A panel discussion of the common pitfalls for hardware startups
May 9, 2019
Do you have some questions looking to be answered?
Are you facing problems at a certain stage that need professional advice?
Or do you have some experiences to share and advice to give out to your fellow hardware people?
We've invited 3 experts in the field of hardware industry here to help you on your journey to success! First speaker would be Andy Wei from Goldtek Foxconn! Two other speakers soon to be revealed so stay tuned!
Get your company subsidized by Taipei City Government
May 10, 2019
TSS in collaboration with SiTi (Subsidies & Incentives for Taipei Industry) will give you an introduction on each subsidy and government grants Taipei City Government has to offer.
In this FREE workshop, we will focus on the "NEW STARTUP SUBSIDY" program to guide you through the application process and help your company get a chance to get subsidized.
May 20-23, 2019
🎉Full House and No Breaks!🎉
We successfully concluded our awesome 4th annual Term Sheet Bootcamp with 26 selected rocking Startups, 32 outstanding entrepreneurs, corporates & media friends, as well as 20+ international investors, legal/accounting experts and serial entrepreneurs to share their first-hand knowledge and experience with the attendees!
Interested in overseas bootcamp?
Korea (Sep.) and Vietnam (Oct.) is around the corner! Leave your info and we’ll keep you in the loop!
Rock the Mic Recap
🎤Rock the Mic 2019: The winners!🎤
33 startup pitches with only 15 selected winners. Competition was fierce -- thanks to all those who came out to pitch. We’re excited to announce the selected teams from this year’s Rock the Mic that will be joining us on our #TaiwanRocks trips to Collision in Toronto, Techsauce Global in Bangkok, and RISE in Hong Kong.
During these overseas trips, startups will join us for the tech conference exhibition, small group company visits, investor & matchmaking events, and opportunities for BD and face-to-face meetings with investors and partners.
Congratulations to the following startups:
BayPay Pte Ltd.
Big Good Design Co., Ltd.
Instant NanoBiosensors Co., Ltd.
Rice Ear Ltd.
We're pumped and ready to show how awesome Taiwan is!
May 3, 2019
TSS introduced 10 rising startups to join the RISE.AI pitch competition.
We are happy to share one of our startup members, INSTO, the world's first person-to-person payment platform that allows buyers and sellers to schedule payments over time. has won the competition and will be joining RISE.AI, Southeast Asia’s First Corporate AI Accelerator program that will bring in 30 best-in-class AI startups from all over the world to Southeast Asia.
Start On Android program is live in TW
Start on Android, provided by Google, is a program that allows developers to test, view, and optimize their apps one by one before they are officially launched on Google Play. In addition to practical assistance, early access, and technical support, developers will have a variety of benefits.
Startups that would benefit most in the program:
- With some initial funding (Seed to Series A)
- Has an app as their major business
- Interested in improving Android UI/UX
- Launched within the 2 years / to be launched in the next 6 months
- Operating in multiple markets / has potential to scale globally (preferably)
May 15, 2019
Nowadays there are over 2 billion smartphone users across the world, and it’s no doubt that the mobile app industry is still thriving. Over the past few years, SparkLabs has seen lots of mobile App focus startups and has been helping them to move faster to go global.
What you’ll get:
✔First hand information about the program, Ads and App monetization service
✔Learn experience from successful live cases
✔Network with Google Taiwan team and SparkLabs Taipei team
We welcome anyone who is:
✔Startups that provide App services
✔Founders/ App developer/ Product Owner/ Product Manager
✔Anyone interested in Google Play and Ads service
Take your business to the next level with TSS’ expanded membership program! We are launching the new level-up membership program - Starting Lineup X - to help more rocking startups in Taiwan go global!
Starting Lineup X FREE member perks:
✔️ Receive personalized 1-on-1 coaching
✔️ Learn about fundraising process and strategies via lectures and interactive workshop
✔️ Enjoy tons of corporate perks from AWS, Google, IBM, HubSpot, the big 4 and many more!!!
✔️ Connect with mentors via office hours, workshops and panel discussions
✔️ Join our member-only events to network with global partners, investors, mentors & cool founders like you
TSS continuously works with different corporations and build partnerships across the world to bridge Taiwan startups with the global innovation community, and we are proud to share with you our recent partnership with:
Fabrica Incubator Limited (FIL) is a member of Nan Fung Group and is operating The Mills Fabrica. FIL focuses its support on
innovation in techstyle (i.e. companies at the intersection of technology and style), consisting of a business incubator, fund and space-lab-store. FIL's regular incubation programme offers a 12-month period of customised support in 3 key areas: exposure, advisory and connections.
Want to be part of our global community of mentors?
Our Mentorship Program consists of experience founders, senior management from corporates, VC/investor, and various media experts who are willing to share their expertise with our startup community members through TSS organized coaching programs such as 1:1 mentor office hour, panel discussion and various workshops.
TSS is always happy to welcome new mentors in our community who are willing to guide and accelerate the growth of our startup members and contribute to the startup community.
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PR Newswire: Health2Sync, CTBC Bank and Bitmark Launch World's First Diabetes Data Trust (Health2Sync & Bitmark)
經濟日報: Rooit瞄準哈拉族 網路交友 擺脫句點王 (Rooit)
Digital Journal: Taiwan’s Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, MOEA Leads Startup Rocks Texas (BayPay & Cartesi)
TechRadar: What is a smart ring? An introduction to tech-laden jewelry (ORII)
大人物: 【Maker Hatch Day】多點溝通少點衝突，道路上的 LINE「CarWink 車聯網互動裝置」讓開車心情更美好 (Innovart)
Meet: 累積獲投2.5億新台幣！行動貝果宣布完成A輪募資，將與緯創展開深度策略合作 (MoBagel)
Fintechnews: Top 10 Fintech Startups in Taiwan to Keep an Eye on in 2019 (HiHedge)
BNext: 微軟加速器第一期新創名單出爐，AI、物聯網團隊超搶手 (BayPay & 3drens & MoBagel)