Posts Tagged: Manila



Uber cars are now secretly driving around Manila

Uber is expanding in Asia at astonishing speed. This year alone it had made its way into seven cities in China, Japan, India and Taiwan. Tod...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 6:26 pm
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Burpple gets over 700,000 reviews in 1 year, now provides food guides for Asian cities

Singapore-based Burpple has collected over 700,000 food reviews since launching last year. Starting out as an Instagram for food lovers, i...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 3:40 pm
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Rocket Internet’s EasyTaxi drives into the Philippines

Last month, Philippines got its first taxi-hailing mobile app in the form of GrabTaxi. Now, Rocket Internet’s EasyTaxi has just landed ...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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WebGeek Taps Software Devs to Answer Social Issues at Social Innovation Camp Manila

Software developers and designers can change the world. Or, at least for WebGeek Philippines, these talents can bring solutions to today...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 8:58 am
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With 18,000 Restaurants to Be Listed, Zomato’s Next Asia Launch Will be Jakarta (INTERVIEW)

Delhi-based Zomato seems to be expanding its restaurant reviews platform at a fair speed. After launching in London in January, the startup ...

  • April 30, 2013
  • at 10:15 am
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Coconuts.co Announces Angel Funding and Sets Sights on Singapore

Founded by journalist and entrepreneur Byron Perry in September 2011, Coconuts Media, a local review and news media company, started with th...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 7:52 pm
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Discover the Wonders of Metro Manila with Looloo App

Earlier this year, we wrote about Philippines-based startup TrafficDito, which provides updates on traffic in Manila. Nine months later, the...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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SI Camp Asia: Six Great Ideas to Solve Social Problems

A little while back we previewed SI Camp Asia, a social innovations event that is to be held in Kuala Lumpur on November 9th and 10th [1]. A...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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21 Finalists for Hack2Hatch Announced

After weeks of anticipation, 21 finalists have been announced for the PhilDevs 2012 Silicon Valley Comes to the Philippines (SVC2PH) event, ...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Lean Startup Machine’s Scott Bales reveals opportunities and challenges for Philippine startups

Following a visit to Tokyo earlier this year, the Lean Startup Machine continued its steady trek through Asia as mentor Scott Bales visited ...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Why wi-fi in Manila’s waiting sheds won’t work

We’ve repeatedly cited in the past that people in the Philippines, especially those in Metro Manila, are huge adopters of new gadgets suc...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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4 Must-Have Real-Time Traffic Apps For Philippine Commuters and Drivers

You can always get away with heavy traffic. There are mobile apps to help you out.

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Startup Scenes Across Asia: Let’s Look At 11 Of Asia’s Top Tech Cities

Asia is very young and fresh in terms of tech, so the continent is just getting started. In fact, economically, Asia’s only really had its...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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AngelHack Comes to Asia, Sees Potential in Singapore and South Korea, Offers Readers Free Tickets

The AngelHack competition prides itself as the biggest hackathon in the world and will kick off this weekend in Los Angeles. And for friends...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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India’s Zomato Launches Restaurant Listings in Manila (and Singapore Might be Next)

Not long after expanding to Europe with restaurant listings for London, now India’s Zomato has launched for foodies in Manila, capital of ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Digital Loyalty App Pouch Graduates From JKTFI, Aims for Philippines Expansion

Pouch is a marketing and loyalty program app which allows customers to collect digital stamps on their smartphones from merchant partners. I...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm
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Manila to Check in to Foursquare Hack Day this December

The folks at WebGeek Philippines and Smart DevNet have announced that they’ll be running a mobile app hackathon on December 1 in Manil...

  • October 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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MRTtrackr: An Android App for Train Commuters in Manila

If you’re anything but patient and waiting is the bane of your existence, you know how hard it is to patiently wait for the next train ...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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