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Kickstart Ventures Inc. invests in Kalibrr

Business incubation company Kickstart Ventures Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Globe Telecom, has invested US100,000 or more than Php4 million, in Kalibrr, a startup online learning platform designed to help users qualify for and land jobs.

Co-founded in January 2012 by UC Berkeley graduates Paul Rivera and Dexter Ligot-Gordon, Kalibrr is composed of talents from the Philippines and around the world. The company aims to create economic opportunities through learning and employment. And it’s starting by helping Filipinos get jobs in the local business process outsourcing (BPO) industry.
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Posted by on November 15, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Kalibrr, Kickstart, 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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