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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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Smart, IdeaSpace support ON3 finals for the next Philippine tech stars

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and First Pacific incubator IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. joined the technology startup community in supporting the final rounds of the ON3 2012 competition, the business plan pitching Olympics for emerging tech companies in the Philippines. ON3 is organized by the Science and Technology Advisory Council, Silicon Valley (STAC-SV).

Six startups from all over the country won the grand prize of a three (3) month Silicon Valley Immersion package sponsored by Plug and Play (PnP) Tech Center in Sunnyvale, California. These companies are:, Group Jump, miimove, Payroll Hero, SpellDial, and X2Wave. The event was held during the National Science and Technology Week organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) at SMX, Mall of Asia.
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Posted by on July 15, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology


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MVP launches IdeaSpace for ‘Technopreneurs’

First Pacific Company Limited (First Pacific) Managing Director and Chief Executive Manuel V. Pangilinan recently announced the launch of IdeaSpace, a multimillion dollar program that will help Filipino entrepreneurs develop groundbreaking technologies, and transform these into successful commercial products.

IdeaSpace will act as an incubator and accelerator program to support technology entrepreneurs in the Philippines and for the global market through partnerships between the MVP Group of companies and global IT companies. The seed fund being invested will be augmented with parallel activities for mentorship, resources, and support.
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Posted by on March 6, 2012 in News, Smart Communications


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