This IoT, blockchain startup rewards you every time you drop the food leftover into the waste bin

Based in Taiwan, Blue Ocean's connected precycle smart bins utilise a range of auto ID tech, geo-location sensors, weight and fill sensors to identify and reward the user 

AppWorks Founding Partner Jamie Lin discusses the outlook for Taiwan’s startup ecosystem

Founded in 2010, AppWorks is a Taipei-based accelerator that has helped at least 860 founders launch their businesses 

Taiwan’s first ever political donation in Bitcoins

While this donation is largely symbolic, blockchain does present an opportunity to make political donations more transparent 

Taiwanese film director Jack Hsu plans to launch a blockchain-based token to help Taiwanese movies make money

SELF is looking to change the way Taiwanese movies are being funded as well as encourage interaction with consumers 

Taiwanese mobile wallet startup CoolBitX receives US$13M from SBI Holdings, others

Its crypto wallet, CoolWallet S, boasts e-ink display, physical confirmation button, secure cold storage, bluetooth connectivity, and over-the-air updates 

Today's top tech news, September 12: Alibaba takes business to Russia, OKCoin's founder allegedly involved in Shanghai fraud case

Also, Go-Viet is officially operating in Vietnam, Singapore-based Seed Myanmar closes six-digit investment into Myanmar delivery company 

e27 partners with Taiwan Elevator Pitch 2018 to help Taiwanese startups go global

The only startup pitching event guaranteed to make your ears pop 

2018 Taiwan-Israel Innotech Summit: Interview with LawGeex Marketing VP Shmuli Goldberg

LawGeex is a startup company that focuses on building an AI-powered legal contract review system, which speeds up the contract approval process