Pinoy 6-month accelerator Launchgarage announces pioneer batch of startups
September 4, 2012 by Gwendolyn Regina T
Update on 15th October:
Launchgarage has announced its first class of 4 startups on 15th October. Here they are:
Work Inspire is a cloud based project management tool that helps managers and team members save time on scheduling, task and time tracking by working with your emails instead of adding on to the spam. It’s proven to save two to eight hours per day per team member.
A service for non-credit card holders that allows them to purchase apps and digital goods from popular marketplaces even without a credit card.
Tripsiders is an online booking service for tours and activities nationwide that focuses on service providers’ reliability and trust. It provides a full e-commerce booking website for desktop and mobile, a review and rating platform, a directory of verified service providers, and polite and helpful 24/7 customer service.
MyLegalWhiz provides an online venue for legal professionals to do research and case management work. It currently has a huge curated database cases and is already in use by some legal professionals.
Previous: Pinoy 6-month accelerator Launchgarage calls for pioneer batch of startups
The tech startup ecosystem in the Philippines is really heating up. Just a few days ago, startup accelerator Ideaspace launched its national competition to find the best tech innovations in the country.
Due to commence within the next few weeks, Launchgarage is a 6-month accelerator program that guides Pinoy startups from the idea stage, to the build, and the launch.
Apart from a seed round of USD 30K for 15% equity, throughout the six months, teams will get access to work space, mentorship and advice, networking, exclusive lectures, and strategic partnerships with tech’s leading players. Expect to have some of your online infrastructural costs subsidized by Amazon Web Services, Google, Globe Telecom and the like.
Spaces are highly limited – Launchgarage is searching for just four teams to join this first batch of startups. Pitches are ongoing now.
If you want to try out for the accelerator, you can apply here.
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Gwen is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of SGE. Previously, she was a partner of early stage technology investment firm, Thymos Capital and she has had two exits, one of which is iHipo. She is also an investor in Padlet, a Y-Combinator startup. Gwen also sits on the Board of Advisors for the Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute, Steering Commmittee for the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation Awards 2013, and Board of Advisors for Social Media Week 2013. A frequent public speaker, mentor and judge at various startup bootcamps, events and competitions, Gwen loves meeting founders, developers, designers and scientists across all ages. An alumnus of the National University of Singapore and its University Scholars Programme, Gwen also spent some time in Silicon Valley and is a graduate of the NUS-Stanford University overseas college programme. She is also a mentor at Polish tech startup incubator Gamma Rebels, the Singapore curator for US-headquartered StartupDigest and the Singapore Ambassador for the Sandbox Network - the leading global network of innovators under 30. Gwen has also been a Worldwide Judge for Imagine Cup - the premier student technology competition helmed by Microsoft. She has also spoken in Hong Kong at one of its largest youth conferences, MaD Asia, and was recently in Austria to help envision the future of the country's economy in 2032 on invitation from an Austrian governmental organization. Gwen speaks 3.25 languages, loves physics, travelling, dance and adventure sports. She can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.Read other posts by Gwendolyn Regina T