Upcoming Startup Opportunities: March 2016


You might have noticed we've been rolling out new opportunities for Taiwan startups left and right since the Lunar New Year holidays! In case you missed anything, here are the upcoming programs and events you should watch out for!


Starting Lineup Membership Program

We've just launched our brand new membership program for Taiwan startups! Member companies of Starting Lineup get free services from our partners like AWS or Zendesk credits, discounts on local events, free job listings, access to one-on-one mentorship, and special member only events like Member Day! Apply with your startup at: http://www.startupstadium.tw/starting-lineup/


42 Beta Accelerator

Many startups make the mistake of spending a year or more developing a product, then discover that nobody wants the product they made. 42 Beta Accelerator is all about fixing this problem! Through workshops & 1-on-1 mentoring, you'll learn to validate your business model, practice your user acquisition skills, and pitch your product to VCs and the media! With partners like 500 Startups, ALPHA Camp, Facebook, and more, you can't miss this FREE program. Apply by 3/23 at: http://www.startupstadium.tw/42-beta-accelerator/


3/9-15: TSS Roadshow 巡迴說明會

The Taiwan Startup Stadium team is hitting the road to meet startups from Taipei to Kaohsiung! Join us in 台北,桃園,新竹,台中,台南,or 高雄 to learn all about what resources TSS has for your startup, and sign up for 1-on-1 office hours to demo your product. RSVP for your city's event at: http://www.startupstadium.tw/tss-roadshow


3/14: Echelon TOP100 Taiwan Qualifier

This year's Echelon TOP100 Taiwan Regional Qualifier is being held at TSS, and we're excited to hear some great pitches! Winning teams make it to the next round at Echelon Asia Summit in Singapore this June. Join us by registering at: https://e27.co/event/top100-taiwan-regional-qualifier


3/17: Silicon Dragon Taipei

For the first time ever, the Silicon Dragon investor forum will be held in Taipei this March! Hear talks and panels from investors at top firms like WI Harper, 500 Startups, Mesh Ventures, Acorn Pacific Ventures, Cherubic Ventures, and more! Grab your tickets at: http://www.startupstadium.tw/silicon-dragon-taipei-2016


4/13: F8 Meetup Taipei 臉書開發者早餐趴

Ain't got the cash to fly to San Francisco for F8, the Facebook Developer Conference? Not to worry! For the first time ever, TSS & Facebook are partnering up to bring you F8 Meetup Taipei! Watch Mark Zuckerberg's annual keynote with us, then stick around for breakfast & networking! RSVP required, and seats are going fast, so book now at:  http://www.startupstadium.tw/f8-meetup-taipei

Overseas Accelerator Deadlines:

Ready for an overseas accelerator? Here are some upcoming deadlines to watch out for:

Past Opportunities & Events:

3/7: Accelerator Meetup w/ UXTesting

The UXTesting team (TSS Accelerator Bootcamp Squad 1 alumni) has just returned from 3.5 months in the US for the Techstars Cloud accelerator program. Come hear what they learned in this fast-paced program and why they've decided to choose Texas over Silicon Valley! RSVP at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1395983830709395/


3/8: Member Day w/ Kai-fu Lee

Members of TSS Starting Lineup are invited to this exclusive event featuring Kai-fu Lee! We'll hear about the latest trends in Silicon Valley and the China market, and have the chance for Q&A and networking. Members can RSVP at: http://www.startupstadium.tw/member-day