Unable to come home because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Filipino tech experts in Dubai have developed a mobile app that generates information from reliable news organizations.
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The three tech startups bested seven other shortlisted finalists from 200 applications to Shell LiveWIRE, the oil company’s global flagship enterprise development program.
Metro Manila also improved to the 87th from 86th spot last year and now ranks among the 20 best startup ecosystems in the Asia-Pacific region.
Onora is a digital marketplace for all types of funeral services.
Forum participants said that with appropriate mentorship, tailored support mechanisms, and access to financing, social enterprises in the Philippines can be investment-ready to achieve scale.
The real-time volcano advisory application, initially for Android devices, provides infographic information on the latest updates of Philippine active volcanoes monitored by DOST-Phivolcs.
The startups were selected based on their solutions that are aligned with the program theme, “Jumpstarting the Economy in the New Normal.”
Local mobile app lendpinoy has launched its “beep Pamasahe Loan”, which allows Filipino commuters to borrow P500 for payment in P2P buses, modern jeepneys, the MRT-3, and LRT 1 and 2.