These 7 startups will be early 5G adopters under the guidance of APTG Accelerator Programme

These startups are building the next-generation of applications that leverage the advantages of 5G tech, including faster and better connectivity 

Sam Tsai: The pivotal figure behind Taiwanese e-commerce giant PChome’s entry into Thailand’s e-commerce market

Southeast Asia will be the world’s 5th largest economy by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum. 

M17 Entertainment raises US$25M for R&D and more

It will also use the funding to equip live streamers with more resources to expand and diversify their reach 

5G Technology: how Taiwan’s APTG Accelerator Programme is approaching the future of tech

With 5G technology within our midst, APTG spearheads an accelerator programme to help startups get a leg up 

Taiwan's AsiaYo raises US$7M to expand travel accommodation platform

The round was led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund and China Development Financial 

StarFab and STSP: Empowering young startups in today’s fast-paced market

Emerging startups work best when powered by quality insights and mentorship 

MyTaiwanTour raises US$1.5M from Sanpu Group to expand to Japan, China

MyTaiwanTour provides personalised and customised tour packages to foreign tourists mainly from the US and Europe 

Tencent grants Sea’s Garena first access to its games titles with a publishing contract

Right of First Refusal (ROFR) contract binds both parties in which Tencent would give exclusive rights of first publishing to Garena 

Taiwan's KKday raises Series B+ from LINE Ventures, Alibaba to expand globally

The startup is set to grow its operations in Japan, China and Korea, and expand into new markets including Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the US 

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