Your startup is doing extremely well in Taiwan, so what’s the next step? Expanding to foreign countries may be a good option to consider. To further explore this topic and how to go about entering a new market, we have invited Benjamin Wu, one of our mentors and the co-founder of iChef (an all-in-one iPad-enabled POS service catered to restaurants), to share his experience in successfully expanding his startup into Hong Kong, Singapore, and MalaysiaRead More
Corporates and startups: enemies or friends? In this article we are diving into the Taiwan startup ecosystem and understanding how corporates are taking part in the scene. In the upcoming parts, we will take Thailand as an example, where corporates play a proactive role in leading the local ecosystem. Be sure to check out their various corporate innovation models via our blog posts!Read More
Before stepping into the conference room, are you well-prepared for fundraising? To find out what are some best practices communicating with investors, Leroy Yau, TSS Co-founder & Industry Development Lead shared his abundant experience at CEO Day, a monthly get-together of Starting Lineup member CEOs to discuss various topics related to going global.Read More
TSS: What are some recent trends in Silicon Valley that Taiwan startups should pay attention to?
Robert Neivert: I think there are lots of trends but I also I'm not really a big person because you should pursue what you're really good at, what you have skills for which you have competitive advantage for. It may not be the most popular thing but that's okay because you're good at that. That will allow you to exceed or succeed.Read More
TSS: Have businesses gotten better at learning the importance of IoT? How can startups better educate their clients about IoT?
Ville Mickelsson: I'd say that things have moved to a much better shape at the moment. A couple of years back I'd say that it was all the discussion and even when going to different events throughout the world, it was lots of discussion about technology and protocols and security and these kinds of invisible things, things that are not meaningful for the business people.Read More
When people visit TSS for the first time, it’s always clear that we are not what they were expecting. Whether it’s potential interns who show up in suits for interviews or members of the media worried that our office will be too boring on camera, the looks on their faces upon arrival are quite similar: surprised, curious, and perhaps a little confused. Here are some of the ways we tend to surprise people.Read More
TSS is excited to present the Startup Sofa, a new video blog interview series created for the Taiwan startup ecosystem! In this episode our guest is Dan Wong, Venture Partner at Landon Financial Advisors. A full transcript of the interview can also be found below:Read More
TSS is excited to present the Startup Sofa, a new video blog interview series created for the Taiwan startup ecosystem! In this episode our guest is Michael Zung, Marketing Director at Fung Global Retail & Technology. A full transcript of the interview can also be found below:Read More
TSS is excited to present the Startup Sofa, a new video blog interview series created for the Taiwan startup ecosystem! In this episode our guest is Jerry Yang, General Partner & Hardware Lead at Hardware Club. A full transcript of the interview can also be found below:Read More