SME business climate set for transformation, upgrade in Taiwan

SME business climate set for transformation, upgrade in Taiwan

Creating a more favorable business climate for small and medium enterprises in Taiwan is one of the government’s top policymaking priorities as it advances industrial development, according to Premier Lai Ching-te. In the digital economy era, the onus is on the...
France Expands Efforts To Build Ties With Taiwanese Startups

France Expands Efforts To Build Ties With Taiwanese Startups

French officials want their country known worldwide not just for fashion and cuisine but also for high-tech discoveries. So the European country, also the world’s sixth largest economy, is trying to retool its public image in tech-intensive Taiwan. Benoit Guidee,...
Taiwan Aims to Foster its First ‘Unicorn’ Within 2 Years

Taiwan Aims to Foster its First ‘Unicorn’ Within 2 Years

There are 228 unicorns in the world. That figure effective in February refers not to mythical beasts but to private startups with market capitalization over US$1 billion and often less than 10 years in business. Taiwan’s government wants some of them now. It’s hoping...
Taiwan Bolsters Startup Environment with More Funding

Taiwan Bolsters Startup Environment with More Funding

Taiwan’s government took steps last month to transition local high-tech talent into new start-ups, an industry which has been plagued by insufficient funding. On February 8, a government fund for start-ups increased an investment cap in individual start-ups from 5...