AppWorks was started by Jamie in 2010 to give Taiwan a push as it upgrades itself into a 21st-century digital economy and to connect Taiwan with ASEAN to form a collaborative Greater Southeast Asia ecosystem.
AppWorks is the region’s leading startup accelerator and early-stage VC. Every 6 months, we invite the most talented AI / IOT, blockchain / crypto and Southeast Asia startups across the region to join AppWorks Accelerator, equipping founders spanning all walks of life with the necessary resources, mentorship, and guidance to get their ventures off the ground.
Today, the AppWorks Ecosystem stands stronger than ever, now encompassing 532 active startups and 1,662 founders. Together, AppWorks startups generate US$ 16.2 billion in annual revenues, have created 23,490 jobs and are valued at US$ 32.4 billion. As a VC, AppWorks manages US$ 350M total fund size, funding approximately 20 – 30 deals a year, while having produced 5 IPOs and 4 IEOs to date. AppWorks counts more than 100 companies in its portfolio, including leading startups working on AI, Blockchain, and Southeast Asia such as FLOW/Dapper Labs, Animoca Brands, Carousell, 91APP, KKday.
At AppWorks, you will contribute directly to the fast-growing AppWorks Ecosystem. You will have access to AppWorks Founders and CEOs, many of whom are on their way to becoming leaders in the business community.
Team AppWorks is a group of self-starters. We manage our own time and we deliver. We work together in a great environment with abundant learning opportunities. We strive to improve and become better versions of ourselves every day. We welcome you to join the team and be our coworker.
Greater SEA’s Leading Accelerator + VC
Founded in 2010, AppWorks is a startup community curated by founders, for founders. We are committed to fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs in Greater Southeast Asia (TW+SEA) and helping them facilitate the region’s transition into the digital era. Just as how mobile completely transformed the status quo, we believe nascent technologies such as AI and Blockchain will eventually redefine the global paradigm.
As such, whether it’s mentorship, investment, or talent, AppWorks has established a one-stop shop for ambitious founders willing to bet against the consensus and drive a change they see in the world. We help startups build disruptive businesses from even an inkling of an idea into world-class enterprises through our three primary lines of service: Accelerator, Funds, and School.
AppWorks Accelerator 之初加速器
AppWorks Accelerator is the leading launchpad for bold and ambitious entrepreneurs targeting Greater Southeast Asia. Every 6 months, we take in batches of 30 - 40 startups operating on the frontiers of AI and blockchain, equipping founders spanning all walks of life with the necessary resources, mentorship, and guidance to get their ventures off the ground.
Today, the AppWorks Ecosystem stands stronger than ever, now encompassing 490 active startups and 1589 founders. Together, AppWorks startups generate US$15.3B in annual revenue, have created 23,999 jobs, and boast an aggregate valuation of US$31.8B.
More information: appworks.tw/accelerator
AppWorks Funds 之初創投基金
AppWorks manages venture capital funds totaling US$ 350 million. We’ve attracted a diverse array of LPs who believe in our vision including but not limited to the National Development Fund, Cathay Life Insurance, CID, Far EasTone Communications, Fubon Life, and China Trust Ventures. We fund 20-30 deals a year, now with more than 100 companies in our portfolio, which has so far produced 5 IPOs and 4 IEOs
More information: appworks.tw/investments
AppWorks School 之初學校
Quality talent has always served as the bedrock of innovation, yet shortages still remain the foremost challenge that tech companies in GSEA face today. Established in 2016, AppWorks School has strived to cultivate a continuous pipeline of skilled labor to help our community meet the technical demands of tomorrow.
The program generates approximately 350 trained software engineers through our 14-week free coding program every year. 90% of these graduates went on to pursue successful software engineering careers in prominent internet companies such as Pubgame, 91APP, and Bahamut with an average annual salary of US$ 23,500.
More information: appworks.tw/school
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