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IdeaSpace launches ‘Opportunity Fund’ for Philippine startups

Mar 12, 2020 - 6:26 PM

The fund is for startups in their early stages, with the accelerator saying they're looking for startups with a focus on 'software and platforms'

Startup ecosystem: 4 cues PH can take from Singapore

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:26 PM

The Philippines has a long way to go and many lessons to learn from Singapore when it comes to a startup ecosystem Some thought leaders in the tech scene chime in on what these lessons are

Philippine government officials, private sector, and academe join hands in developing the Philippines’ national innovation center. Photo from Tech in Asia.

PH startup community working to create a winning team

Jul 07, 2015 - 1:44 PM

With government help and the ripe Asia Pacific market local startups have a chance to attract global attention

Building YouthHack Manila

Jun 21, 2015 - 10:35 PM

How an idealistic college sophomore’s risk taking paid off in inspiring the youth to tackle social problems through technology

All eyes on PH startups in mega event for APEC

Jun 19, 2015 - 9:15 AM

The SlingshotMNL 2 day conference will be the official startup event for APEC which the country is hosting this year

FORWARD THINKING. DTI officials and members of the startup community debate tech startups' current and future role in the economy ahead of the big event. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

The best quotes from #ThinkPH 2015

May 02, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Learn from this year’s speakers from Rappler s ThinkPH The Next Big Idea: Platform Thinking

Helping Filipinos save on electricity bills

Mar 17, 2015 - 12:50 PM

WattSmart energy management platform aims to help consumers re evaluate their electricity consumption and in turn lower their monthly bills

[Executive Edge] 24-year old CEO invites you to see the Philippines

Mar 02, 2015 - 12:06 PM

Many foreigners do not come to the country just because of campaigns like ‘It’s more fun in the Philippines ’ FlipTrip CEO April Cuenca tells us why

Ride Nyfti, the foldable bike proudly made in the Philippines

Jan 02, 2015 - 2:37 PM

The idea is born out of frustration over traffic and now rides its way to global success as a proudly made Filipino product

[Executive Edge] Will your business idea change the PH?

Nov 30, 2014 - 6:14 PM

Got a business idea to change the Philippines? You should consider pitching it to incubators But first here are some tips

BE DETERMINED. If you have a business idea which you think could change the Philippines, be determined. You will be competing with lots of others, too.

[Executive Edge] Preview of Ideaspace Foundation Demo Day

Oct 26, 2014 - 4:34 PM

A simple way to think of it is to compare it to graduation for a traditional academic institution

[Executive Edge] The 14 people who Filipino entrepreneurs must meet

Jun 07, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Like it or not the people you choose to surround yourself with play a huge role in how far you will go in business


10 tech startups win IdeaSpace 2014 competition

Jun 06, 2014 - 4:10 PM

Winners receive early stage funding worth at least P 1 milion

20 finalists for 2014 National Startup Competition announced

Apr 11, 2014 - 3:50 PM

20 startup will be vying for at least P1 million worth of seed funding training and services as IdeaSpace Foundation Inc announce the entries that made it to the finals in the 2014 National Startup Competition

TOP TWENTY. IdeaSpace bares top 20 startup finalists for 2014 incubation round

Call for entries: IdeaSpace 2014

Dec 20, 2013 - 4:27 PM

Submission of entries is until January 15 2014 midnight

[Executive Edge] Selling your business vision

Nov 30, 2013 - 2:28 PM

Here are 8 points to keep in mind for assembling a team that can turn your business dream into reality

Ezra Ferraz

Geeks on a Beach, a Rappler Hangout

Jul 11, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Rappler speaks with Tina Amper of TechTalks ph Dave Overton of Symph Jim Ayson of Smart DevNet and Earl Valencia of Ideaspace ph

Smart, IdeaSpace invite devs to AngelHack

May 17, 2013 - 10:29 PM

AngelHack gives developers the opportunity to code their way into fulfilling the dream of having a tech startup

ANGELHACK INVITATION. Smart and IdeaSpace want you to develop something for the world to see. Screen shot from AngelHack

[Tech] Creating a Philippine silicon valley

Jun 17, 2012 - 2:45 PM

The passion to help the country s start up businesses comes alive in IdeaSpace

THERE IS HOPE for the Filipino entrepreneur. Don't let the dreams go. Screen grab from

Silicon Valley-like incubator for entrepreneurs launched

Mar 08, 2012 - 7:46 PM

IdeaSpace is a Silicon Valley like incubator program to support and mentor Filipino technology entrepreneurs