2024 Bike Venture Open Call - Innovation Delegation

Attention visionary investors who invest in motion! Join us at 2024 Taipei Cycle Show, Asia's largest cycling industry expo and the ultimate platform where industry heritage meets groundbreaking tech prowess. The inaugural Bike Venture Program, in partnership with long-term ecosystem builder Anchor Asia (aka Anchor Taiwan), will consist of the Bike Venture Summit, Startup and Innovation Zone, VIP Delegation, and unparalleled opportunities to connect with global industry leaders and investors.

Apply today to be part of this revolution in cycling innovation. See you in Taipei! 

* This form is for investors and corporate executives. If you are a startup looking for exhibition and pitch opportunities, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/kCiB2BE7oTX5svRNA


Bike Venture - 自行車相關產業投資人召集

輪轉創新、鏈結國際 - Anchor Asia (Anchor Taiwan) 與亞洲最大自行車展TAIPEI CYCLE攜手合作,於2024年啟動”Bike Venture”計畫,結合台灣強大的自行車產業傳統與深厚科技實力,為屆滿35週年的展會帶入前沿創新、企業新創合作、策略投資以及跨產業交流的新篇章。

Bike Venture計畫包括國際論壇、創新展區、VIP參訪以及與全球業界領袖、投資人和企業家鏈結的寶貴機會,首次徵件著重的領域包括電動化、顛覆性商業模式、數位轉型、ESG解決方案和其他新興科技,誠摯邀請您共同參與。


* 這是針對投資人與企業代表參與VIP參訪團的申請,希望參與Startup & Innovation Program創新展區的新創,請填寫另一份表單:https://forms.gle/kCiB2BE7oTX5svRNA



🚴 WHAT WE WILL FOCUS ON | 創新重點領域

Innovation around the future of mobility, smart city and lifestyle with a focus related to 2-wheelers, including but not limited to:

* Electrification, e.g., powertrain, battery, IoT system 
* Disruptive Business Model, e.g., subscription, leasing, micro-insurance, customized services, AI x big data, metaverse, health and sport platforms
* Digital Transformation, e.g., supply chain management, logistics
* ESG, e.g., new material, close-loop solutions, blockchain applications, carbon calculation
* Cutting Edge Technology - surprise us with your deep tech! 

我們著重由自行車出發、與出行文化相關的創新,包括未來運輸、智慧城市、娛樂休閒及運動健康等議題,領域從電動化 (e.g., 電池電機電控)、新型態商業模式 (e.g., 自行車訂閱或租用平台、保險、客製化服務、人工智慧與大數據、虛擬騎乘等)、數位轉型 (e.g., 供應鏈管理)、綠色永續 (e.g., 新材料、回收機制與技術、碳權計算與交易)、以及其他我們可能還沒想到的黑科技!


🚴 WHO SHOULD APPLY | 誰應該申請

* Global Investors who invest in fields mentioned above
* Corporate Executives in charge of strategies, corporate startup engagement and/or CVC
* Accelerators and Incubators related to fields mentioned above

對以上領域有興趣的全球投資人、加速器或孵化器代表,以及企業中負責企業創新、企業創投、與新創合作的決策高層。


🚴 WHAT YOU WILL GET | VIP福利

* Exclusive Events: special access to pitch sessions, industry roundtables, networking events, and if you are a cyclist, potentially a group ride with other industry leaders.
* Cross-Industry Insights: delve deep into valuable insights into the intersections between the biking industry and others (e.g., ICT & automotive).
* Sustainability, Connectivity, and Performance: experience the dynamic convergence that will shape the future of biking.
* Investment Opportunities: pedal to profits, with the satisfaction of contributing to the future of mobility.
* Networking and Exchange: engage with pioneers in the field, network with like-minded individuals, and exchange ideas on the potential of collaborative ventures.

Secure your spot at Bike Venture - where innovation meets investment, and the road to success is paved with two wheels.

二輪世界的創新與投資相會,Bike Venture的投資人與企業VIP代表團將有機會優先參與頂尖新創的pitch與demo,第一時間了解最具潛力的投資機會與重要產業趨勢,並參與僅對VIP開放的專屬活動,與業界領袖和企業家進行深度互動,擴大您的人脈和洞察,掌握自行車產業與其他行業交匯的跨界合作。如果您騎車,那還有機會加入我們在TAIPEI CYCLE結束後安排的產業交流約騎。


🚴 KEY DATES | 關鍵日期

* Application deadline: Jan 21, 2024 or when filled (rolling-basis review)
* Final announcement: Feb 6, 2024
* The 35th Taipei Cycle Show: March 6-9, 2024

- Bike Venture Summit: 2-5pm, March 6, 2024 (Main Stage, opening day)
- Bike Venture Pitch and Spin Social: 4-6pm, March 7, 2024
- Close-door Industry Roundtable (by invitation): March 8, 2024

Bike Venture首屆投資人募集將於2024年1月21日截止,採滾動式審查,最慢於2024年2月6日通知入選代表。額滿後將提前關閉申請表單,建議儘速申請!


🚴 Contact | 聯繫方式

Any questions, please contact info@anchortaiwan.com


🚩 ABOUT TAIPEI CYCLE

TAIPEI CYCLE is Asia's largest cycling industry expo showcasing cutting edge technology from the leading and most progressive companies. Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2024, the expo is expected to attract over 20,000 visitors with 3,400+ booths from 900+ exhibitors. From bicycles and ebikes, to components, accessories and the latest from the world of cargo bikes, TAIPEI CYCLE provides global brands, manufacturers, and innovators with the best gateway to Asia. 

For 2024, the expo is strategically curated under four themes: Micro-Mobility, Startup and Innovation, Green Action, and Culture & Lifestyle. More info: taipeicycle.com.tw

「台北國際自行車展」是亞洲最大的專業自行車展會,2024年即將邁入第35屆,順應產業趨勢,打造四大主題展區,搶先展出業界最新成車、零配件產品,並匯集國內外自行車產業指標大廠,包含巨大、桂盟、SRAM等知名龍頭廠商,2024年預估有超過900家廠商參展,展出3400個攤位,搭配多元豐富的周邊活動,包含促進國際投資者及新創鏈結的Bike Venture系列活動、知識含金量高的產業論壇、首次設立的E-Cycling專區展出智慧軟體應用多元場景、南二館4樓超長E-bike試乘車道,以及網紅直播間帶您直擊展場第一手資訊。更多資訊: taipeicycle.com.tw



🚩 ABOUT ANCHOR ASIA (aka ANCHOR TAIWAN)

Anchor Asia is a platform for corporates, startups and investors to harness ecosystem building and venture capital for cross-border innovation. Since its inception in 2017, it has been a powerful conduit between the world and Asia, providing business advisory, strategic partnership, as well as content creation and event production.

Through highly curated entrepreneurial programs, innovation workshops, hundreds of tech forums and roundtables, it has brought together thousands of innovators, hosting global leaders from Nvidia, Giant, Google, Uber, Nokia, Foxconn and more from 15+ countries. Anchor Asia is industry agnostic, but has a focus on Taiwan’s leading sectors including semiconductor, the future of mobility (bicycle, EV), textile, and other supply chain related innovation. More info: anchortaiwan.com

Anchor Asia (Anchor Taiwan) 相信世界需要更多跨境和跨產業的創新,而透過生態圈構建與策略投資,亞洲能和全球有更多雙贏的未來。自2017年創立以來,Anchor Asia為台灣與超過 15 個國家的創辦人、投資人與科技人才建立連結,並策劃一系列創新生態圈論壇、企業創投圓桌聚會 (Corporate Venturing Roundtables)、女性投資人聚會 (Anchor Women in Venture),聚集了成千上萬的變革者,以及超過一百個企業創新與轉型的重要舵手。

藉由科技、文化與資本,Anchor Asia吸引來自微軟、輝能、Uber、Nokia、德國電信等眾多國際企業高層及政商領袖,在未來運輸、智慧城市、循環經濟與硬體供應鏈等領域,陸續到台灣下錨,相關報導可見商業週刊、今周刊、聯合新聞網、DIGITIMES、誠品人、數位時代等。更多資訊: anchortaiwan.com


🎯 Anchor Asia | Anchor Taiwan:

* FB: facebook.com/anchortaiwan.group
* LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/anchortaiwan
* IG: instagram.com/anchortaiwan

🎯 TAIPEI CYCLE:
* FB: facebook.com/taipeicycle
* LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/taipei-cycle
* IG: instagram.com/taipeicycleshow
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