Congratulations to the 7 startups that have been selected for our Plug and Play Global Innovation Alliance Manila Batch 6 Program in the APAC region! We are excited to be working with this cohort of Singapore Startups to the Philippines in our partnership with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)!
During the program, startups in the cohort will be able to benefit from extensive training, educational workshops, mentorship, fundraising, and opportunities to pitch to a global network of Plug and Play corporations, VCs, government officials, fellow founders, and innovators. This unique opportunity promises to be a game-changer for these innovative ventures, propelling them towards success in the dynamic landscape of the APAC startup ecosystem.
Let's welcome the 7 startups to our GIA Manila Accelerator Program:
Focus Area: Enterprise/AI
6Estates is an Enterprise AI specialist focused on Intelligent Document Processing and domain-specific Large Language Model Solutions. The company specializes in Multilingual Natural Language Processing (NLP) & Machine Reading Comprehension (MRC) technologies to help customers process unstructured documents to digitalise manual processes.
Focus Area: Fintech
BizBaz offers financial intelligence solutions to financial institutions, fintech firms, e-commerce and telecommunication companies in Asia. With teams in Singapore, Israel, Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia, Bizbaz offers a full suite of financial intelligence solutions, including but not limited to, comprehensive risk assessment, alternative credit scoring, fraud detection, eKYC, financial product aggregation and recommendation systems.
3. Boost Capital
Focus Area: Fintech
Boost enables Financial Institutions to offer products through smartphones - completely within chat. Boost is an innovative team using technology to offer microfinancing and financial education onconsumer-friendly, sustainable terms
4. Concrete AI
Focus Area: Construction
ConcreteAI is a construction technology company committed to empowering construction sites with real-time data and crucial insights. Their mission is to enhance productivity and foster sustainability within the construction sector.
Focus Area: Smart Cities
DDIY is a trusted residential subscription platform that combines technology with intuitive personal managers to deliver a full suite of home services, retail products and lifestyle experiences right into your home.
Focus Area: Event Tech
GevMe is a virtual event platform for building unique experiences. Based in Singapore, it is used by event professionals worldwide to build, operate and monetise virtual events for some of the biggest brands. The flexibility of the platform provides them with limitless possibilities to turn any virtual event idea into reality.
7. The Global Citizen Education Group
Focus Area: Education
The Global Citizen Education Group is a social enterprise from Singapore, committed to bridging the gap in skills development and global citizenship education. They consult, coach and create learning experiences for students, teachers, businesses, governments and non-profit organizations using a service subsidization model of business and a zero-to-one approach of learning.
A warm welcome to all the startups! We're thrilled about the boundless possibilities that the GIA Manila program can offer on your journey to success. Here's to seizing new opportunities and making waves in the world of innovation!
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 30 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 30,000 startups and 400 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. Companies in our community have raised over $9 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Rappi, Dropbox, Lending Club and PayPal.
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