5 Exciting Tech Startups that We Discovered at TECHtonic 2018

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The Philippines’ biggest tech summit is back with a bang, now on its 2nd year and bringing in 200 startups and 100 investors. With the theme “Disrupting Southeast Asia”, the Techtonic Summit 2018 brought Southeast Asia’s most promising startups under one roof, giving them an avenue to network, pitch, engage, and inspire people—from potential investors to curious inventors to ordinary tech-savvy folk like us who are interested in the ground-breaking innovations of tomorrow.

Here are 5 of the most exciting startups we discovered at the event.

5 Exciting Tech Startups that We Discovered at TECHtonic 2018

5. Bliimo

Travelling is great, but most of us dread the stress of planning and organizing trip details. Well, now, travel booking app Bliimo can help you do the dirty work. Bliimo allows you to build, schedule and customize your itinerary, according to your preferred activities, your travel destination, and your travel dates.

Imagine the ease of booking a surfing trip to La Union, knowing how much you’ll spend on the actual trip and the activities that you want to do. Bliimo recently launched its app on Google Play and the App Store; so as early as now, you can book ATV rentals, surfing trips, beach trips and more through the app. Bliimo plans to connect users to hotels and transportation services through their booking service, as well, truly making them every Filipino’s one-stop travel app.

4. Utrade

Utrade is an online stock market investing platform that caters to young millennials who want to start investing and saving for the future. Through its app and website, Utrade offers a simple fund transfer process that ensures excellent security protection and customer service.

The Utrade company also offers Investor Mindset workshops for individuals interested in learning in-depth knowledge of stocks and investments.

If you’re interested in learning about the stock market through Utrade, you may visit their main office at 3/F Majalco Bldg. Benavidez cor. Trasierra Streets Legaspi Village, Makati or call them at 892-0991/823-5344/09998857616

3. Antipara

Led by CEO and Environment Engineer Aaron Hilomen, ANTIPARA is a coastal mapping and assessment service that advocates marine environment protection and conservation. Antipara goes on explorations to provide reliable visual information of marine environment. Aside from winning as the 2nd runner-up at the Techtonic 2018 Summit’s Ring of Fire pitching competition, Antipara was also awarded as the 2017 Startup Awardee by Ideaspace Foundation.

If you’re a lover of marine life, you’ll enjoy Antipara’s videos and photos on social media!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AntiparaUnderwater3DVisualization

Instagram: @antipara3d


AIDE is the first local appointment-based home medical care app in the Philippines, aiming to solve the problem of inefficient and inaccessible healthcare services that usually result from traffic, long lines, and complicated, time-consuming medical procedures.

AIDE aims to be the one-stop home medical care app that brings care to your home, office or hotel. It connects licensed medical professionals and trusted health services (like Medgrocer) to your doorstep through a simple booking system. It’s no wonder why AIDE won the People’s Choice Award at the Techtonic 2018 Summit.

AIDE is available, fully functional, and ready for booking now! Simply download the app through the Google Play and App Store today.

1. Exora

Exora aims to lower the cost of electricity in the Philippines through its online platform which connects retail electricity suppliers to big power users through a blind bidding system. Exora claims to lower costs by up to 30% by connecting electricity consumers directly to power generators.

Powered by young minds and headed by CEO Michael Bernil, Exora is reach great heights. As the winner of the Php500,000 grand prize at the Techtonic 2018 Summit’s Ring of Fire pitching competition, Bernil and the Exora team have no plans of slowing down as they pitch their platform worldwide and score investments to expand their startup venture.

Follow their story and see what disruptive changes they bring to the future by following them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExoraTechnologies

TECHtonic Summit 2018: Disrupting Southeast Asia

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