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. It also operates […] The post San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan appeared first on SiliconHills.

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. Keep up with all the latest updates, from Santa Monica, Taiwan, and beyond, by following Mucker on Twitter: Follow @mucker. About Us Ellen Huerta Mend press Silicon Beach Taiwan William Hsu

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Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – Class 4- Semiconductors

Steve Blank

Yan Nee Lee, “ 2 Charts Show how Much the World Depends on Taiwan for Semiconductors ” CNBC , Mar. Do you think China can credibly catch TSMC (without an invasion of Taiwan)? Of the 29 new fabs starting construction in 2021-22, over half are in China and Taiwan.

When National Security Falls Between the Cracks

Steve Blank

The United States is dependent on two companies, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. in Taiwan and Samsung in Korea, for the chips used to build a substantive part of its defense electronics. Around 60 percent of the chips Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.

The Semiconductor Ecosystem – Explained

Steve Blank

The last year has seen a ton written about the semiconductor industry: chip shortages, the CHIPS Act , our dependence on Taiwan and TSMC , China, etc. TSMC in Taiwan is the leader in logic, Samsung is second. Today there are only two – Samsung in Korea and TSMC in Taiwan.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 17 – Organizational Design – Safi Bahcall

Steve Blank

communication networks, then identify how China might exploit these weaknesses differently during the political coercion of Taiwan in the near-term vs open conflict in the long-term. Taiwan announces its intention to comply with the U.S.

Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition  – Wrap Up

Steve Blank

semiconductor procurement is heavily dependent on TSMC, which creates a substantial vulnerability in the event a PRC invasion of Taiwan, or other kinetic disruptions in the Indo-Pacific. This article first appeared in West Point’s Modern War Institute.

Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – Class 6 – Unmanned Systems and Autonomy

Steve Blank

dependence on TSMC in Taiwan, for its most advanced logic chips. This is problematic as China claims Taiwan is a province of China. This article first appeared in West Point’s Modern War Institute.

What’s Plan B? – The Small, the Agile, and the Many

Steve Blank

They converted reefs in international waters into airbases, creating unsinkable aircraft carriers that extend the range of their aircraft and are armed with surface to air missiles make it dangerous to approach China’s mainland and Taiwan.

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The Coming Chip Wars

Steve Blank

The United States just did this to China by limiting Huawei’s ability to outsource its in-house chip designs for manufacture by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a Taiwanese chip foundry. Turn the Tables – Convince TSMC/Taiwan to allow China to have sole access to TSMC.

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Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – Class 7 – Space

Steve Blank

dependence on TSMC in Taiwan, for its most advanced logic chips. This article first appeared in West Point’s Modern War Institute. We just completed the seventh week of our new national security class at Stanford – Technology, Innovation and Great Power Competition.

Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

YoungUpstarts

MasterCard’s Index – which covers Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar – calculates an aggregate score for each country based on three components: basic money management, financial planning and investment. Taiwan shoots to the top on the financial literacy charts.

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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. Last week its organizers, tech media and events platform e27 , finally announced its full speaker lineup, agenda and the participating startups pitching for the title of Echelon 2013′s Most Promising Startup.

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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. The Startup Arena competition, part of Penn Olson ‘s two-day Startups in Asia Singapore conference, saw nineteen startups from all over Asia battle it out, with Singapore-based social collaborative learning platform Teamie emerging victorious.

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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. We’ll be following Chris Bradley every fortnight as he relocates from his home in north Wales to London to launch a startup. He has no office, no accommodation and no money, but he will meet some interesting people along the way.

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

YoungUpstarts

“Markets such as China, India, Japan, Malaysia and Taiwan are currently hotbeds for business, and SMBs the world over have taken a keen interest in traveling to these countries looking for opportunities to grow their businesses,” explains Vikram Kshettry, Regional Director of Small Business products for Visa across Asia Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. If you’re a small or medium business owner, VISA has reintroduced its Commercial Offers Program for 2012.

Technology, Innovation and Modern War – Class 9 – Autonomy – Maynard Holliday

Steve Blank

You can think of this as the Taiwan Straits, or near the Korean Peninsula. We just held our ninth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning– Explained

Steve Blank

None of these companies own a chip manufacturing plant (a fab) so they all use a foundry (an independent company that makes chips for others) like TSMC in Taiwan (or SMIC in China for for its defense related silicon.).

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. Its Second Artillery Corps not only controls China’s ICBMs, but also its short range missiles pointed at Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, and U.S. 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. Fast fact: In Taiwan, people work an average of 2,200 hours a year — a full 20 percent more than employees in Japan and the United States. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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JD.com Celebrates a Decade of Non-stop Delivery Service During Spring Festival Holidays

The Startup Magazine

During the festival this year, customers from countries such as Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, the United States, Canada and Australia ordered 4.5 Since its founding by Richard Liu two decades ago, JD.com has risen meteorically to become a fixture in Chinese society.

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

YoungUpstarts

Evernote Business then came to Asia through Korea and the launch of Yinxiang Biji Business in China earlier this month, but the company has announced that Evernote Business will now be made available in more markets across APAC including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and more.

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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. Its Second Artillery Corps not only controls China’s ICBMs, but also its short range missiles pointed at Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, and U.S. 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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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. Nuvar’s in-house engineering assists its customers with product development and design. Through a global network of manufacturing suppliers, Nuvar sources component part manufacturing.

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

YoungUpstarts

Applications has streamed in from all over Asia, with applicants from Singapore and India comprising over half of the total number, with representation even from the UK – India (28%), Singapore (23%), Philippines (7%), Indonesia (6%), Taiwan (4%), Vietnam (4%), UK (3%), Malaysia (3%), Thailand (3%), US (3%), Australia (2%), Japan (1%) and Hong Kong (1%).

Technology, Innovation, and Great Power Competition – Class 5 – AI and Machine Learning

Steve Blank

is dependent on TSMC , located in Taiwan, for its most advanced logic chips. This is problematic as China claims Taiwan is a province of China. This article first appeared in West Point’s Modern War Institute.

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.

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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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.). We started work on the project in Taiwan before relocating to Berkeley, Calif., Founding your startup with your closest buddy might seem like a dream scenario.

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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. Much has been written about the characteristics – and quirks – of the Millennial Generation, those born between 1982 and 1995.

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Technology, Innovation, and Modern War – Class 14 – Planning– Major General Mike Fenzel

Steve Blank

And the Taiwan Straits are a hot-button issue. We just held our fourteenth session of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War.

[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. Singapore-based bank DBS today announced that they will be providing social enterprises in Singapore with project grants of up to S$1 million to help them with their business expansion plans and help boost their social causes.

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. They, along with the rest of the country, have moved to purchasing handmade and handcrafted goods.

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What Are The Best Markets For Startups?

YoungUpstarts

The nation quickly managed to transition from an emerging market to a developed market, as opposed to Qatar or Taiwan. When it comes down to startups, as well as emerging businesses, they have to make efforts to succeed in getting where they want. Can newly-established businesses make a real impact? As a matter of fact, yes. You can be profitable and bring change in the world.

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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.

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. economy over the last century seems to be slowing down and dying, threatening not only local opportunities, but the economies all over the world. The $30 billion trade surplus in advanced technology products that America enjoyed just one decade ago has now become a $56 billion deficit.

[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. The company probably hoped that the HTC One would spearhead its challenge in a mobile phone market dominated by Apple’s iPhone and an Android market dominated by Samsung. That didn’t quite happen.

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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.

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. A little over a year ago, I wrote a post about the international flavor of the crowdSPRING community and I thought perhaps it was time to click the refresh button and see what’s happened in the past year.

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. A little over a year ago, I wrote a post about the international flavor of the crowdSPRING community and I thought perhaps it was time to click the refresh button and see what’s happened in the past year.

Is Loneliness a Side Effect of Working Remotely?

Transformify - Recruiting

Despite being based in North Carolina, Resume Genius has full-time staff working in diverse locations such as Britain, Taiwan, and Poland. Sam Johns is a human resources specialist at Resume Genius.

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. Singapore-based mobile marketplace Carousell wants more users in Southeast Asia to start buying and selling items through their mobile phones on its platform — and it has linked up with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten to do so.

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