23 Nov '12, 9am

Alvin Woon of Plurk and TMI shares his thoughts on Taiwan's #funding landscape's changes over the years

Alvin Woon of Plurk and TMI shares his thoughts on Taiwan's #funding landscape's changes over the years

M&A is going global – Facebook and Google have been acquiring startups from Asia. Payment innovations and mobile explosions have introduced new and exciting monetization options. Global internet market means successful startups in Taiwan can IPO in Hong Kong, Shanghai or Singapore should they wish to do so. Investors are starting to see the immense potential of funding startups that produce services for worldwide audiences using relatively lower human and technological cost in Taiwan. Reputable international VCs like CyberAgent Ventures have set up shop here. Lee Kai Fu, Wi Harper and ITRI have set up a new joint fund called Taiwan Mobile Innovation (TMI), at which I’m one of the partners. Yushan Ventures has brought in their Startup Labs program. Angels have started to appear. There are more than 20 incubators, co-working spaces, and off the top of my mind, more than 50 a...

Full article: http://e27.sg/2012/11/23/the-funding-landscape-in-taiwan/

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