DICT SCALE 2023 Startup Ecosystem Reports and Roadmaps Released
March 6, 2024

For 2023, ten (10) locations were successfully mapped in close coordination with DICT Regional Offices.

Applications for the Huawei Developer Competition 2023 APAC are still open
August 11, 2023

Applications for the Huawei Developer Competition 2023 APAC are still open!

QC LGU opens its call for Startup QC Students Category through its Startup QC Program! 
June 30, 2023

Calling all aspiring student entrepreneurs!

This is your chance to showcase your creativity and entrepreneurial flair! Get the opportunity to go through a cadetship and receive cash prizes of up to PhP100,000!

Ecothon 2023 deadline of applications extended to June 30, 2023! 
June 16, 2023

  Ecothon 2023 features intensive coaching and mentoring sessions conducted by leading experts from Korea and five other countries. This competition is the perfect platform for #startups and project teams to #network, exchange ideas, showcase their #innovative business ideas and models, and uncover new #opportunities for growth

Sign up for the Startup Mentors’ Bootcamp this June 23, 2023! 
June 13, 2023

In preparation for the upcoming Philippine Startup Challenge 8, the ICT Industry Development Bureau (IIDB) proudly presents the first leg of the Startup Mentors’ Bootcamp 2023!

This half-day webinar will be the first of a two-part series, happening this June 23, 2023. To sign up, just scan the QR code attached or fill up this form: and invite your colleagues as well!

DICT Startup Grant Fund opens call for proposals
March 31, 2023

The DICT Startup Grant Fund (SGF), pursuant to the Republic Act No. 11337 (Innovative Startup Act), aims to provide access to opportunities for new and early-stage startups relating to startup development, capacity building, and building stronger networks.

Announcement: The FMDS-OPOU will conduct a Roundtable Discussion on Women Pioneers in the Tech Startup Ecosystem in the Philippines on March 22, 2 – 5 PM.
March 14, 2023

In line with the UP Open University’s celebration of #NationalWomensMonth and #InternationalWomensDay, the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS) presents the hybrid forum and roundtable discussion entitled “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Roundtable Discussion of Women Pioneers in the Tech Startup Ecosystem in the Philippines” on 22 March 2023, 2:00 PM at Centennial Center for Digital Learning (CCDL) Auditorium, UP Open University Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna.

Mark your calendars! The DICT-IIDB invites you to its “Advancing the Startup Ecosystem through the Lens of Juana” Webinar on March 24, 2 – 4 PM
March 13, 2023

In line with the celebration of the National Women’s Month, the Department of Information and Communications Technology-ICT Industry Development Bureau is inviting you to our National Women’s Month Startup Webinar with the theme, “Advancing the Startup Ecosystem through the Lens of Juana” on March 24, 2pm – 4pm. 

Announcement: Get Ready for the Philippine Startup Week this coming November 14 – 18, 2022!
September 27, 2022

Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of startups? We’re gearing up for the fourth run of Philippine Startup Week 2022 this NOVEMBER 14-18—so don’t forget to mark your calendars!

Announcement: The Philippine Startup Challenge 7 Call for Applications is Now Open!
August 12, 2022

The Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC) is an annual startup competition which aims to encourage and inspire Filipinos to create innovative and relevant ICT Products and services that may also be viable business ventures and help solve social problems.