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Weighing the Pros and Cons of GrabTaxi V3.0


 With the recent update of GrabTaxi mobile app to v3.0, different reactions and comments have surfaced on the mobile app’s review page and on various social media pages. The update last August 26  gave its subscribers a look at what to expect as changes and improvements are on its way for GrabTaxi. Since its inception, GrabTaxi made it clear that they are here to revolutionize the taxi industry in countries they’ve chosen to launch the now $700 million funded app in Southeast Asia. READ: GrabTaxi raises US$350M bringing total funding to US$700M With a total 6.1 million mobile downloads (according to latest data), GrabTaxi has become […]

IdeaSpace-backed startup TheKard Inc., makers of Mobkard, seals the deal for P17 million in additional funding led by digital advertising leader Globaltronics Inc. In photo are (from left) IdeaSpace President Earl Martin Valencia, Globaltronics CEO William T. Guido, and TheKard co-founders Francis Uy and Carlo Calimon.

MobKard App announces P17 million in additional funding


 IdeaSpace-backed Mobkard App, a location-based mobile loyalty solutions provider and part of the first batch of startups of IdeaSpace, the First Pacific-led tech incubator and accelerator for emerging markets, announced that it has successfully concluded a new 17 million-peso round of funding led by Globaltronics Inc., the country’s leader in digital signage advertising in the Philippines. The new round of funding allows the company to expand its location-based loyalty solutions particularly through the launch of the official Mobkard app, which provides users with the best and the latest deals from the biggest brands that are near their current location using […]


Born2Invest, business and finance news in 80 words or less, launches in PH


 With a business model to curate quality finance and business news in concise and intelligible format, Born2Invest, a handy smartphone application, aims to deliver contents from the world’s most trusted sources and condenses them into 80-word summaries. Born2Invest enables the reader to get his daily news fix by sifting through all the insignificant content on the Internet and focusing only on the best finance and business news sourced from channels like CNBC, Forbes, and Financial Times. The app is updated throughout the business day, even on weekends, providing a fresh reading experience that never gets old amid a simple and […]

The experts from TCF and their partners (James T. Austria)

The Co-Foundry launches and inaugurates 5 business startups in the Philippines


  The Co-Foundry (TCF) announced their partnership with several investors and ‘kickstarters’ in the Philippines yesterday in their inauguration at A Space Manila in Pasay City; giving starters the benefit to promote and accelerate their businesses. First five startups include companies that venture in the field of medicine and health industry, children education, job finding, product tracking, and sales reporting. These companies are all given the chance to introduce themselves at the inaugural on that day. The first one to speak is Matchimi, a online job seeker application especially designed for mobile access. This mobile app helps job finders locate their desired job […]