TAIWAN - Media
OutReach - 14 October 2021 -
Venture capital firm 500 Global (formerly 500 Startups), is holding the
demo day of 500 Global Accelerator Taiwan with TTA. On October 22, 20
startups in the first batch will present their solutions in a range of sectors,
including healthcare, tourism, and edtech to an audience of investors and tech
ecosystem stakeholders. The cohort brings a heavy emphasis on harnessing Big
Data and Artificial Intelligence to streamline business processes.
with MoST and TTA represents 500 Global's continued support of Taiwan's mission
to establish itself as a global hub for tech innovation.
"We are proud to
see how much the startups have grown in a short period of time. With this first
batch, we see Taiwan's startup ecosystem benefiting from 500 Global's expertise
and resources," says Andrea T. J. Hsu, Director General, Department of
Academia-Industry Collaboration and Science Park Affairs, Ministry of Science
and Technology (MoST).
accelerator program received close to 200 applications, before narrowing it
down to 13 Taiwanese and 7 international startups. The founders come from
Taiwan, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, the United States, Indonesia, Guatemala
and Malaysia. The program is designed to accelerate early-stage, tech-enabled
startups looking to expand to Taiwan and the region. The startups received
coaching from 500 Global's network of mentors, and underwent rigorous training
in growth fundamentals, sales and marketing best practices, and preparation for
Taiwan is a growing hub of talent, innovation, and opportunity. This
accelerator shows that by providing dedicated support and resources, we can
help startups think and scale globally. Through this program, we have seen
tremendous growth and hunger from founders, and this inspires us to further
build the community within Taiwan and cement our commitment to growing an
ecosystem in Taiwan," said Carrie Liauw, Regional Director of 500 Global's APAC
Demo Day will
take place on Friday, October 22, at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (GMT + 8).
Please register here.
Meet the Startups
Helps retail and
hospitality SMBs grow and scale, with workforce management automation and data
insights that matter.
AI dental app
that helps dentists increase their esthetic treatment acceptance. Their AI
algorithm simulates the result on patients' photos, provided along with a
platform to help any size companies adopt advanced autonomous vehicles to reach
their business goal by reducing inefficient and redundant operations.
SaaS products like PICASSO and ArtzyPlanet, to bring creative talent and
businesses together, and offer scalable creative solutions.
discovery platform that helps direct-to-consumer brands discover the best content
creators through our Influencer Search Engine (ISE) and custom services.
As a leading LINE
API provider from Taiwan, Crescendo Lab enables brands to better communicate
with customers by utilizing data and AI technology.
marketplace with CRM SaaS provided to medical professionals to enhance their
daily treatment efficiency and increase new patients.
e-commerce brand to launch products by automating visual creation and display
across multiple sales channels.
marketplace that helps urban pet parents find trusted and loving local pet care
easily by connecting pets with the most suitable pet sitters.
corporate gifting CRM that digitalizes
GoSky AI Inc.
GoSky AI helps
businesses to build Apps on messaging platforms for marketing, sales, and
loyalty from the first social interaction to lifetime purchases.
A SaaS company to
help VASP solve compliance issues with
our DD engine.
The Social CRM,
empowering businesses to build trusted relationships with VIP customers with
real-time 1st-party data.
A SaaS platform
enabling Fortune 500 businesses to build their employer brand and supercharge
their campus recruitment talent pool.
tools for eCommerce, automating the entire product visuals creation process.
A platform where
users can easily and instantly compare and book international courier services.
unleashing a brand's media coverage potential.
businesses to top global interns.
platform enabling students in Asia to speak English with customized
tutor-student matching, hybrid model learning, and a culturally immersive