July 24, 2019

Category: STARTUPS

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…

Microsoft PH Partners with AIM Incubator to Boost Local Startups

GROUNDED on its advocacy of helping develop startups worldwide, Microsoft Philippines has announced its partnership with the Asian Institute of Management…

Armed with US$3-M funding, Praxis to boost PH, Asia financial literacy

ARMED with a US$3-million investment, The Praxis Company is set to step up its initiatives to boost financial literacy in  Asia, including the Philippines….

Cashalo, new PH fintech firm, bridges financial inclusion gap for Filipinos

If you are using Skype, then you should know this guy, Geoffrey Prentice, co-founder of Oriente. He is one of the tech-savvy guys behind Skype. Oriente and JG Summit Holdings, Inc. have joined for Cashalo, new fintech firm.

DICT & QBO join forces to spur growth of PH startups; Basiqs national tour on

More help is coming to further spur the growth of the Philippine startup ecosystem. To realize this, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the QBO Innovation Hub (QBO) have inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on October 9 as they formalized their long-time partnership. Part of the MOA includes a seven-city national […]

Gobi Partners and Core Capital unveil US$10-M PH Fund for Filipino startups

China’s Gobi Partners and ‘new kid’ on the Philippine startup block Core Capital sign partnership deal. (EKU)