Taiwan startups hold pre-show in Silicon Valley ahead of CES

Rodney Chan, DIGITIMES, Taipei 0

Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) organized a warm-up show ahead of CES 2020, showcasing some of the best innovations of its team of startups in 2020 Taiwan Demo Day in Silicon Valley.

A total of 28 TTA startups demonstrated their innovations and 15 local Taiwanese investors and mentors wee invited to practice in mentor talks to the startups, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), which organized the Taiwan startup delegation to CES.

During the Demo Day, TTA invited its important partners in Silicon Valley, reviewing the impacts and opportunities that Taiwan tech startups can make to and from the world. Its matchmaking event also invited Vic Kapur (, Michael Crane (AWS IoT), Paul Ark (Digital Ventures), Anders de Jounge (The Financial West Group), and John Doricko (SiCamore Semi, LLC - Silicon Power Corporation), sharing views from investors, said MOST.

Yu-Chin Hsu, deputy minister of MOST, indicated that the 28 TTA startups attending 2020 Taiwan Demo Day demonstrated solutions in med-tech, cyber security, smart city and others. Some of them have been awarded by CES in advance, Hsu said

MOST has contributed to and connect the Taiwan startups and global resources. Since its launch in June 2018, TTA has built partnerships with more than 60 global startups ecosystem enablers and supported more than 200 startups. TTA also aims to foster startups' ability to access global markets.