Posts Tagged: Philippines


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Ron Hose: Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines

The majority of people in the Philippines don’t have bank accounts or credit cards. The largely ‘unbanked’ population is an issue that...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 2:32 pm
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Khawna brings education outside the traditional classrooms

20-year-old Gian Scottie Javelona’s claim to fame happened around two years ago when he developed a mobile portal for his own university. ...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Philippine real estate marketplace can afford a bigger apartment with latest funding round

Philippine real estate marketplace ZipMatch recently announced it received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from a combined group of gl...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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New Food Runner

FoodPanda rival FoodRunner acquires delivery company to jump-start Philippine expansion

Food Runner, which says it’s the number one online food delivery service in Southeast Asia by revenue, announced that it has acquired ...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Zuckerberg says Philippine telco’s initiative is a model for more connected communities

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stated that the number of people in the Philippines us...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Philippine senator calls citizens to rally against the Cybercrime Law’s online libel

Online libel was deemed constitutional this week in the Philippines when the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, more commonly known as the C...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 8:21 pm
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Dado Banatao: education can boost the Philippines’ tech startup ecosystem

There’s a lot to be done to improve the Philippine tech startup scene, and educating the youth is a good place to start. This is what Dado...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Philippines’ Cybercrime Law now in effect, punishing online libel is constitutional

The Philippines’ Supreme Court today ruled on the CyberCrime Prevention Act of 2012, or RA 10175, and the constitutionality of most of its...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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From gamers to podcasters to major events, this company banks on the growth of live-streaming

Streaming live video to Twitch, UStream, or YouTube Live is quite popular with both regular people and companies who need to livestream ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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IM Ready traffic disaster recovery

Philippines’ IM Ready puts traffic navigation and weather updates in one place

Some say that traffic and natural disasters are the two biggest problems faced by people in the Philippines. A number of startups are trying...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 4:09 pm
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Jorge Azurin

Drawing from his own experiences, this founder now guides a new breed of Philippine startups

Years before local incubators and investors made their way to the Philippines, Jorge Azurin was already striving to succeed in the then-nasc...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 11:44 am
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After creating biggest chain of malls in Philippines, SM plans to conquer e-commerce

Philippines’ SM Investments, the owner of the largest chain of malls in the country, is now preparing to jump into e-commerce. SM Investme...

  • February 27, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Action Stack

Action Stack aims to create more qualified tech professionals through its series of workshops

There is a gap that needs to be answered in the tech education sector in the Philippines, and a new education startup, Action Stack, has eme...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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This startup puts you on a club’s guestlist in a snap

A Philippine social night life app Guestlist  is proving that there’s a technology gap to be bridged when it comes to clubbing. The app ...

  • February 25, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Xend to launch a mobile booking app for its 90,000 registered users

Philippine logistics company Xend is not only a courier service. It’s also a technology company. After around eight years of using the w...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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LivingSocial grows to 2.4 million registered users in the Philippines

Amid tough competition in the daily deals sector, LivingSocial Philippines revealed this week that it has about 2.4 million registered users...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Higher mobile internet penetration and varied payment options key to e-commerce success in the Philippines

E-commerce is huge in Southeast Asia, with the space receiving over US$500 million in investment in 2013. But in the Philippines there’s...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Cash Cash Pinoy CEO: We are not a scam

Are travel deals the best way to scam online buyers? Around two years ago, a number of Filipino consumers were victims of daily deal sites...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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