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6 Venture Capital Firms in Taiwan

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 1, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Taiwan so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

6 Venture Capital Firms in Taiwan

1) 500 Startups

500 Startups

500 Global is a globally renowned venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, India, United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Cambodia, South Korea, Taiwan
  • City: San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Miami, New York, São Paulo, Washington, Abu Dhabi, Baku, Cairo, Dubai, Manama, Riyadh, Bangalore, Bangkok, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jaipur, Kuala Lumpur, Nagoya, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Christine Tsai, Dave Mcclure
  • Industries: SaaS, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer, Healthcare, Proptech & Real Estate, Hardware & Industrials, Education, Devops, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $50,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2600
  • Number of exits: 339
  • Funds raised: $67,000,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Canva, Solana, Reddit

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@500startups.com.

2) SOSV

SOSV

SOSV is an international venture capital backing deep tech founders from their pre-seed stage to their growth stage in human and planetary health.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, China, Taiwan, Ireland
  • City: New York, Newark, San Francisco, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Taipei, Cork
  • Started in: 1994
  • Founders: Sean O'Sullivan
  • Industries: Health & Wellness, Deep Tech & Hard Science, E-Commerce, Consumer, IoT, SaaS, Robotics, AI & ML, Fintech, Healthcare, Media, Crypto & Blockchain, Climate & Sustainability, Advertising
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Growth
  • Minimum check size: $100,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 2369
  • Number of exits: 58
  • Funds raised: $527,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Roadie, Leap Motion, Motiv

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at hello@sosv.com.

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3) MassChallenge

MassChallenge

MassChallenge is a startup accelerator providing early-stage capital and mentorship to startups across North America and Europe.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Israel, Mexico, Switzerland, South Korea, Australia, China, Colombia, France, Poland, Ireland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Morocco
  • City: Boston, Texas City
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: John Harthorne, Akhil Nigam
  • Industries: Fintech, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Climate & Sustainability
  • Stages: Early Stage
  • Maximum check size: $2,000,000
  • Number of investments: 2103
  • Number of exits: 562
  • Funds raised: $8,600,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Frenalytics, Neurava, SheFly

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@masschallenge.org.

4) Cyber Agent Capital

Cyber Agent Capital

CyberAgent Capital is a Japanese fund primarily investing in Asian startups in the early stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: China, South Korea, Thailand, Japan, USA, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia
  • City: Beijing, Jakarta, Shanghai, Shenzhen, San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Hirofumi Kondo
  • Industries: Fintech, Entertainment, SaaS, AI & ML, Education, AR & VR, Consumer, Proptech & Real Estate, DTC, IoT, Healthcare, Marketplace
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Number of investments: 249
  • Number of exits: 40
  • Funds raised: $185,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Selly, Recruitery, Dagangan

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at cac_public@ext.cyberagent.co.jp.

5) Cherubic Ventures

Cherubic Ventures

With offices in America and Asia, Cherubic Ventures is a global venture capital investing in seed-stage startups.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: Taiwan, USA, China
  • City: Taipei, San Francisco, Shanghai
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Matt Cheng,
  • Industries: Consumer, Enterprise, Crypto & Blockchain, Healthcare
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 157
  • Number of exits: 13
  • Funds raised: $210,900,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Highstreet, Lootex, Bitmark

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at admin@cherubic.com.

6) AID Partners

AID Partners

AID Partners invests in companies within the technology, lifestyle, health tech and finance sectors.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, Taiwan, France, Belgium, Israel
  • City: Los Angeles, Hilo, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, London, Paris, Brussels, Tel Aviv-Yafo, San Francisco
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Kelvin Wu, Joel Chang
  • Industries: Biotech, Healthcare, Gaming, Entertainment, DTC, Food & Beverage
  • Stages: Late Stage, Growth
  • Number of investments: 20
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Funds raised: $650,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Cmge, Legendary Entertainment, SIRIN Labs

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@8088inc.com.

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