AI-powered social commerce startup, Elloe, exceeds $1M funding target, closes 7-figure pre-Seed round

Elloe, a US-based social e-commerce startup focused on Kenya and emerging markets, announced today that they have raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Seed funding.    The new funds will give Elloe sufficient runway to grow its local Kenyan operations and fuel expansion into the Philippine and Southeast Asian markets well into 2023 and beyond.    […]

Philippine startup KodeGo wins big at Singtel Group’s regional program for social innovation

KodeGo, a startup under Globe’s corporate venture builder, 917Ventures, secured  SG$30,000 and landed a spot in the top six finalists of the recently concluded 2021 Singtel Group Future Makers Program.     Singtel Group Future Makers, Singtel’s regional social innovation and capacity building program aims to support promising social impact start-ups with innovative technology solutions that […]

Globe’s 917Ventures’ portfolio companies share plans for building a ‘better normal’ in PH Startup Week 2021

Globe’s 917Ventures is gearing up to build a “better normal” for Filipinos with their digital solutions ecosystem.    917Ventures Managing Director Vince Yamat, together with representatives from portfolio companies Mynt – Globe FinTech Innovations, Inc. (GCash), shopping platform PureGo, and healthcare platforms KonsultaMD and HealthNow recently spoke about new technologies they are developing at the […]

917Ventures key to Globe’s transformation into a digital solutions platform

917Ventures, the country’s largest venture builder, is a key factor in Globe’s transformation into a digital solutions platform. As Globe goes beyond telco, its wholly-owned subsidiary ensures that the everyday challenges of consumers and businesses are addressed through digital means.   917Ventures ideates, launches, accelerates, and scales new businesses that have the potential to grow […]

Unlocking Financial Opportunities for Filipinos through Innovative Platform, Investa

Investa’s recently launched investment platform powered by Microsoft Azure provides Filipinos with inclusive access to low-cost investment opportunities and financial benefits.   Philippine startup, Investa, a finalist in the 2020 Emerge X Startup Competition, recently launched an innovative first investment platform built on Microsoft Azure to provide Filipinos with inclusive access to low-cost investment opportunities […]

Empowering Filipino Youth with Informed Educational and Career Paths through’s Innovative Platform’s innovative platform enables the Filipino youth to achieve their education and career goals., the largest education tech platform in the Philippines and one of the finalists in the 2020 Emerge X Startup Competition, is partnering with Microsoft to accelerate growth in the education ecosystem, enabling more Filipinos to achieve their education and […]

HUAWEI Grows Partner, Product Portfolio in PH, Aims to Accelerate Local Digitalization

HUAWEI has reaffirmed its commitment to enabling Filipinos to enjoy a seamless AI life supported by an intelligently connected ecosystem at the recently held Huawei Development Day Philippines 2021. The tech leader also shared its aggressive roadmap in forging strategic partnerships with key industry players, which led to the availability of 96 percent of top […]

Globe empowers startup founders in 5G Hackathon

Ten groups move forward and are one step closer to bringing their ideas to life in the Globe 5G Hackathon, the first and biggest event of its kind in the Philippines.    Together with De La Salle University (DLSU) Animo Labs, Globe screened over 100 idea submissions and brought them down to 30 for the […]

Globe Virtual Hangouts bridging 5G Hackathon to Pinoy youth

Globe Prepaid’s Virtual Hangouts brings the 5G Hackathon to participants nationwide for a more collaborative and immersive online learning experience.   Virtual Hangouts was first introduced by Globe last year to continue bringing events that the Gen Z may have missed like concerts, gaming tournaments, interactive K-experiences & fan meets, and learning summits geared towards […]