Pointimize from Taiwan Tops RISE Breakthrough over Asian Cities And Will Make Presence at Web Summit

(Left) Keith Wang, CEO of Pointimize (Right) Casey Lau, Co-Founder of RISE

Pointimize, one of eight startups that Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS) has brought over to attend RISE conference in Hong Kong, has won RISE’s breakthrough competition. Pointimize bested 7 other startups from across 4 Asian cities (Taipei, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore) and was awarded free tickets to attend Web Summit, the largest tech conference in Europe, later this year in November.

Taiwan Startup Stadium took 8 Taiwanese Startups, including Pointimize, to present the #TaiwanRocks pavilion as an event partner at RISE Hong Kong, the largest tech conference in Asia. Other startups within the #TaiwanRocks delegation that pitched includes FunNow, the instant booking app for entertainment activities in cities, and SurveyCake, a questionnaire system for enterprise with the fastest customer responses to Web Summit, the largest tech conference in Europe.

(Left)Holly Harrington, General Manager of Tai Taiwan-Startup-Sta (Middle)Keith Wang, CEO of Pointimize (Right)Adu Wu, CFO of Pointimize

Keith Wang, co-founder and CEO of Pointimize, said, “ This is the first time that we’ve pitched at an international conference so it was a pleasant surprise when we won. We’re grateful for winning the prize, and look forward to more business opportunities for global expansion in the future. Additionally, we’d like to thank TSS and their support, such as their pre-trip training sessions, to make this possible.”

Regarding the panel discussion about Asia’s startup ecosystem among Taiwan, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, Holly Harrington, General manager of Taiwan Startup Stadium noted, “With high-quality R&D talent and an open and diverse culture as advantage, we’re encouraging more Taiwanese startups to get aggressive with a go-global vision”