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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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“Where’s my doctor?” emerges as 3rd Startup Weekend Manila winner

Medical practitioners-turned-entrepreneurs bag first place with “Where’s my doctor?” web app

Are you looking for a doctor? Or do you want a quick diagnosis on what your ailment is? These are typical concerns of an ordinary Pinoy who usually do not know who to consult when illness suddenly attacks.

Two teams who joined the 3rd edition of Startup Weekend Manila created solutions to such worries. “Where’s my doctor?” and “HealthTxt” emerged as 1st and 2nd prize winners, respectively for their simple but useful initiatives. “Where’s my doctor” also bagged the People’s Choice Award.
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Posted by on October 15, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Kickstart, Technology


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Kickstart supports ON3 in giving local technopreneurs a chance to go global

Pioneering incubator Kickstart Ventures, Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, further expands its support to technopreneurship in the country by being part of ON3, a pitching contest that gives local startups an opportunity to go global by competing for attention of venture capitalists in Silicon Valley and the rest of the world.

Through ON3, the Science and Technology Advisory Council – Silicon Valley (STAC-SV) which organizes the event is able to discover what is brewing across the country in certain areas of technology and employ best practices to help accelerate the development of businesses that have an opportunity to secure a spot in the global markets.
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Posted by on July 15, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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