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2016/05/04 | Malaysiakini
Add the Economic Value of Housewives in the Malaysia GDP
A state councilor has proposed the economic value of housework must be recognised to effectively enhance the status of women and promote gender equality.
2016/03/21 | TNL 編輯
Surviving The IoT Era: Taiwan Government Proposes Measures Encouraging Startups and Related Industries
In face of the arrival of the IoT era, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and president-elect Tsai Ing-wen both brought up measures to encourage the development of relevant industries. While the former plans to bring together local startups and enterprises, the latter focuses on the development of five industries to establish a foothold in the IoT era.
2016/03/10 | TNL 編輯
Google Managing Director Says Mobile Marketing is Critical for Taiwan Businesses
The penetration rate of smartphones in Taiwan has reached up to 78%, ranking among the top ten in the world and top five in Asia. This shows that Taiwan has a mature environment for mobile marketing and offers many opportunities to Taiwan’s small and medium enterprises. A growing trend of Internet of Things (IoT) also poses as a new frontier for new start-ups and businesses.
2016/03/08 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Crowdfunding Cases Decupled in the Last Four Years
Recent reports show that the number of crowdfunding cases in Taiwan has decupled in the past four years. The rapid evolvement of crowdfunding platforms is worth noticing with Taiwan being the leading country of crowdfunding in Asia. However, several mechanisms are urgently needed to maintain the operation of these platforms.
2016/03/02 | TNL 編輯
Investments in Taiwanese Start-ups Nearly Tripled in 2015
In 2015, 29 Taiwanese start-ups received investments of more than US$450 million in total, which is almost triple the amount estimated in 2014. The considerable growth in incoming capitals shows that Taiwanese start-ups are attracting more attention from international venture capitalists, and actual investments are also increasing.