Filipino-led fintech startup Plentina announced it has closed a seed round of $2.2 million after launching a service for large-scale merchants to sell on installments consumers without a credit card in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
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The Financial Literacy Innovation Challenge is a three-week competition that aims to discover and support novel efforts that can boost financial literacy in underserved communities in the Philippines.
The TaALERT app is an all-in-one platform that compiles all reliable information and news about the Taal Volcano from scientific resources.
The data collected by the Kooha app are used to draw out insights and generate new knowledge and technologies that can be used across sectors, the DOST-ASTI said.
To mark its silver anniversary, homegrown hygiene company Sanitary Care Products Asia (SCPA) has announced a tie-up with the Asian Institute of Management-Dado Banatao Incubator (AIM-DBI) for a program aimed at helping local startups.
Homegrown insurtech startup Kwik.insure launched on Tuesday, March 30, what is claimed is the country’s largest online insurance marketplace with over 100 life and non-life insurance products from 15 of local insurance and healthcare providers.
The Steering Committee will provide strategic guidance and oversight in the formulation, implementation, and development of the Philippine Startup Development Program.
The government’s program to support innovative agri-aqua startups is getting a shot in the arm with the signing of a Joint Administrative Order (JAO) between the DICT, DOST, and DTI.