These startups chose to build their tech teams in Taiwan. Should you?


PUBLISHED September 10, 2015
by Chelsea Ng

These startups chose to build their tech teams in Taiwan. Should you?

https://www.techinasia.com/startups-chose-build-tech-teams-taiwan/

500 Startups now has a portfolio of nine Taiwanese companies, as well as a handful of existing non-Taiwanese portfolio companies with Taipei subsidiaries or branches, and more than a few in the pipeline. I spoke with both our portfolio and non-500 companies to get a sense of why a foreign startup might choose to base their tech development team in Taiwan, and their candid views on the pros and cons, both expected and unexpected, behind such a decision.