Light Lin co-founded WRETCH with NCTU classmates Wretch Chien in 2003. WRETCH grew very fast and become the second largest website in Taiwan within 3 years. It was acquired by Yahoo! In May 2007. After the acquisition, Light was head of Social Blogs Products, Yahoo! APAC until 2011 Mar.
Light Lin led the team to achieve 200M TWD revenue in 2006 as the milestone and symbol of Taiwan Web 2.0 entrepreneurs. After being acquired in 2007, WRETCH grew another 200% in terms of members and revenue. Before Facebook took over the social landscape in Taiwan, WRETCH was dominating Taiwan Community sites.
Light left Yahoo! in March 2001. He is still full of passion for digital, culture & creative and hope to become a venture capitalist. On the other hand, he also supports new start-ups with his own experiences and angel investment.In April, 2012 Light founded flying.cc, a crowd funding platform, aims to help youngsters to start up their own business. By now, flying.cc have raised NT$ 30M for over 100 teams and created a new startup ecosystem in Taiwan.