Salarium voted best PH start-up in Seedstars world contest

Salarium has won Seedstars Manila, the Filipino round of Seedstars World in 2014, the global startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes.

One of the participants demonstrate a folding bike during the competition

One of the participants demonstrate a folding bike during the competition

Seedstars World has concluded its regional event in Manila, which was hosted at Microsoft Philippines.

The top three winning start-ups comprised of 1st place winner Salarium, an innovative enterprise SaaS, 2nd place winner Senti, a social media analyzer for Southeast Asia, and Eqela, a cross platform coding tool.

As a regional winner, Salarium will be invited to Geneva in February 2015  to compete with all the other regional winners globally as part of Seedstars World Final Event.

Judah Z. Hirsch, Salarium’s CEO, stated: “I cannot wait to showcase Salarium and the Filipino start-up scene in Geneva. Seedstars World is the ideal platform to show the world what the Filipino and the Salarium team are made of!”

The Embassy of Switzerland in Manila partnered with Seedstars World, with the Swiss Ambassador Ivo Sieber joining the event and opening an exclusive cocktail sponsored by the Embassy.

In his opening remarks, Sieber remarked on the innovative Swiss spirit, as well as the strong Filipino start-up scene.

Other partners included IdeaSpace, Demo Asean and Microsoft, which hosted the event.

Further jury members included Jay Fajardo, program director of LaunchGarage, TechJobsAsia’s Diego Jose Ramos, Purple Cow Employee Benefits  Founder Tom Gotuaco,  Galixo CEO Raphael Dana, with Seedstars World’s Nellie Horn rounding out the jury.