Salarium Voted Best Startup of the Philippines in the Seedstars World Competition
Seedstars World has successfully concluded its regional event in Manila, which was hosted at Microsoft Philippines. The top 3 winning startups comprised of 1st place winner Salarium, an innovative enterprise SaaS, 2nd place winner Senti, a social media analyzer for Southeast Asia, and Eqela, a cross platform coding tool. As a regional winner, Salarium will be invited to Geneva in February 2015
to compete with all the other regional winners globally as part of Seedstars World Final Event. Judah Z Hirsch, Salarium’s CEO stated: “I cannot wait to showcase Salarium and the Filipino startup scene in Geneva. Seedstars World is the ideal platform to show the world what the Filipino and the Salarium team are made of!”
The Embassy of Switzerland in Manila partnered with Seedstars World, with the Swiss Ambassador Ivo Sieber joining the event and opening an exclusive cocktail sponsored by the Embassy. In his opening remarks, H.E. Ivo Sieber remarked on the innovative Swiss spirit, as well as the strong Filipino startup scene.
Other partners included IdeaSpace, Demo Asean and Microsoft, the latter of which hosted the event. Further jury members included Jay Fajardo, Program Director of LaunchGarage, TechJobsAsia’s Diego Jose Ramos, Purple Cow Employee Benefits’ Founder Tom Gotuaco, Galixo CEO Raphael Dana, with Seedstars World’s Nellie Horn rounding out the jury. Pinoy Tech Blog, Webgeek.Ph, and When In Manila.com also supported the event.