With accelerators, incubators, and VCs helping out startups, the increasing number of corporates participating in the startup industry provides a completely different benefit to startups. Take some of the matured startup ecosystems for example such as Singapore or Silicon Valley -- government sectors, educational institutions, and corporations are all proactively participating in the startup ecosystem to balance and provide resources needed for startups to grow and prosper into unicorns.Read More
For our last Act, our intern Jarrett describes his hands-on and immersive learning experience here at TSS. In his own words:
Here, you not only learn from awesome Taiwan startups, but also from corporate mentors, investors and other key players in the startup scene. There’s a lot of precious treasure at TSS.
We hope you've enjoyed learning a little bit more about TSS and our company culture. For your reference, here's where you can read more first-hand experiences of our current interns:
Now, continue on reading Act 2 and see how our interns manifest their potential! And of course, apply to our internship program!Read More
You may wonder what it is like working as an intern at Taiwan Startup Stadium. Well, why not listen to some first-hand stories from our current batch of interns? Our five brilliant interns each give a detailed account of the challenges they face, the problems they work on, and the fun they have at TSS! Hopefully, from their stories, you will get a glimpse into the TSS internship program!Read More
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