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Moving startups to successful technopreneurs, Globe incubator to support aspiring businesses

Taking off from the highly successful Startup Weekend Manila last October 2011, leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom is setting up a first-in-the-Philippines incubator focused on helping aspiring technopreneurs launch their own businesses.

This is a unique way of reaching out to tech startup communities and getting them off to a faster start, and a better trajectory. While this project has access to the “big company” resources that an enterprise like Globe would have, it has an independent mandate and the soft touch grassroots community focus necessary for supporting the Philippines’ bourgeoning startup ecosystem. The Globe incubator will partner with aspiring technopreneurs by building an end-to-end support system that marries the ‘hardware’ of big companies with the ‘software’ of mentorship and community partnership.
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Posted by on March 6, 2012 in Globe Telecom

 

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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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