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Where to Network in November – Meetups, Conferences, and More

Updated: Jan 3, 2022

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a message to let us know.

*Unless noted, most of these events are in English, but we have not attended all of these series before. You should look into the event if you have any language concerns.

November Events

All Month – Fitness networking events at Kafnu – get fit and meet likeminded people at one of Taipei’s fastest growing co-working spaces. (Prices vary)

11/8Bitmark, Blockchain, and Beers with Taipei Marketing Talks – In this meetup you will have an intro to blockchain by Bitmark engineering team, blockchain Q&A with Michael Nguyễn, intro to Bitmark Health app and how blockchain is applied to health data. (Free)

11/10-12Sustaining Non-Profits in an Unsustainable World – “How to keep your mission alive” is a burning question for most nonprofits. Transitioning from a passion project to a sustainable organization is tough. Deep dive into conversations about creating new solutions for social enterprise with members of ICA Taiwan, Brains on the Beach and Red Room Taipei. (Price Unknown)

11/10Deep Machine Learning with Python by Women Who Code – All are free to attend, some English is spoken. (Free)

11/12-14Show Me the Money Fundraising Bootcamp by Taiwan Startup Stadium – Learn Fundraising 101 taught by real VCs – lectures, panel discussions with investors and legal experts, interactive workshops and role-playing, and 1-on-1 office hours with investors. (NT$6,000)

11/12Wizard Amigos Code Camp – WizardAmigos CodeCamp is a FREE open source (Java), open collaborative, and free DIY programming school from Berlin, now starting in Taipei. People of all skill levels and backgrounds are welcome to join and learn together. (Free)

11/13Leadership and Teamwork with XY Bridges – Establish a foundational understanding of successful and effective leadership and teamwork qualities and skills. Critically analyze, distinguish, and explore the diverse definitions of the terms “leadership” and “teamwork”. Practice group work through discussion, reflection, and a hands-on activity to achieve a shared understanding of what successful leadership and teamwork looks like. Recognize how to practically implement leadership and teamwork qualities and skills to actual academic, professional, or personal context. (Free?)

11/14Android Code Club – Chinese-language weekly meetup for Android developers. (Free)

11/14 – Career Talk and Employment Meeting at CYCU with Contact Taiwan – Full day event with employers and government employment info at CYCU in Taoyuan. Includes on-site interview opportunities. (Free, includes lunch)

11/15-172018 Meet Taipei 創新創業嘉年華 – Startup High-5ive – Claims to be “The largest startup festival in Asia.” Not much English in their listings and info. (Free?)

11/15Taiwan Tech Arena Meets the Israel Master – Dr. Dan Shechtman, Nobel Prize laureate, will share his endeavors in promoting the development of the startup ecosystem in Israel. (Free?)

11/15WordPress Meetup in English + Japanese – As part of Taipei WordPress Meetup, bloggers, developers, entrepreneurs and freelancers who speak English or Japanese are invited to start building a community to share knowledge and experience. (Free + FREE BEER)

11/16-18Startup Weekend EDU Taipei – Startup Weekend Education Taipei is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. (NT$256-410)

11/16Career Talk and Employment Meeting at NSYSU with Contact Taiwan – Full day event with employers and government employment info at NSYSU in Kaohsiung. Includes on-site interview opportunities. (Free, includes lunch)

11/173rd Annual Dragon’s Chamber – The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan’s 3rd Annual Dragons’ Chamber Taiwan is a small business showcase and fundraising competition. (Free)

11/20Roundtable: Going from Corporate to Startup with Anchor Taiwan – *This is a gathering reserved for founders/founders-to-be with 5+ years of professional experience before starting a business. Have you made the leap from corporate life to startup? Are you thinking about changing gears? This is an evening for people who have done it / might be doing it. We will exchange thoughts, learn from each other and walk away with some new friends! (Free but INVITE ONLY)

11/21Unraveling the Secrets of Carousell Engineering – A workshop-style night with Carousell and Yourator, focusing on solving engineering challenges. (Free?)

11/22 – Career Talk and Employment Meeting at NCKU with Contact Taiwan – Full day event with employers and government employment info at NCKU in Tainan. Includes on-site interview opportunities. (Free, includes lunch)

11/26Taiwan Softlanding: Company Setup, Visa, Tax, Subsidies and More with Anchor Taiwan – 1 event, 4 experts – the most comprehensive info session about resources and knowledge to set up business in Taiwan! (NT$300, includes refreshments)

11/26Malaysia Startup Night with Startboard – If you’re zealous about kickstarting your business in Malaysia or curious about this market and its potential, 2018 Malaysia Theme Night is too good to miss! (Free)

11/27PANEL: Entrepreneurial Universities and Innovative Societies – An evening of discussion with experts from National Chiao Tung University, National Taiwan University, and Purdue University. (Free?)

11/28BE Accelerator Demo Day – Once per year, we are proud to have 6 graduated startups present their leading technology and amazing progress at our annual demo day. This will be a very special demo day in that you not only get to hear startup pitches but also get to experience their solution in an immersive way in the newly-opened Center for Education in Medical Simulation. (Free)

11/29What to look out for after your first round of funding by Taiwan Startup Stadium – Join Winkler Partners for a rundown of the fundraising process, key investment terms, points to consider and how the decisions you make during the fundraising process can affect your company long after you’ve closed the round. (Free?)

11/29Intro to Git and Gitlab with Women Who Code Taipei – We won’t be working on actual code in this class so there is no need for you to know any particular programming language. You should bring your own computer to class as we will be installing software and you will need administrator privileges. (Free)

11/29AmCham Winter Happy Hour – Come and join us for a relaxing evening full of fun & good tastes, and have a great time socializing! (Member / Member-guest NT$1,200, food and free-flow beverages included)

11/30Marketing & BD in the Crypto World – Women in Blockchain with Anchor Taiwan – Who are the ninjas behind those brilliant marketing campaigns for successful blockchain companies? Who are driving business development, partnerships and client success? Come listen to experts from Pundi X and MAX – Maicoin Asset Exchange. Learn about the latest trends, best practices and their journeys into this field! (Free)

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