This post was written by our guest editor: Tim “Tai-Pan” Brown, an entrepreneur, and the editor in chief of the English language Chinese gadget blog Shanzai.com

This past weekend sees the first rendition of Startup Weekend Taipei. Volker Heistermann of Yushan Ventures is the catalyst for bringing the successful franchise for spurring innovative new business ideas to life to Taiwan.  To get an idea about his motivations and ideas for Startup Weekend be sure to watch the video.

http://www.tudou.com/v/F-eWGLlNlFs/&rpid=86313541/v.swf

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Jason Lim

Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.