Category: start-ups

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BeamAndGo Part 2 : Product Review No Comments

As a follow up on my previous post, which provided a snapshot of OFW-centered start-up, BeamAndGo, a more in-depth review of its platform is in order. Recall that BeamAndGo focuses on cashless remittance. Through collaboration with local stores and service providers, OFW’s are given another option to support their loved ones at home. Instead of the traditional pera padala, BeamAndGo utilizes...


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BitforTip – Knowledge is Money No Comments

Ever had that feeling what you know is useless and trivial? Well, nowadays, the market for answers is open, because of BitforTip, a Bitcoin-based answers site is now online wherein you can either ask a paid question, or answer and earn! To use BitforTip to ask questions, one must first fund their account with Bitcoins. Once your account is funded, you can now set a reward for your question, and...


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Rebit.PH Going Strong No Comments

Recently, Rebit.PH - a Bitcoin remittance startup based here in the Philippines partnered with some notable companies around the globe. Rebit.PH is slowly growing, branching out not only to provide domestic or say, local remittances, but is easing the processes of Bitcoin remittance from overseas through the help of key partners across the globe. One of those partners we mentioned above, is th...


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BeamandGo.com: Bridging OFW’s Through Technology 8 Comments

  OFW's are the the modern-day heroes of our country. They embody the sacrificial spirit of the Filipino people. To leave one's homeland, one's family, in order to pave the future for one's loved ones is not an easy thing to do. That may be a bit of an understatement. It requires total dedication, and selfless love in order to accomplish such a task. Over the years, more and more of our kaba...


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The Search for the 2015 GreenOvators | Round 1 No Comments

Early August, a young emerging hack-a-thon called “The Search for the 2015 GreenOvators” started the search for ideas with the potential to make a revolution in the greening of MSMEs (Micro Small Medium Enterprises). The workshop and hack-a-thon’s first round out of three was last Saturday, August 29 2015. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="488"] The Search for the 2015 Greenovat...


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Bills Due Soon? Pay with Bitcoin at Coins.ph! No Comments

Some people think a digital currency would usually mean something like gold pieces from a video game or credit for online shopping, and while that would be true, the same just can't be said for Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency has grown so much since its birth in 2009, and before its peak back when $25 worth of pizza were bought with 10,000 BTC. Sure, the exchange rate is just a meager fourth of what i...


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Katalyst VC | Exclusive Interview No Comments

Earlier this week, NewsBTC Philippines interviewed Katalyst's Joe Maristela. An angel investor in FinTech and Bitcoin related ventures.   NEWSBTC Philippines: What drove each of you to start Katalyst.ph? It was a series of independent deals earlier in 2015 that led to us getting organized and putting together a structure around us to help us act on more opportunities in a more effi...



Nagbibigay ng paraang makapagkawanggawa ang mga Bitcoin users gamit ang Evolvig.

Charity, posible na gamit ang Bitcoin No Comments

Simula sa pagkalikha ng Bitcoin noong 2008, nakilala na ito bilang isang rebolusyonaryong paraan ng paggamit ng pera. Ginawa nitong mas madali ang pagtanggap at pagbigay ng pera sa Internet. Nang dumami ang mga nagkaroon ng interes sa Bitcoin ay pinag-aralan na ng iba’t-ibang mga tao kung paano pinapatakbo nang desentralisado ang isang cryptocurrency. Nagkaroon rin ng mga bagong start-up na komp...


Ang GetGems ay isang messaging app na may aspetong Bitcoin.

GetGems: Pera sa Bawat Mensaheng Pinadala No Comments

Pagdating sa social networking, palaging nangunguna ang Pilipino. Mula sa simula ng SMS, hanggang dumating ang mga pinakasikat noong social network na Friendster at Myspace. Hanggang ngayon, hindi pa rin kumukupas ang pag-ibig sa pagitan ng Pilipinas at social networks; kinikilala ang bansa bilang ika-8 pinakamaraming gumagamit ng Facebook sa buong mundo. Hindi rin nawawalan ng pagpipilian ang mga...


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