Posts Tagged: startups in taiwan


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Taiwan’s Chocolabs tests Indonesia market with TV drama streaming app

Chocolabs, a Taiwan-based app developer and part of accelerator AppWorks’ family, announces the launch of its TV drama streaming app calle...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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Codementor, a startup that connects frustrated developers with live coding gurus, nabs $600K in seed funding

Codementor, a startup that connects developers stuck in a pickle with coding gurus, just closed a $600,000 seed funding round. Participants ...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 11:06 pm
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This husband-and-wife team created a fitness tracker that will make you go “Why didn’t I think of that?”

Here’s a “Why didn’t I think of that?” moment for you: countless fitness trackers are on the market, recording the number of steps a...

  • March 3, 2014
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Keep your pooch in close range with this Bluetooth-powered smart dog tracker

BeLuvv, the Taipei-based smart hardware startup we covered back in October, just announced its latest product – a wearable tracking de...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 10:08 am
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Ticket startup Accupass plots expansion across Asia

Ticket startup Accupass gets nod for Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing

When we last checked in with the Taiwanese events and ticketing site Accupass, it had secured funding from DCM and Qualcomm Ventures. Now, d...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 7:05 pm
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Pubgame: A startup built from failures and experience

Having raised around $5 million recently, Benjamin Tseng, the founder and CEO of Pubgame, is looking to bring his startup to the next level....

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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How a Taiwanese Startup is Riding on Asia’s Karaoke Culture

Founded in 2007, Taiwan’s iKala is a cloud-based online karaoke service. Instead of buying expensive karaoke equipment bundled with soon-t...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Now With 8 Million Users, Cutesy Messaging App Cubie Adds Easy Mobile Payments Via Your Phone Bill

We know that cutesy sticker/emoticon packs are critical to the success of messaging apps in Asia – and they’re also a great way to m...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taiwan’s TMI Launches Hardware Acceleration Program With Backing From Kaifu Lee

Taipei-based incubator, Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), has launched its hardware acceleration program earlier this month. It hopes to attra...

  • April 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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This Facebook fitness diary transformed itself into a startup, and it just netted $900,000 in seed funding

iFit, a fitness-oriented startup based out of Taiwan, recently announced it received $900,000 in seed funding from Cherubic Ventures, a VC f...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Do you like to drive fast and furious? This Taiwan startup gives hardcore drivers the data they crave

There’s a subset of people out there that aren’t just “car enthusiasts,” they’re “driving enthusiasts.&#...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
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Cubie sticks it to rival messaging apps, lets you make stickers with your cat

Taiwan-based Cubie has always been ahead of the game when it comes to making messaging a little more fun and personalized, and it’s contin...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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This entrepreneur ditched a dream job at HTC for a pink bunny named TuTu

Startup founders often refer to their projects as “their babies” – implying that running a business requires the same amount of em...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 10:47 am
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The News Lens, the startup that wants to disrupt traditional media in Asia, just received its first round of funding

The News Lens, the Taipei-based startup that’s gaining a loyal following for its social approach to popular media, today revealed that it ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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A new Taiwanese jobs site gets funding, plans first step in Asian expansion to Malaysia

Taiwan-based jobs portal Job178 launched in June this year, and today the startup has revealed it’s attracted seed funding for growth and ...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Taiwan Startup Brings Indie-Designed iPhone Cases and T-shirts To Your Doorstep

Taiwan-based Fandora is a startup that works with over 2,000 designers to bring some of the coolest designs to printed products like iPhone ...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 11:08 am
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TMI Invests In 3 Taiwanese Startups: CitieSocial, Driving Curve, and Peeridea

TMI, a Taiwan-based early stage investment firm founded in 2012 by US venture firm WI Harper Group, Kaifu Lee, and ITRI, has just invested i...

  • May 14, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Do You Suck at DIY? You Need Taiwan’s Leading Home Repairs Marketplace

5945 is Taiwan’s up and coming online home repairs marketplace startup. The model is similar to America’s Redbeacon, which was a...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 9:01 am
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