May 20, 2024

Humble Sustainability Secures Additional Funding to Amplify Circular Economy Endeavours in the Philippines

MANILA, 20 May 2024: Climate technology startup Humble Sustainability (Humble) has secured additional funding to expand its operations and scale its business. The funding round was led by…

March 13, 2024

The Philippine Startup Ecosystem Report: Founder’s Edition

Notice: This report has been updated with a newer version dated 13 March 2024. This period heralds a new chapter for the Philippines, one that demands collaborative efforts…

February 26, 2024

ProCredit Secures US$4.1 M in Pre-Seed Funding to Propel Tech-Enabled SME Lending in the Philippines

MANILA, 26 February 2024 – ProCredit, a Philippines-based SME lender, closed a US$4.1 million pre-seed round, led by Integra Partners, with participation from the Menardo Jimenez Family Office, M Venture Partners (MVP), Cento Ventures, Gobi Partners (Gobi-Core Philippine Fund), and several local angels.

December 13, 2023

Southeast Asia Circular Economy on the Rise

Carlo Chen-Delantar, Partner and Head of ESG and Circular Economy at Gobi Partners, delivered a compelling presentation at the ASEAN Circular Economy Forum (ACEF) 2023 held in Jakarta,…

October 16, 2023

Philippine Digital Nomad Ecosystem

The Philippine Digital Nomad Ecosystem explores the global rise of digital nomadism, its impact on the Philippines, and the key elements of this emerging lifestyle. It touches on…

August 2, 2023

Gobi-Core Philippine Fund and JCI Manila Launch 2023 Alibaba Netpreneur Masterclass

The Alibaba Netpreneur Masterclass, as put together by official partners Alibaba Cloud, Gobi Partners, Gobi-Core Philippine Fund, and JCI Manila, creates a bridge between local founders, CEOs, business owners, and an elite network of over 200 Alibaba Netpreneur alumni across 31 cities in the country who collectively have raised over US$53.2 million for hundreds of sustainable enterprises.

July 25, 2023

Startup Insights and Opportunities in the Philippines

Through July 18-19, the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc (DCCCII) hosted its 7th Davao Investment Conference or Davao ICON. This year, the theme was Investments…

June 30, 2023

First Global Edition of Alibaba Netpreneur Masterclass Is Now Open for Applications

Alibaba Global Initiatives (AGI), a professional training arm of the eWTP initiative, part of Alibaba International Digital Commerce Group (AIDC), announced the launch of the first global edition of its Alibaba Netpreneur Masterclass (previously known as “Alibaba Netpreneur Training”) to drive success for more business leaders in the digital era.

March 21, 2023

Core Capital onboards RISE Group to the Gobi-Core Philippines Fund

MANILA, 21 March 2023: Manila-based venture capital (VC) company, Core Capital has officially onboarded Internet acceleration solutions provider, RISE Group to its Gobi-Core Philippines Fund (Gobi-Core). Founded in…

February 17, 2023

Gobi-Core appointed as a Co-Investment Partner for Philippine Government’s Startup Venture Fund

17 Feb 2023, Manila: The Gobi-Core Philippine Fund (Gobi-Core) has been officially accredited as a Co-Investment Partner (CIP) of the Philippine government’s Startup Venture Fund (SVF), one of…

November 23, 2022

Gobi-Core Philippine Fund Releases State of Talent in Tech 2022 Report

The Gobi-Core State of Talent in Tech 2022 report reveals the landscape of talent in the Philippine tech ecosystem, the challenges and opportunities present, and expert insights from…

November 15, 2021

Gobi-Core Philippine Fund Unveils the Philippine Startup Ecosystem Report 2021

The Gobi-Core Philippine Fund Ecosystem Report 2021 sheds light on the growing startup ecosystem in the Philippines both in relation to its ASEAN neighbors and as a promising…

October 24, 2021

Blacklist Clobbers Onic to Defend MPL Philippines Throne

Tier One’s Blacklist International defend MPL Philippines throne