Tuesday, August 14, 2018

“Olivia” Wins PH Edition of She Loves Tech

Posted By: The Mail Man - Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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The Judges of She Loves Tech PH Edition

“Olivia” is the winner of the Philippine Edition of She Loves Tech competition held at QBO Innovation Hub last July 31, 2018. She Loves Tech competitions were also held in 15 regional locations around the world.

She Loves Tech the world’s largest startup competition focused on women and technology came to the Philippines. The Philippine leg of the competition was co-organized by QBO with the support of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Olivia won the top plum and will compete in the global finals to be held in Beijing, China this coming September 15, 2018.

Olivia can be described as the fitbit for money, made specifically for women, and is redefining how women save and invest their money. They help women create financial goals, match them to investment products via AI, and allow them to allocate investments to goals so they can track their progress.

Olivia was founded to make it easier for women to set aside funds for the things that are important. Whether it’s for that vacation, your child’s college education or kitchen renovation, Olivia will visualize the goals and help them take action.

Most personal finance platforms are mainly built by men, for men. While line charts and beating the market motivates men, women are more concerned about what money can do for her family. Olivia is targeting the 900K women who are investing in the Philippines to help them achieve their personal financial goals in life by making investing simple and affordable.
The pitching competition at She Loves Tech PH Edition

It was noted that in the Philippines, only 18% of startups were composed of women. The competition’s aim was to generate more awareness among women with regards to participate and found more startups.

This is the first time that the competition was held in the Philippines. “I’ve met a lot creative and highly competent female founders throughout my career, and I know what impact they’re capable of,” says Katrina Chan, Director of QBO Innovation Hub. “I believe this competition is a fantastic opportunity to continue empowering more women to work in tech and supporting those who already are.”











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