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Asia’s first and only startup accelerator for sports innovation

IAPS 交大產業加速器 X 體育署 X HYPE Sports Innovation

  • 整合臺灣科技產業優勢、運動產業價值鏈資源、創新創業生態系統
  • 發展出培育運動科技、創新服務與系統、智慧物聯、電競、大數據分析、娛樂效果、健康管理、訓練規劃等運動產業新創公司之機制與模式
  • 透過HYPE Sports Innovation全球網絡與社群,有系統帶領國內新創團隊進軍全球市場,並將國內運動產業的創新元素引介至國際社會
 

A one year, two-phase program designed to accelerate startups looking to gain traction in Taiwan and the global sports industry

  • Tailored to You: IAPS will tailor the program to each startup’s needs to help you pursue strategic opportunities for industry connections, networking, and investment rounds.
  • Industry Leaders: IAPS has invited a cast of all-stars from the sports tech industry to share their personal experiences.
  • Global Network: Startups can hone their international edge through English pitch + story-telling prep, one-on-one coaching with experienced entrepreneurs, and online masterclasses with overseas experts from the global HYPE community.
  • Final Demo Day: One Team from each phase will earn the chance to represent Asia at HYPE’s Global Pitch Competitions, as well as free office residency at Taiwan Tech Arena.
    As the first university-based accelerator in Taiwan, IAPS connects startups, corporates, mentors and overseas partners to a comprehensive startup ecosystem. Since 2013, we’ve accelerated over 500 startups and raised 20-30 million USD annually. We provide personalized mentorship, matchmaking events and global connections for business development. Founded in 2014, HYPE Sports Innovation is an ecosystem dedicated to sports innovation, and have pooled collective resources of over 26,000 industry leaders globally. HYPE hosts events including TOP50 Global Competitions, which identifies the best sports startups in the world, Club.One investment fund, and SPIN (Sports Innovation) Accelerator Programs. HYPE has already launched SPIN Labs in the UK, Australia, US, Italy, Israel, and now in Taiwan, its first station in all of Asia.