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Architects of the Future: Taiwan's Startup Stories

Innovation didn't seem like Taiwan's strong suit as the tech industry largely remained conservative and stagnant since the 2000s. However, a new breed of entrepreneurs in Taiwan is changing the business landscape with fresh ideas and bold approaches. In our brand new series, we'll bring you stories about Taiwan's new industries and visionaries.

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Total 6 Articles


2020/06/17 | Daphne K. Lee
This Taiwanese Company Had a Contact Tracing Solution Before Covid-19
Demand for tracking devices has surged during Covid-19. Founders of Taiwan-based THLight Co. explain why.
2020/05/28 | Syrena Lin
The Women Behind MOWES, Taipei’s Inclusive Community Space
MOWES offers fitness, art, and language classes. However, the community space has been struggling with lower attendance rates and postponed grants under Covid-19.
Taiwan’s Craft Beer Industry in Search of a Local Identity
Taiwan's burgeoning craft beer scene has come a long way since independent brewing was legalized in 2002. However, the breweries have wildly different ideas about using local ingredients and what makes a Taiwanese craft beer Taiwanese.
Danish Entrepreneurs Reshape Coffee Roasting and Rigid Work Culture
Ailio, a Taiwanese startup founded by a pair of Danish twin brothers, developed a sustainable coffee roasting technology with an appreciation of the Danish lifestyle.
2020/02/12 | Evan Vitkovski
SKRT Streamlines Taiwan’s Scooter Rental Services
With over 14 million registered scooters in Taiwan, new players like SKRT have emerged to digitalize scooter rentals and create easier access for foreign tourists.
2020/02/04 | TNL Staff
Ghost Island Media Spearheads Taiwan’s Rising Podcast Industry
Taipei-based Ghost Island Media is at the frontline of Taiwan's podcast industry, producing quality shows both in Mandarin and English.