Using that #ProudToBePinoy hashtag would be good right now. Support your startup by being there at Echelon Asia Summit 2016 this June!
It’s nearly a month to go before Echelon Asia Summit arrives, so we’d like to celebrate and showcase the TOP100 startups who will be attending our biggest event in Singapore! Quite frankly, Echelon Asia Summit will be a great opportunity to make regional connections, highlight the entrepreneurial talent each country has to offer, and just have fun with like-minded people! So another round of congratulations to these great Philippine startups that made it! Let’s see who we have:
Audra works as an e-book publishing application made by HTech, a company that focusses on services and software development. Audra is primarily used to create e-magazines, audio dramas, photobooks, and other digital books in epub format. Moreover, Audra was made to help authors and publishers make e-publications more accessible to their readers. Its app is available for both the iOS and the Android.
Cape is a social travel app that allows travellers to purchase airline tickets as chance passengers, a privilege previously unavailable to the general public. As chance passenger tickets are discounted significantly from the regular fare, the company wants to create the idea of borderless travel: You can and should be able to go to wherever you want, whenever you want. Ultimately this is not just traveling – it’s living. Though founded in the Philippines, Cape will empower travellers from any country to explore the hidden wonders and off-the-beaten paths all over the world.
DOXCHECK is the first centralised online solution that easily yet accurately verifies the authenticity of any document. It bridges the gap between sources and readers of documents, making source-verification quick and easy using proprietary technology. In 12 months, close to 100,000 documents were stored in the system with verifications logged from at least 10 countries. DOXCHECK is recognised and used by the largest association of Philippine Maritime schools and training centres and by the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Edukasyon.ph is an online career advisor and school application site that helps students find, apply and pay the right education for employment. It offers a marketplace of careers, courses, high schools, technical vocational schools, colleges and scholarships, designed to give students a menu of informed choices for the careers they aspire for. Students can search, quick apply and pay in a few clicks for schools at their desired location, budget, and education type. The Philippines is currently its first market.
Empleo is a services and finance technology aggregate for emerging markets. It is a location-based on-demand services network for individuals and small businesses. It serves as a network for microlenders and “casual investors” providing short-term loans, with flexible payment terms, and safe and secure subscription. The founders are practitioners of IT, Engineering, Finance and Development Science, and are mentored by industry experts in the Philippines and abroad. To date, Empleo has been able to raise investments, conduct pilot-test runs and accumulate leads for their release on the 3rd quarter of 2016.
FlySpaces empowers businesses as a digital marketplace that provides short-term work and meeting space solutions to entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and mobile professionals. Whether the need is for an hour, a day, a week or a few months – FlySpaces has a network of hundreds of spaces to discover across key South East Asian cities. For venue owners, FlySpaces acts as a digital marketing platform that connects you to a vast user base, allowing you to optimise and monetise your space.
Historya is a software as a service (SAAS) platform designed to connect people to history, heritage and culture. Historya was created primarily to address the decline in interest and awareness of heritage and cultural tourism in the Philippines. Its solutions include a Historya passport, a ticketing platform for heritage and cultural sites, a tour-booking feature enabling tourists to find guided tours to historic, heritage and cultural destinations, and a proprietary audio guides builder enabling museum administrators and exhibit organisers to create and distribute inexpensive audio guides for their exhibits.
Klaseko is a platform that helps non-traditional schools such as tutorials, review centres, sports schools and other similar institutions to get more students by streamlining and moving their enrolment and payments processes online. Klaseko is also building a marketplace for parents to find and enrol in the best after school activities for their children. It charges the schools a one-time setup fee of US$250 then US$1 per transaction fee to the enrolees.
Taxumo is a mobile and web app that helps SMEs, professionals, freelancers, and corporations with their taxes. Taxumo is able to compute the lowest tax possible for the user, creating the accurant, relevant financial and tax reports that are filed automatically. The app is firmly rooted in sound accounting principles and is created in close collaboration with an accounting expert, one of its founders, who is a CPA and the owner of his own accounting firm. It adapts to other countries specific tax regulations, making expansion to other markets is a key strategy for business growth.
UnBum is an On Demand Service mobile app that allows people to ask for real-time help from people nearby with their tasks. Unbum’s goal is to help people with their needs anytime and anywhere without long waiting periods, as its app will get users the help they need in 30 minutes. Currently, UnBum will soon be available in a variety of channels, namely the App Store, Google Play, web and SMS.
If you want to give your full support and visit these startups this coming June – why not purchase our ticket packs? Bring a friend or more and you get even more discounts! Hope to see you at our event dear readers, and if you can, please happily tweet and support these startups using our #ECAsia2016 tag.