Posts Tagged: Philippines



Philippine startup MetroPlate pivots to university food deliveries, partners with its US counterpart

MetroPlate is now pivoting to Philippine universities as a subsidiary of US-based late-night food delivery service InstaNomz.

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Beauty boxes, a once great ecommerce trend in Asia, has unraveled

Beauty boxes may have stagnated, but the story may have just begun for subscription commerce.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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The Founder Institute arriving in Manila

The Founder Institute program is officially taking its first chapter in the capital this June.

  • May 1, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd expands to Philippines, aims to woo small businesses

DesignCrowd has opened an office in the Philippines and launched the DesignCrowd Philippines site.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Xiaomi set to expand into 10 more countries this year, including India, Indonesia, and Brazil

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi will enter no less than 10 countries this year: Malaysia, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, R...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 3:44 pm
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Bad news for Samsung: 85% of people in Philippines willing to buy homegrown smartphone brands

Smartphone growth is being fueled not by big names like Samsung but by the increasing demand of homegrown smartphone brands in the country.

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Dentists now have a new buddy in Medix, helps clinics keep patient records online

Medix, a cloud-based clinic management service, could possibly make record-keeping more seamless.

  • April 17, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly brings the answers to Asia

Crowdsourced homework helper Brainly is now rolling out country-specific sites for several Asian nations.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 6:40 pm
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Reinventing four wheels - 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

Reinventing four wheels: 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far ...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:56 am
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10 Philippine online payment methods for consumers and merchants

Online vendors can encourage consumers to purchase online through alternative online payment methods.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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After Manila, car classifieds site Carmudi drives to other cities in the Philippines

Carmudi now has over 7,000 listings on its site within three months and is set to expand in other cities in the country.

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Cebu-based taxi app MiCab back on the road after hiatus with a revamped service

Taxi hailing app Micab started operations in September with the aim of giving Cebu citizens easier access to city cabs. But its ambition was...

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

The two companies will join forces to create Asia Internet Holding, which will cover Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indon...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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5 web-based money transfer services for Filipinos around the world

Here are five of the best online remittance services that could be used by Filipinos abroad.

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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A peek into Philippines culture: what foreign investors and startups need to know

The “Culture” section in the World Startup Wiki aims to help foreign entrepreneurs, companies, and investors understand the market and ...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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Philippine telco PLDT brings LTE into households

This new 4G service for the home connects devices through a router’s wireless, promising speeds of three to 10Mbps.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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PayrollHero gets Krispy Kreme and more food stores onto its employee-tracking service

Over 40 branches of Krispy Kreme in the Philippines will start to use PayrollHero

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 1:59 pm
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