Sand Hill Road, the road to Silicon Valley through venture capital

There is a short road leading into Stanford University from Interstate 280, named Sand Hill Road. It is home to the world’s top venture capital firms, with big names like Andreessen Horowitz, the Blackstone Group, and Sequoia having roots or headquarters there. Almost all the top Silicon Valley startups and companies were beneficiaries of venture capital on Sand Hill Road at some point, even companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook. Sand Hill Road, and venture capital in general, began to grow in the 90’s, just as when the dot-com boom began. Sand Hill was the go-to place to find … Continue reading Sand Hill Road, the road to Silicon Valley through venture capital

Finding the Best Accelerators in Taiwan

As Taiwan grows to become a great place to start a company, potential startup founders need to look for a good place to begin finding resources and connections. Luckily, Taiwan has an abundance of that being a long time industry leader in hardware design and manufacturing, home to names like Foxconn (Apple’s manufacturing contractor), Acer, Asus, Gigabyte, MSI, and more. However, as the competitive startup industry requires speed and explosive growth, startups often don’t have time to build the experience and find resources when focusing on delivering their product. Thus, enter the world of accelerators, companies whose sole purpose is … Continue reading Finding the Best Accelerators in Taiwan

科技部陳良基部長專訪 – 青年與創新

在學術界企業界、政界只要提到「技轉王」都知道指的就是科技部陳良基部長。眾所周知陳部長向來就非常關注年輕人的前途,並提攜青年人才不遺餘力。從教育部到目前的科技部,陳部長不改初衷的將科技與創新創業結合,以發掘人才、培養人才為手段,積極的將台灣科技做升級與轉型。 Continue reading “科技部陳良基部長專訪 – 青年與創新”

Minister of the Executive Yuan and Ex-Google VP talks private sector vs. public sector 張善政 | 中文

Zhang Shan-Zheng, previous Minister of the Executive Yuan and ex-Google VP in Asia, both high positions in the private and public sector. As we all know, whenever the government comes into play, efficiency, speed, and profits are drastically reduced, while … Continue reading Minister of the Executive Yuan and Ex-Google VP talks private sector vs. public sector 張善政 | 中文

MOFILY, maker of the world’s smallest waterproof action cam | 全世界最小的防水相機

Everybody has probably seen or heard of GoPro, the company that built a huge ecosystem and cult following of sports film-making gear. Many viral videos of extreme sports have further fueled the demand for more action cameras, especially since GoPro’s aren’t … Continue reading MOFILY, maker of the world’s smallest waterproof action cam | 全世界最小的防水相機