18 Jul 2019, 14:01 — 4 min read
To identify existing supports available for startups in Metro Manila, the Export Marketing Bureau of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with QBO Innovation Hub and Startup Pilipinas, initiated a meet up to gather relevant startup stakeholders including public and private incubators, representatives of startups, accelerators, venture capitalists, community builders, angel investors, government, and corporates etc, to further improve the Startup Ecosystem Canvas, which was last updated in 2016.
In the said gathering, they were able to discuss the challenges experienced by startup founders and identify initiatives that can help startups with their pain points. They were also able to list down the opportunities, programs, and events that can accelerate growth for startups.
The following are the list of opportunities, programs, and investors that launch stage startups can look out for:
With this phase, entrepreneurs already establish their company, develop the product, get feedback from the customers, and prepare for the next step.
Establish – law firms and banks for startups
Develop – accounting, dev, and HR
Prepare for Seed – incubators and advanced mentorship
Seed Accelerators – seed funding mentor programs
Pitch & Demo – show startups for seed investment
For idea stage startups opportunities, programs, and investors, click here
For growth stage startups opportunities, programs, and investors, click here
Article source: Startup Mapping Ecosystem 2018
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