The need to make it easier for low-income households to connect to the internet is real, and it looks like zero-rated, ad-supported web access is here to stay.
Internet Penetration Rate 39.7%
Literacy Rate 95%
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
A new program wants to help tech startups in the Philippines learn some lessons from Israel. The IdeaSpace Foundation and the Embassy of Israel in the Philippin...
Here’s a list of women who have broken through barriers and overcome obstacles to achieve success in Southeast Asia’s tech industry.
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TaskUs handles customer support and back-office services for rapidly-growing startup juggernauts like Uber, Groupon, and Tinder.
10 startups will undergo IdeaSpace’s 2015 acceleration program, where they will develop their products or prototypes, set up their businesses, and conduct marke...
Events are headed toward the cashless direction. Startup Pouch targets this space for its NFC wristbands.
Tripda sees a lot of potential in the Philippines, where traffic is inefficient and untapped demand is huge as seen in the overwhelming lines at train stations ...
Here are 10 women entrepreneurs in the Philippines who serve as an inspiration to many others by leading the way in innovation and offering smart solutions in t...
Talkpush, a service that helps companies automate the phone screening of candidates, wants to be the answer to the deluge of job applications.
Malaysia-based iPrice, a site that aggregates a multitude of ecommerce sites in Southeast Asia into a single shopping destination, raises funds from Asia Ventur...
Paybill.io is on a fast track to expand globally, allowing quick, easy, and anonymous bill payments for people working abroad.
This deal will increase the size of Lamudi’s marketplace in the Philippines, one of the focus countries the company identified for its expansion.
Xurpas has invested in five companies since its IPO in December.
MyChild keeps parents in the loop about their children’s performance in school and as well as their activities.
The entry of the seasoned journalists will bring top-level international media expertise to Rappler, equipping the social news startup for expansion in other ma...
Filipino healthcare entrepreneur Joe Maristela injects funds into Satoshi Citadel Industries, and says this marks the start of many startup investments.
The Philippines’ Transportation department enacts an order creating the new category of public transport known as ‘Transportation Network Companies’.
Investments in startups in the region are heating up, and we’ve seen VCs pour money into a variety of companies at different stages. Naturally, we’ve also seen ...