Additional information about Taiwanese entrepreneurship
How to Start a Business in Taiwan
How to Start a Business in Taiwan is the first ever book written in English about starting a business in Taiwan. It is written by Swedish national Elias Ek who has lived in Taiwan since 2000 and who has been at the forefront of the foreign entrepreneur community for nearly as long.
This book will give you the details about starting and running a business in Taiwan from a non-Taiwanese perspective. What business entities are there? How do you register a business? How much do you need to invest to obtain a visa from your company? How about taxes and employee insurance? All of these questions and more are answered in this book. The website is also a good resource
Woodegg publishes books about the entrepreneurial environment in 17 different countries and Taiwan is one of them.
Several great English tech-blogs cover the startup scene in Taiwan
National Development Council
The National Development Council (NDC) has enacted many forward-looking policies and friendly measure in order to attracts more foreign nationals to study, work, start a business, and live in Taiwan.
The Overseas Chinese and Foreign Investment Commission is in charge of matters relating to the screening and approval of investment and technical cooperation by foreigners and overseas Chinese, as well as outward investment from Taiwan.
The Department of Investment Services (DOIS) offers support and assistance to foreign investors coming to Taiwan.
Taiwan Startup Stadium
Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) is a brand new startup cluster in downtown Taipei. TSS will serve as home base to dozens of Taiwan-based startups with both Taiwanese and international founders who are working to grow their businesses globally.
Contact TAIWAN is a national Internet platform of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C. Its mission is to engage oversea Chinese and global talent to work, live and invest in Taiwan.