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Startup Ecosystem & Funding
Asian Venture Capital Firm Picks Taipei for its Semi-Annual Events to Foster Taiwan's Startup Ecosystem
Infinity Ventures has funded eight Taiwanese startups to date and is looking for more that share its focus on creativity.
Taiwanese Ecommerce, Telecom Firms Establish VC Fund to Foster Startups
Chunghwa Telecom formed the fund with PChome Online as both see the future of Taiwan’s startups as core to their own businesses.
Taiwan Software Firm Lands US$5M in Venture Capital
Kdan Mobile got the funds from WI Harper Group, Darwin Venture Management and Accord Ventures.
Global Accelerator Co-Founder Probes Taiwan for New Startup Talents
The man behind incubator Rainmaking Loft and the accelerator Startupbootcamp is scouting in Taiwan and suggests the government help cultivate startups.
Taiwan and France Look to Deeper Cooperation in Nurturing Startups
A tech-friendly French government, eager startups and city-to-city ties raise the possibility of stronger economic relations with Taiwan.
[Reprint] Traditionally Innovative: How Vynn Capital Plan To Bridge Between Startups and Big Corporations
Newly launched Vynn Capital is raising a US$40 million fund for startups in Southeast Asia. Here is how they plan to do things differently
[Reprint] The Taiwan Silicon Valley Connection
The nexus between the two locations is playing an important part in Taiwan’s efforts to cultivate startups.
[Reprint] 4 Factors to Consider Before You Invest in a Crowdfunding Platform
Before parting with your money, here are a few things to consider before investing through crowdfunding
Taiwan Legislator who Co-founded a Startup Champions Laws to Help Other Young Firms
Karen Yu helped pass two laws making it easier for businesses to get started in Taiwan. She had insights going back nine years before she joined parliament.
[Reprint] Why Taiwan is Set to Become Asia's Hotbed for AI Development
Organisations such as Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) have launched initiatives to accelerate the development of AI and robotics
[Reprint] Ofo Announces $866 Million Funding Round Led by Alibaba Amid Cash Strain Rumors
Chinese dockless bike rental titan ofo announced a new $866 million financing led by Alibaba Group, with participation from Haofeng Group, Tianhe Capital, Ant Financial and Junli Captial. The round marked a new funding record in the bike-sharing industry,
[Reprint] Tencent Invests in Two Game Streaming Platforms in One Day: Huya & Douyu
Chinese live-streaming platform Huya yesterday announced that it has pocketed $461.6 million in its series B financing round led by Tencent, marking Tencent’s second major investment in the live-streaming sector within one day after it revealed an RMB 4 b