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Aspiring Startups Hurdle Pitching Challenge at Final Picking Phase

𝗜𝗗𝗘𝗔𝟮𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗥𝗧𝗨𝗣 𝗣𝗜𝗧𝗖𝗛𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗘𝗡𝗚𝗘 As the final phase of the Idea2Startup selection process, the 17 shortlisted startup applicants engaged in the Pitching Challenge organized by the Investment and Tourism Promotions Office (ITPO) at the CMO Conference Room, City Hall Compound last…

Startups mark milestones in Year-end Assembly

𝗡𝗮𝗴𝗮 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗽𝘀 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿-𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗹𝘆 & 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟰 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 (Photos) Reflecting on the productive journey of 2023, the local startup community in Naga City seized abundant opportunities, growth, and expansion! To celebrate the accomplishments for the year, the Naga City Startups…

Brink’s Philippines Inaugurates Naga City Hub

  The Brink’s Company, a leading global provider of cash and valuables management, digital retail solutions, and ATM managed services, is expected to provide stronger cash logistics in Bicol​ <p><strong>Naga City</strong> proudly welcomed the inauguration of Brink’s Philippines’ Naga Hub…

Naga: Most Competitive Component City for ‘23

MAYOR Legacion (8th from left), the dedicated city officials, employees, and supporters proudly accept the 2023 Overall Most Competitive Component City award for Naga City. NAGA City has once again clinched the coveted title of “Overall Most Competitive Component City”…

FutureTech KickOff and Media Presentation in Naga City

The Harong Katuod (HaKa) Naga, the local startup community group established through the efforts of LGU Naga, is spearheading a technology event entitled FutureTech on October 19 to 21, 2023 to showcase ICT products and services to the local community. The City Government of Naga is actively collaborating on this initiative, playing a vital role in fostering innovation and igniting the future of education. This event also serves as a component of the city’s Startup Development Program.

Cultivating Technopreneurship in the Academe

In a dedicated effort to bolster technopreneurship within the academe, the Naga City Government's Investment & Tourism Promotions Office (ITPO) collaborated with QBO Philippines - Ideaspace Foundation to conduct the 2nd consultation visit with prominent academic institutions, including Ateneo de Naga University, Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology, Naga College Foundation, Inc., University of Nueva Caceres, and DepEd Naga last July 27-28, 2023.

UNC joins LGU NAGA in implementing Idea2Startup program

The Naga City Government through the Naga City Investment Board (NCIB) collaborates with the University of Nueva Caceres (UNC) to implement the Idea2Startup program as part of the city’s Digital Innovation and Startup Development Program.

A HAVEN OF INNOVATION | Naga City IoT Laboratory

A HAVEN OF INNOVATION 🚀 | With the aim to foster a more conducive environment for the development of startups and IoT projects, our City Government formally inaugurated the Naga City IoT (Internet-of-Things) Laboratory, a first-of-its-kind facility in Southern Luzon featuring equipment and technical training/mentoring services for product prototyping, research, and development.

Nueca, Naga featured in Foxmont report

Nueca Technologies Inc. and Naga City are featured in the 2023 Philippine Venture Capital Report by Foxmont Capital Partners,  a venture capital firm based in Makati, Philippines. Nueca’s CEO & Founder, Magno Conag III, are among the 4 startup founders…

LGU to fire up technology startups in colleges

Using its Digital Innovation Fund, the city government of Naga hopes that it can help students to become successful innovators one day from being learners who did well at their school projects.

NAGA CITY joins Philippine Startup Week 2022

The City Government of Naga elevated its emerging startup community in the country’s biggest annual startup conference through an immersion trip and a regional showcase event held in this third week of November during the Philippine Startup Week (PHSW) 2022.

Naga’s startup development ramps up

September is a big month for the Startup community. As programs and events continue to take shape for the future of startups in the city, let’s give pause and take a look at what’s cooking on the side of Naga’s Startup community.

S&R Execs meet with Mayor, new job opportunities eyed

Last September 22, 2022, executives from S&R Philippines led by Ms. Clonita S. Chico, VP for Human Resources (Right of Mayor Legacion), met with Mayor Nelson S. Legacion, along with other LGU department heads, to discuss the country’s leading membership shopping’s manpower requirements, opening at least 341 new job positions for Nagueños.