Independent investor announces USD 1M fund for investment in PH start-ups
Filipino serial entrepreneur and investor, Jose “Joe” Maristela III announced through his venture capital firm, Katalyst.PH, a new wave of investment fund amounting to one million US dollars (USD1,000,000).
Drone Land Surveying Service, SkyEye, wins P750,000 start up support from Impact Hub Manila and LBC
Impact Hub Manila and LBC have chosen SkyEye, Inc., an team specializing in the practical applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) such as in cost-efficient land titling and land surveying, to receive P750,000 start up support.
3 Start-ups Win P200,000 Impact Hub Fellowship on Innovation in Mobility with LBC Cohort Phase
The jury was composed of Fernando Araneta (Chief Strategy Officer and Innovation of LBC Express), Javier Mantecon (Chief Marketing Officer of LBC Express), Rajan Uttamchandani (CEO of Esquire Financing Inc.), Julia Nebrija (World Bank Consultant and Chair of Inclusive Mobility Network), Joselito Annonuevo (Chief Digital Officer, LBCX), and Mathias Jaeggi (Co-Founder, Impact Hub Manila).
DOST – ICTO, TechTalks.ph, and 1337 Ventures to run first Alpha Startup Bootcamp in the Philippines
Startups that successfully graduate from the program will have a chance to receive microfunding and resources that are helpful for their startup as well as gain priority admission into funding programs run by 1337 Ventures. More importantly, they will become validated startups with stronger pitches and will be more ready to pursue business ventures.
1337 Ventures aims to help Philippine founders validate their startup ideas this November
1337 Ventures (pronounced “leet ventures”) in collaboration with Department of Science & Technology of Philippines brings its idea validation programme, Alpha Startups to the Philippines region with the initial marker being laid in Cebu this November 9-13. Existing start ups as well as new business ideas are welcome to apply for the inaugural class within the Philippines.