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AIM, Banatao, DOST Launch PH’s Most Ambitious Incubator to Support ”?"Deep-Tech” Startups

Program aims to support deep technology, science or engineering solutions to emerging world problems

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and IT pioneer Diosdado “Dado” Banatao, chairman of the PhilDev Foundation, have launched an incubation program that aims to support early-stage startups “with deep technology, science, or engineering solutions to ...

by Roel Landingin  | August 10, 2017 12:00:00
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Kalibrr, Potato Corner big winners at Asia CEO Awards

Entrepreneurs, top employers, even business-friendly government agencies honored

Industry giants and innovative startups emerged victorious at the 2016 Asia CEO Awards, the biggest edition to date of the business award-giving body since its inception in 2010.“Asia CEO Awards is meant to highlight the people and organizations doing the most to ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 25, 2016 06:00:00
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Technopreneur Dado Banatao to launch an incubator in PH

(UPDATED) The ‘Father of Semiconductors’ is ready to mentor entrepreneurs, this time, in a familiar territory.

(UPDATED) Silicon Valley pioneer and venture capitalist Dado Banatao is set to open his own incubator in the Philippines, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), through his foundation, PhilDev (Philippine Development Foundation).“We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are ‘suicidal,’ those ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 08, 2016 08:00:00
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4 lessons entrepreneurs can learn from 'Father of Semiconductors'

Technopreneur Diosdado "Dado" Banatao developed the first chip set used in PCs in the 80s. Today, he's giving back to the country.

Dubbed as the “Father of Semiconductors,” Filipino-American Diosdado “Dado” Banatao is one of the pioneers in Silicon Valley, California—the birth place of tech giants we know today. The engineer invented the first chip set installed in personal computers in 1984, which is ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 28, 2016 09:00:00
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'Filipino Bill Gates' talks about weaknesses of Pinoy entrepreneurs

Silicon Valley-based Dado Banatao pointed out what he thinks are the key weaknesses that make Pinoy entrepreneurs less competitive in the global business landscape. He calls on the education and public sectors to help hone 'technopreneurs' for the future.

“Culture is one of our strengths as people. But it is also a disadvantage as we tend to mix things up because we are usually patient.” These are the striking words quoted from Engineer Dado Banatao during the ‘3rd Go Negosyo Filipino ...

by James Humarang  | February 27, 2014 12:00:00