Philippines tech startup ecosystem

Philippines startup eco-system report

The Philippines is an interesting place for tech startups: a large population, a growing economy and a vast base of Internet users who are very involved in social media. These factors make the Philippines more and more attractive as it develops an eco-system to accompany the launch, development and maturation of startups.

Here a the latest numbers of the digital population in the Philippines, Internet, social media and mobile users.

Numbers of Internet, social media and mobile users in the Philippines in November 2015

The presentation from 2013 gives some data about the Internet, social media and e-commerce usage in the Philippines together with a good overview of the Philippine startup landscape. For more data, digital trends and habits from 2014, check this other resource on mobile Internet in the Philippines.

Philippine startup ecosystem – summary

Demographic, economic and Internet usage data – slide 4

  • Philippines economy and demography compared to the USA – slide 5
  • Web and mobile data – slide 6
  • Social media data – slide 8
  • Most visited global and local websites – slide 9

Startups in the Philippines – slide 10

  • Startups to know – slide 11
  • Angels, incubators, VCs – slide 12
  • Media and events – slide 13
  • Founders profiles – slide 14
  • State of e-commerce – slide 17
  • Rocket Internet profile – slide 19
  • Philippinnes opportunity map – slide 20
  • Local innovations – slide 21

Doing business in the Philippines – slide 22

  • Business ecosystem and policies – slide 23
  • Infrastructure – slide 24
  • Education and talent – slide 25
  • Labor costs – slide 26
  • Quality of life – slide 27
  • Philippines surprises – slides 28, 29, 31
  • Ecosystem ratings – slide 30
  • Advice for entrepreneurs – slide 32
  • Advice for investors – slide 33
  • Conclusion – slide 34

For more information on Philippine e-commerce, check Integrating Philippine e-commerce in ASEAN.

Presentation from July 2013 by Ron Hose

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