FAQ

Q1.
[Regular Program] Does Garage+ have any preferred industries?

We encourage startups in healthcare (medical devices and digital health), smart devices, agriculture, fintech, edutech, greentech industries to apply.

Q2.
[Regular Program] What kind of company is suitable for applying?
  • During the early-stage, with prototype, product, or service;
  • Funding Stage from Seed to Series A, preparing to go global;
  • With founder(s) working full time on the business.
Q3.
[Regular Program] What kind of information should be included in the application?

To apply Garage+ as a startup, please email us (Email: apply@garageplus.asia) your summarized business plan.

  • Format: 10-15 pages of slides or 10 pages A4 pdf
  • Necessary Content: team members’ background, value proposition, product or service, market projection and plan, financial status, and what resources you need.
  • Application is open all year round. After receiving your application, we will submit them to our mentor committee on the 20th of each month, publish the result within one week and arrange a meeting within 10 days.
Q4.
[Regular Program] When is Garage+ open?
  • Office Hour:9:30 am - 18:30 pm
  • Open Hour:24 Hour
Q5.
[Regular Program] Can I rent Garage+’s meeting rooms or training rooms?

Garage+’s campus is only open for our startups. They can book the meeting rooms online directly. As for the training rooms and other spaces, please contact Garage+’s staff.

Q6.
[Regular Program] What kind of resources does Garage+ provide?

Garage+ provides 6 resources, including fund, mentors, international support, training, recruiting, and campus.
More details: http://www.garageplus.asia/en/services

Q7.
[Regular Program] How long is the program?

The standard period is 6 months. However, it is possible to extend the period depends on company’s status.

Q8.
[Regular Program] Does it cost money to participate in Regular Program?

We charge NT$4,000 per person/month if you need the fixed seat in Garage+, and the fee includes utilities, Internet access, meeting rooms, training courses and mentoring sessions. Whether having the fixed seats or not depends on startups’ working mode: some startups need fixed seats because they do business mainly in Taipei, and some startups don’t need fixed seats because they do business in other cities.

Q9.
[Startup Global Program] How often does Garage+ organize the Startup Global Program?

Garage+ will organize 2 batches per year. First batch will take place from the late May in early June along with COMPUTEX, and the second batch will be in late November to early December.

Q10.
[Startup Global Program] When is the application period?

The application of first batch opens from Feb. 12 to Mar. 16 23:59 (GMT+8).

Q11.
[Startup Global Program] When does this 10-day program take place?

The program will take place from May 31 to Jun.13.

Q12.
[Startup Global Program] What will happen during these 10 days?

The selected startups will benefit from: 

  • 1-on-1 meetings with top-level decision makers from key players in global supply chain;
  • Site visits to explore best corporate partners in designing, prototyping, and re-engineering.
  • Exclusive meetup with potential business / venture partners.
  • Booth in COMPUTEX Exhibition / Garage+ Open House event. 
Q13.
[Startup Global Program] What does the follow-up facilitation consist of?

After 10-day visitation, if the startups want to stay in Taiwan and follow up with potential partners, Garage+ will provide the following services below:

  • 3-month working space
  • Assistance in entrepreneur visa and company registration
  • Talent recruiting
  • Connection with mentors and industrial resources
Q14.
[Startup Global Program] How many members of each team can attend?

We accommodate 2 people for each team by providing 2 round-way flight tickets (economy class) and 10-day accommodation.
Please note that at least one member(CEO/co-founder) should attend the entire program for 10 days.

Q15.
[Startup Global Program] Can individuals apply for the program?

As long as your company is from seed to series B, we welcome you to apply.

Q16.
[Startup Global Program] I would like to apply but I’m concerned about sharing confidential information.

Regarding any confidential issues, all of the review committees have signed up the NDA of Startup Global Program. If you are concerned about it, we suggest you evaluate the proportion of information you would like to disclose.