Startups and innovations
Take a look at the innovative ideas, products and services that startups offer.
Tuesday 9 January 2024
Taiwan startups showcase tech prowess in smart charging, solid-state battery, and beyond at CES 2024
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024, held in Las Vegas from January 9-12, has become a showcase for Taiwan's technological innovation, with a group of 14 startups organized by...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
AI GPU shortage is only temporary, says IBM Taiwan GM
Taiwan's IBM General Manager, Nelson Lee, sheds light on the three pivotal elements driving AI development—data, computing power, and algorithms/models.
Tuesday 19 December 2023
India emerges as a global hub for RISC-V design, says Sequoia-backed fabless startup
India is one of the fastest-growing countries in the technology segment. The recent push to encourage the semiconductor industry is adding impetus to this, with href=""...
Friday 15 December 2023
Digital medicine for brain health is possible by playing games
Leveraging machine learning and AI, Orange Neurosciences has developed a game-based therapy platform for cognitive assessment.
Friday 8 December 2023
Japanese semiconductor players keen to enhance production processes with quantum annealing technology
Quantum technology, initially used in semiconductor R&D, is now making significant strides in optimizing combinatorial processes. Japan's semiconductor player Rohm is beginning...
Thursday 7 December 2023
AI startup Sarvam raises $41 million to tap India growth
A generative artificial intelligence startup targeting the Indian market raised $41 million in fresh funding, the largest such round by an early-stage AI contender in the country.
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...