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Kickstart Ventures announces first 10 startup investments

PHOTO CAPTION: Globe and Kickstart executives together with the startup founders. Back row (from L-R): Dustin Cheng, ZAP; Dexter Ligot-Gordon, Kalibrr; Justin Lim, ZAP; Dan Siazon, Kickstart; Christian Blanquera, Work Inspire; Zhihan Lee, Bagosphere; Jay Fajardo, Proudcloud; Eric Su, Lifebit; Albert de Larrazabal, CFO, Globe Telecom; Norris Jay Perez, Apptivate; Ernest Cu, CEO and President, Globe Telecom; W. Oliver Segovia, AVA Middle row (from L-R): Rachel Jaro, Tripsiders; Angelique Uy, ZAP; Katrina Chua, My Legal Whiz; Pia Angeli Bernal, Kickstart; Minette Navarrete, President, Kickstart Front row (From L-R): Michael Ngo Dee, Tripid; Christian Besler, Kickstart; Dexter Feliciano, My Legal Whiz; Peter Bithos, Consumer Business Advisor, Globe Telecom; Terence Lok, ZAP

Incubator-investment firm Kickstart Ventures, Inc., has chosen ten startups in the country to receive funding, training, mentoring, and business network access to help accelerate the startups’ respective growth plans.

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Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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IdeaSpace, Smart DevNet team up with Microsoft, ADB for AppsForAsia

The biggest names in the industry team up to redesign development. In photo are, from left, Arnie Locsin, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Philippines; Dr. Luis Sison, Project Leader, UPD Enterprise Program for Technopreneurship; Earl Valencia, President, IdeaSpace; John Cann, Director, International Organizations, Asia Public Sector, Microsoft Operations Pte Ltd; Arup Maity, Director, Philippines Software Industry Association; Marthyn Cuan, Vice President, IdeaSpace and CIO, Meralco; Chris Morris, Unit Head, NGO and Civil Society Center, Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank; Jim Ayson, senior manager for partner management, Smart Communications; and Simran Maxwell, Unit Head, Knowledge Sharing and Partnership Events, Asian Development Bank.

IdeaSpace Foundation (IdeaSpace) and the Smart Developer Network (Smart DevNet) recently collaborated with Microsoft Philippines and the Asian Development Bank in harnessing technological solutions to improve people’s lives.
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Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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A Romantic Destination Guide for You and Your Beau

Photo courtesy of balaiisabel.com

Photo courtesy of balaiisabel.com

Prime your car before hitting the road

This season of love, escape the bustling city and go on a romantic weekend roadtrip with the man of your life. But before you drive off to your destination of choice, take a quick look under the hood and make sure that your car is in fine shape for the journey ahead. Leading automotive parts supplier Bosch Philippines shares 4 exciting drive-to destinations and some car maintenance tips and safety measures you should take to make your trip fun, safe and worry-free.

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Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Automotive, Bosch

 

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