Year 2016 saw the emergence of several organizations sharing the same goal of developing a more collaborative startup ecosystem in the Philippines.
By Tomas S. Noda III
“More diversity, more points of view would mean more innovation”
Now on its fifth year, IdeaSpace decided to accept more incubatees for 2017 as it begins to accept 15 startups into the final acceleration process, instead of the usual 10 finalists.
Pronounced as “kubo” referring to nipa hut or traditional Filipino home and community space, QBO was designed for Public-Private Partnership or PPP for the Philippine innovation ecosystem.
Philippine-based tech startup incubator and accelerator IdeaSpace Foundation has awarded over the weekend the top 10 teams from its 2016 startup acceleration competition.
For the past two years, the Philippine startup community has consistently made developments, but despite all these, the country has yet to give birth to a startup ecosystem.
Approaching its fourth year as a Philippine-based real estate marketplace platform, ZipMatch is shifting its main focus of the business from assisting home buyers to empowering more the real estate sellers.
Lamudi Philippines, a growing property listing portal catering to average online users, bared plans of transforming into a “smart homebuying” online platform by adding modern features similar to its domestic rival ZipMatch.
Philippine-based tech startup incubator and accelerator IdeaSpace Foundation has opted for equity-free funding, as it opened the fourth edition of its annual startup contest or 2016 startup competition.