Market Philippines - EXPAND

WHY PHILIPPINES


Young Population:


Population of 102 millions with median age of 23.4

 



Digital Users:


60 million users with 58% mobile users penetration



English Literate:


High English Proficiency with an EF EPI Score of 60.33 (Malaysia being 60.77)



Economic Stability:


Philippines moved up 12 places in the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom due to robust economic growth and fiscal gains


ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

Increase of GDP Growth of 5.2% to 5.4% for 2017; projected to grow by 6.5% in 2018 and beyond. Services constitutes over 60% of GDP

High influx of investments from China and India continue to fuel growth

Low inflation at 2.7% and increasing domestic demand has created credit growth, as also higher opportunities
High growth sectors including Travel, Transportation, Tourism, Agriculture, Supply Chain Management, Software Development and IT Infrastructure. Healthcare, Education are considered priority areas for growth and adoption of new solutions

YOUR HOST


The people behind Launchgarage have been part of the local and global startup industry for more than 20 years. Their experience lends us insight on the unique needs of startups and their founders. Their global network provides the opportunity to build paths into other thriving innovation ecosystems around the world.

Over the years, Launchgarage has seen over 2000+ Philippine Startups, Evaluated 1000+ Startups globally and the founders have each had 15+ years of experience in the industry with a diverse, well-rounded set of verticals in our current portfolio

PROGRAM DETAILS

Schedule: Program starts in May (Trip to Manila 14-18 May 2018)
Register by 30th March 2018
Participation Cost: USD 2,500 per startup (50% discount for the first 5 accepted startups)

Included:

  • Program of workshops and meeting activities
  • Mentor costs
  • Seats at co-working space and access to meeting rooms
  • City transportion

 

Excluded:

  • Flight tickets
  • Accommodations
  • Tickets to selected external events
  • Personal consumption

Participation in this program is claimable under Marketing Development Grant (MDG). Please refer to the link below for further information

www.matrade.gov.my/en/malaysian-exporters/services-for-exporters/exporters-development/market-development-grant-mdg

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