The French Office in Taipei, among other state affairs, is in charge of scientific, technological and cultural relations and programs and is a great supporter of La French Tech Taiwan. It oversees YEi Start in France program.
Business France, the French international business development agency, accelerates the growth of French companies in Taiwan (R.O.C.), through personalised services allowing entrepreneurs to efficiently adjust and thrive in one of the most challenging markets in the world.
The CCIFT belongs to the Global Network of French Chambers of Commerce and Industry Overseas which represents 112 chambers in 82 countries. Our main purpose is to develop relations between its members and the Taiwanese businesses community.
French Foreign Trade Advisors are corporate executives appointed for three years who, on a voluntary basis, place their experience at the service of France's economic presence around the world. CCEF Taiwan chapter is fully supporting La French Tech Taiwan.
Bpifrance is the French Public Bank providing loans, debt guarantee, investments and other financial services to French SMB.
Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology supports entrepreneurship and academia-industry cooperation through mutliple programme, such as LEAP, TITAN, Taiwan Tech Arena, FITI, TSI and YEi Start in France.
Startup Island TAIWAN symbolizes a journey from a startup island to the international arena. It demonstrates to the world the strong ambition and capabilities of Taiwan startup companies as well as their intention and ability to contribute to other startup ecosystems around the world.
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First private accelerator & incubator in Asia, AppWorks was established in 2010 to first support the development of Taiwanese (early stage) startups in the software development sector, and to help them find their business model and target their market.
Founded by Epoch Foundation, a renowned non-profit organization based in Taipei, Taiwan, Garage+ doesn’t just provide a space for incubation but also fosters a thriving startup ecosystem supported by experienced and successful entrepreneurs.
Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent Strategy of NCTU aims at accelerating Taiwan startups growth and connecting to global resources. IAPS is devoted to build up a remarkable entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hsinchu and Taipei. IAPS is the first academic based business accelerator in Taiwan.
Orange Fab Asia is a selective 12-week accelerator program. We’re designed to provide you guidance, support, and help ease your way into accessing one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world. Orange has offices in Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei.
Founded in 1994, SOSV currently manages an evergreen fund of $250 million, investing from $50,000 to $5 million each year in over 130 companies. SOSV currently has 5 partners running 6 global accelerator programs in the world, including MOX in Taipei for the mobile application business.
Funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan Startup Institute (TSI) is a national-level startup accelerator, and has the mission of uncovering promising R&D results hidden away at universities and research institutions, and guiding aspiring technologieson the way towards commercialization.
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. We connect startups with top accelerators, conferences, business partners, and tech companies to help with their global market expansion.
At SparkLabs Taipei, we offer a strategically designed program designated to cultivate international competence, connect founders to global caliber resource networks, and most importantly, introduce them to world-class mentors who has walked the talk.
Incubators / Coworking spaces
We are an ambitious team dedicated to building an innovative ecosystem that provides all the necessary resources for startups to succeed, from workspace to hardware to market insights. FutureWard is a great place for both local and international teams to call home.
Taiwan Tech Arena is the new startup and entrepreneurship base of MOST, and an international flaghsip in startup acceleration in Taiwan. It's now also a co-working space. La French Tech Taiwan is residing there!
We define CIT as an innovative office space to stimulate the curiosity of members or participants, to catalyze the interactions among communities of enterprises, startups and freelancers, and therefore to reach the goals of sustainable development in Taiwan.
In 2015, R.O.C. Executive Yuan created a space in Jinhua Residence called "Start-up Hub" which became the first one-stop service base for youth entrepreneurship in Taiwan. It also introduced the O2O service model through the concept of "net integration". It has a focus on green and social enterprise projects.
Located in renowned Neihu science park, LigthWork is a joint project between Hua Nan Assets Managment and Taipei Tech (NTUST). We aim at providing a great space and various services to French Start-ups in Taiwan.
In addition of being a think tank for entrepreneurship and incubation policies, I2I is also committed to innovative SME counseling, domestic and international resource networking, and market opportunity development. We are the first and the largest software incubator in Taiwan.
With support from domestic and international governments, financial & fintech industries, as well as academia sectors, FinTechSpace gathers the whole Taiwan fintech ecosystem on the floor. We offer Acceleration Program, Regulation Clinic, Digital Sandbox & Global Connections
Innosquare is designed to be the best entrepreneurial environment, to bring commercial value to new products or services. We are an incubator, maker space and accelerator benefiting from to New Taipei City multiple industry resources.
Specialised Tech Services
UBIK is a specialised consulting firm providing a wide range of solutions to companies in high-tech industry, ICT, medical imaging, aerospace, nanotechnology, etc. We work locally and internationally for various industry sector companies, in B2B, C2C (cluster-to-cluster)... business models. In particular we support European clients to develop Asian markets.
iiiNNO is a startup platform focused in accelerating go-to market process for both local and international startup with an outstanding professionnal network.
TECHMOI is the expert in bridging Taiwanese and global startups. We provide many services such has foreign market research, like Europe and France.
KS Bridge is a private company located in the city of Kaohsiung. We specialize in providing educational assistance to startups with particular emphasis on helping them meet their English communication requirements. We serve as a bridge to the resources, information and instruction required by new enterprises trying to develop their niche in the international marketplace.
Makers space / Prototyping
TRIPLE, with access to superior manufacturing and administrative capabilities, will match domestic and international startups (“individual startups”) with design and marketing services and value added product research capabilities of prototype partners to quickly and effectively implement creative ideas.
TYCommander Start-up Hub is the first coworking space and fablab in Taoyuan. It’s supported by Department of Youth Affair, Taoyuan City, and operated by Association of Digital Culture Taiwan. TYC aims to build up the startup and maker community in Taoyuan, by organizing startup and maker programs, networking events, as well as consulting and resource matching services.
Fab labs are a global network of local labs, enabling invention by providing access to tools for digital fabrication. Fablabs Taipei, the first of its kind in Taiwan is based in Taipei Innovation Center.
StartUP@Taipei helps innovative entrepreneurs to start a business in Taipei. We provide comprehensive entrepreneurial information, awards and subsidy referral, and one-on-one counseling and advice services.
We are a venture capital firm that helps fearless founders tackle hard problems with capital, resources and collaboration.
We are based in San Francisco, Paris, Taipei and Tokyo
We are the leading crowdfunding consulting agency in Asia. To date, Backer-Founder has carried out 52 projects in domestic and overseas markets, raising over $10 million in 1 year since its establishment in October 2014. Besides managing Taiwanese projects, we also cooperate with international teams to bring projects to the vast Mandarin market.
Media / Events / Network
DO!T Taiwan stands for “Delivering Open Innovations for Tomorrow”. It is a Technology-driven innovation facilitator in Asia, promote open software/hardware integrations and entrepreneurship among youth in an open innovation ecosystem, as well as assist enterprise or investors in finding potential investment targets and discovering external innovation opportunities.
Specialized on new technologies and Internet, BNext is a reference magazine for the new generation of Taiwanese entrepreneurs. We published in April 2016 a special issue devoted to La French Tech (22 articles about France in 50 pages).