Posts Categorized: Startups



The Bitcoin ATM that doubles as an evangelist

The Bitmarket.ph team uses their Bitcoin ATM to get people talking about the cryptocurrency.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Is Facebook’s proposed satire tag secretly designed for Asians?

Asians are infamous for not getting satire, so the Facebook tag can help its users in the region.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Making Satoshi proud: This Bitcoin umbrella firm has released six companies in three months

An umbrella company for Bitcoin ventures in the Philippines has already released six of them, and they show no signs of slowing.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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The Philippines is rallying to be the next big freelancing superpower (INFOGRAPHIC)

Philippines is locked in a three-way race with Indonesia and Vietnam to be the main freelancing hub in Southeast Asia.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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If you want to set up a startup, report suggests you do it in Area 55

Makati City, which houses the Philippine startup cluster known as Area 55, is the most economically competitive region in the nation.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 10:42 am
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What’s the value of a domain name? Ask Philippine freelance portal Raket.ph

Raket.ph is leveraging the strength of its domain name and branding to quickly grow its number of users.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 3:01 pm
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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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Blogapalooza is planting the seeds of a revolt against old media

Blogapalooza promises to connect businesses with Filipino bloggers, but will the concept work?

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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8 unconventional ways to get tech journalists to like you

Entrepreneurs often want to help the journalists on their beat, but don’t know what to do. Here’s how.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 12:02 pm
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How to use email to seduce journalists into covering your event

These five tricks will help you get more journalists to cover your startup’s events, and number two will blow your mind.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 8:38 pm
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How one startup raised money on a beach and how you can, too

Zipmatch was one of the startups that got funded through Geeks on a Beach, and CEO John Dang offers advice on how other entrepreneurs can do...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Why fast food giant Jollibee’s IT mishap is a blessing in disguise

A look at how the largest fast food chain in the Philippines increased its brand support through the operational disaster that led to #Chick...

  • August 16, 2014
  • at 1:47 pm
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Carmudi managing director explains what Philippine business culture is really like

Carmudi Philippines’ new managing director is one of the few in Rocket Internet that isn’t parachuted into the market it intends to conq...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
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New study predicts smartphone penetration in the Philippines will triple by next year

Smartphone penetration in the Philippines is rising fast, so enterprising entrepreneurs should take note.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 2:21 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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