China, Meet Taiwan

Chaganomics

BBC Taiwan is a raw nerve for China, the issue over which they reflexively threaten war. Beijing operates under the "One China principle," which regards Taiwan as a renegade province. recognizes Beijing as legitimately representing the government of China, but does not accept Beijing's assertion of sovereignty over Taiwan. is pledged to defend Taiwan in the event that Beijing seeks to settle matters militarily. Hong Kong and Taiwan need to be independent.

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.

Wrapp Hits Asian Markets Starting in Taiwan

ArcticStartup

Wrapp is now launching in Taiwan, which heads their first expansion outside of Europe. Taiwan is Wrapp’s beachhead for introducing our unique social gifting service to Asian markets where gift giving is culturally an everyday event,” said Bruce Chen, Wrapp’s country manager based in Taipei.

The Official Beer of Linsanity

Mark Birch

beer Taiwan LinsanityThe Official Beer of Linsanity.

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.

Katsu Curry Rice Burger??? This is burger insanity! Not sure.

Mark Birch

Katsu Curry Rice Burger burger katsu curry food Taiwan Katsu Curry Rice Burger??? This is burger insanity! Not sure sure how easy it is to eat, but man that looks delicious…. kingdumplr : Katsu Curry Rice Burger from MOS Burger by yusheng on Flickr (via taiwanesefood ).

To Find Real Innovation, Look Beyond Silicon Valley

Inc Startups

Contrary to popular belief, places like Taiwan provide a more useful model

Beijing talks tough on regions eyeing independence - Guardian

Chaganomics

"Mostly directed at Taiwan, but also applicable to Hong Kong, Xi became visibly animated and received the longest applause for his tough talk on regions with designs to declare formal independence. “We Distrust of China has been growing in both Taiwan and Hong Kong, and Xi announced propaganda pushes for the regions in order to “strengthen the ranks of patriot who love our country”.

Ken Fischer, President of the UMS: Leading by touching people’s lives

Grade A Entrepreneurs

of Taiwan, to name some of the 60+ performances scheduled for the 2011-2012 season ?

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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How the iPod Changed Music -- and Apple

EIN News

key iPod prototypes from Taiwan landed on U.S. trouble raising funding in a time when venture capitalists fetishized software over hardware. Fadell had received. soil -- just before the U.S. government

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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Exits in Canada: September 2016

StartupCFO

5 buyers were Canadian, 3 were from the US and 1 each from Taiwan and Australia. After a slow Summer, Canadian IT exits picked up last month with 10 deals closed. Here are the highlights for the closed deals last month: 10 deals closed (5 last month). 3 of the deals had a disclosed value.

The Buffalo Bet

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Last year’s winners hailed from places like Taiwan, Miami, Brooklyn, Toronto and Atlanta and had businesses ranging from biotech to a virtual fitting room. Last year I went up to Buffalo and talked to their startup community and got a tour of the emerging startup community there. I was impressed by what I saw. Like many cities around the country, Buffalo is betting on tech and tech startups to give their economy a boost. Part of this bet is the $5mm startup challenge called 43North.

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Fifteen steps to an Innovation Economy

VentureWoods

and Taiwan Province, China. Developed by New York Academy of Sciences, The Yaroslavl Roadmap 10-15-20 describes the innovation policies, successes, and challenges of four countries—Israel, Finland, India, and the U.S.—and

China Looking to Buy a Chunk of Facebook: This Week in Online Tyranny

EIN News

cisco, filtering, italy, nawaat.org, taiwan, telestra, tunisia, united states Copyright 2011 ReadWriteWeb. Facebook a simply a government-sponsored group of venture capitalists looking to get a piece of the. It was blocked on the Apple servers. intelligence officials recommend separate Internet. Well, it. All Rights Reserved. ReadWriteWeb

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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[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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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.

[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.

Global Outlook: China December 2017

Chaganomics

Taiwan Outlook: The economy roared through the third quarter on the back of a stellar performance in the external sector. Mainland China Outlook: The economy continues to defy signs of an abrupt slowdown on the back of resilient household consumption. GDP expanded 6.8%

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

YoungUpstarts

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.

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.

Steve Johnson in Winston-Salem semis when Yen-Hsun Lu quits

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Steve Johnson reached the Winston-Salem Open semifinals because of a back injury to Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)

Top 7 NoMad Destinations in 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Taipei, Taiwan Taipei hasn’t got a very entertaining nightlife nor a great weather. The only real way to experience a place is to immerse yourself in it. Working and living in a specific destination allows you to truly experience the culture, people, food and traditions.

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.

Outsourcing Is Overrated

Inc Startups

Ironically, one proponent is a woman who came from Taiwan 20 years ago. Her husband, who held a good job in Taiwan, was supporting them. Labor costs aren't everything. Just ask this Taiwanese entrepreneur--she built a thriving manufacturing business right here in the U.S.

Horizontal specialization as a catalyst for startups

Chris Dixon

Followed by years of investment by DARPA and others, an industry emerged where chip designers used software (“ EDA software”) to design and test semiconductors and then sent standardized specifications to “foundries” that did the actual manufacturing (most of which were located in Taiwan – the largest in the world to this day is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company ).

Yapert Closes $1.2M Seed Funding

Ask the Angels

Based in Hong Kong, he was responsible for China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and the Philippines and was responsible for creating the first telephone/direct mail sales operation for Motorola’s US division. Yapert, a San Diego, CA-based interactive mobile magazine, raised $1.2m

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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Top 7 NoMad Destinations in 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Taipei, Taiwan Taipei hasn’t got a very entertaining nightlife nor a great weather. The only real way to experience a place is to immerse yourself in it. Working and living in a specific destination allows you to truly experience the culture, people, food and traditions.

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.

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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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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[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.

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.

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.

Kickstarter Darling Leaves Backers Hanging

Inc Startups

Pebble added that it would "soon" be manufacturing 15,000 Pebbles a week out of a factory in Taipei, Taiwan. The famed Kickstarter project has 85,000 smartwatch orders to fill. and won't commit to a ship date.

Meet Mister Kiosk

Inc Startups

Eventually, he began making his own branded kiosks through a manufacturer in Taiwan. He also found that many prospective Fortune 500 companies insisted on factory tours, which was impossible with a Taiwan-based manufacturing partner.