Taiwanese startups you should know about: Part 2

In part two of our series, we learn how startup AsiaYo! is taking on industry giants Expedia and Agoda, with startling success.

Taiwanese startups you should know about: Part 2

Companies such as Expedia and Agoda dominate hotel bookings in Taiwan and other countries, but AsiaYo founder C.K. Cheng noticed small, independent guesthouses  known locally as minsu  were a popular option for travellers in Taiwan.

He figured the minsu privately run and lacking concierge desks could use a partner that would provide multilingual customer service.

It’s a similar space to peer-to-peer booking platform AirBnB, but Cheng says...

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