About HaoShi Foundation
HaoShi Foundation, established in June 2017, is a one of a kind non-profit organization whose mission is to foster startups with the purpose of promoting awareness of nutrition health education, advancing food and agriculture eco-system of sustainability and drive innovations in new food and agriculture technology. In collaboration with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in 2017, HaoShi has launched the “Beyond Food Bootcamp” to inspire and motivate the young entrepreneurs through a series of educational courses and business development events.
In addition, HaoShi Foundation has partnered with MIT Professional Education Program (MIT PE) to introduce and connect its prestigious research scholars to young entrepreneurs by sharing updated perspectives, industry trends and innovations in next-gen agricultural advancement.
About HaoShi Accelerator Seed Program
HaoShi Accelerator Seed Program boldly launched in November 2018 as Taiwan’s first and only accelerator focusing on food and agriculture sectors to boost food and agriculture startups and encourage entrepreneurship. HaoShi accelerator aims at being the home for food and agriculture entrepreneurs in Taiwan which increases transparency, sustainability, and health of the food ecosystem for the next generation of entrepreneurs, investors, and business by developing new trusting supply chains, impacting new products, services, processes and markets in an inclusive and diversified food and agriculture ecosystem.
The program empowers entrepreneurs to adopt creative business models and innovative technologies to develop new solutions that address current food and agriculture’s sector needs from local to global scales.
4-month Acceleration Program
EstablishStage 1Find answers from customers, iterate your approach, establish your profit model.
Innovative offers and business model
ElevateStage 2Elevate experiences and develop effective market approach, and sales model.
Elevate experiences and sales approach
ActivateStage 3Activate growth plan and business connections. Prepare for rapid growth.
Activate a business plan with growth potential
Venture Mentoring Service
In partnership with MIT Venture Mentoring Service, our access to world class industry experts are second to none in Asia. Shared insights from thought leaders and innovators provide a key resource in the growth and success of startups.
Food and Agriculture Experts Networking
We give our startups access to our strong bond with food and agriculture resources, covering all industry levels from farm to plate ecosystem.
Workshops of FOUR Disciplines
- Business Model Design
- Driving Profitable Growth
- Sales Management
- User Research
- User Experience Design
- Design Management
- Identity Design
Food and Agriculture
- Regulation around Food
- Innovation in AgriFood
- Pitch Workshop
- VC and VC Law
- Startup Metrics
- Softskills and Team Management