NEXT UP, START-UP!
As part of efforts to transform Taiwan into a leading innovation service provider in the Asia-Pacific region, the SMEA, MOEA has established a major international startup hub, namely Startup Terrace, at the site of the former Universiade athlete’s village in Linkou, New Taipei City. Startup Terrace provides offices, housing, co-working space, an exhibition center, and other state-of-the-art facilities that make it the ideal place for startups to grow and develop.
The accumulation of knowledge and information, the connection between technology and digital era.
The stairs in the logo keep going upwards, which represent the terrain of Linkou terrace. We expect to continue growing and building all kinds of products in this platform. The energetic lines symbolize the variety and flexibility of startup industry and a wide range of activities.
If you are on your way to find a startup office,
Startup Terrace is your best choice!
To Be the Iconic International Startup Campus
Aiming to encourage the development of venture capital, to create a startup ecosystem, and to concur in supporting “Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency” and “Digital Nation, Innovative Economic Development Program” Policies, Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs(SMEA, MOEA) rejuvenates the 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade Athlete’s Village and turns it into an international startup campus — Startup Terrace. With the support of industrial supply chain, market expansion, venture capitals, and resources and professionals for startups, SMEA is making Taiwan an important partner for innovative services in Asia in anticipation of startup development at home and abroad.
To Create A Startup Ecosystem in Taiwan
Startup Terrace gathers excellent startups, international mentors, accelerators, and financial and legal counsel together and as well as multiple startup-related activities with a view to creating startup ecosystem and promoting international recognition of Taiwan startup industry. Aside from youth entrepreneurs, training courses, the acquisition of venture capital, and upgrading startup campuses, the importance of connection between Taiwan and international startups cannot be ignored.
Startup Terrace Launch Ceremony
Startup Terrace - the largest startup village in Taiwan was officially launched on October 17th, 2019. By combining domestic and international accelerators and startups, Startup Terrace dedicates to develop Linkou into a smart city. Through this launching ceremony, we witness the future of Linkou Startup Terrace – merge as the hope for Asia's Startup hub.
The Launch of Startup Terrace Program
Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs officially started the International Startup Campus Demonstration Program, aiming to pass on the tradition of hospitality and revitalize the former Athlete's Village. Covering 17,963-ping (59,382 sqm/639,180 sqft), the building of A6, A7, B5 and first floor of A3 provides housing, offices, experimental fields(test beds), meeting rooms, co-working space, and exhibition areas that make it an ideal place for startups to grow and thrive.
A3 takes the lead on remodeling and holds an opening press conference that gathers experts and representative from the industries, academia, and the government. As an exhibition center, A3's interior design is unique and emphasizes "MIX USE," which is about networking and creating the startup ecosystem.
2017 Taipei Summer Universiade Athlete's Village
2017 Taipei Summer Universiade Athlete's Village is the first customized village in Taiwan and was built in March 2017 after two years of construction. 23 out of 34 buildings were used as Athlete's Village. With an overpass connecting two sides of the campus, a medical center, a religious center, a fitness center and many facilities provided , the village was a comfortable space for athletes. In total, the Athlete's Village accommodated 11,397 athletes from 145 countries and the Universiade perfectly drew to an end in August 2017.
The construction of 34 buildings (include public housing) started