Posts Tagged: Philippines

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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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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More Indonesians will soon collect paychecks in pajamas. Tapping the nation’s stay-at-home workforce

Even in the most tech-savvy countries with fast and readily-available internet connections like Singapore and the US, the stay-at-home labor...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 6:34 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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India has the world’s most upbeat consumers, followed by Indonesia and the Philippines

The consumer confidence level in India currently is the highest in the world, according to a survey conducted by research firm Nielsen in 60...

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 11:36 am
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This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 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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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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In a rather slow launch in the Philippines, Xiaomi sells 3,000 Mi3 phones after an hour

Xiaomi’s first sale of Mi3 smartphones in the Philippines today marks its slowest sell-out ever.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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$2.8 billion spent on Southeast Asian startup acquisitions since 2008: report

In a report released today by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures, contributing writer Cheryl Ho claims more than US...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 6:21 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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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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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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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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Xiaomi reveals Mi3 sale date and price in the Philippines

Xiaomi has revealed that 3,000 Mi3 smartphones will be on sale in the country on June 26 at 12 noon.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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