Category Archives: Fintech Taiwan

Fintech Company of the week: AirSig

Today we want to start a new series: the FintechValley company of the week. Every 7 days, we will choose what is for us a Fintech with an interesting or outstanding product. (Our selection process, is based solely on our opinion, and does not involve and endorsement or recommendation of any kind).

This week we present you the Taiwanese Fintech “AirSig”.

The company has developed a technology that allows to create an motion based authentication process. A payment process inside a virtual reality game can be verified with a pre-registered and pre-determined hand motion.  See video below for a demo:

There seem to be other applications for the technology, such as IoT technologies, as well as those that require login and password credentials.

More information about AirSig under: http://www.airsig.com

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Fintech and Crowdfunding in Taiwan

With a vibrant startup-scene, Taiwan has also quite a number of  crowdfunding platforms. In this article, Fintech Valley would like to present you a selection of these companies. 

flyingV is a crowdfunding platform that was founded in 2012 and is based in Taipei. The registered users come from Taiwan but also from various other countries in Asia. To find out more about the platform, please Continue reading Fintech and Crowdfunding in Taiwan

Fintech in Taiwan

The Fintech phenomenon is extending throughout Asia and has also reached Taiwan. The island is normally known to house tech giants such as HTC, Asus and Acer; opposite to the major worldwide financial centres Singapore and Hong Kong. However, there are companies in Taiwan, if not many, that want to participate in the Fintech trend.

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We have found 6 Fintech companies in Taiwan so far: 2 Bitcoin companies, a Crowdfunding site, 2 Payment companies and a Data security company. Only two of them focus on the Taiwanese or Chinese speaking market, with focus on Taiwan.

Webackers is a crowdfunding website, which belongs to the game developer and publisher Gamania. Whereas the site could have a focus on the games market, it also seems to be open to other projects. They seem to be concentrated only on the Taiwanese market as mentioned earlier. More information under: www.webackers.com 

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