIN Accelerator Taiwan that aims to build Asia’s first sports innovation ecosystem, focusing on sports tech startups
Benefits: Mentorship, Investors, Networking and more
Who: Garage+ helps facilitate early-stage startups to build a team, enhance connections, access fundraising resources and eventually get to the top.
Benefits: Mentorship, Funding (Angel, Seed and up), Office Space and more
8. StarFab Accelerator
Who: Starfab runs various accelerator programs targeted towards Smart Cities, Medtech, AgTech, Fintech and more
Benefits: Funding and grants of up to US$350,000, mentorship and more
Who: IAPS is a tech-oriented and university-affiliated startup accelerator that runs various accelerator programs.
Benefits: Funding opportunities, connections, mentorship and more
10. Food Land
Who: Foodland aims to build a food tech ecosystem in Taiwan. They conduct various batches of acceleration programs and within batch, they invest in 5-10 high potential startups,
Benefits: Investment, mentorship and more
Looking for more information about the Startup ecosystem in Taiwan? Do check out the other lists which we have compiled below
Last Updated: March 2021
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