Matthieu Lecuyer, Co-Founder & General Manager of R-Pur (France)
We cooperate with domestic and overseas startup accelerating units to hold diversified matchmaking activities during InnoVEX. With Pi Stage as the main area, we help startup teams accelerating commercial progress and making new contacts through various events, including pitch contests with attractive cash prizes and investor judges; One-on-one matchmaking meetings with overseas venture capitals; Demo Day presentations for elite startups from all over the world.
In 2019, we cooperated with Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) and Asia-Pacific Accelerator Network (AAN). Startup teams communicated closely with international investors through pitch briefings and one-on-one meetings and totally achieved to more than 100 matchmaking meetings.
A total of 25 startup teams from the National Pavilions of France, Canada, Philippines, and Poland took the stage at Pitch Demo, including some well-known teams that have won international awards.
Organized by the Tourism Bureau of the Ministry of Transport, a new startup competition focusing on travel tech applications raised 140 startup teams from 12 countries to compete for NT$ 1 million prizes. The finals and awards ceremony were held at Pi Stage.