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Over Php15-M Worth of Funding and Support In Store for 20 Early-Stage Startups in IdeaSpace 2019 Competition

Applications are open until January 18, 2019

Among the 300 entrepreneurs and 74 startups IdeaSpace has helped are Gia Santos of healthtech startup Valea Health (left) and Ghian Marucot of e-commerce enabler eCFulfillStartup accelerator IdeaSpace Foundation has launched the seventh iteration of its annual startup competition, a search for ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 14, 2018 03:00:00
Business Ideas

You're a Startup Founder and the Entire Team Quits Just Before a Crucial Pitch. What Do You Do?

Zestagram's Gladis Morales lives the adage "keep calm and carry on"

Central to the journeys of most successful startups is the pivot, or the point when a startup’s founders decide to adjust or even completely overhaul a business model that hasn’t taken off as expected. One of PLDT Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan’s most ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 23, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

6 PH Startups Win Php500K and Mentorship at IdeaSpace's 2018 Startup Competition

The winners include a firm helping retailers export their products abroad and a platform for students looking for internships

Six Philippine startups were declared winners of the 2018 IdeaSpace Startup Competition, a nationwide search for the country’s most promising new startups organized by startup incubator IdeaSpace Foundation.In the 2018 Acceleration Kick-Off held last July 16, IdeaSpace announced that six of the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 18, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Who Are the Top 50 Revenue-Generating Startups in the Philippines?

Entrepreneur Philippines releases a first-ever online ranking of the country’s leading startups by revenue

Exactly how large the startup ecosystem is in the Philippines has yet to be fully measured, but many experts and key industry players have said that it has grown rapidly in the past few years.Perhaps the most comprehensive recent mapping of the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido and Roel Landingin  | June 22, 2018 07:00:00
News and Events

Need to Link with Mentors, Investors and Startup Peers? There’s an App for That

QBO Innovation Hub’s new app functions as a social media platform, messaging tool and database in one

QBO Innovation Hub, a Philippine startup enabler backed by both the public and private sectors, launched its new QBO app last March 1. The app aims to be a digital hub where entrepreneurs and startup founders can easily connect with other members ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 10, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

JPMorgan Chase, PLDT Tie Up to Support Gov't Tech Incubator

QBO Innovation Hub aims to help startups scale up and reach more technology entrepreneurs

Startup enabler QBO Innovation Hub formally launched its operations last April 4, opening its doors to Philippine startups that are looking for opportunities to scale up their businesses and go beyond the seed stage.QBO—pronounced like kubo—is a public-private partnership between US financial ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | April 05, 2017 04:00:00
News and Events

6 Standout Startups of 2016

From huge funding rounds to a chart-topping mobile app, here are some drivers that made six startups stand out (and attracted our attention) in 2016

2016 has been called a lot of things, but for these six startups, the year that is about to close has been a big win.It was the year that the government finally heeded a longstanding clamor of the information technology industry, and ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 30, 2016 11:00:00
Business Ideas

The Mijeno siblings and how the SALt lamp came to be

Aisa and Raphael Mijeno innovate a lamp that runs on saltwater to share some light to rural communities.

SIBLINGS. Aisa Mijeno set up SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting) with her brother Raphael, who serves as its chief financial officer, to bring their saltwater-fueled lamp to rural areas without access to electricity. Photo by Jonathan Baldonado / Entrepreneur Philippines Two tablespoons of salt and ...

by Yvette Tan  | February 28, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

IdeaSpace: An accelerator program that targets tech startups

A new fund to support technology entrepreneurs.

These are exciting times for aspiring entrepreneurs in technology. First Pacific Managing Director and Chief Executive Manuel V. Pangilinan recently launched IdeaSpace, a program that will help Filipino entrepreneurs start groundbreaking technologies, and transform these into successful products.[related|post]IdeaSpace will act as an ...

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