This e-credit card allows Filipinos to buy big-ticket items online with easy instalments

In addition to BillEase, the startup also offers Balikbayad, a lending platform for overseas Filipinos, and Loan Ranger, a short-term instant credit platform 

Insurtech Maria Health raises additional seed funding from tryb Group

The Philippine-based insurtech aims to “meet the health insurance needs of millions of Filipinos” 

New US$50 million venture fund launches in the Philippines

The venture arm provides a new avenue for a corporate that counts Sea Group as a notable portfolio company 

Blockchain transfer firm Bitspark to launch Philippine-peso stablecoin

The pilot is launched together with Okra Solar to reduce transfer costs and the need for cash deposits 

Kickstart Ventures to manage Ayala's US$150M Corporate VC fund in Philippines

The ACTIVE Fund will support startups in analytics, AI, cloud, fintech, automation, real estate, retail, transport, energy, water, health, and food 

Lifetrack Medical Systems raises US$5.2M in Series A to bring radiology to remote areas

Lifetrack Medical Systems runs a platform that enable rapid transmission, aggregation, and access of medical images from multiple sites 

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to approve incentives for startups

The President of the Philippines is expected to sign the bill that will funnel US$192 million towards the startup economy 

honestbee halts local operation in the Philippines

The company sent out email notices last April 19 to customers 

Today’s top tech news, April 10: Golfing startup Deemples secures US$105K funding

Also, Coins.ph collaborates with Western Union for global remittance access in the country, and public transport startup TRON launches operation in Indonesia