We strive to nurture a strong startup ecosystem for our community. We do this by connecting, celebrating, collaborating and convening with various stakeholders in the international ecosystem.



Our team of mentors come from diverse backgrounds in order to ensure that we can provide insights at every stage of the startup process. From founders to academics, CEO’s to regulators we have curated a team of mentors that can help our startups navigate the tricky landscape.

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    Ray-Jade Chen

    Dean, Taipei Medical University

    Attending Physician,  Dept. GI Surgery TMU. 

    Professor, Taipei Medical University Research Center of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Health (TAIMH).

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    Jack Li

    Dean, College of Medical Science & Technology, TMU

    Director of Dermatology, Wan Fang Hospital

    Professor, TAIMH

    PhD., Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah, USA.

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    Jacob Chang

    GM, Daren Healthcare

    Former Vice President of MacKay Memorial Hospital Administration, 

    Executive Vice President of Changhua Christian Hospital, 

    Director of the ChiMei Medical Center, Administrative Center

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    Atsuhiro Nakagawa

    Assistant Professor, Tohoku University

    Dept. of Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine

    Global Faculty, Stanford Biodesign

    Founder, Clinical Immersion System, TU

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    Shi-Wei Huang

    Dean, IRCAD-Taiwan

    Associate Dean ,Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital

    Visiting Professor, IRCAD-Taiwan

    ​Attending Physician, Dept. of General Surgery, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital

    M.D. , Tulane University, U.S.

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    ​Abel Huang

    Founder/CEO, ClearMind Biomedical

    Attending Physician, Dept. of Neurosurgery, National Taiwan University Hospital

    Visiting Scholar, Taiwan-Stanford Biodesign Program  

    Alumni, Y Combinator

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    Ming-Yuan Huang

    Attending Physician, MacKay

    Emergency department

    Industry R&D Specialist, Biomedical Development Center, MacKay Memorial Hospital 

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    Michel Chu

    General Partner, Acorn Campus Taiwan

    Co-Founder, GigaMedia Limited (NASDAQ:GIGM)

    Chairman of Vsense Medical Technology Co., Ltd.

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    IC Jan

    Taiwan Capital Enterprise Development

    Assistant Chief Executive, BioHub Taiwan, National Biotechnology Research Park

    Co-Founder and Partner, AppWorks Ventures 

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    Hank Wu

    Startup Advisor, MassChallenge

    Vise President, Evelo Biosciences

    Director, Digital Strategy & Innovation, Biogen

    GM, Remedy Informatics

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    Lily Li

    GM, VCRO

    Virginia Commonwealth University PhD in Pharmacodynamics & Pharmakinetics

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    Dennis Li

    Founder, Studio 88 Design

    Formerly Product Designer, Apex Medical Corp.

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    Samuel Chen

    CEO, AIxMed

    Former Project Manager, Compal Computer AI Lab

    Former Vice President of Global R&D, Trend Micro, 

    Chief Software Engineer, Asustek Computer

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    Tien-Jen Liu

    COO, AIxMed

    Attending Physician, Dept. ENT MacKay Memorial Hospital

    Visiting Scholar, Taiwan-Stanford Biomedical Fellowship Program 

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    Jowy Tani

    Attending Physician, Wan Fang

    Neurology Department

    Visiting Scholar Taiwan-Berkeley Biomedical Fellowship Program 

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    Wilso Hoo

    Attending Physician, Kang-Ning

    Urology Departement

    National Health Insurance Administration expert​

    Healthcare Venture Investment Advisor 

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    Jenson Chi

    Dept. Emergency Medicine, NTU

    Visiting Scholar, Taiwan Stanford Biomedical Fellowship Program 

    Harvard University Medical School Messi Scholar

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    Shabbir Syed Abdul 

    Associate Professor, TMU

    PhD., Department of Health Informatics, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

    MSc, Telemedicine and eHealth, UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

    M.D., Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy named after I. I. Mechnikov, Russia

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    ​Jacob Lee


    Founder, APO Alliance Blockchain-based Healthcare technologies.

David Uffer

Medical device products, and clinical diagnostic field 

Business Development M&A

BA from Clark University, 

M.A. and MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, Glendale, AZ.  

Senior Partner, Alira Health 

Dennis McWilliams 

Venture Partner, Sante Venture

Commercialization of Medical Technology

Stanford BioDesign Fellowship Program

Co-Course Director the B.E.S.T innovation course IHU Institute

BS in Aerospace Engineering

MS Engineering Management 


Avi Yaron 

Visionary Entrepreneur 

Executive Chairman & TED Speaker 

Medical/ Neuro technology arenas

Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University 

MS in Business Management from Boston Univerisity 

Rani Shifron 

GM, Healthier Globe 

MedTech and Digital Health  

Israel Director, IP² LaunchPad (Taiwan-Israel Program)

Director, Ecocarrier, Inc.  

BSEE Electrical Engineering Biomedical 

MBA University of Bradford

Andrew Chou, MD

Surgeon, SingHealth 

Orthopedic Surgeon Senior Resident

MD Duke-NUS Medical School

Biochemical Engineering at Stanford University  

Jennifer Chen, MD

Research, Needham & Company

Biotech Equity Research Associate 

Physician Surgeon Scientist 

Pharma Business Development 

School of Medicine Stanford University 

Kumi Sakurai

Former Marketing Manager, Abbott Medical Japan

MS Chemical Engineering at Waseda University  

CEO, Premo Partners 

Brian Po-Hui Chen 

Executive Director, DCI 

Investment Professional  

Equity Trading 

MS and Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

National Taiwan University  

Allen Lin

Associate VP, Foxconn

Biochemical and Biomedical Research

Digital Health

MSc Biomedical Science at Chang Gung University 

MBA National Chengchi University   

Senior Medical Director  

MBA at the University of British Columbia 

Wilson Hu, MD

Physician, Kang-Ning

Jarret Su 

Biotechnology and Pharmaceutics 

Ph.D. School of Law, National Chao Tung Unversity, Taiwan 

M.D School of Medicine National Yang-Ming Yang University, Taiwan 

Head of Health & Science, KPMG Taiwan 

Mark Yeh

Business Development and Management Consulting 

Executive MBA, Kellogg HKUST 

International Research Fellow, Hitotsubashi University 

CEO, Better Partners 

Jowy Tani, MD

CEO, TMU Biomedical Accelerator  

Stanford Biodesign Global Faculty Fellow 

Berkely-Taiwan Biomedical Scholar 

Ph.D.  Neural Regenerative Medicine, Taipei Medical University  

Thomas Huang 

Business Development and Project Inmeplentation 

Former Sales Director, Oracle


Partner, THT Ventures   

Ben Chen

Chairman, Daren Medical   


Investments and Insurance

MBA Ohio State University 

Economics, National Taiwan University 

Samuel Chou

Entrepreneur and Startup Builder

Chairman, BE Biotech   

David Chow

Managing Partner, CTC Capital

Investment & Venture Capital


Law, Harvard Law School

Tokio Matsuzaki

Director, Narita Ortophedic Clinic

AI & Robotics for Orthopedics 

Ph.D Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University 

Doctor of Medicine, Kobe University 

Yosuke Hara 

Japan Biodesign Assistant Faculty 

Doctor of Medicine, Otolaryngology, Tohoku University. 

CEO, Lifetodei

Jin HayaKawa

Internal Medicine, Hematology, Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Former resident Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University

MD University of Tokyo 

Biomedical Informatics 



Our partners are from well-known hospitals/CROs, corporate strategic allies, venture capital funds, accelerators, incubators and market access platforms that have proven track records of supporting global enterprises to close sales and tested their assumptions on what the market really needs.

Show Chwan Healthcare

Show Chwan is a healthcare system with a total of 8 hospitals in its network. They have over 3500 hospital beds. 


IRCAD Taiwan

IRCAD is the largest and most advanced medical training center in Asia, bringing the best education to Asian surgeons.


Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) is a collegiate academic institution with an extensive history in Taiwan. 


Taiwan Tech Arena

Taiwan Tech Arena champions entrepreneurship and innovation with the goal of building a vibrant international startup ecosystem in Taiwan.


Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University Hospital has 800 hospital beds. The improve health through innovation, teaching & research.


TMU Taipei Cancer Center

Taipei Cancer Center is part of TMU. Creating a world-class integrated cancer center for cancer patients. 


Stanford Biodesign

Stanford Biodesign brings the world’s most promising minds into their circle to investigate, inspire, and innovate a healthier world for all.


Taiwan Startup Stadium

Strengthening the startup ecosystem by building strong bonds among member startups, and collaborating with local and International partners.


Taipei Wan Fang Hospital

Taipei Wan Fang Hospital is a world-class facility under the management of the Taipei Medical University. 


TMU Shuang Ho Hospital

Shuang Ho Hospital is the 3rd hospital in the TMU network. The first green building certified hospital in New Taipei City. 



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