The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) led a delegation of 26 companies with over 30 participants from its regions to COMPUTEX Taipei 2023, the second-largest trade show dedicated to the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.
At this year’s COMPUTEX exhibition, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) led a delegation of 26 companies formed of SMEs and cohorts from their flagship Star Venture Programme. This Programme targets high-potential startups, accelerators, and consultants to help them realize their full potential. Not only did these companies have the opportunity to meet potential partners at COMPUTEX and InnoVEX, but EBRD also organized a business-to-business matching session for them.
The COMPUTEX 2023 Sustainability-Race to Zero forum kicked off on Thursday, featuring leading figures in the industry sharing their insights on sustainability and how it can be achieved, with most stating that not only was sustainability an issue of grave importance but also that it was a journey that included everyone, so that we may, together, secure the vision of a greener, more sustainable tomorrow.
The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is the governmental bureau that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. ITA has organized a national pavilion at InnoVEX hosting five startups, which provide examples of Italian creativity and innovation across sectors:
The Netherlands, Europe’s third-largest startup and venture ecosystem, is also home to around 10,000 tech ventures. This breaks down to roughly 8,700 pre-seeds, 1,000 startups, and almost 200 scaleups, growing by about 6% each year. Together, Dutch startups and scaleups employ over 100,000 people, with total valuation of just over 230 million euros.
The French pavilion was back at this year’s COMPUTEX Taipei! Organized by Business France, the pavilion under the banners of la French Tech and Choose France showcased 10 innovative companies with solutions covering key tech domains such as power supply and management, consumer electronics, human-machine interaction, and cybersecurity.
Flanders, the northern region of Belgium, is ranked as one of the most innovative environments in Europe. Its innovation-driven economy provides everything a company needs to grow sustainably, perfectly suited to serve as your gateway to international and technological growth.
The first batch proved to have outstanding outcomes and a good model of corporate startup engagement (CSE), leading to even more ambitious milestones. The Far EasTone Startup Accelerator has achieved the following results so far: 37 startups helped across two batches, US$3.3 million in business opportunities created, 12 innovative solutions developed, 10 startups under evaluation for investment, over 53 sales leads generated, and more.
Garage+ supports 37 tech startups selected from over 200 candidates hailing from 38 countries. They represent diverse fields, including 5G and IoT, AI and data, and smart devices, making them some of the most hotly anticipated new ventures of 2023. They have already attracted more than 210 one-on-one meetings with decisionmakers from 33 leading companies and VCs, including Wistron, Quanta, Delta, Advantech, MediaTek, Pegatron, and Logitech.