Why Taiwan Startups | Ezstartup
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    Taiwan Startups is ...
    2nd lowest corporate tax rate in Asia,
    17% corporate income tax and 5% sales tax
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    Centrally located: Asia’s major cities are just
    a few hours flight away

Why Taiwan Startups

For decades, Taiwan has been a hotspot for hardware development and production, and this history of technology innovation has positioned the island to become the launch site for a number of new and exciting startups. Taiwan is also the home market for many leading international corporations – Giant is the world leader in bicycle production, and computer and hardware developers ACER, Asus, Foxconn, and TSMC, as well as mobile phone giant HTC all call Taiwan their home market.

Taiwan finds itself in the fastest growing and most important international neighborhood on the planet with Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore and many more of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets just a short flight away.

Taiwan is home to many public and private startup incubators and accelerators like AppWorks and Garage+ where entrepreneurial-minded individuals can turn for funding and mentoring. There is also a very active foreign business community that can further assist International entrepreneurs and SMEs to get started in Taiwan. It’s no wonder so many startups, both homegrown and international, are finding fertile ground to grow from Taipei to Kaohsiung.

The Reasons

Ranked No.1

Ranked #1 country in Asia for Global Entrepreneurship in 2015 by GEDI (http://thegedi.org)

Lowest Tax Rate

2nd lowest corporate tax rate in Asia, 17% corporate income tax and 5% sales tax

Good to Live

Affordable cost of living. Stretch your startup runway by living great on less..

IP protection

Excellent IP protection and regulatory environment


Multi-year Entrepreneur visas available for founders of innovative companies

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Major supply chain

Major role in World’s supply chain for the Tech Industry: 75% of PCs, 50% of LCDs, 25% of Semiconductors, 20% of Smartphones are made in Taiwan.

Startup Resources

Taiwan Entrepreneeur Visa

Taiwan offers several visa options for international entrepreneurs.If you want to come for a short period of time to learn about the business opportunities in Taiwan, nationals of 40+ countries are eligible for 30-90 days Visa-Exempt Entry.Foreign nationals ...

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Incubation Centers in Taiwan

At present, the majority of incubation centers in Taiwan are affiliated to universities. The Ministry of Economic Affairs has been encouraging research institutes and the private sector to invest in ...

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List of Incubation Centers

Partners in Taiwan

Connecting Taiwan startup founders and businessmen to help you familiarize with the Taiwan local business environment, laws, startup resources, and market environment. Come and work or bulid your business in Taiwan, and you will fell in love with Taiwan.

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