SparkLabs, a network of accelerators in Asia, is launching in Taipei after recently launching in Beijing.
HTC Vive, the virtual reality system developed by HTC, is pledging $10M in funding to develop VR applications that drive positive impact in support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Next Entertainment, a Taiwan-based live broadcasting platform company, raised $25m in Series A funding.
Appier, a Taipei-based artificial intelligence company, closed US$ 19.5m in additional Series B funding.
Bitmark Inc., a Taipei, Taiwan-based blockchain startup for digital property, raised $1.7M in seed funding.
Taiwan Accelerator (TA), Taiwan’s first seed accelerator to combine the support of public companies, government, academia and the capital markets, has just launched to accelerate 30 to 60 new startup teams each year.
iStaging Corp., a Taipei, Taiwan-based augmented and virtual reality technology provider, secured US$5m in pre-Series A funding.
Taiwanese healthcare startup Health2Sync secured a $3m Series A funding round.
HTC Corporation (TWSE: 2498), a Taiwanese developer of smart technologies, has formed a consortium of 28 top venture capital firms investing in the Virtual Reality industry.
17 Media, a Taipei, Taiwan-based live webcasting social platform, raised RMB 150 million (NT$ 750m/US$23m) in funding.
ACT Genomics, a Taipei, Taiwan-based integrated cancer molecular information company, raised US$ 12.5m in Series B funding.
Athentek, a Taipei, Taiwan-based developer of smart location technologies, raised $7M in Series A financing.
Lawrence Ng*, entrepreneur and co-founder of Oversee.net, has launched a $10m Los Angeles, CA, and Taipei-based incubator that invests in early stage startups.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) has launched its Entrepreneurs Fund for Taiwan.
17 Media LLC, a photo sharing and live video streaming app provider, raised $10m in Series A funding.