Meet our Dragons – Dragons' Chamber Taiwan

Meet our Dragons

 

Elias Ek, Co-founder and CEO Enspyre

Enspyre provides Phone Answering and B2B Telemarketing services. He is also a director of the French Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan.

Mr. Ek is from Sweden but moved to the US in 1994. Since then he has also lived in Japan, and is since 2000 living in Taiwan.

In 2013 he published the book How to Start a Business in Taiwan (http://startabusinessintaiwan.tw/) to help foreign entrepreneurs and SMEs in Taiwan.

 

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Revital Shpangental

Revital’s current responsibilities include;

  • The founder and CEO of Anemone Ventures, a company she set up in 2009. As a foreign entrepreneur she knows what it takes to set up a company in a foreign country
  • A professor at the Providence University, Taichung, where she teaches business culture courses and runs forums at the university business college
  • The Chair of the British Chambers of Commerce in Taiwan Women in Business Committee
  • The Asia Desk Chief Representative of the University of Haifa in Israel, in this role she facilitates academia collaboration between Taiwan and foreign university in efforts to further internalize Taiwan’s higher education landscape

She holds a BA degree in economics and business management and MA degree in Finance from CUNY.

Revital was born and raised in Israel. She moved to Asia in 1999 and has worked and lived in Singapore, South Korea, HK and Taiwan. She was relocated to Taiwan in January 2002 by Berlitz International and since then has made Taiwan the hub for her family and business.

Revital founded Anemone Ventures in 2009 in Taiwan with the mission to bring cutting-edge technologies and innovation into Taiwan in efforts to build local corporations’ technological competitiveness and to upgrade their position in the global technology value chain.

Revital has always been deeply involved in Taiwan’s local business and social communities. She is an active member of international chambers of commerce, schools’ councils and universities.

Since 2002, Revital followed clear agenda of promoting Taiwan’s business environment. Her main objectives and activities focused on;

  • Empowering women in business
  • Cultivating Young professionals
  • Promoting Taiwan’s startup ecosystem

 

More Dragons to be announced soon! Stay tuned!