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Clearer laws, better funding: A startup wishlist for Philippine regulators

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines delves into why Filipino startups are attracting venture capital (VC) money in droves. In this fourth and final part, TechNode Global…

Striking while the iron is hot: The Philippine venture scene is heating up and getting hotter

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why Filipino entrepreneurs and founders are attracting venture capital (VC) money in droves. In this second part, we…

Startups Driving Inclusive Innovation in the Philippines [BEYOND Virtual Panel recap]

The Philippines may not be known as a startup center in the ASEAN region, but it is starting to show signs of becoming more competitive. The country’s startup ecosystem has been…

Kumu breaches $100M in funds raised with Series C led by General Atlantic, aims to create the world’s largest participatory social network

Philippines-based live streaming platform Kumu announced Wednesday it has raised an undisclosed amount of series C led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm. The…

Philippines: Southeast Asia’s next big breakout market?

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why now, after years of depending on income from remittances, Filipino entrepreneurs and founders are attracting…

Philippines VC Gentree Fund allocates $40M for SEA startups looking to expand in the country

Gentree Fund, a Philippines-based sector-agnostic fund that focuses on investments into early-stage B2C and B2B companies, has just announced that it has earmarked an initial $40…

Social entertainment startup Kumu to scale operations and roll out new features with Series B fundraise led by SIG and Openspace Ventures

Filipino live-streaming app Kumu announced that it closed a Series B funding round to roll out new app features and scale its operations. The Kumu Team The round closed less than…

Podcast Network Asia, a Philippine-based podcast agency, secures $750K seed funding

Philippines-based Podcast Network Asia secures $750K Seed funding for regional expansion

Ron Baetiong, Co-Founder, Podcast Network Asia (Image: LinkedIn) Filipino mediatech startup Podcast Network Asia (PNA) has raised a $750,000 Seed fund round. In a Facebook post,…