Taiwan Tech Arena Works with Techstars to Host First Startup Week Event in East Asia

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Taiwan Tech Arena works with Techstars to host first Startup Week event in East Asia

Techstars Startup Week Taiwan Powered by Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) has announced a 5-day long startup community celebration, which will bring business leaders, funders, founders and all startup enthusiasts together to celebrate Taiwan's and Asia's thriving innovation community by the end of 2018.

Happening December 3rd-7th, Techstars Startup Week Taiwan Powered by TTA is a weeklong celebration of the Taiwan entrepreneurial community, offering completely free learning opportunities to business owners of all kinds. The event is volunteer-led and community-driven, offering attendees access to dozens of programs, influential keynote speakers, and funding opportunities. Businesses of every type and stage, from tech startups to long-standing place-based businesses, will come together over five days to build momentum and opportunity.

TTA, a tech startup ecosystem building program supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), serves as the sponsor of Techstars Startup Week Taiwan and facilitate tracks with the support from accelerators and corporate. The events were created to inspire and strengthen Asia’s and Taiwan's entrepreneurial community through more than 40 free networking and workshops sessions on topics such as AI, healthcare, Fintech, advanced manufacturing, and corporate innovation. The week also includes mentoring sessions with CEOs, funders and more, where participants can connect through these activities hosted at TTA and various venues across the Taipei-Keelung metropolitan area.

"Techstars is excited to organize Techstars Startup Week Taiwan. The week-long celebration of startups and entrepreneurship showcases Taiwan’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. We are looking forward to more initiatives to support Taiwan’s innovation economy in the future" said Techstars Co-CEO David Brown.

"TTA has introduced startup resources and talents in different domain from all over the world since the opening. Through the first Techstars Startup Week in East Asia, we believe the nonstop 5 day long networking and workshops with startups, corporate and ecosystem players in Taiwan and abroad" said Dr. Yu-Chin Hsu, Deputy Minister of MOST.

Techstars Startup Week Taiwan Powered by TTA is made possible by MOST and TTA and supported by many generous sponsors.  More information can be found at taiwan.startupweek.co and @TaiwanStartupWeek.

 

Media Contact

Ms. Kuan-Yu Victoria Huang

Department of Academic-Industrial Collaboration and Science Park Affairs, MOST

Tel : +886-2737-7981

E-mail: kyhuang@most.gov.tw

 

Ms. Betty Hsu

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

Tel : +886-3-591-4439

Mobile: +886- 932-328-667

E-mail: BettyHsu@itri.org.tw

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