Launchgarage and the Dept. of Science and Technology tap Technology Business Incubators to spot and nurture promising innovative ventures

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Over the past few months, Launchgarage has been working with DOST-PCIEERD to evaluate and mentor university based Technology Business Incubators (TBIs) the agency had been developing and supporting over the years. These incubators were each home to a pool of emerging technology startups, whose disruptive ideas were ready for acceleration and growth. The DOST-PCIEERD team, led by Dr. Enrico C. Paringit, asked Launchgarage how it could help transform these technology startups from TBIs nationwide into viable business ventures with robust commercial models.

Launchgarage was designed to provide meaningful and objective-driven accelerator programs to support the local startup ecosystem. By applying the principles and best practices common to successful tech startups, Launchgarage sought to help TBI based ventures to mature from idea stage and proofs-of-concept, to actual revenue generating businesses. After several discussions between the two insitutions, a pilot accelerator program was created to support the emerging technology startups under each TBI. …


Healthcare solutions are constantly changing. The challenge is to keep up with cutting-edge technology yet remaining secure, compliant, and patient-centric.

https://hapihub.com
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https://www.hapihub.com

Healthcare API Hub, or simply HAPI Hub, is a brainchild of a seasoned tech group that focused on the health sector in the last 5 years. Over the years we have implemented a multitude of health technology solutions for various institutions, clinics, hospitals, and patients. This gave us valuable insights and feedback on what the healthcare industry truly needs: universal healthcare.

Universal healthcare is a concept that is well known by the industry. However, universal healthcare poses several hurdles in terms of implementation, roll-out, and scalability for several nations across the globe.


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Last December 2019, we conducted a closed beta that was accessible only to the initial token holders of GWX. This February 22, 2020, we are opening beta access with a new and improved design, technology, and over 40+ games!


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Aligned with our efforts to migrate blockchains, a token swap will be conducted for the GWX token. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming token swap.

What is a token swap and why are we doing it?

A token swap is a process of exchanging one cryptocurrency to the other. In this case, exchanging the legacy GWX tokens (Mosaics) to the new GWX tokens (EOS).

The token swap is being conducted since NEM and EOS are two separate platforms built on different blockchains. In order for you to utilize your tokens for gaming via Gameworks Game Central, its partnered merchants, and publishers, you will need the new GWX token. …


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After careful consideration and thorough review, the Gameworks team has decided to migrate to the EOS platform from the NEM platform.

First off, we’d like to thank and give a shoutout to the folks at NEM Philippines as they have been vital in building the initial workings of the Gameworks ecosystem. With their help, we have been able to create a viable use-case for tokenized gaming via the first version of the Gameworks product stack.


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Gameworks Game Central is now open for beta access! This VIP beta launch is open for all existing token holders of GWX including the first set of airdrop and bounty participants. Head on over to https://gamecentral.gameworks.io/ and start gaming today!


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MoA signing between Gameworks and POSIBLE held last October 17, 2019

Gameworks has recently partnered with POSIBLE, one of the leading digital transaction providers, to empower the local activation of the GWX token nationwide.

This partnership will allow Gameworks to extend its services to more gaming enthusiasts and professionals using POSIBLE’s current network of 6,000 retailers nationwide. Not only will GameWorks engage with customers online but also offline through the neighborhood sari-sari stores.

Gameworks is a tokenized gaming platform that provides an avenue for both players and game publishers to play, monetize, publish, and promote their games.

POSIBLE’s extensive network across the country will expand Gameworks’ territory, serving not only as a cash-in channel for GWX gamers but also making it easier for them to convert their GWX tokens into actual purchases or prizes. …


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MoU Signing of the partnership. From L-R: Lance Pormarejo (Gameworks), Jay Fajardo (Gameworks), Peter Ing (Blockchain Space), and Bianca Cruz (Acceler8 by UNIONSPACE)

Starting August 1, 2019, gamers can enjoy a game of Space Invaders through the Gameworks Arcade Machine located at Acceler8 by UNIONSPACE, a co-working space with key locations across Metro Manila. This partnership was entered with BlockchainSpace Philippines, a blockchain community platform dedicated to promoting all things blockchain. Blockchain Space Philippines also takes residence at Acceler8’s Legazpi branch where the arcade machine will be available.


Starting this June 2019, Gameworks welcomes all bounty hunters to participate with the Gameworks Bounty Program. The program aims to incentivize gamechangers (you guys!) and the community to help out with the following:

  • Growing the Gameworks Community through the @GameworksBountyBot on Telegram
  • Write articles about Gameworks
  • Translate marketing collateral to other languages
  • Endorsing Gameworks to media publications, game publishers, and commercial partners

Each bounty hunter will be awarded accordingly depending on the type of bounty they have fulfilled and accomplished. Each bounty will be reviewed accordingly by the Gameworks team.

The Gameworks Bounty Campaign

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What is Gameworks?

GAMEWORKS is an expansive token-centric ecosystem that provides game publishers, game developers, and players with a framework for monetization, security, and licensing through the Gameworks Service Stack APIs and SDKs, the Gameworks Game Central, the GWX Mobile Wallet, and the Gameworks Token Depot. …


Over the last two years, icebauhaus, an innovation hub and co-creation space based in Berlin, has been facilitating technological innovations and creative projects aligned with the development of collaboration among the Global South.

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A photo of all the residents and host organization representatives of the South-South Media Lab Collaboration 2018

This initiative created the South-South Media Lab Collaboration a program designed to introduce new formats of collaboration between media centers and media professionals in the Global South. The first run of the program was held in South Sudan and has spurted several media projects. Through the spirit of innovation and the success of the first run, the second rendition of the program was born. …

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Director @ Launchgarage.com | Chief of Staff @ medifi.com + proudcloud.io | Kislap Digital Solutions

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