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Preliminary + WorkShop 

3/19 (Saturday) 13:00.   
台灣新創競技場 (台北市松江路85巷9號) 
Taiwan Startup Stadium; No. 9, Lane 85, Songjiang Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei City

​13:00-13:30    Registration (Group/Individual)

​13:30-13:40    Opening

13:45 - 14:45   Workshop


Topic: “Introduce TSS”

Jeffrey Lin, Power Forward, Operations,  Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS)


Jeffrey handles operations in general at Taiwan Startup Stadium (TSS). He spent 10 years as a legal professional, both law firm and in-house, and wandered into the startup world with the founding of Entrepreneurs Society of Taiwan (EST) in January 2011. He tried his hands on his own legal startup as well as led a local team as country manager for a Korean enterprise SaaS startup prior to joining TSS. He is also a on-and-off blogger on various startup-related topics. Jeffrey was born and raised in Malaysia and spent an extended time in New Zealand before transitioning to Taiwan. His best sport is basketball but also enjoys any other team-oriented activities.


Topic: “5 reasons why your business plan might fail”

Dirk Hopfl, Director IE Center Singapore, IE Business School


Dirk set up the IE regional office in 2007 which covers South East Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Dirk engages within this region with corporations for talent engagement and development needs, with academic institutions for joint projects as well as with business leaders and aspiring leaders for their personal career development. Prior to that Dirk was Director of International Development and Admissions Director at IE Business School in Madrid. Earlier Dirk was in charge for different talent development initiatives across Germany for Siemens group.

Dirk holds an MBA from IE and a BBA from University of Essen, Germany.


Topic: "Sharing Talk - From Student to Startup"

Reinhardt Chang-Yu Linin, CAO & Co-Founde, mit.Jobs


- Founder and developer of mit.Jobs, a social job site for people to get international job opportunity and for employers to recruit global talents
- 6-year project management experience contains product and business
developments in ICT industry and social enterprises
- 24-country working and living cross-cultural experience; MBA of ESMT
(Germany) and PKU (China); 5 languages communicated

​14:45 - 15:00  Tea Time

​15:00-16:00   Preliminary- Group Judging






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