The Philippines' Globe Telecom has launched the latest round of its accelerator program for startups working to tackle some of the market's most challenging social problems.
The Globe Future Makers 2019 program will be open to all Philippine-based individuals, groups, or organizations with solutions that use technology to achieve wide-scale positive impact.
The technology can include devices, platforms, hardware, or software. The solution developed must be a functional product or service that has been working for at least two years, and be able to address one or more of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Successful applicants will receive technology support from Globe Telecom as well as access to mentorship, collaboration and related support from industry partners.
The Globe Future Makers program was first introduced in 2017 with the goal of helping encourage businesses to use technology for social good. This year's event is being jointly implemented by Philippines' based crowdfunding website and community for social projects The Spark Project.
“Globe Future Makers offers a unique opportunity for our small enterprises using digital technology to scale up and test if their businesses are replicable in global markets. We encourage social innovators and startups to participate in GFM 2019.”