In order to create a premium entrepreneur environment and shaping Taiwan into an entrepreneurship society, The Ministry of Economic Affairs Small and Medium Enterprise Administration held the "EntrepreneurshipBusiness Award" Selection, to encourage start-up team to indulge in the development of entrepreneurship with premium business models, establishing a paradigm and enhancing start-up methodology and revitalizing the economy.

Application Requirements

Established after June 1, 2014 (inclusive), based on the establishment date approved by the Department of Commerce and Industry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (not the last approved change date), and meets the SME certification standards。
It must be a self-developed innovative product, technology, process or service (including technical service, knowledge service, business service), etc., and has been commercialized or mass-produced (used)。


Technology Industry Group

Innovative Traditional Industry Group

Innovative Service Group

Participants can choose a group to register on their own. After the registration is completed, the group cannot be changed. Please refer to the application instructions for the industry classification of the three groups.

Number of Winners

In “Technology Industry Group,” Innovative Traditional Industry Group,” and “Innovative Service Group,” winning enterprises shall be elected based on the principle of 20 winning enterprises in total.


Prepare the winner’s collection and hold a public award ceremony to issue a trophy and a certificate.

Application for Participation

Application for Participation : 123From 10:00, 1 April to 17:00, 1 June 2022.
補件期限: 456Before 12:00 noon on June 10, 2022
申請方式: 879All applications and receipts online

Assessment Indicators

Organizational positioning
  • Company Operation Goal, Area, and Ideals
  • Startup Team Introduction
  • Intellectual Property Distribution and Operation Methods
Operational innovation
  • Innovation of Products or Services
  • Operation Model, Strategy, and Competency
  • Features of Operation Management and Variance Analysis with the Competitors
  • Target Market Analysis and Marketing Analysis
  • Marketing Channel Planning and Execution
  • Sale Performance and Foreign & Domestic Development Potentials
Financial governance
  • Financial Planning and Risk Management Strategies
  • Financial Structure and Financial Forecasting
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ((Extra Mark))
To promote policies that encourage entities in performing their corporate social responsibilities and create an environment of gender equality, a participating entity may receive an extra mark of at least 0.5 and at most 3.5 for satisfying any of the following items, with written descriptions provided in its plan to make its case: “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming,” “Employment of People with Physical/Mental Disabilities,” “Use of E-invoice,” “Recruitment of Extra Employees,” “Increase in Employees’ Salaries and Benefits,” and “Corporate Integrity and Ethics.”
A1:Outstanding enterprises. Therefore, the content of the plan shall focus on corporate operations, business strategies, and the future blueprints of enterprises instead of personnel experiences or processes of entrepreneurship.
A2:The Start-up Business Award elects enterprises with “innovation” and “future potentials,” any enterprise may have the opportunity to win due to its development potentials.
A3:Choose the most favorable group according to the major business or innovative features of the enterprise, or determine the group based on the primary scope of business.
A4:At least provide one set of certifying documents, among others, invoices of major products or services, contracts, orders, MOU, and catalog, and combine them into one file. A few scanned copies of invoices are required instead of all.
A5:The working team will perform an information review after the end of the application. Any entity with insufficient information would be notified to provide such information within a prescribed period, while failing to do so would be deemed as renunciation.
A6:Yes, please enclose the 405 statement from January to April for the current year or the internal account statement of the enterprise as the certificate of operating status.
A7:Yes, please enclose the 405 statement from January to April for the current year or the internal account statement of the enterprise as the certificate of operating status.
A8:The Start-up Business Award elects start-up enterprises with “innovation” and “potentials.” To ensure outstanding micro-enterprises get a chance to shine, the “grouping” system is adopted, and the review process for each group is performed at three levels based on their capital amounts. Please refer to the instructions for application regarding more details.
A9:Please log in as a member, click Apply for Guidance on the membership’s page, and enter the relevant information. A dedicated staf will contact you.
A10:Please log in as a member, click “Apply for Guidance” on the membership’s page, and enter the relevant information. A dedicated staf will contact you.
A11:You may click “Forgot Password” on the member’s log-in page, enter the e-mail of the representative or the contact personnel, and the system will automatically send the new password to the e-mail address. After logging in, change your password at “Change Member’s Information.”
A12:Upload the latest files directly to replace the old files and click to examine the file for confirmation.
A13:No change is allowed. You may temporarily save the registration before submission; however, it may not be changed once it is submitted. Please ensure there is no error before submission.

Provide services such as guidance from business professionals, knowledge creation and exchange, resources integration, and enterprise matching. Based on the demand where the market is yet satisfied and still has value, the guidance refines the corporate business models, gathers talents and technologies from different industries, and connects to all markets through the guiding resources. Application qualification: Qualified SMEs under the Standards for Identifying Small and Medium-sized Enterprises established since 1 January 2014 (inclusive).

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主辦單位: 經濟部中小企業處