Philippines

  • Filipino Accelerator IdeaSpace Picks Country’s Top 20 Tech Startups

    Filipino Accelerator IdeaSpace Picks Country’s Top 20 Tech Startups

    Many of the brighter ideas coming out of tech startups in the Philippines are health-related, with a heavy slant on mobile technologies. Filipino incubator, IdeaSpace just whittled a list of 700 entries from startups down to just 20. These 20 will eventually be halved further. IdeaSpace is offering 10 slots to startups to get six months incubation support and funding of up to $120,000 (PHP… Read More

  • Site Builder Wizard Infinite.ly Leaves Incubation

    Site Builder Wizard Infinite.ly Leaves Incubation

    Another service has jumped on the “easy” site creation bandwagon, this time a small startup out of the Philippines, called Infinite.ly. The company competes with players like Wix.com to offer the HTML-challenged a way to get a website up and running, and offers a number of drag-and-drop widgets to do so. Users are started off with a selection of templates which they can customize. Read More

  • Forget The Post Office Line! Pay Those Taxes With Your Cellie

    Before you get all excited about paying your taxes with your cellphone so you can get back to eating Cheese Doodles and watching World Series Poker, note that this is only happening in the Philippines currently. The country’s Internal Revenue Bureau has struck a deal with major telecom and banking groups that will allow personal income taxes to be paid via SMS. Unfortunately, this new… Read More