TWO MONTHS TO STRUCTURE YOUR GROWTH BETWEEN PARIS AND TAIPEI

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Get Immersed - France is a program for Taiwanese startups in early-scale (Seeds or A series) phase that have business interests or opportunities in France. This program will take place both in Taipei and Paris and will include training sessions, courses, workshops and a Learning experience in Paris.

You will find, bellow, a longer description of the program. 

"WHO IS ELIGIBLE?"
- you are a Taiwanese entrepreneur in pre-seed phase who is facing rapid growth, whatever the field
- you think that you can have business opportunities in France
- your business requires some connection and knowledge about France and/or its market

"WHAT DO I HAVE TO PAY?"
Very very few things actually…
In Paris, the program covers :
- the plane tickets
- the hosting for 8 nights (shared Airbnb with the 2 other entrepreneurs)
- the pass to Viva Tech
- a desk in Schoolab
Transportations on site and expenses related to food stay at your charges.

“WHAT’S THE APPLICATION TIMELINE?”

MARCH 19th: Applications open
APRIL 2nd: Applications close
APRIL 2nd to 5th: Review process
APRIL 9th: Announcement of the laureates

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program will be divided in 4 blocks:

1 - PREPARATION
Where?
Taipei, Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA)
When?
6,7,8,9 & 10th of May
Flow:
2h every day in the afternoon
Goal:
Facilitating the cultural immersion in Paris and prepare your French business trip
What’s inside this block?
Meetings with the organizers, French speaking “survival kit” and some courses about France and its market specifics.

2 - EXPLORE
Where?
Paris, Schoolab offices & visits
When?
11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19 of May
Flow:
Mornings are free, to allow you to work and stay synchronized with your colleagues in Taiwan, while afternoon are dedicated to meetings, workshops and visits.
Goal:
Exploring Paris tech ecosystem and connecting with Schoolab’s mentors.
What’s inside this block?
The startups will spend 9 days in Paris and meet Schoolab Team. Together they will explore Paris’s tech ecosystem (Station F and others), attend to Viva Tech and meet Schoolab’s mentors to do the kick off.

3 - FOCUS
Where?
Taipei (TTA)
When?
27, 28 and 29th of May + 3 & 4 of June
Flow:
1 course in the morning + 1 training/workshop session in the afternoon.
Goal:
Providing all the necessary tools and methods to improve both the productivity and activity of the startups, but also the global amount of knowledge about French market.
What’s inside this block?
A set of courses and workshops that mixes elementary methods related to productivity with French market insights. Example of courses & workshops : Lean, Agile and Scrum methods, Design thinking initiation, KPIs setup, Market watch, Go to (French) market strategy, Business model challenge, user researches and personas, UX & UI, Branding, Fundraising in France...

+ follow up
Each startups will have weekly online coaching session with the mentors, for 3 weeks.
Goal: Following up the evolution of the startups through online coaching sessions.

4 - MEET French Tech Taiwan
Where?
Taipei, TTA and other places.
When?
from the 10th to the 28th of June
Flow:
around 5 hours every week, according to your needs and dispositions.
Goal:
enlarging entrepreneur’s network.
What’s inside this block?
A series of meetings and visits with some French actors & companies based in Taiwan.

CONTACT:
Schoolab Taiwan / Adrien MALGUY / adrien.malguy [AT] theschoolab.com