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2017/09/28 | Rosemary Chen
Meet the Startup Plugging Gaps in Disability Workshop Funding
Craft workshops are often the only chance for graduates of Taiwan's special needs schools to make a valuable contribution to society. But with funding in short supply, the system is leaning on startups like handmade soap specialist TriSoap to bring down costs and keep the workshops in business.
2017/05/10 | Douglas Fuller
Tech's Secret Sauce: Foreign Cash and Chinese Startups
Foreign venture capital has played a critical role in China’s start-up scene. Why has foreign venture capital played such an outsized role?
The Need for Speed: Taiwan Taking the Slow Road on Fintech
So far, regulators have been more concerned about the risks of financial innovation than the rewards.
2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low
Street Legal: Will Uber's New 'Rental Car' Model Hit Roadblocks in Taiwan?
Jason Hsu cautioned that the government was yet to reconcile the legal differences between online ride-hailing platforms and the traditional industry.
2017/03/14 |
Apps to Break Your Echo Chamber, Protect You from Fake News
App developers in both Asia and the US are finally taking advantage of the echo-sized gap in the market for a balanced news diet.
2017/03/10 | David Green
Winners and Losers in Taiwan’s Startup Ecosystem
'Taiwan has a large number of regulations that have been on the books for 40 years to solve problems that aren’t relevant to today’s economy.'
2017/02/06 | Jason Hsu
OPINION: Bye Bye Uber, Now What?
'The big picture is: is this law helping solve the problem? And what approach should the government and industry take towards disruptive innovation?'
2017/02/02 | Edward White
Uber’s Taiwan Suspension: 'Digital Minister' Responds
Amid an ongoing regulatory battle with the government, Uber today said it would suspend operations in Taiwan.
2017/02/02 | TNL Staff
BREAKING: Uber Suspends Operations in Taiwan
Uber has faced a hostile regulatory environment in Taiwan and a growing mountain of fines.
2017/01/18 | Ryan Jones
One Foot in the Real World, the Other in a Virtual One
The Taiwan Virtual Reality Meetup in Taipei is an experiential social gathering of foreign residents and Taiwanese who share an interest in interactive and immersive technologies.
2017/01/04 | Yuan-ling Liang
CHOCOLABS, a Taiwan Startup Success Story
Ten questions with the co-founder of Taiwan's successful app developer CHOCOLABS.