Taiwan government hosts online startup training camp

Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia 0

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and StanShih Foundation, established by Acer founder Stan Shih, on March 20 jointly hosted a three-day training camp on entrepreneurship via online conferencing, avoiding a physical meetings in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The activity has been hosted half-yearly since 2013, and has so far trained 560 teams and incubated 190 startups. The organizers have also recruited outside investors to invest over NT$3 billion (US$98.98 million) to help these teams and startups over the past seven years.

MOST minister Liang-gee Chen and content promotion platform Taboola's vice president Ning Ning Yu both participated in the event to share their experiences.

Taboola's vice president Ning Ning Yu

Taboola vice president Ning Ning Yu
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