Taiwan's largest gathering of startups begins

2021 Meet Taipei connecting startups with investors in physical, virtual events from Nov. 18-20

Dutch mobility startup Swugo in Taiwan for e-component supplier partnership

Europeans are ushering in the era of e-bikes, as government officials across Europe takes initiative to promote green transportation.

Lydia AI, formerly known as Knowtions Research, has announced the closing of $8 million USD in a Series A+

Lydia AI figures a way to leverage AI and global health data, to establish an engine that can insurance companies design products more precisely.

Guatemalan creates language learning platform to connect foreign tutors with Taiwanese students

“Languages are the portal to the world” Guatemalan falls in love with Taiwan, establishes a language learning platform to connect foreign tutors with Taiwanese students

Gold Card Office navigates newcomers to Taiwan

An onboarding booklet that navigates you through daily life in Taiwan is also the work of the Gold Card Office.

Body scanning technology by Taiwanese company is changing the apparel industry was

The technology consists of a scanning apparatus that can be customized to resemble a normal fitting room, as well as a smartphone or tablet app.

Founder of Rotten Tomatoes, closely watching how metaverse develops

Patrick Lee, the founder of Rotten Tomatoes recognizes this small but growing ecosystem in Taiwan, which owns the potentials of accomplishing something big.

Marketplace for pre-owned electronics raises USD1.25 seed, lands in Taiwan

The seed round is led by tech investors June Fund and global early-stage VC firm Antler, the investors also include co-founder of Lazada Maximilian Bittner.

“Next Big” startup Gogoro is going public on Nasdaq through SPAC

The business combination is expected to provide approximately $550 million in proceeds to Gogoro’s balance sheet 

NFT performance art We Are What We Eat launched

EchoX, a project inside LeadBest Consulting Group, spun off as team saw the importance of NFT.

Guidebook for foreigners turns into an online marketplace to help founders

Taiwan’s startup ecosystem is evolving faster with so many moving parts, thus “I needed to turn it into a Wikipedia of sorts,” said Lising.

Taiwan webcam startup sells like hot cakes in the US

OKIOLABS’ Okiocam sales volume reached over 100,000 in one year and was awarded “Best Seller in 2020” by Amazon.

AI Startup Aiello Closes Pre-A Fund as it wins Orders from Abroad

Aiello announced it has closed its Pre-Series A funding round, bringing its total funding amount to USD$ 7M since starting in 2019.

AppWorks in Next Ten Years: Interview with Partner Jessica Liu

Entering its 12th year, AppWorks is no longer just a VC firm, they are forming a community and ecosystem.

Foreigners Could Get Hired Using These Tips from a Headhunter

As Taiwan allows more foreigners in, they could learn a few tricks to get their dream job, according to Taipei-based Scottish headhunter Alan McIvor.

Generation Alpha is Coming

While Gen-Z markets have been closely followed for several years, we’re currently witnessing a new powerful demographic not too far away: Gen-Alpha, born after 2010.

Study: Taipei startups fail to scale even as it turns into an innovation hub

Taipei moved on from being an electronics assembly to an innovation hub, but only a few tech startups were able to scale up, said a study conducted with Techstars.