WHY TAIWAN

THE ISLAND IS YOUR OYSTER

ASIA’S BEST KEPT SECRET:
➤ 23 million Mandarin-speaking people
➤ Most patents per capita in the world
➤ Birthplace of Foxconn (Apple’s #1 partner), HTC (VIVE), GIANT (any bicycle fans?), Bubble Tea, Acer, ASUS, Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

Urban & Nature 1-Day Living Circle

(Sometimes, small is everything.)

Connect with Local Talents and Communities

(Hardworking and affordable workforce)

Challenge Top 100 Peaks

Affordable Food Capital

(Simply ask anyone who has been!)

Work Away by the Beach

(Or tea plantation!)

Global Hardware Hub

(Impeccable quality and work ethics)

Chinese Heritage with a Twist

(Acclimatize yourself with Chinese language, culture and markets.)

Experience Cutting-Edge Technology

(IoT, AR/VR, Biotech… you name it.)

Fun Big Waves

(1,200 km of coastal line, 128 hot springs, 9 national parks – eat, pray, love whenever)

Booming Start-up Ecosystem

(Leverage our wide local networks)

Modern Lifestyle with Nature Easily within Reach.

(Awe-inspiring Taroko Gorge)

Topnotch Infrastructure

(World-class public transportation and Internet speed)

WHY TAIWAN

THE ISLAND IS YOUR OYSTER

ASIA’S BEST KEPT SECRET:
➤ 23 million Mandarin-speaking people
➤ Most patents per capita in the world
➤ Birthplace of Foxconn (Apple’s #1 partner), HTC (VIVE), GIANT (any bicycle fans?), Bubble Tea, Acer, ASUS, Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon)

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Urban & Nature 1-Day Living Circle

(Sometimes, small is everything.)
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Affordable Food Capital

(Simply ask anyone who has been!)
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Topnotch Infrastructure

(World-class public transportation and Internet speed)
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Chinese Heritage with a Twist

(Acclimatize yourself with Chinese language, culture and markets.)
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Fun Big Waves

(1,200 km of coastal line, 128 hot springs, 9 national parks – eat, pray, love whenever)
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Gateway to Asia

(Direct flights to 122 cities: Beijing, Shanghai, HK, Tokyo, Bangkok, Bali… You got the idea.)
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Booming Start-up Ecosystem

(Leverage our wide local networks)
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Global Hardware Hub

(Impeccable quality and work ethics)

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Work Away by the Beach

(Or tea plantation!)

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Vibrant art & music scenes

(Countless exhibitions, music festivals and cultural landmarks)
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Connect with Local Talents and Communities

(Hardworking and affordable workforce)

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Anchor Taiwan

What is #agriculture 4.0? Why is Taiwan important in playing a role? Next Monday (Dec 18th) we will explore the applications of #drones, #robotics, #IoT, vertical farms, #AI and such in feeding the world in the future. Some incredible investors and founders will be in the room from Silicon Valley and Taiwan - you won't want to miss it.

Panelists:
➤ Vincent Wang, Chairman of Sunshino Venture Capital (華揚創投董事長)
➤ Tony Yu, Engineering Partner at Mesh Ventures (Mesh Ventures 合夥人)
➤ Kevin Yu, Founder of Taiwan Accelerator (台灣速創創辦人)
➤ Roger Royse, Founder of Silicon Valley AgTech Conference
| Royse Law Firm (矽谷農業科技論壇創辦人)

Proudly curated by #AnchorTaiwan
#PrecisionFarming

Innovations in AgTech (Taipei)

Innovations in AgTech (Taipei)Dec 18, 6:00pmFutureWard - CentralTechnology has transformed the way food is produced, managed, and distributed with much of that innovation coming from technology startups. The growing field of AgTech (or Agri-tech) includes urban farming, controlled environments, vertical farming, robots, AI, deep learning, drones, satellites, data, and biotech. Attend our event and hear from the leading voices in the space, including entrepreneurs, investors, educators, and growers who are shaping the future of agriculture through the development of new technologies.

Join us for networking, discussions, and technology presentations.

SPEAKERS:
➤ Roger Royse, Founder of Royse Law Firm

Roger Royse, the founder of the Royse Law Firm, works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries. Roger regularly advises on complex tax structuring, high stakes business negotiations and large international financial transactions.

➤ Vincent Wang, Chairman of Sunshino Venture Capital

Vincent has over 15 years experience in undertaking investments. He is currently the chairman of Sunsino Venture Capital, which managing several private funds and Taiwan government funds. Prior to current positions, he was the senior vice president and the chief executive officer of the investment committee in Taishin Venture Capital Investment Co.

➤ Kevin Yu, Founder of Taiwan Accelerator

A serial entrepreneur since the age of 23, Kevin has founded numerous companies (one of which was a VC firm), and has raised more than USD240 million for his own companies and other startups. Prior to TA, he was the co-founder of MZ Group, the world’s leading independent IR firm, helping more than 600 companies in 14 countries with public listing and investor relations management.

➤ Tony Yu, Engineering Partner at Mesh Ventures

Having worked in industries of embedded software, IC design, telecommunications, and consumer electronics, Tony has two decades of management experiences in R&D and worldwide business development. At Mesh, an IoT-centric venture capital firm, Tony and his partners are particularly interested in exploring applications and services that take advantages of the IoT technologies. They have identified the key formula that will significantly increase the success rate of early-stage IoT companies.

Tony holds Dual Master’s degrees (Electrical Engineering and Management Science of Engineering) from Stanford University, California. He has been a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2002.


STARTUPS:
* Celaqua (aquaculture without antibiotics)
* Taiwan Shennong Social Enterprise Corp. (toxic free pesticide substitute)
* Hugreen (precision agriculture solution)


ABOUT THE COHOST:
@[556515627878518:274:Anchor Taiwan] is a 30-day residency program that helps entrepreneurs, professionals and creatives get their foot in the door in Asia through soft-landing in Taiwan. It incorporates industry access and cultural immersion to facilitate market entry, prototyping/manufacturing, business development/fundraising and professional/personal growth. They work extensively with local communities, corporates and governments to enable cross-border exchange.

They've collaborated with HTC VIVE, MOX (an SOSV Accelerator in Taipei), Girls in Tech, AppWorks, LiteOn, Wistron, PurpleCow Startup Association / Leopard Mobile, TAITRA Trade Commission and such. Their members/alumni include founders from Y Combinator/500 Startups, investors, and C-Suite executives. Learn more at anchortaiwan.com.
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