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15 DOST-aided startups showcased at Philippine Startup Week 2019

Nov 19, 2019 - 10:19 PM

Check out these 15 young companies who have benefited from the DOST's Startup Research Grant in 2017

PH STARTUP WEEK. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: IGNITE 2019 brings global attention to the PH startup scene

Jun 27, 2019 - 5:10 PM

This is the third staging of the annual conference and the largest one to date, said the organizers

Tech today: Samsung stylus camera, PH startup bill, FB critic's new book

Feb 07, 2019 - 6:47 PM

Samsung's patent for a stylus with a camera on the non-writing tip gets approved by the US patent office

Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

DICT introduces PH delegation for ConnecTechAsia 2018

May 31, 2018 - 1:36 PM

The delegation is comprised of 10 local companies, 7 of which are startups

DELEGATES. DICT undersecretary Monchito Ibrahim, 3rd from left, takes a group photo with members of the Philippine delegation to ConnecTechAsia 2018. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

Online platform Startup-O brings accessible funding for startups

Dec 05, 2017 - 3:41 PM

Startup-O envisions democratizing the process of raising funds for emerging startups

What you should know about the PH startup ecosystem

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Entrepreneurial spirit is seen to be flourishing in the Philippines

Advice for young tech entrepreneurs from young tech entrepreneurs

Oct 16, 2017 - 5:32 PM

The PH startup LX Innovative Solutions is made entirely of college students. Here they share what they've learned so far as a startup, hoping to inspire more

How to raise a 'unicorn' according to Filipino startup leaders

Oct 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM

'Go solve a problem for a billion people, rather than trying to be a billion-dollar company,' says one Fil-Am Silicon Valley guru

#2030NOW: Innovators, regulators clash on new technology

Sep 16, 2017 - 4:36 PM

The recent deadlock between LTFRB and companies Grab and Uber reflects the challenges encountered by innovators clashing with government regulators

DICT launches 4th startup challenge, urges youth to fail

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:03 PM

The agency invites college students to experiment innovate and set aside the fear of failure

FREEDOM TO FAIL. DICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima highlights the importance of failure for aspiring innovators. Photo courtesy of DICT

5 young PH entrepreneurs on Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia 2017'

Apr 13, 2017 - 2:10 PM

This year s list highlights 300 impressive young entrepreneurs from all walks of life pushing the boundaries of innovation

INNOVATORS. Forbes Magazine's '30 Under 30 Asia 2017' includes 5 innovators from the Philippines. All photos from Forbes Magazine website

Are you a startup with tech solutions to social issues?

Apr 11, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Application and nomination of entries for Globe Future Makers end on May 7 2017

IDEAS WANTED. 'Future Makers' is another contest looking to harness technology and grassroots ideas for good.

Business advice from 12 PH entrepreneurs

Aug 25, 2016 - 4:41 PM

It’s not enough to have a solid business idea You need the right tools – and attitude – to take it off the ground

5 startups to affect your lives in 2016

Jan 07, 2016 - 12:01 PM

Tech leaders technopreneurs talk about influential startups in the Philippines

Alibaba’s Jack Ma offers to mentor Filipina engineer

Nov 19, 2015 - 6:52 AM

The fate of Aisa Mijeno s startup SALt will test APEC s resolve to help small businesses as it pursues inclusive and sustainable growth

APEC CEO SUMMIT. US President Barack Obama poses with the chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma (L), and young entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno (R) as they take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO summit in Manila on November 18. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP