Posts Tagged: taipei

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Taiwan’s Airsig nabs $2M in funding from Foxconn

The Taipei-based startup developed an algorithm that lets smartphone owners unlock their home screens and open up apps by waving their devic...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 11:42 am
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Meet Alpha Camp, Taiwan’s very own school for startups

Alpha camp offers aspiring Taiwanese startup founders and developers a curriculum taught by local entrepreneurs.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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The cat facial recognition startup is real, and they’re totally serious about reading cat faces

  Startups in consumer tech love solving first-world problems, and crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter are playgrounds fo...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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This Taiwan startup beasted its Kickstarter campaign to fund its smart hub for the smart home.

Now that our cellular phones have effectively turned into internet-connected, touchscreen-enabled “smart” devices, many consume...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Meet our 5 favorite Taiwan startups from AppWorks’ eighth batch

AppWorks, Taiwan’s four-year-old homegrown startup accelerator, held the Demo Day for its eighth graduating class of startups yesterda...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 8:16 pm
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iChef is bringing startup savvy to Taiwan’s new class of food entrepreneurs

Startups in Asia are sometimes scolded for focusing on local issues rather than global ones. But a narrow vision can be an asset since busin...

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 4:41 pm
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Discover old Taipei with this cool new mobile app

Taipei ought to rank as one of the world’s most walkable cities. Sidewalks are wide, crosswalks are plentiful, crowds are manageable, ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 7:15 pm
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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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What’s Uber’s strategy for gaining customers in Asia? One word: Puppies.

Uber is spreading rapidly throughout Asia and around the world, and as it attempts to conquer new markets, it must ramp up its marketing to ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:58 pm
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Qblinks is a notifications device and iPhone remote control for everything… and nothing (REVIEW)

This tiny palm-sized device lets you know when your mom is calling, and also will let you play your iTunes music. Too loaded? We think so.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:51 pm
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Cool new app alert: Jink wants to prevent friends from getting lost and arriving late

Ever find yourself waiting for a friend who’s late? It stinks. As impatience mounts, you call his cellphone, but there’s no ans...

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
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Uber hits first backlash from taxis in Asia as Taipei cabbies block streets in protest

Uber’s expansion through Asia has been less chaos-filled than its trek across the US, but yesterday the company got its first taste o...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 1:39 pm
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Taiwan’s Appier nets $6M investment from Sequoia Capital

Appier, a Taipei-based company that leverages artificial intelligence to help businesses and brands push their ads to the right people, has...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 8:09 pm
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10 taxi apps you can use across Asia

Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to grab a cab now is to reach into your pocket and l...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 10:10 am
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UberX hits the streets of Taipei, its second city in Asia

Uber has announced via company blog post that UberX, the lower-cost alternative to its flagship black car service, has arrived in Taipei. Th...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 3:09 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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Foxconn to launch $6.8 million in-house startup incubator as it seeks to lead in wearables

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer best known for assembling products from major hardware makers like Apple and Sony, today revealed it wil...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Panel discussion: What are the challenges for Taiwanese startups today?

On November 13, members from Taiwan’s tech community gathered at the HP Horizons Startups Summit to discuss Taiwan’s startup ecosystem ...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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