San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan

SiliconHills

South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics, known as START, announced this week that it has opened a comprehensive Phase 1 oncology clinical trials program in Taiwan. The Taiwan site is its second one in Asia.

Taiwanese TV on Mucker and the Rise of Silicon Beach

Mucker Lab

Unique Business News , a satellite cable news show based out of Taiwan, stopped by Mucker’s offices recently as part of a segment on Silicon Beach. Reporter : Coming from Taiwan, William Hsu is the Co-founder and Partner of Mucker Capital.

Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

YoungUpstarts

Taiwan shoots to the top on the financial literacy charts. With an overall Financial Literacy Score of 73, Taiwan’s advancement of two points to a score of 73 puts it in first place in the Asia Pacific, allowing it to regain top spot after dropping to third place in the previous survey.

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Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016”

SiliconHills

startups from Spain, Taiwan and Ireland are […] The post Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016” appeared first on SiliconHills. Techstars Cloud in San Antonio announced its latest class of 11 companies participating in its second program this year. “We We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world,” Blake Yeager, managing director of Techstars Cloud wrote in a blog post. In addition to the U.S.,

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[Asia][Event] Echelon 2013 Agenda, Speaker Lineup And Pitching Startups Revealed

YoungUpstarts

POP (Taiwan). TopAdmit (Taiwan). WayGo (Taiwan). Echelon put out a call looking for more of Asia’s most promising startups earlier this year.

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[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

YoungUpstarts

Dr.Pad (Taiwan). Justaple (Taiwan). One stage. Two days. Four judges. Nineteen startups. One winner.

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[Infographic] The State Of Our Smartphones (Singapore)

YoungUpstarts

The mobile phone is today an indispensable part of our lives, the one on-the-go device that keeps us connected at all times. But the problem is that these rather fragile devices can get damaged easily.

VISA Commercial Offers Program Returns; More Offers For Small, Medium Businesses

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a small or medium business owner, VISA has reintroduced its Commercial Offers Program for 2012.

Suitcase Startup: One man’s journey to London to launch a startup, armed with just a suitcase and dream

The Next Web

Chris came up with the idea for Publicate while working in the LCD manufacturing business in Amsterdam and Taiwan. Starting today on The Next Web, we’re running a new video series, Suitcase Startup.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

China has gone from a land-based army to one that can support its territorial claims to the South China Sea and Taiwan with anti-access/area-denial weapons. I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual.

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8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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Evernote Means Business In Asia Pacific, Rolls Out Evernote Business To More Countries

YoungUpstarts

Evernote launched Evernote Business back in December 2012, introducing a suite of tools and services that help organizations by more collaborative and effective through improved knowledge sharing and discovery between work teams.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

China has gone from a land-based army to one that can support its territorial claims to the South China Sea and Taiwan with anti-access/area-denial weapons. I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual.

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[Singapore] JFDI.Asia’s Second Accelerator Program This Year Receives Overwhelming Response

YoungUpstarts

Singapore-based accelerator Joyful Frog Digital Incubator ( JFDI Asia ) has revealed that over 300 digital startup teams have applied for its second accelerator program for this year, competing for just 12 places in this intake.

5 Reasons Craftsmanship Is Making A Return     

YoungUpstarts

There is a chasm of experience and appreciation between “Made in Taiwan” and “Made by Ty and Juan.” By Terri Alpert , founder and CEO of Uno Alla Volta. Millennials, the largest generation in history, represent 92 million U.S. consumers in their spending prime.

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Cultural Strategy Key in Global Sourcing

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Nuvar sources from Europe (France, Germany, and Italy), Asia (China, Taiwan, and Malaysia) and North America (Mexico and Canada). ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Nuvar. Nuvar Incorporated , located in Holland, Michigan, develops and designs office furniture and healthcare products.

Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study

YoungUpstarts

Note: This study was conducted from the responses of some 5,500 Millennials aged 18-28 from across Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Russia, India, South Africa and the United Arabs Emirates.

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How to Keep Starting a Business from Ruining a Friendship

ReadWriteStart

Dunkle and friend Mitch Gordon, 33, started their online travel community business in 2009 after they met teaching English in Taiwan, and realized there was a clear gap in quality online information about various overseas programs (teach, study, volunteer, etc.).

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ASUS Wants To Transform The Way We Work

YoungUpstarts

One of those, Taiwan-based ASUS, has capitalized on Intel’s new generation chips to introduce an entire line of computing devices that seek to change the way we work. That the tablet device changed the face of the consumer electronics industry is beyond question.

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Who are we? And, where do we come from? (2010 edition)

crowdSPRING Blog

Buyers from Taiwan account for 0.015% of projects to date. Creatives from Taiwan account for 0.018% of projects awarded to date.

Who are we? And, where do we come from? (2010 edition)

crowdSPRING Blog

Buyers from Taiwan account for 0.015% of projects to date. Creatives from Taiwan account for 0.018% of projects awarded to date.

[Singapore] DBS Earmarks S$1 Million For Social Enterprises

YoungUpstarts

The bank aims to launch localized social enterprise banking packages in its other key markets of China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Taiwan in 2013.

Why Meeting Face-to-face Will Never Go out of Style

Up and Running

When MeCam set up manufacturing operations in Taiwan, CEO Drew Martin had never been there and had never met the people in charge of the operation face-to-face.

Economics In Asia In The Trump Era

YoungUpstarts

Here Taiwan and Malaysia are likely to take a hit, since they are relatively large suppliers of intermediate goods to China (intermediate exports are about 1.5% by Marek Danyluk, managing partner at Space Executive.

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Tale of Two Valleys: LA and the Bay Area from an Investor’s Perspective

Mucker Lab

Almost 30 years ago, my father decided to uproot the entire family from Taiwan to the United States so that his academically “inconsistent” son could have an education tolerant and perhaps even encouraging of his idiosyncrasies.

[Review] HTC One M8

YoungUpstarts

When Taiwan-based phone maker HTC launched their flagship HTC One early last year, it was touted as the device that would help pull the company out of its doldrums.

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Help Detained USA Citizen In Abu Dhabi

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Including conferences in Italy, Canada, Holland, Turkey, the UK, Korea, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, New Zealand, and Australia. This is a departure for this blog.

America’s Entrepreneurial Innovation Needs Help

Startup Professionals Musings

Both China and Taiwan now provide a 5 year, zero-tax holiday, for semiconductor manufacturers, followed by 5 years at rates as low as 5%. The innovation engine that powered the U.S.

Don’t Pay Bribes to Get International Expansion

Startup Professionals Musings

In a very recent international bribery case, Alcatel-Lucent decided to pay $137 million to settle charges that it paid millions of dollars in bribes to foreign officials to win and maintain contracts in Costa Rica, Hondurus, Taiwan and Malaysia.

Furniture CEO Finds Balance between Success and Staying Grounded

Hearpreneur

Throughout the year, Blake travels to China, Taiwan and Mexico to meet with manufacturers and negotiate pricing and development of new and innovative office and school furniture products. Furniture is big business no matter how you look at it.

Four Takeaways from WATEC 2011 Cleanvest Summit

VC Cafe

Both Taiwan and Kenya have made agreements to exchange water technology and data revolving with Israel. I was fortunate to attend the party over at WATEC Israel 2011’s Cleanvest Summit. This is a pre-WATEC summit where startups got a chance to present their ideas to investors and hopefully have someone catch their bait. Cleanvest spotlighted companies from all over the clean energy spectrum, while the rest of the 3 day event exhibited water related technology companies.

The End of More – The Death of Moore’s Law

Steve Blank

The other foundries are Samsung in South Korea and TSMC in Taiwan. A version of this article first appeared in IEEE Spectrum. For most of our lives the idea that computers and technology would get, better, faster, cheaper every year was as assured as the sun rising every morning.

VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley

ReadWriteStart

Outside of the United States — which is the greatest refugee state in history — think of Israel, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities

YoungUpstarts

In China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Taiwan, exporting SMEs are roughly twice as likely to report such rapid growth compared to their non-exporting counterparts, while exporting SMEs in Brazil, Colombia and India are between 1.1-1.3

Carousell gets cozy with Rakuten to bring its mobile marketplace to Southeast Asia

The Next Web

In July, Rakuten tested a new e-commerce service that lets users in Taiwan search for clothes using photos — reminiscent of what Carousell is doing right now.

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10 Quotes for Small Business Owners from Big Entrepreneurs – Humble Beginnings!

Designmantic Blog

Yang’s early years were spent in post war Taiwan before he moved to the United States with his mother, excelled as a student in Stanford and eventually found ‘Yahoo! “Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you”. Tony Hseih (CEO of Zappos).

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London Calling

Startup Lessons Learned

Coming Soon: other international editions of The Lean Startup Germany - Muenchner (March 2012) France – Pearson (March 2012) Spain - Planeta / Gestion 2000 imprint (February 2012) Brazil - Leya / Lua de Papel imprint (first half of 2012) Japan – Nikkei BP (Spring 2012) Taiwan - Flaneur Co. Happy New Year! Four months ago, T he Lean Startup debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Twitter Link Roundup #262 – MegaResources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

crowdSPRING Blog

Colorful Taiwan mural inspires town-wide art transformation | DesignFaves crowdspring.co/1CdTZUF. Did you guys see Birdman , the Oscar-winning picture? If you’re like me the loooong choreographed shots really caught your attention and left you in awe.

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Bitesize Friday: NowForce, Cotendo, United Parents, Zerto and Entrepreneur Resources

VC Cafe

VentureTech Alliance, and Taiwan’s CIDC. Hello from cloudy Helsinki! The last couple of weeks I’ve been on planes and trains, but wanted to make sure you get a round up on some of the latest technology news on Israeli startups.

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part II)

YoungUpstarts

If a Singapore company wants to operate in Asia, you simply have to live in Malaysia, China, Taiwan and see how the Singapore company can add value to those consumers. Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A.

Secrets of The World’s Best Brands

crowdSPRING Blog

In 2010, Mexian brand Corona made the list; this year, HTC from Taiwan made the top 100. Interbrand has released its annual ranking of the world’s best brands: Best Global Brands 2011 report.

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500 Startups unveils its Fall 2012 accelerator lineup: More international and more sh*t founders say

The Next Web

Startups in this class come from far and away, including Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, India, Japan, Italy, Latvia & Estonia, Spain, and Taiwan. 500 Startups has announced the 33 newest companies joining its accelerator program this Fall.

30 Compelling Reasons to Start a Business

Up and Running

The business, which introduces cultures to kids through books and other products, is run from Tainan, Taiwan. “If Are you toying with an idea for a business? A lot of people think about starting a business, but for whatever reason the idea never becomes a reality.