PH: Pawnhero secures funding from Kaikaku, 500 Startups, IMJ Investments


PawnHero will use the funds for talent acquisition and continuing its mass outreach in the Philippines.

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Pitching startup team champion Ayannah from the Philippines (center) holding their trophies at the Rising Expo SEA 2015 pitching competition in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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PawnHero co-founder David Margendorff (middle) raises the championship trophy. With him are Kickstart Ventures Inc president Minette Navarrete and Mohani Belani of e27.
PawnHero Co-founder David Margendorff (left),  and LoanSolutions CEO and Co-founder Jean-Patrick Bisson
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Startup company Pawnhero won the main award in the first-ever Echelon Top 100 Philippines Qualifiers
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