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Philippine startup community networking mixer with on Feb 28th!

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

Read More acquisition by Go-Jek; startup growth lessons shared

The acquisition by Go-Jek represents one of the first large exits for a startup founded in the Philippines in recent years. Its founder Ron Hose shares their growth lessons– transforming from crypto exchange services to a suite of mobile wallet and payments services that’s unlike the earlier mobile wallets accessed by Filipinos.

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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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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.

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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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Kickstart Ventures: A Pitch for Innovation

Kickstart Ventures was a pitch for innovation to the Globe Board: a corporate hack to accelerate collaboration between corporations and startups. In 28 March 2012, Kickstart was launched.

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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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#TBT: Startup Weekend Manila 2011

GiftLauncher co-founder Kenneth Reyes-Lao shares his Startup Weekend Manila 2011 story: what he and Shiela experienced and learned, and who they’ve met.

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