Convenors of Digital Pilipinas, a private sector-led movement pushing for innovation and technology ecosystem in the country, held an exclusive kick-off program on Tuesday, Nov. 7, for the second installment of Digital Pilipinas Festival and the inaugural Festival of Festivals.
This comes in the face of the Philippines being second in the world when it comes to the number of recorded cyberattacks, losing up to P100 million in each instance, according to data provided by the Philippine National Police.
Sustainability in the face of the innovations in the insurtech and healthtech fronts were the focus of a roundtable discussion organized by Digital Pilipinas, which is reputedly to be the largest private sector-led technology movement in the country.
The TrustTech movement advocates for a whole-of-nation approach to tackle cyber scams, with a focus on educating the public about cyber threats and implementing policies to safeguard both businesses and consumers.
The Innovative Cities initiative aims to raise the Philippines' innovation and technology quotient to strengthen local economies and grow their industries, while focusing on making the country relevant in digitalization and Web 3.0 conversation.
Digital Pilipinas (DP), a private sector-led movement that aims to create an digital ecosystem for the country, inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to layout strategies in establishing university-based innovation centers across the Philippines.
Digital Pilipinas is partnering with Mapúa University to support the DOST-MAPUA Think and Tinker Laboratory - Technology Business Incubation (TBI) program in promoting academe-industry-government collaboration.
In partnership with the country’s private sector-led digitization movement Digital Pilipinas, the French Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines recently concluded an early-stage startup contest where local education technology platform Edukasyon.ph and e-signature platform Twala proved as victors in a pool of nine Filipino and French startup companies.