July 12, 2020

Category: STARTUPS

BCB Blockchain Provides Php15-M Grant for Startups

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE Philippines startup community has just received a shot in the arm injected by a Singapore-based blockchain company. It is a fund injection worth Php15 million administered by BCB Blockchain, which the company announced in one of major events […]

Launchgarage Partners with MDEC, UnionBank for Expand Philippines

Media Release: FOR the second year in a row, Launchgarage, the Philippines’ premiere tech accelerator, has once again partnered with the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to host its second cohort for Expand Philippines, a structured three-week market access program for Malaysian companies seeking to test and validate their products and services in the archipelago. […]

NEDA Reaffirms Php70-B, Php50-B BARMM Funds with Challenges Ahead

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News TO say that Php70 billion and Php50 billion are a lot of money is an understatement. Understatement or not, those are the biggest amount of allocations the newly-minted Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) stands to receive in the years ahead. […]

6 Malaysian Disruptive Startups Explore Expansion Opportunities in PHL

Media Release: MALAYSIAN startups are looking into business opportunities in the Philippines. To possibly realize this, Launchgarage Innovation Hub has partnered with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to launch EXPAND PH, a market access program that provides growing startups from the Muslim country with opportunities to connect with strategic partners, collaborators, potential clients and […]

VESL Sails Past Rivals in She Loves Tech Philippines 2019 Competition

She Loves Tech: “Our goal is to provide a platform for international tech companies, investors, entrepreneurs, startups and consumers together, to promote technology for women and technology by women.” ============================================= By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook @ SDN — Science, Digital & Current News AN all women-powered startup dubbed VESL has […]

Philippines’ iNON wins NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018’s Galactic Impact Award

(SDN) — Team iNON of the Philippines has won the Galactic Impact Award of the global Space Apps Challenge 2018 which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) organized. Composed of five members, the iNON (it’s Now or Never) team took the award through their app titled “ISDApp: Bridging Fishermen to Information with Analog Phones” […]

QBO, booster of startups, fires off New Year via invite to entrepreneurs

START 2019 with QBO Innovation Hub! This is the invitation sent out by QBO, the public-private sector-initiated haven and booster of the Philippines’ still struggling startup community. In an email to SDN — Science and Digital News, QBO reminded everyone in the startup community and all those involved about its mission, and, most importantly, its […]

De la P​eña Airs 10 Wishes for 2019, Bares DOST Achievements in 2018

For the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña has at least 10 wishes for the New Year….

Leveling Playing Field: Cloud as Enabler of Limitless Innovation

By reducing barriers to innovation such as cost, time-to-market, and security, the cloud is….

Endeavor Helps Entrepreneurs Earn Php6.3-B, Create 1,700 Jobs in 2017

ENDEAVOR Philippines has been in the Philippines for only four years, but is already making a big impact among entrepreneurs and startups…