Our new normal should be a green one—WWF

Patricia Mirasol
Atty. Angela Ibay, WWF-Philippines Head of Climate and Energy, opines that we have what it takes to make our post-COVID world a sustainable one. Here are her three arguments for a greener normal.

Local brands get online boost as Lift Lokal goes live

Argie C. Aguja
Homegrown virtual platform helps keep indie brands afloat amid the pandemic

IMMAP offers free webinar to jumpstart your digital media strategy

Team SparkUp
Learn how to jumpstart your digital media strategies with tips on how to deal with post-COVID-19 scenarios in the next IMMAP Web Wednesdays webinar.

Four highlights from the 2020 Philippine Startup Survey: COVID Edition

Mariel Alison L. Aguinaldo
PwC Philippines, DTI, QBO, and IdeaSpace shared the 2020 Philippine Startup Survey: COVID Edition

Healthtech startup JoJoCare offers new telemedicine platform for Filipinos

Patricia Mirasol
First Shoshin launched its health tech app, JoJoCare, last April 6 as a response to the limited mobility imposed by the nationwide enhanced community quarantine.

Lessons from the Valley: Twitter allows work from home indefinitely

Santiago J. Arnaiz
"If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that happen. If not, our offices will be their warm and welcoming selves, with some additional precautions, when we feel it’s safe to return."

Women leaders shaping AI honored by IBM

Patricia Mirasol
At their recent Think Digital conference, IBM unveiled its list of Women Leaders in AI, recognizing 35 exceptional female business leaders who are using artificial intelligence to drive transformation, growth, and innovation across industries.

Facebook invests $2M in support of Asia-Pacific newsrooms

Patricia Mirasol
Communities rely on news outfits to stay safe and informed. Facebook is helping these organizations stay afloat during the pandemic through a $2 million investment.

NASA, partners launch virtual hackathon to develop COVID-19 solutions

Team SparkUp
As the program's first global virtual hackathon, Space Apps will be putting open data to work in developing solutions to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

MAD Travel launches tree-planting crowdfunding platform for partner communities

Mariel Alison L. Aguinaldo
With each purchase, participants are able to help provide income for some of the country’s marginalized communities.

Covid-19 accelerates digital transformation for companies

Patricia Mirasol
The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis - with tragic consequences for a lot. But it’s also been an opportunity to develop new solutions and new ways of working to thrive in this brave new world.

Shopee and BillEase offer seller loan program for MSMEs

Mariel Alison L. Aguinaldo
The program offers loans and terms that will help ease Filipino MSMEs' struggles through the quarantine’s negative effects.