Kotlin Night Taipei 2018 參與心得
LINE的公司文化希望員工能積極在內部分享新技術或架構的研究心得，也很鼓勵員工參與外部社群的分享與活動。像是去年(2018)也負擔了公司內幾位 iOS 工程師的門票費用，讓同事能去參與台灣 iOS 開發者的盛會 iPlayground。一直很喜歡公司這種推廣與分享的態度，期許自己也能多去做技術分享參與這類活動。碰巧去年底很榮幸收到 Steve Tian 及 WeTogether 的 Jane Shih 邀請，讓我有機會與LINE京都的同事 Freddie 大大一起參加 Kotlin Night 並分享 Kotlin 開發的相關經驗。
2018 Sets All-Time High For Investment Dollars Into Female-Founded Startups
As 2018 drew to a close, Crunchbase News reported on a year of superlatives. With technology impacting a broader set of industries, we’ve seen unprecedented funding amounts in 2018 (projected to be up 56 percent YoY), along with a rise in supergiant rounds. Nearly $40 billion was invested in companies with at least one female founder, representing 17 percent of invested dollars in the year.
Connecting The Dots At Techstars Startup Week Taiwan
The tech startup ecosystem in Taiwan has grown dramatically in the past five years, with active participation and support from both the public and private sectors. Startup Week Taiwan was a great showcase of what can be jointly achieved when the Taiwan tech startup ecosystem comes together, bringing folks from every corner of the community including universities, startups, ecosystem builders, corporations, and investors.