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Facebook rebrands app as “Free Basics”

Kickstart’s September 24th RaidTheFridge featured and what’s in store for startups and developers with Free Basics launched the same day.

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Kickstart Alley at Globe Innovation Forum 2015

Kickstart brings its SaaS, Digital Lifestyle, eCommerce, & Social Impact startups to Globe Innovation Forum 2015 to pitch for commercial deals and partnerships and sign-up new customers.

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Raid The Fridge with Coca-Cola Founders, muru-D

Raid The Fridge in May featured COCA-COLA FOUNDERS in search of entrepreneurs open to work with Coke and build a startup; and MURU-D in search of digital/tech startups for their global accelerator program.

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Area 55 Quarterly Founders’ Breakfast

Kickstart holds a Quarterly Founders’ Breakfast for its portfolio companies at Area 55: a chance to swap ideas, give updates, and everything in-between.

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Area 55 Conversation with Hugo Barra!

Technology executive HUGO BARRA (ex-VP of Android Product Management at Google; now VP of Xiaomi Global) visited #Area55 and met with some of Kickstart’s portfolio companies –...
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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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What is Innovation?

Startup founders share their definition of Innovation.

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Kickstart’s April edition of #raidthefridge talked about “Entrepreneur Mafias” and why they’re important in growing vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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This #startupPH video offers a glimpse into the Philippines’ growing startup ecosystem: now bursting with activity and innovation in tech startups.

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SPARK: The Ayala Innovation Summit

Kickstart joined Ayala Group’s first-ever Innovation Day called “Spark” last 18 August 2014 at the Mind Museum. Spark: A platform to ignite curiosity and different thinking,...
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Kickstart – The Uncorporate Incubator!

Launched in March 2012, Kickstart Ventures started as an incubator-investor for early-  to seed-stage startups and tapped big company resources – capital, facilities, expertise, and business connections...
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PHILIPPINES: One of the Great Undiscovered Adventures of the World

TECHINASIA Singapore 2015 Conference (6-7 May 2015) featured a business environment briefing on the Philippines by Christian Besler, Kickstart Ventures.

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Building an Innovation Ecosystem: Lessons from Area 55

The Philippine startup space is developing atop an economic boom. Beyond funding, community development is a key role: while the “Silicon + landform” formula doesn’t apply, an emerging market must figure its own formula for growth. Here are some lessons from Area 55, a developing innovation ecosystem in the Makati-Fort Bonifacio cities.

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