• Market Access Programme to Taiwan

    27 November - 1 December 2023

  • Overview

    This program endeavors to facilitate and establish valuable business connections with Taiwan's advanced technology companies and SMEs, with a spolight on startups in various sectors such as AI, IoT, Manufacturing.


    Through a range of initiatives, including master classes, mentoring, and training programs, our objective is to equip Singapore startups with the necessary tools to not only gain profound insights into Taiwan's thriving business landscape but also to foster robust relationships with esteemed partners in the country through a series of networking sessions.


    By leveraging on these resources, participants will have the opportunity to expand their business networks and embark on a journey of sustainable growth and development beyond the shores of Singapore.


    Together with our Taiwanese partner, Startup Terrace Kaohsiung and Rainmaking Innovations, we hope to connect Singapore startups with the startup ecosystem in Taiwan for mutually beneficial opportunities.


    Eligible participants will be able to enjoy acommodation subsidy.


    To ensure participants benefit from this programme, we will be limiting this experience to 8 startups, so be sure to register before the deadline of 6 November 2023!


  • Supporting Partners


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    Startup Terrace Kaohsiung

    Startup Terrace Kaohsiung is located in the Hon Hai Building in the Kaohsiung Software Technology Park, focusing on building a comprehensive innovation and startup ecosystem. By recruiting startup businesses, corporate partners, international accelerators, it applies 5G, AI, and IoT technologies to various services. It also works with local businesses, connecting the five major experimental fields in the surrounding area to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration and drive the transformation of regional traditional industries and the development of unique startups. Furthermore, Startup Terrace Kaohsiung welcomes international startups to Taiwan to connect with the local industry supply chain and encourages exchanges and cooperation among local and foreign talents.

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    Raintree Innovation Co.

    Raintree Innovation initially collaborated with the UK innovation leader Rainmaking Innovation and has been deeply involved in Taiwan since 2018. They have a wealth of flexible practical experience with startups and Fortune 500 companies both domestically and internationally. Their global strategic partners include venture capitalists, product managers, data analysts, technology and design teams, and professionals from various fields. Today, they have expanded their reach to cities on four continents with innovative thinking and potential. They aim to approach every collaboration opportunity from an international perspective to effectively implement each business plan.

  • Programme Overview

    Day 1, 27 November 2023


    1. Visit to Startup Terrace Kaohsiung

    • Welcome Session
    • Introduction & Tour of Startup Terrace Kaohsiung
    • Startups Networking Lunch (w/ Taiwan Startups)


    2. Visit to Kaohsiung Software Incubation Center

    • SYSTEX

    SYSTEX carries out OEM production of more than 70 types of international brand products from early design planning to mid-term consulting and late maintenance, increasing the management value of each company's investment in the IT department, and working with business partners Aggregate and share resources with agencies.

    • InfoChamp

    InfoChamp combines information professionals with advanced software technologies to provide customers with technical support and information services, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), information integration, automatic control, and software application service provider (ASP) solutions.

    • Systems Corporation (Manufacturing SI)
    • Ling Cheng Technology (Agriculture SI)

    Ling Cheng Is dedicated to research and development and services of application related technology. Our focuses are “Food Safety Traceability”, “Exquisite Agriculture”, "Information Platform” and “System Integration” and we have strengthen the capabilities in software development and professional services.

    • eAI Tech

    Building upon the excellent reputation in industryspecific ERP and automation management, eAI Tech has further integrated various data communication and application technologies, such as Business Intelligence (BI), Business Process Management (BPM), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), and the Internet of Things (IoT).


    Day 2, 28 November 2023


    Visits to Incubators,Corporates, Research Labs or Government Agency

    1. Visit to Kaohsiung Software Incubation Center

    • AUO Corporation

    From AUO foundation as a world-leading innovator in display technologies and solutions, their global group is diversifying across numerous vertical markets and industries, offering trusted expertise and proven technical know-how in a growing range of business areas.

    • Qualcomm Inc.

    Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G.


    2. Visit to iPASS

    iPASS is an electronic payment institution approved by the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC). It is committed to providing convenient payment services and using data technology to continuously develop innovative business models and become an innovative leading brand in the FinTech industry.


    Day 3, 29 November 2023


    Visits to Incubators, Corporates, Research Labs or Government Agency


    1. Visit to ASE Technology - Industry Sharing Session (Semiconductor Fabrication Technology)

    The ASE Group develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC packaging, design and production of interconnect materials, frond-end engineering test, wafer probing and final test as well as electronic manufacturing services through Universal Scientific Industrial Co Ltd, a member of the ASE Group.


    2. Visit to Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE)

    OSE has been committed to providing a broad range of high value added IC packaging and testing services and Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS/CEM)


    3. Visit to Medusa Paints

    Medusa Paints specializes in painted building materials for exterior walls, including material selection recommendations and construction. Whether it is a new project or a renovation of an old building, there are many practical achievements and good responses from customers. The main customers include construction companies, construction companies, architects, designers and general owners.


    • Depart KHH for TPE


    Day 4, 30 November 2023


    1. Visit to BAOGAODigibase

    Established by The New Taipei City Government, Baogao Smart Industry Park Digital Base provides resources on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform for young entrepreneurs. It serves as a space for entrepreneurs, with a focus on smart manufacturing, technological research and development, and field application as the core of an intelligent production environment. The goal is to offer various resources and services to accelerate the steady development of startups, lower the barriers to entry, and assist young entrepreneurs in realizing their dreams.

    • Taiwan-Singapore Startup Founders Sharing & Networking Session @ BAOGAODigibase
    • Taiwan Startup Ecosystem Sharing

    Corporates Lineup: Microsoft, Foxconn - Hon Hai Technology Group, ASUS


    2. Visit to Start Up Administration by Small and Medium Enterprise Administration - Ministry of Economic Affairs

    Day 5, 1 December 2023


    • MEET Taipei Convention 2023

    Key Highlights for MEET Taipei Convention

    - Meet Taipei Startup Forum

    - 2023 Meet Neo Star Demo Show

    - Web3 & TW-JP Connection

    - Profit in Green, Benefit the World

    • Pitching Event @ MEET Taipei 2023



  • Programme Benefits

    Access to North East Asia investment and business opportunities


    Connect to relevant business partners and clients to secure Taiwan business leads and deals


    Pitching opportunities and matchmaking with VCs to gain insights into the investment landscape


    Meet and connect with Taiwanese Advance Technology Industries


    ✓ Find out from industry professionals on the ease of doing business in Taiwan and how the Government provides support to foreign startups


  • Fees

    • ACE.SG Member: SGD$1,400
    • Non-ACE.SG Member: SGD$1,800


    If you would like to qualify for member rate, please sign up here.


    The programme fee excludes: Air travel, Acommodations, Travel Insurance, and Personal expenditure.

    For Enquiries


    Please email Gretel Chee at gretel.chee@ace.sg.


  • Apply Now

    Applications to this programme are open now. Apply now to start your market expansion journey!