Startup deal began during 1st "Geeks on a Beach" in Boracay
February 27, 2014/Manila - ZipMatch, a Manila-based company which provides solutions for the real estate industry, has raised its first seed round from a combined group of global and local investors led by IMJ Fenox and which includes 500 Startups, IdeaSpace, and Hatchd Digital.
ZipMatch's real estate portal www.zipmatch.com helps property buyers choose from a curated selection of properties and provides information via real estate trends, investment and finance advice, as well as a helpful 'concierge' service.
DOST welcomes idea to boost PH economy
Update: Philippine Startup Roadmap to be launched in GOAB 3
A Philippine start-up community road map is needed to push the Philippine economy forward faster.
[caption id="attachment_3486" align="alignleft" width="490"] Cebu blogger, FB group admin, broadcast personality, heritage advocate, and tour guide Ka Bino Guerrero arrives early in Boracay as part of the GOAB advance party of PRworks.[/caption]
All systems go for `Geeks On A Beach’
Technology buffs and start-up developers are now arriving in Boracay for the “Geeks On A Beach” (GOAB) tech and startup conference on Sept.
2017 augurs well for PH in ASEAN
Investing in the ASEAN Economic Community, a vast market of some 700 million people?
Of course, this is not an ordinary challenge . The ASEAN region composed of 10 diverse countries - namely the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand - with distinct economies, political systems, and cultures.
However, we in PRworks contend. Consider entering ASEAN through the Philippines.
One, President Rodrigo Duterte is the 2017 chairman of ASEAN.
Bowei Gai to present report on startups in 29 countries
WORLD Startup Report (WSR) founder Bowei Gai has confirmed he will make the final stop of his 29-country tour here in the Philippines during the “Geeks On A Beach” (GOAB) tech and startup conference on Sept.
[caption id="attachment_3121" align="alignleft" width="436"] (From left) Gerald Yuvallos of Istorya.net, David Overton of Symph.com, Tina Amper of Techtalks.ph, and JJ Chai of Airbnb answer questions from members of the Cebu media and blogging community as Doris Mongaya (standing) of PRworks moderates.[/caption]
THE idea of holding a tech and startup conference in a beach setting is brilliant, says a Singaporean business executive.
[caption id="attachment_3066" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Images from Boracay. Taken by Doris Isubal-Mongaya.[/caption]
Airbnb pledges support for Geeks on a Beach
WORLDWIDE accommodations leader Airbnb has recently pledged its support for the first-ever “Geeks On A Beach” (GOAB) tech and startup conference slated on Sept. 26-27 in the globally-famous Boracay Island, Philippines.
Airbnb, the trusted community marketplace to book unique accommodations around the world online or from a mobile phone, will shoulder $50 worth of each of the GOAB participant’s accommodation during the two-day confab.
[caption id="attachment_3065" align="alignleft" width="540"] Images from Boracay.
Hi Geeks and all,
Hope you are having a good day, cuz it's about to get awesome!
THE most promising startups and tech innovators will converge in the world’s best island of Boracay for the very first “Geeks on a Beach” event on September 26-27, 2013.
This two-day conference -- organized by TechTalks.ph who brought Startup Weekend to Cebu and Davao -- will be a techfest, featuring the world’s most-promising tech leaders who will talk about instructive and useful topics on gaming, mobile apps, and graphic design.
It will also be a great opportunity for startup founders to pitch innovative ideas and create a network of partners, enroute to building new products and launching businesses that would
Future Pinoy tech billionaires?
[caption id="attachment_2784" align="alignright" width="411"] 3rd Startup Weekend in Cebu City on June 7-9, 2013.[/caption]
Over 150 young entrepreneurs wanting to become Filipino billionaires within a few years gathered at the University of San Carlos to actively participate in the 3rd Startup Weekend in Cebu City last June 7-9, 2013.
These are not the type of entrepreneurs who are into setting up small or medium enterprises like stores or even the next hot resto bar.