British startup accelerator opens operations center in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/09
By: Wu Po-Wei and intern Hsieh Meng-jun

Taipei, July 9 (CNA) British startup accelerator The Bakery opened its first Asian operations center in the Southern Taiwan Science Park in Tainan on Tuesday.

The center, located in the AI_ROBOT innovation makerspace, will help integrate artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics-related startups and bring in capital, resources and connections to boost Taiwan's startup environment, the Ministry of Science and Technology said.

According to Kao Shih-wei (高士偉), a Taiwanese partner of The Bakery, the company plans to introduce investment of NT$30 million over the next four years to support startups in Taiwan.

The accelerator hopes to provide a third option, other than the United States and China, for Taiwanese startups seeking to enter the global market, Kao said.    [FULL  STORY]

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