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Philippine startup community networking mixer with Coins.ph on Feb 28th!

Kickstart Ventures brings you the 69th edition of Raid The Fridge, our monthly #startupPH networking mixer, with fintech Coins.ph founder Ron Hose to talk about building Coins.ph from seed funding to acquisition, setting strong company culture, and competing with incumbent players backed by two of Philippine’s largest conglomerates.

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PH venture capital and private equity players form VCAP

Leading venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) players in the Philippines form the Venture Capital & Private Equity Association of the Philippines or VCAP — an investment industry association to promote a greater understanding of the roles VC and PE play in economic growth, to foster the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation, to encourage foreign investments into the VC and PE sectors in the Philippines.

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Real estate matching firm Zipmatch closes new funding round led by Kickstart

Zipmatch is an online real estate marketplace in the Philippines that makes the home search process easier and more efficient. Home seekers are given the right tools in their home search, and are connected to the best real estate professionals.

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Singtel Group’s Go Ignite innovation alliance opens doors to local startups

Startups working on solutions in the IoT, Big Data Analytics, Content ivery, Cyber Security or Customer Experience Enhancement spaces are encouraged to apply. It’s the homestretch, deadline to apply is April 30, 2016. http://go-ignite.com

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Teridion joins Kickstart Ventures investment portfolio

Teridion, a cloud-based networking company, becomes the 25th startup in the investment portfolio of Kickstart Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned venture capital subsidiary of Globe Telecom.

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Digital tech startup Squadzip closes successful seed funding

Squadzip, a mobile-first enterprise solution for productivity and collaboration that applies the ease of use and familiarity of popular social media platforms for sales and project management teams, gets funded by Kickstart Ventures and Plug and Play Tech Center.

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Singtel Innov8 launches global programme on startup collaboration

Singtel Innov8 Connect is a programme that brings startups and Singtel together to create innovative solutions for business challenges faced by the Singtel Group.

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Lifetrack Medical Systems announces Kickstart investment

Lifetrack: a healthtech startup connecting hospitals anywhere with internet access to experienced radiologists who can give quality readings and diagnosis.

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