Philippines

Gobi-Core Philippine Fund inches to 7 startups funded by 2021 with inclusion of livestream platform Kumu
The US$10mil Philippines Fund adds Kumu to their portfolio, with hopes to invest in four more startups in other emerging industries.
MYEG launches first phase of e-govt services in Philippines with Landbank
Strengthens position as top e-government portal in philippines With 12 mil users a year and growing, MD sees immense opportunity
edotco Group makes Philippines its 8th market entry
Leading Asian end-to-end integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company, edotco group has entered into the Philippines, its eight market.
Altitude Games taps nostalgia to create unique niche
Altitude Games creates winning game with combination of classic Japanese TV show, Android platform and Let’s Play .
Logitech introduces new Prodigy series for gaming
The new Logitech G Prodigy series of mice, keyboard and headphones are specifically built for gaming and eSports.  
Grab and World Bank in open-source traffic management push in the Philippines
Grab, the World Bank, and the Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communications have launched an open data initiative to address traffic congestion and road safety challenges.
Fusionex eyes Philippines, fuelled by 26% jump in revenue
Big data and analytics software company Fusionex International Plc will be widening its footprint in South-East Asia by expanding to the Philippines over the next few months, its fourth market in the region.
Philippines the ‘most social nation’ according to Opera
The Philippines is the most active country on social media, according to the latest State of the Mobile Web report by Opera Software.
Uber lauds Manila regulations for legalising ride-sharing apps
San Francisco-based startup Uber has praised the Philippines’ Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) for its new guidelines which would pave the way for the legal use of ride-sharing smartphone applications.
Young Filipinos take to social media, banking topics predominate
With an Internet population expected to grow to 41 million In 2014, more people in the Philippines are taking to social media sites to voice their opinions and thoughts, including issues concerning the banking, financial services and insurance industry (BFSI) in the country.
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