Xurpas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Xurpas


Xurpas' net income up 33% to P304.9 million for 2016

Mar 28, 2017 - 6:27 PM

2016 was a critical and exciting year for Xurpas as we continue our evolution from a product focused company to a platform centric one says Xurpas CEO Nix Nolledo

Xurpas COO named Executive of the Year

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:55 PM

Raymond Racaza was instrumental in growing Xurpas from a startup to a leading tech firm that operates across Asia and employs 900 people

Xurpas net income up 19% in Q3 2016

Nov 16, 2016 - 2:45 PM

The tech firm earns more in the first 9 months of the year as revenues from both its consumer and enterprise divisions are up 52 and 543 respectively

Gaming firm Xeleb plans P736.6-M IPO in December

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:05 PM

The Xurpas subsidiary plans to offer 19 68 of its outstanding stock to fund product development and regional expansion into Southeast Asia

Xurpas nets P132.51M, builds new platform

Aug 12, 2016 - 5:32 PM

For the first half of 2016 the tech firm s enterprise grows revenue by more than 1 000 as it prepares to roll out a new platform

#ThinkPH: Country has to solve ‘real world' problems first

Jul 21, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Not every place is Silicon Valley and innovating in developing nations such as the Philippines can be messy say experts at Rappler s ThinkPH event

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Rappler in Forbes Philippines' list of top tech startups

May 20, 2016 - 8:51 AM

Forbes Philippines in its May 2016 issue ranks the country s well known Internet startups by gross revenue

DISRUPTORS. Forbes Philippines names Xurpas, Lazada, Chikka, Rappler, Yondu, I-Remit, and Zalora among top tech startups by gross revenue

Xurpas raises P1.2B in new capital

Apr 26, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The new capital will give the firm the opportunity to rapidly expand says CEO Nix Nolledo

Xurpas net income up 20% for 2015

Mar 30, 2016 - 8:15 PM

The increase is the result of a 135 surge in revenue that saw the consumer tech firm end the year profitable despite a slew of investments

Xurpas acquires stake in Chinese HR firm

Mar 09, 2016 - 4:29 PM

The deal marks Xurpas’ entry into the lucrative Chinese market and allows its existing tech based HR benefits unit to broaden its scope to employees there

APEC SME Summit 2015: Lessons from Xurpas, Rappler

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Even with limited resources online startups can be successful with the right people and a creative approach to solving problems

TECH LESSONS. Xurpas CEO Nix Nolledo and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa answer questions from TV broadcaster Karen Davila. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Xurpas’ Nix Nolledo chosen as EY Philippine Entrepreneur of the Year

Oct 15, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Chosen on the basis of improving the local business landscape Nolledo will represent the country at the World Entrepreneur Awards next year in Monaco

GAME CHANGER. Xurpas founder Nix Nolledo holds his 2015 Philippine Entrepreneur Award during the SGV Foundation awarding ceremony at Makati Shangri-La Hotel on October 13. Photo by Rappler

Build PH Silicon Valley: Endeavor picks BPO entrepreneur

Sep 29, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Endeavor selects Vivek Padmanabhan a pioneer in the BPO industry as its next candidate to become a global Endeavor entrepreneur

What will sustain PH momentum come ASEAN integration?

Sep 10, 2015 - 6:00 PM

To sustain its economic momentum the Philippines will have to address low productivity a problem that plagues most Southeast Asian countries says McKinsey Company s Oliver Tonby

TIME FOR SHARED PROSPERITY. Despite the Philippines’ status as one of the fastest-growing economies Asia, McKinsey & Company's Oliver Tonby says about a quarter of Filipinos still live in poverty. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Xurpas buys 51% of Globe Telecom's Yondu

Sep 02, 2015 - 1:16 PM

The acquisition is seen to solidify Globe s and Xurpas partnership in the digital space

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE. Xurpas and Globe say they will transform Yondu into a regional arm for digital content distribution and other technology-driven services

Tech startups gain prominence; PSE takes notice

Aug 29, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Startup events like Elevation Pitch illustrates the vast potential of 12 early stage startups and attracts an expanding circle of financiers and their networks

Mobile consumer service drives Xurpas net income in H1

Aug 15, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Xurpas total revenue for the first 6 months leaped by 64 5 year on year to P311 99 million

EXCITING TIMES. Xurpas says it continues to seek promising opportunities to enhance both product offerings and reach in Southeast Asia. In the photo are Chairman and President Nix Nolledo and CFO Alexander Corpuz. Photo from Chris Schnabel/Rappler

Anne Curtis shareholder in new mobile games firm

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Listed tech firm Xurpas holds 67 of the company with the remaining 33 split among Curtis and fellow celebrities Isabelle Daza Kim Atienza and Erwan Heussaff

Xurpas acquires 70% stake in Seer

Jun 27, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Xurpas says the acquisition of Seers enhances its ability to provide mobile solutions for enterprise clients

Xurpas details investments at first stockholders' meeting

May 28, 2015 - 3:11 PM

Xurpas still has P895 million 20 million or about 70 of IPO proceeds for expansion

AEC 2015: Will PH firms be market disruptors?

May 21, 2015 - 10:28 AM

Businessmen analysts and senior government officials weigh in on how the Philippines will fare once the ASEAN Economic Community comes into force in December and the challenges it has to address now

READY OR NOT. Is the Philippines ready for the upcoming ASEAN economic community? File photo by Rappler

Xurpas invests in US startup Quick.ly

May 19, 2015 - 11:15 AM

This marks the first investment of the tech firm outside of Asia and its 5th in an expansion spree

Xurpas Q1 2015 revenue up 52%

May 04, 2015 - 3:18 PM

The technology firm also announces a cash dividend of P0 04 per share

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

Sachet effect and the digital economy

Apr 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM

3 prominent technopreneurs in the Philippines discuss the ins and outs of the local digital economy

Xurpas invests in Singaporean gaming firm

Apr 01, 2015 - 11:47 AM

Xurpas continues its expansion with a 1 4 million investment in gaming platform developer MatchMe

Xurpas acquires significant stake in Singaporean gaming platform firm

Xurpas announces 64% earnings rise, expansion into Indonesia

Mar 27, 2015 - 1:33 PM

Xurpas acquires management control of an Indonesian tech firm as part of its continued drive to expand throughout Asia

Xurpas core earnings announce 64% core earnings rise year-on-year and expansion into Indonesia

2014 in Moods

Jan 04, 2015 - 11:47 AM

4 moods dominated 2014 as seen from your votes on the mood meter

The 5 'hot' tech firms of 2014

Dec 30, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Whether through milestones achieved or controversies they got themselves into what’s sure is they changed the landscape and are expected to blaze more trails in the coming years

[Executive Edge] Pioneering the PH video game industry

Dec 28, 2014 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED This team of Filipino smartphone game developers wants to see a household name emerge out of the Philippines

Newly-listed Xurpas acquires stake in SG’s Altitude Games

Dec 12, 2014 - 11:53 AM

Fresh from its maiden offering the technology company buys a 21 7 stake in the Singaporean mobile games development and publishing company

Nix Nolledo: 'Xurpas is just the beginning'

Dec 02, 2014 - 4:57 PM

Today we will open the doors for other Philippine technology companies who look to harness technology to improve everyone s lives Today is a victory for all technology startups in the Philippines

MAIDEN OFFERING. Xurpas initial offering of its 344 million shares represent 20% of the company’s outstanding equity. Photo by Mick Basa / Rappler.com

Xurpas common shares up by 49.9% on PSE listing

Dec 02, 2014 - 1:25 PM

Xurpas share price jumps to P5 95 per piece in initial trading almost half of its initial public offering value of P3 97 each

PSE okays Xurpas listing

Nov 15, 2014 - 11:41 AM

The technology firm’s offering is also 4 times oversubscribed

SEC approves P10.5B of IPOs, follow on offering

Oct 13, 2014 - 12:31 PM

SSI Group Xurpas and Phoenix’s initial public offerings plus Del Monte’s follow on offering are approved en banc by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Xurpas to raise P1.4B funds through IPO

Aug 28, 2014 - 4:53 PM

The independent mobile consumer content provider is holding an IPO to raise funds for expansion and acquisitions

Manila-based Altitude Games gets US$275K in seed funding

Mar 07, 2014 - 3:59 PM

Manila based startup Altitude Games will announce its first title in May at Singapore s Casual Connect Asia game development conference

GAINING ALTITUDE. The Philippines gains a new game company with the rise of Altitude Games. Logo from Altitude Games website.