Startups and innovations
Take a look at the innovative ideas, products and services that startups offer.
Thursday 7 December 2023
Revolutionizing dialysis: Qidni Labs founder & CEO Morteza Ahmadi's quest to improve patient's quality of life
Founded in 2014, the Canadian startup Qidni Labs has a bold mission: to develop the most accessible and affordable dialysis technology for millions of patients suffering from kidney...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Qualcomm optimistic about potential of Taiwanese startups
Qualcomm recently held the Demo Day and finals award ceremony for the 2023 Qualcomm Innovate in Taiwan Challenge (QITC). The top three winning teams are Agromeans, PetaRay, and Coo...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Foxconn invests in US EV startup
Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) recently invested in Indigo Technologies, a US electric vehicle startup, through its subsidiary Foxconn EV Technology, in order to speed the development...
Monday 4 December 2023
Canadian startup Polytone Laser is changing the landscape of cancer treatment
In the realm of medical technology, Montreal-based startup Polytone Laser has emerged as a pioneer, spearheading a revolutionary approach to the treatment of solid tumors and other...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Chinese AI chip startups forge ahead amid US export curbs and domestic support
Following the US tightening its controls on exports of high-end AI GPUs to China in October 2023, Chinese companies are turning to homegrown AI chips to build their computational...
Monday 27 November 2023
Climate tech investment declines, unveiling the costly realities of the net-zero dream
Will green investment will pay off over time? In 2023, climate tech start-ups faced a significant funding decline, reaching levels not seen in the past five years. Despite the growing...
Thursday 23 November 2023
TTA puts supporting academic startups as key business, with focus on automotive, healthcare, and AI
At the 2023 Taoyuan FuturePeak event on November 21, the National Science Technology Council (NSTC)-funded and Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)-commissioned Taiwan...
Monday 20 November 2023
China Big Fund II invests in CGRA AI chip startup Tsing Micro
Phase II of the China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (CICF), or the so-called "Big Fund," has announced an investment of 5.88% shares in Tsing Micro, boosting the company's...
Thursday 16 November 2023
AWS Joint Innovation Center showcases startup solutions in digital transformation and sustainability in Kaohsiung
Committed to driving Taiwan's startup developments, Startup Terrace Kaohsiung AWS Joint Innovation Center (JIC) hosted Startup Demo Day on November 8th. The event gathered seven startup...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Baseband chip startup Ranictek believes chip solutions are the key to 5G O-RAN mass adoption
Ranictek, an IC design startup founded in 2022, aims to solve the pain point of 5G deployment through innovations in Massive Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) technology. Based in Taiwan,...
Monday 13 November 2023
Stability AI gets Intel backing in new financing
Stability AI has raised new financing led by chipmaker Intel Corp., according to people familiar with the matter — a cash infusion that arrives at a critical time for the com...
Monday 13 November 2023
CuboAi: redefining infant safety globally with digital innovation
CuboAi (Yun Yun AI Baby Camera), a Taiwan-based startup in the maternal and infant market, has successfully conquered European and American territories, illustrating the potential...
Thursday 9 November 2023
Cultivating diversity and inclusion: Building inclusive startups for a better future
Earlier this year, I came across an event centered on the DEI perspective within the startup community. Leveraging my background as a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) workshop...
Tuesday 7 November 2023
Chinese GPU startup Moore Threads reportedly to cut jobs
The Chinese GPU startup, Moore Threads Technology Co., which was previously added to the Entity List by the US Department of Commerce, has recently sent a letter to all its employees...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
South Korean AI startup Moreh partners with AMD to revolutionize cost-effective AI solutions
South Korean AI infrastructure solutions provider Moreh has secured investment from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and is now a strategic partner for the tech giant. The collaboration...