9 Taiwan based start ups in which Alibaba’s Jack Ma invested with the Entrepreneur Fund

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1- Amwise

Amwise focuses on advanced precision medicine in oncology, striving to shape a better world for cancer patients. We provide healthcare professionals and patients with quantitative data to help determine the appropriate approaches in treatment. We expect patients can receive highest heal possibility with minimum side effects by avoiding unnecessary treatments.

Amwise successfully developed advanced precision diagnostics based on Asian genes. Current technology can help breast cancer patients to evaluate the necessity of chemo therapy and radiation therapy. Amwise is also developing products for colorectal cancer, utilizing and integrating the most cutting-edge technology to lead the sector into a new era.

2 – Appier
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Appier is a technology company that makes it easy for businesses to use artificial intelligence to grow and succeed in a cross screen era. Appier is formed by a passionate team of computer scientists and engineers with experience in AI, data analysis, distributed systems, and marketing. Our colleagues come from Google, Intel, Yahoo, as well as renowned AI research groups in Harvard University and Stanford University. Headquartered in Taipei, Appier serves more than 500 global brands and agencies from offices in twelve markets across Asia, including Taipei, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Sydney, Ho Chi Minh City, Manila, Hong Kong, Mumbai, New Delhi, Jakarta and Seoul.

3 – Bitmarkmember

Bitmark creates specialized blockchain technology to convert personal data into property that can be sold, licensed or transferred peer-to-peer. Personal data will be a massive asset class in the emerging data economy. Our property system for the digital environment enables individuals to establish ownership claims for personal data akin to how land registrars track land titles or patent offices track patents.

Bitmark’s mission is to promote a healthy digital environment by enabling property rights and provenance for digital assets. As a cleantech for the internet and the Internet of Things, we enable a transparent and unforgeable chain of ownership and attribution for digital assets that can be authenticated by anyone.

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Codementor is the leading on-demand marketplace for software developers. We are based in both Taiwan and Silicon Valley, with customers mostly from the US and Europe. Codementor is backed by Techstars, 500 Startups, and other leading investors.

5- Health2Syncmember

Health2Sync revolutionizes diabetes care through personalization & analytics. Our products include a mobile app for patients and smart care analytics platform.

We are set to 1) solve the lack of needed data for long-term diabetes care and 2) closing the loop of care for patients that have limited access to healthcare resources.

Health2Sync enables care to scale and collaboration for parties in the ecosystem.

6 – iStaging
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iStaging is a leading augmented and virtual reality platform. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, the company also has satellite offices in San Francisco, Shanghai and Paris. iStaging aims to help people transcend space by crafting immersive visualization products that empower the world to interact with distant places or objects.

7 – Jollywiz
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Jollywiz Digital Technology Taipei was founded in 2007, followed by Jollywiz Digital Technology Shanghai in 2008 and Jollywiz Digital Technology Hong Kong in 2015. Over the years, Jollywiz has become the most influential cross-strait e-commerce company in Taiwan. Our expertise in retail business has made us the largest cross-strait Taiwan-funded e-commerce service company and the first Taiwan-funded company to be awarded with the gold medal operator title by Tmall. Jollywiz offers total solutions include brand marketing, data management systems, customer service management, warehousing logistics, etc. to help enterprises expand their businesses globally, especially in mainland China. Our customers include Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Costco, Hennessy, Yili, Lian Hwa Foods, Everrich and other international corporations.

8 – NextDrive

memberFounded in 2014, NextDrive builds integrated IoT platform solutions to bring greater connectivity and security to your devices, your business, your home, and the ones you care. The industries NextDrive serves ranges from consumer to energy sector with wireless IoT gateways and cloud services managing smart meters, sensors, and I/O devices.

9 – Viscovery

memberEstablished in 2013, Viscovery is the world’s leading Video AI company based on Deep Learing and Computer Vision technology. With R&D center based in Taipei, we have branch offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Singapore. Viscovery presents the revolutionary product “Video Discovery Service” (VDS) with its core FTAMOS solution, we can recognize 7 major categories in videos: Face, Image, Text , Audio, Motion, Object, and Scene. We are able to identify valuable information in videos, providing video service solutions for companies. Viscovery’s VDS platform provides 5 major solutions which includes Key Moment (for contextual advertisements), video content interaction, video search engine, IoT service, and customized service. Our effort has been recognized internationally over the years and have partnered with Intel and IBM. Finding valuable information in videos is now made easier. “Visual Search, Simply Smarter”