Startup Sofa Talk
「25 Startup Dreams from Hackers, Makers, Designers and Gamers!
Maker Generation @ pink stage
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Maker movement has spread around the world. Your dreams can come true by yourself. Open hardware and open-source software have prospered marker communities. Innovation is not branded companies only anymore.
Time Topic Speaker
10:00-10:10 Opening Lman Chu / CoFounder&CEO, South Star Xelerator
10:10-10:30 Maker Culture in Taiwan: The Starting Point Amber Yan / Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Make:Taiwan
10:30-11:00 China Maker 3.0 Joanna Wei / Co-Founder, BeijingMakerspace
11:00-11:20 Just do it! Yuhsiu Yang / Producer,《Maker》 documentary
11:20-11:30 Break
11:30-11:50 Open Source Spirit and Courage in Action Flyer Lai / Co-founder of Maknet
11:50-12:10 Life – Maker, Inspirations in Daily Life Mac Yu / Founder, Fun-Maker
12:10-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:20 Business Opportunities in Open Source and Maker Movement Shawn Lin / CMO, FLUX Technology
14:20-14:40 Make Your Aircraft, Make Your Market Tung-Lin Chang / Arklab Founder
14:40-15:00 Next App Store-CyberSmartMaker Alan Yu / CEO, Cyber Group AP
15:00-15:20 What can the Academia Do for the Maker Movement on Campus Alvin Su / Professor of CSIE Dept. National Cheng-Kung University
15:20-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Co-creation, the Maker Era "Moderator: LMan / CoFounder & CEO of South Star Xelerator "
Keys Behind Crowdfunding @ pink stage
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Crowdfunding has become a channel for startups to announce their products in recent years. Thousands of ideas are on display on various platforms at anytime. What are their secret ingredients to success?
Time Topic Speaker
10:40-10:50 Opening Tahan Lin / CEO, Backer-Founder
10:50-11:05 The Rocket Dream We Shared in Taiwan Jong-Shinn Wu / Founder, Advanced Rocket Research Center (ARRC), NCTU
11:05-11:20 The Possibility to Conveying More Value Chien-Chia Kung / Founder, ilovemilk
11:20-11:35 Taiwan, Blossoming in Milan Ping Jung Ho / Co-founder, OPTOGO
11:35-11:50 Crowdfunding, A New Platform for Films Steve Wang / Director, Activator Marketing Company
11:50-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:15 Moon Cup for Your Periods Vanessa / Director, KiraKira
14:15-14:30 AQUA: Get Addictive to Crowdfunding Elton / Founder, NEXUM
14:30-15:30 The Secret of Crowdfunding
  • Moderator:Tahan Lin / CEO, Backer-Founder
  • Steve Wang / Director, Activator Marketing Company
  • Vanessa / Director, KiraKira
  • Elton / Founder, NEXUM
  • 15:30-16:45 Closing Tahan Lin / CEO, Backer-Founder
    Hack the Future ! @ red stage
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    Entrepreneurship breaks all the rules and crosses all boundaries. Stick to your dreams and take actions. You can be the next entrepreneur. Hack the Future encourage you to explore what future can be.
    Time Topic Speaker
    14:00-14:10 Opening Kevin Chen, Founder/Executive Director, ELIV
    14:10-14:30 Brave for Action: Go for Startup Jeff Huang, Co Founder, 17APP
    14:30-14:50 Gamification to Improve Taiwan Startup Yu-kai Chou,Founder, The Octalysis Group
    14:50-15:10 Open Source X Hacker, Let’s Power Up C.L Kao, Co-Founder,
    15:10-15:30 If You Dream it, You Can Do it Sarah Liu, Founder, LGBD (Little Girl Big Dream)
    15:30-15:50 Extend Value Behind Classic Tony Lee, Co-founder and Game Director, Rayark Inc.
    15:50-16:00 Closing