Why Taiwan Startups
For decades, Taiwan has been a hotspot for hardware development and production, and this history of technology innovation has positioned the island to become the launch site for a number of new and exciting startups. Taiwan is also the home market for many leading international corporations – Giant is the world leader in bicycle production, and computer and hardware developers ACER, Asus, Foxconn, and TSMC, as well as mobile phone giant HTC all call Taiwan their home market.
Taiwan finds itself in the fastest growing and most important international neighborhood on the planet with Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore and many more of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets just a short flight away.
Taiwan is home to many public and private startup incubators and accelerators like AppWorks and Garage+ where entrepreneurial-minded individuals can turn for funding and mentoring. There is also a very active foreign business community that can further assist International entrepreneurs and SMEs to get started in Taiwan. It’s no wonder so many startups, both homegrown and international, are finding fertile ground to grow from Taipei to Kaohsiung.