The Symlify team from the Philippines, which created an order management system designed for small business owners that depend on social media, was proclaimed as third prize winners in the recently held Alibaba GET Global Challenge 2020.
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Sheona Mckenna, counsellor at the Australian Embassy, said only 18% of startups in the Philippines have women founders. This is roughly the same in Australia, where women are also “grossly underrepresented”.
Fastfood giant Jollibee, which has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, has launched a new mobile app as it attempts to scale up its services across digital platforms.
QBO Innovation Hub is the country’s first public-private startup initiative created through a partnership between IdeaSpace, JP Morgan, DOST, and DTI.
To help local businesses protect their workforce against the spread of Covid-19 in offices, HR tech startup Salarium has launched FacePass, a touchless time and attendance solution.
Malaysia-based food-tech startup SmartBite offers meals sealed in bento boxes to corporate clients.
Mobile-first life insurer Singlife Philippines and mobile wallet GCash officially announced last Friday, September 4, that Singlife’s protection products will soon be made available through the GCash Insurance Marketplace platform – with the first one being the ‘Cash for Dengue Costs’ offering.
One of the “kabuhayan packages” to be offered to displaced OFWs of a mobile store and a handheld automated teller machine service called ATM Go including digital financial services through RCBC’s DiskarTech super app.