Philippines

10 Notable Incubators and Accelerators In The Philippines

The Philippines is considered by several businessmen as a good testing ground to launch and nurture startups not only because of its low cost of living, and growing young and tech-savvy population that speaks English, but also because there is

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‘Crypto Valley of Asia’ To Rise In The Philippines, Secures $100M Investment

A new development estate dubbed Crypto Valley of Asia (CVA) is set to rise in the Philippines designed to push further economic growth in the northern part of the country’s major island of Luzon. Private property developer Northern Star Gaming

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11 Awesome Coworking Spaces in the Philippines

Rapid developments in mobile technology and connectivity have made many jobs and tasks to be online-based that can be done in flexible working conditions. These are just some of the main reasons on why coworking spaces are growing like mushrooms

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PH Firm Regent Blockchain Closes $4M Deal and Got Acquired

Philippine company Regent Blockchain Group, Ltd., has raised up to $4 million in a joint venture deal with US-based diversified holding company PHI Group, Inc. The JV firm to be created will engage in offshore financial center and blockchain businesses,

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Philippines: CEZA Issues First Crypto Trade License To HK Firm Quickpay

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), the Philippines’ “fintech city” developer, has issued its first financial technology solutions and offshore virtual currency (FTSOVC) license to Hong Kong-based blockchain solutions firm Golden Millennial Quickpay. CEZA Corporate Board Secretary Catherine Joy Alameda

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Philippines Remittance Market Gets a Booster from Blockchain-Powered Remittance Services

The Philippines’ remittance and international money transfer industry, the third largest globally, is getting a booster from two latest developments in blockchain-backed remittance services. They come from recent business partnerships done by Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group (Ant) and

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Philippines’ CEZA Limiting Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses to 25

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), a Philippine government-owned and-controlled corporation tasked to develop the “fintech city” in the country, is planning to limit to 25 the number of licenses it issues to cryptocurrency exchanges. CEZA administrator and CEO Raul

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Top 5 Crowdfunding Platforms in Philippines 2018

The emergence of crowdfunding activities in the Philippines in recent years now valued to millions has compelled the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to craft rules and regulations that will govern them. In fact SEC announced last December that it

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Acudeen Completes $35M Digital Token Sale

Philippine fintech startup Acudeen Technologies Inc announced a sold out of its digital coin offering the ACU Token on Sunday, June 10, raising up to $35 million. Held in Singapore, Acudeen’s token sale was a global one and is designed

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

“Nine out of 10 startups fail” is a popular buzz phrase accepted by many as plain and simple truth, while some even say success is 99 per cent failure. For the past few years, Fintechnews has featured numerous startups in

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