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Learn from Stockholm, digital startups in Taiwan strive for global markets.

16 Sept 2021

借鏡瑞典「獨角獸工廠」 台灣數位新創搶國際生意

TVBS News Report Synopsis

The 2021 edition of the European innovation scoreboard shows that Sweden continues to be the EU innovation leader. H&M, Ericsson, Skype, Spotify, and more are headquartered in Stockholm. This city produces more billion-dollar companies per capita than any other region in the world after Silicon Valley, telling the tale of a unicorn factory.

Due to Swedish welfare, the risk of new business development is relatively low, David Liu, the Community Lead of Norrsken Foundation said. Norrsken Foundation is a Swedish non-profit organization, which supports and invests in entrepreneurs. More importantly, successful entrepreneurs actively share their experiences as encourage newcomers and contribute to the ecosystem, Liu emphasized. He also pinpointed that education in Sweden can cultivate talents for challenging industries.

aetherAI co-founder and CEO Joe Yeh graduated from National Taiwan University College of Medicine and trained in information science. aetherAI, focusing on AI-powered medical imaging solutions, was found in 2015. It has been striving for global markets in recent years.

Many startup accelerators, available for local entrepreneurs, bringing abroad experiences to locals, Yeh said. The startup ecosystem in Taiwan has been progressing, leading us on the right track, he addressed.

aetherAI is a medical image AI solution provider, developing AI-powered diagnostic support systems to ease the burden on healthcare professionals and improve the quality of diagnostic imaging.





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