San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan


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.

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


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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Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard


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


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


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

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


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

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


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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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.

How to Keep Starting a Business from Ruining a Friendship


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


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


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.

Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study


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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5 Reasons Craftsmanship Is Making A Return     


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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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.

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.

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.

ASUS Wants To Transform The Way We Work


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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What Are The Best Markets For Startups?


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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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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.

VC Victor Hwang: How To Create The Next Silicon Valley


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

Furniture CEO Finds Balance between Success and Staying Grounded


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.

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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Is Loneliness a Side Effect of Working Remotely?


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.

Economics In Asia In The Trump Era


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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[Review] HTC One M8


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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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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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.

FinCEN Weighs In


As if on cue, BTC prices are back over $6000 and not negatively impacted by the news of the Binance hack — Taiwan-based Binance is the largest crypto exchange in the world by volume. Greetings from the very beginning of NYC Blockchain Week.

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.

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.

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When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities


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

[Infographic] World Economic Freedom: Which Countries Rank The Highest?


On the other hand, the numbers are looking quite well for the former Asian tiger economies of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, all of whom have outperformed the United States.

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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.

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.

How to get creative with your domain name registration

The Next Web

He woke up in the night and it just came to him… also, pistachios in Taiwan are called happy nuts, and in other cultures they’re reserved for royalty!”. Amanda Foley is a writer and marketing associate at , a New York and London based audience development company.

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


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.