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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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Meralco and Cisco collaborate on Future-Ready Energy Utilities for the Philippines

Back (L-R) - Ruben Benosa, Marthyn Cuan, Stephen Misa (Cisco), Raymond Ravelo, Ramon Segismundo, Mario Louie Castaneda (Cisco), Edgar Ventanilla (Cisco), Marnie Tolosa (Cisco) Front (L-R) - Alfredo Panlilio, Les Williamson (Cisco), Oscar Reyes, Patrick Veron (Cisco)

Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the Philippines’ largest distributor of electrical power, and Cisco are collaborating on a holistic approach to providing reliable computing and networking infrastructure as a foundation for operations on a smart grid.

Investing in enterprise computing and smart grids will enhance automation and intelligence at critical points within the Meralco network, which will enable the company to achieve higher efficiency in utility operations and deliver better services to customers.
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Posted by on August 23, 2012 in Cisco, Technology


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JCI-Manila partners with Smart, IdeaSpace, Microsoft to boost start-up culture in Mapua

For two Saturdays in May, participating students, teachers and alumni from the Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) will work together to develop innovative technology ideas that may have the potential for commercial success.

Dubbed as the JCI-MIT Technopreneurship Bootcamp, the event aims to promote the spirit of technology entrepreneurship or technopreneurship among the academe. The event is organized by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Manila in partnership with the MIT.

IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. (IdeaSpace), Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Microsoft Philippines (Microsoft) are the industry partners for the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Smart Communications


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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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