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Let's Scale Up the Bayanihan to fight COVID-19

Startups responding to COVID-19

Local startups are swiftly pivoting to take action in times of adversity. We’ve curated a list of operational startups integral to our country’s fight against the novel Coronavirus.

Health and medical care

Grocery and other necessities

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Drive Groceries allows for online, non-contact, same-day delivery, grocery shopping at the comfort of your own home.


MAD Market delivers fresh produce and baked goods directly from local farmers and SMEs.


GrocerGenie PH is an online grocery marketplace that enables users to purchase necessities and track orders.

logo_pushkart.png is an on-demand online grocery delivery service that provides convenience and on-time delivery to its patrons.


Jungle allows online grocery shopping while offering a "Grocery Now, Pay Later" payment scheme.


Zagana delivers fresh produce straight from local farmers to support them during the pandemic.



LGU vs COVID PH is a portal that provides updates, innovations, and best practices to fight COVID-19.



MyKuya is a platform that connects service-seeking consumers to professional service providers on-demand.

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Merritmed PH aims to improve infection control measures of businesses through portable wash stations & disinfecting mats.

Toolkits, Support Systems, and Other Resources for Startups

We’ve compiled a list of resources, including campaigns, tools, apps, platforms, and websites offering Coronavirus-centric services aimed at helping people navigate through the chaos brought by the pandemic.


RESQUE: Startup vs COVID-19 Competition is a startup competition that aims to overcome the negative impact of COVID-19 in the Philippines


#SupportStartups aims to empower local businesses by promoting their offers & discounts for free to keep them afloat during these trying times.


Fintech Alliance PH is accepting donations for their Bayanihan Global Fund Campaign. The proceeds will be used to distribute food bags and hygiene kits to families in need in NCR and Luzon.


KUMU recently launched the SocialDistanSING fundraiser to help support Filipino families that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


RapidPass is a verification system that issues a digital pass to help ease the flow of frontliners and priority vehicles through Metro Manila’s checkpoints.

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The COVID-19 Toolbox for Entrepreneurs - 1337 Ventures Team compiled 40+ tools/apps/websites for you to keep pushing your business during the lockdown.


AWS is offering free use of all Amazon Chime Pro features for online meetings and video conferencing from March 4, 2020 to June 30, 2020.


Grasshopper has created a resource guide for founders and investors to help manage their business and grow and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Free access to 16 LinkedIn Learning courses on how to work effectively and efficiently from your home.


WeCARE is a community-based emergency response platform that seamlessly connects people willing to support communities and those who require assistance.

Startups Responding

AIDE aims to make hospital-quality medical care more accessible to patients. 

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KIRA is a friendly ContraCOVID bot powered by AI to answer your questions on COVID-19.


Rapid Deployment Hospitals turns shipping containers into COVID-19 emergency hospitals.


SeeYouDoc is a medical appointment booking system that connects customers to board-certified doctors.

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Competition Timeline

Watch the virtual SHOWQASE (demo day) where we brought together the top 20 startups with the most exciting COVID-19 solutions and strategic pivots!

Created in partnership with Youth Business International (YBI), and supported by


A startup competition that aims to overcome the negative impact of COVID-19 in the Philippines


 June 15 - 30

July 6 - 13

 July 16 - 17

July 30

Aug. 3 - Sept. 30

Application Period

Round 1: SHOWQASE Selection Process

Round 2: SHOWQASE Selection Process

SHOWQASE (demo day)


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