DOST bares additional funds for 20 more start-ups, entrepreneurs
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
CEBU CITY The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has announced additional funding for 20 more technology business incubators from 2018 to 2019.
DOST secretary Fortunato de la Peña (left) discusses the vital role of the government's Technology Business Incubator (TBI) program as vehicle for supporting startups to create more opportunities
The program assists these incubators involving startups and entrepreneurs, giving them a grant in aid of P10 million each and providing them with space, facilities, and services, officials said. These services include management, mentoring, training, marketing, networking, intellectual property strategy, and protection.
Currently, the agency has 16 incubators and plans to roll out 20 more, said Russell Pili, chief of the technology trans...
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First Central Visayas cooperative to serve as oneSTore hub starts operation
Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017
Ribbon cutting: The ceremony was led by DOST 7 Regional Director Edilberto Paradela, CPMPC Chief Executive Officer Macario Quevedo, and other coop officials.
oneSTore hub location: corner of Legaspi and V. Gullas streets in Cebu City
Opening of the oneSTore hub
First set of walk-in clients
Cebu People's Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CPMPC) has started operating as oneSTore hub, making it the first cooperative in Central Visayas that provides online marketing and deliver services to small and medium entrepreneurs assisted by the Department of Science and Technology 7.
CPMPC's operation as oneSTore hub officially kicked off last November 18, 2017, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the coop's office building at the corner of Legaspi and V. Gullas streets in Ceb...
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