Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary Ivan John Uy said the Philippines is host to more than 1,100 startups, 60 incubators and accelerators, 50 venture capitalists, and more than 200 co-working spaces who are now actively collaborating.
The winners of this year's SLINGSHOT x Venture Pilipinas Pitch Competition, held as part of the Opening Celebrations of the Philippine Startup Week (PHSW) 2023, were announced on Nov. 20 at the Makati Diamond Residences.
Hive Health, a digital health insurance startup founded at Harvard and Stanford Universities in 2021, announced its acquisition of Health Plan Philippines Inc. (HPPI), a health maintenance organization (HMO) service provider in the country.
As a prelude to the highly-anticipated 6th annual Geeks On A Beach (GOAB) conference, an exclusive Investor's Roundtable Dinner is set to take place on November 22, 2023, at the Bellevue Resort Hotel in Panglao, Bohol.
With the launch of the Plentina app’s initial launch back in 2020, the ambitious fintech startup has now successfully ventured from Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) store credit for underserved Filipinos to offering a complete suite of financial wellness tools for multiple segments of the Filipino community.