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AIR china

Air China’s mission stresses “operational safety, customer orientation, steady growth, people development and fulfillment of responsibilities”. These values remind us that we should “use a people-oriented approach to our business, take on social responsibilities, have the will to succeed and enjoy flying”.

Air China is China’s largest airline by brand value (estimated at around RMB 145 billion in June 2018, according to World Brand Lab) and is a market leader in air passenger transportation, air cargo and other aviation services.

Chengdu Silicon Power Technology Ltd

Silicon Power Tech is a Sino-foreign joint venture located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. It is the first incubator in China dedicated to serving startups in the power semiconductor industry. Silicon Power Tech not only provides complimentary office space and government grants but is also a comprehensive platform combining office space, management support, technology R&D support and fundraising. Silicon Power Tech works with many well-known semiconductor companies; design tools; foundry services; hardware prototyping and testing; lab equipment; system integration and validation; talent recruitment; management guidance; supply chain cooperation; marketing and sales; financing; and accounting services for start-ups. This comprehensive platform reduces capital pressure on start-ups and helps accelerate the launch of products to the market. Silicon Power Tech provides a superior working environment and broad services to semiconductor start-ups. Our Vision Our vision is to become the most important power semiconductor R&D center and incubator in China. We will select and train the highest potential power semiconductor talent, and become the first choice of power semiconductor start-ups. Silicon Power Tech focuses on power semiconductor startup projects, including power devices such as IGBT, MOSFETs, SiC, GaN, and PMIC,power modules , power-related system products,material of epitaxial growth and substrate, and new assembly material.

DXCorr Design Inc

DXCorr provides the industry’s leading edge physical IP solutions, available in 40nm, 28nm and 16/14nm process nodes, for a wide range of SoC designs used across a broad spectrum of performance oriented power optimized applications. The advanced Physical IP portfolio offers a comprehensive set of IPs covering Foundation IP blocks such as SRAMs, standard cells and I/Os for most of the building blocks of SoC design, specialized physical IPs -TCAMs, multiport register files, customizable datapath – that helps our customers build highly differentiated products for low power or high performance applications and custom PDK and PCELL development for Mixed Signal IC design.

Empyrean Software

Empyrean Software, founded in 2009, is an EDA and service provider to the global semiconductor industry. Empyrean Software is a trusted technology leader serving fabless semiconductor design houses and IDMs throughout Asia, North America and Europe with unique and best in class design solutions. In the EDA domain, Empyrean Software provides analog and mixed-signal IC design solutions, SoC design optimization solutions, foundry EDA and flat panel display (FPD) design solutions, delivering innovative and high quality products addressing advanced node challenges. Empyrean Software also provides EDA related services such as IP design and foundry design enablement services. IP design includes IP licensing, customization, and design from spec. Foundry design enablement service includes SPICE modeling and PDK, SRAM test chip, cell library & memory compiler development. Empyrean is headquartered in Beijing, with major R&D centers in Nanjing, Chengdu, Shanghai and Shenzhen in China. Additional branches offering sales and support are located at Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and North America.

Faraday Technology

Faraday Technology Corporation is a leading fabless ASIC and silicon IP (intellectual property) provider. Established in 1993 as the first Asian ASIC vendor, Faraday is one of the few leading ASIC vendors with a comprehensive self-developed IP portfolio. Faraday has been acknowledged for expertise and capabilities resulting in thousands of successful designs over a wide range of applications including consumer electronics, multimedia, display technology, communications, networking, and peripheral storage. Faraday ships hundreds of millions of ASIC chips worldwide on an annual basis.

Global Unichip Corp.

GLOBAL UNICHIP CORP. (GUC) is the Flexible ASIC LeaderTM who provides the semiconductor industry with leading IC implementation and SoC manufacturing services. Based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, GUC has developed a global reputation with a presence in China, Europe, Japan, Korea, and North America.

Into Benefits

We’re Your Trusted Source. At IntoBenefits, Inc, we do more than place your insurance coverage—we’re committed to providing you with the best services and resources to support your business. We have a suite of solutions to provide additional value for our clients: From compliance to communication, let us provide a full spectrum of solutions for you and your company. We understand the challenges today’s employers face and know you’re asked to take on more than ever. Expect more from a broker- expect our full spectrum of solutions. Get all services plus the guidance to navigate the complexities of insurance from a partner you can trust.

ITRI International Inc.

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is a nonprofit R&D organization engaging in applied research and technical services, aiming to innovate a better future. Founded in 1973, ITRI has been dedicated to helping industries stay competitive and sustainable.

Jade Hsiung PhD, Investment Advisor

At World Financial Group (WFG), your goals and dreams matter to us. We understand that financial challenges can make it harder to achieve your goals, but we can provide the assistance you need to reach them. We believe your financial success, no matter your current situation or economic status, is achievable. We will walk alongside you in your journey to financial success, helping you assess your situation, understand how money works, and find the products and services that can best fit your needs.

Masterlife Financial Group

Masterlife Financial Group, Inc. offers all-encompassing services for our clients. Our reputation thrives on our high-level of customer satisfaction. When our clients are truly confident in their financial stability, we have done our job. Whether you are experienced in the world of financial matters or are just starting to build your portfolio, Masterlife Financial Group, Inc. can help you every step of the way. Even if you have an MBA in business, financial matters can be daunting. In addition to managing and growing your money, the experienced staff at Masterlife Financial Group, Inc. aims to provide a continued education that will strengthen our working relationship.

Nankang IC Design Incubation Center (南港IC設計育成中心)

In order to actively enhance the added value of Taiwan’s semiconductor-related industries, Nankang IC Design Incubation Center (NKIC) was established in October, 2003 by the MOEA IDB under the National “Project Challenge 2008” in order to actively enhance the added value of Taiwan’s semiconductor-related industries.

Nautilus Venture Partners

We invest in early stage companies with unique technology, strong team, and market potential. Our focus area includes artificial intelligence, IoT, and mobile.

Pantronix Corp.

Pantronix Corp.


Shanghai Industrial μTechnology Research Institute (SITRI) is a new kind of international innovation center, focused on globally accelerating the innovation and commercialization of “More than Moore” (MtM) technologies to power the Internet of Things (IoT).

eTopus Technology Inc.

eTopus is an innovator and technology leader of high performance, mixed-signal, ultra-high speed semiconductor interconnect solutions. eTopus designs ultra-high speed mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for high-performance computing and data center applications. Our ultra-high speed SerDes is adopted by global major players to be used in storage, enterprise, and hyperscale data center applications. Our solution is also applicable to the fast-growing 5G and AI applications as well. eTopus was among the first to provide standalone SerDes interconnect solution with a monolithic, highly programmable SerDes for the emerging PAM4 standards. Our innovations in ADC/DSP-based physical layer transceiver technology deliver superior performance for Long Reach (high insertion loss channel) at low power consumption for next-generation converged Ethernet deployments. eTopus is a VC-backed startup headquartered in Sunnyvale, California where all innovations and advanced architectures are developed. We have multiple locations in Hong Kong and Taiwan for design and customer support. Our investors include SK Telecom, HK-X, corporate VCs and cross-border funds.