Gianna Bryant

Filipino internet entrepreneurs get funding and help

Rappler.com

Globe announces the second year of its Startup Weekend in Manila and Cebu while its competitor, Smart, joins business groups to launch IdeaSpace, a Silicon Valley-like incubator program to support and mentor Filipino technology entrepreneurs.  Novare Technologies also set aside a $2.5 million fund for its “Wireless Wings” program announced early this year.  Novare CEO Myla Villanueva said, “I want to encourage people to innovate. I want them not to be just builders. I want them to build their own companies, craft their own models and be successful.”

Read more about Globe’s upcoming Startup Weekend in Manila April 27-29 and Cebu on May 11-13, IdeaSpace on Rappler and Wireless Wings on E27