Posts Categorized: Startups

Call center agents can work from home in their pajamas with Kallfly

Philippine startup Kallfly enables call center agents to work from home in their pajamas.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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Nkk2wa! Meet the social media tool that’s fluent in Filipino and text-speak

Senti can understand social media mentions in both English and Filipino.

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 3:12 pm
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How a startup is driving Bitcoin adoption with selfies in the Philippines

Satoshi Citadel Industries, an umbrella company in the Philippines for various Bitcoin-based ventures, has launched its quirkiest product to...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Pocket PlayLab acquires Anino Games

After being rescued by Rovio, Juice Cubes developer Pocket PlayLab acquires Philippine gaming startup

In a big deal for two Southeast Asia gaming startups, Thailand-based Pocket PlayLab today revealed that it’s acquiring Philippines-based A...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 10:16 am
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda continues Asian expansion, brings online food delivery service to the Philippines

FoodPanda adds Philippines to the slate of Asian countries it has gone into.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Consumer rewards service ZAP secures $850,000 funding, set to expand across Southeast Asia in 2015

Philippines-based consumer rewards startup ZAP has secured US$850,000 in funding.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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New bill in the Philippines aims to exempt startups from taxes for two years

Senator Bam Aquino has filed a measure to exempt startups from taxes for their first two years of operations.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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After shutdown of Pinoy Auto Trader, founders open a new car marketplace in the Philippines

Autodeal focuses on giving consumers information on current promotions and deals on brand new cars, motorcycles, and accessories.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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This new Philippine tech conference does hackathons without the hacking

Ripplrz sets up the hackathon premise in reverse.

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 7:36 pm
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What’s it like to be an attractive woman in tech? GrabTaxi executive and runway model explains

GrabTaxi executive and part-time model Natasha Bautista shares what it’s like to be an attractive woman in tech.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia

An interesting report from the Economist yesterday crunched data from the World Startup Report and lists the top three most valued tech comp...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Kickstart lead 2

The Philippine economy’s secret weapon: Area 55

As early as January of 2014, the braintrust at Philippine investment firm - Minette Navarrete, Dan Siazon, Christian Besler, Pia Bernal - a...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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Softbank to invest $20 million in startups in the Philippines

Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creation of a new fund.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:53 pm
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Philippine incubator Ideaspace reveals the 10 winners of its 2014 national startup competition

Philippine incubator Ideaspace Foundation announced the 10 winners of its second national startup competition yesterday.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Filipinos living overseas now have a more convenient way to pay for their families’ education back home

PhilSmile taps on a potentially-huge market - overseas Filipino workers - for an educational payment system.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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This startup taps into Bitcoin to offer better payment options for merchants in the Philippines

Bitmarket provides a wider market reach for merchants and promotes ease of payment for customers.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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aCommerce expands into the Philippines, aims to bring brick-and-mortar retailers online

Ramping up its presence in Asia, aComerce has now expanded into the Philippines.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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GrabTaxi’s limo service, GrabCar, enters first new country as it speeds into Manila

Only a week after GrabCar first launched in Malaysia, the service is now available in Manila

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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