Government exhibition showcases indigenous peoples’ startup success

The China Post
Date: December 10, 2016
By: The China Post news staff

The Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP) Friday opened an exhibition in Taipei celebrating the

Icyang Parod, center, minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples, poses for a picture with others on Friday, Dec. 9 at an exhibition in Taipei showcasing 20 startups founded by indigenous people with assistance from the council. (Courtesy of the CIP)

achievements of startups launched by indigenous people in their local communities.

The opening ceremony for the exhibition at Huashan Creative Park was presided over by CIP Minister Icyang Parod.

The exhibition featured 20 startups established with subsidies under a CIP program that offered up to NT$1 million in funding for each of the indigenous people’s projects.

CIP also offered their companies consulting assistance, helping them with commercial registrations at the very beginning. It then helped them improve their operations and explore business opportunities.    [FULL  STORY]

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