Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community.
Holly Harrington, general manager of Taiwan Startup Stadium joined us on a conversation about the Taiwan startup stadium & ecosystem. We discussed the mission and role of Taiwan Startup Stadium with entrepreneurial ecosystem in Taiwan, the up and coming startups & the nascent investor ecosystem in Taiwan. Last but not least, she discussed the interesting verticals and major challenges of the emerging Taiwan startup scene.
Can you describe the mission and vision of Taiwan Startup Stadium? [5:34]
What is the role of Taiwan Startup Stadium within the Taiwanese startup ecosystem? [6:52]
Coming outside in, can overseas entrepreneurs join the Taiwan startup stadium & ecosystem? [9:08]
How does one navigate the Taiwan startup ecosystem, for example, any important geographical spaces or events for entrepreneurs to go to? [11:21]
Relationship of Taiwan startup ecosystem with Silicon Valley: Taiwan has notable alumni from Silicon Valley to China: Jerry Yang of Yahoo!, Steve Chen from Youtube, Charles Wang of Guitar Hero fame & Li Kai Fu. [13:55]
What are the interesting startups in Taiwan ecosystem? [14:53]