Three hundred participants will be joining this year’s six-day course, where they will be hearing from over 20 speakers on topics spanning entrepreneurship, freelancing, e-commerce and social enterprises.
As the average consumer gets smarter and warier, it’s getting harder for marketers to make their brands stand out. But with a little courage and tons of feelings, they may be able to get their customers to listen.
SoGal Foundation hosts Manila pitch competition for startups with women and other underrepresented founders to compete for a 3-day startup bootcamp in Silicon Valley & chance to win investment capital.
The digital economy is a goldmine for both businesses and consumers in Southeast Asia. What sectors are propelling its massive growth, and how can startups capitalize on their respective opportunities? Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company share e-Conomy SEA 2019 report.
Landing a major corporate client can be a huge step forward for any startup, bringing in not only revenues, but access to a wider market. Three startup founders share their tips on streamlining these partnerships.
Google is famous for its fun and free corporate culture. Broadly speaking, it can be boiled down into some very simple principles. During Philippine Startup Week, Google shared the 4 core principles that made them the company that they are today.
“Our employee mentors who shared financial and technology expertise were greatly impressed by the breadth of innovative ideas. We congratulate all participants for taking the initiative to solve important problems affecting our communities and we look forward to cheering on the selected teams from the Philippines at the Regional Summit ... in April 2020.”
GorricetaLaw has established itself as a leading firm in navigating the legal frontiers of emerging technologies like fintech, artificial intelligence, and blockchain. Among their clients are Xurpas, Zalora, Rappler, and Coins.ph.
Every rising business gaining traction reaches an inflection point wherein founders need to choose between their scrappy, garage approach to doing business or professional solutions more fitting the scaleup they've become. Kaspersky CBO Alexander Moiseev shares his insights.
The local headquarters of graphic design company Canva is looking at doubling their workforce, especially their design and operations team, by 2020 as the country continues to be “design hub” for the company.
Set to happen on November 18-22, the Philippine Startup Week 2019 will bring together startup communities from different cities and provinces, making it the first-of-its kind startup gathering in the country.
Facebook Community Boost is a global initiative that aims to educate enterprises and organizations on their platform’s tools and learning resources, teaching how to best utilize them for optimal reach and growth.
A recent study revealed that 60 percent of consumers use emotional language to describe products or brands they love–the same vocabulary used for family and friends. So how do you build that kind of authentic relationship with customers? By creating relatable content.
KUMU is the country’s fastest-growing social media app. For Rexy Josh Dorado, KUMU’s president and co-founder, it’s the culmination of a career built on advocacy, championing the countless talents of the Filipino diaspora.
If there are compelling professional and personal reasons to embrace remote working, why, then, are Filipino companies so in favor of on-site working? While there are cultural reasons at play the biggest roadblock to remote working is technological.
The innovations announced today are designed to help organizations overcome the barriers to AI. From detecting ‘drift’ in AI models to recognizing nuances in the human voice, these new capabilities can be run across any cloud via IBM’s Cloud Pak for Data platform to begin easily connecting their vast data stores to AI.
“We’ve high hopes for this cohort. They’re more mature,” said Butch Meily, president of IdeaSpace. “In the past we would take prototypes, but we’re no longer doing that. We’re looking for more mature startups that have a business model, revenues, and that are going for the long run.”
Koji Takahashi of EduLab Capital Partners, a new investor in Edukasyon.ph, stated, “We are thrilled to be joining Edukasyon.ph in creating value for the youth and various educators in the Philippines. This marks EduLab Capital Partners’ first investment in the Asia Pacific region, and we are excited to extend our global presence and network to aid successful startups in transforming education through innovation."
With the partnership, clients who wish to avail of Ambidextr’s advertising services will be able to pay for them using one of the various cryptocurrencies supported by the Pundi X payment ecosystem spanning over 16 tokens, allowing for more secure and seamless payments powered by blockchain technology.
Age is a complex concept that’s perceived differently across generations-- and in some surprising ways. Brands need to dive deeper into how their target market sees it to address their needs through their messaging.
For the first time ever, Asia’s First Integrated STEM Leadership Summit will be convened to provide a platform for cross-sectoral dialogue and collaboration among government, education, industry stakeholders to synergize their skills with the needs of both local and global communities towards building a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) ready 21st century society.
Calling all startup founders and young innovators: the Singapore Management University is offering a million dollars to the winner of the upcoming Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Competition. Read more here.
The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) are all set to launch this year’s International Disaster Conference (IDC) on 21 November 2019 at The Peninsula Manila, Philippines. To initiate a stream of events for leaders, experts, policy-makers, and practitioners in Asia in the field of disaster and crisis management, this first series of IDC will bring a sharper focus on water.
With its low latency, faster speeds, and higher capacity, 5G is expected to make quite an impact in the Asia-Pacific. But just how much can it bring in to the economy, and how will it affect the lives of the people in the region?
“Majority of Filipinos have never seen or touched a 3D printed product” said CEO and co-founder Edward Solicito. “We take it upon ourselves to make sure that this changes. We see Kezar3D as the startup who will make 3D printing accessible to all Filipinos.”