Thank you for your interest in IVS 2018! Applications are now closed.

THREE startups will be chosen to fly to Kanazawa to attend the exclusive, invitation-only Infinity Ventures Summit, engage with high profile Japanese and regional entrepreneurs and corporates, and also join some private networking events with fellow CEOs & influencers.


Dates: December 17 to 19

Subsidy: Each team will receive one complimentary conference entrance for the Summit (ticket value: USD $1,000 each) and NT $12,000 (incl. tax) cash subsidy to cover flights and accommodation.

Language note: The forum will take place in Japanese, but there will be English translation.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a Taiwan-based tech startup, with R&D primarily taking place in Taiwan

  • Product must have international potential, with a plan to expand the business in Japan

  • Team must have at minimum a working prototype (hardware) or open beta (software)

  • Founder or Co-Founder must be able to introduce the product in English

  • Team must already be registered as a business in Taiwan

  • Must have raised under USD $3 million in funding


Please submit the following information via the link below by October 29 at 5pm:

  • Company Name

  • Product Name

  • Official website and (optional) pitch deck

  • One paragraph describing your go-to-market strategy for the Japan market

  • Optional: If you have a more detailed Japan market plan, please provide a link to this document.

Three startups will be chosen by Infinity Ventures & TSS.

The selected teams will be notified by Nov. 15 at 5pm, and the list of teams will be shared on the Taiwan Startup Stadium Facebook page.

Additional requirements & notices:

  • Team must attend the full program (including forum agenda & scheduled social events) and may not arrange personal tours or other activities during the event hours.

  • Teams must issue a Taiwan invoice in order to receive the NT $12,000 travel subsidy.

  • Teams will be responsible for booking own air tickets & accommodation. Please be sure to choose a hotel close to the event venue for easy transportation.

  • Teams must provide a feedback report within one week of returning to Taiwan.