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[Reprint] 6 Bad Angel Investor Practices That Will Sabotage A Startup's Success
A key advantage of angels is that as individuals, we can make decisions quicker and move faster than the average VC
Taiwan Government Launches Program to Help Startups Get Business Overseas
The Taiwan Startup Arena will expose young local firms to capital markets, larger companies and academic research.
Taiwan’s ‘Asian Silicon Valley’ Is Staying on Track, Official Says
Deputy economic affairs Minister Kung Ming-hsin tells Business Next that startups, including those founded by foreigners, can apply for financial help from three funds.
Experts: Taiwan’s Startups Need More Exposure to Marketing, Business Ops, Silicon Valley
After a survey found Taiwan startups lagging world trends, Business Next reporters reached out to experts on startups for insight into the reasons.
[Reprint] Sinovation Ventures' New AI Company Raises Over RMB 100 million In Angel Financing Round
Kaifu Lee’s Sinovation Ventures has announced the launch of its new AI company named Chuangxin Qizhi , which has completed its angel financing round and raised over RMB 100 million, according to local media reports (in Chinese). The investment was led by
Q&A with the President of Startup Accelerator MassChallenge on its Taiwan Ambitions
MassChallenge president Mike LaRhette expects to sign an agreement with the Taiwan government on creating a “bridge” to the island with the possibility of further expansion.
[Reprint] Venture Capital Firm GGV Raises 1.5 Billion in New RMB Fund
GGV Capital has raised close to RMB 1.5 billion in its first RMB fund, the venture capital firm announced in a press release. The new RMB fund will focus on early stage and growth stage startups in areas including internet services, consumption upgrade, c
[Reprint] Ubtech Raises 820 million in Series C Funding Round
Shenzhen-based AI and humanoid robotic company Ubtech has secured $820 million in Series C funding round, our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting (in Chinese), setting a new financing record for the largest investment raised in a single round by an
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.
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.
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.