Welcome to theBobbery, an online magazine focused on highlighting excellence from the Philippine techsphere.
The Philippines are one of the economically fastest growing countries in the world, with an ever increasing popularity of gadgets and hi-tech devices. The Philippines are also home to an exciting, but often under-rated tech scene. Here at theBobbery we wish to highlight the best startups, best opinion, and shakers and movers found in the Philippines.
What is ‘Bobbery’
noun, plural bob·ber·ies.
a disturbance; brawl.
— n , pl -beries
1. Also called: bobbery pack a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
2. informal a noisy commotion
Surprisingly theBobbery is still in stealth mode, and has many upcoming plans during Q1 2013. Stay tuned for the premier and most complete Philippine startup media outlet.
theBobbery hopes to become a community outlet, representing the local startup scene. Co-written by founders and co-founders, by the shapers of the bobbery in the Philippines.
Here at theBobbery we obviously are big fans of locally developed products. We actively use Insync, Nowshowing, looloo app, MRTTrackr, Events K.I.T., Tripid and play Streetfood Tycoon and purchase items from Galleon.ph as well as recommend Checkout.ph as e-commerce platform for online stores.
Who is ‘theBobbery’
theBobbery is mainly written by Franky Branckaute, an often snarky and sarcastic tech veteran. Franky has more than 10 years of experience in publishing, testing, and reviewing startups and gadgets. He believes that the publishing industry is changing and the reader, or user, has become ever more important. Responsible for the creation of several internet successful Windows communities in Germany, before leaving continental Europe for the wet and mainly soaked island more commonly known as Britain, his career path led from online security expert to full-time online publisher. Franky Branckaute has been the editor of sites such as ForeverGeek, The Blog Herald, BloggingPro and Performancing, before becoming the Chief Strategist of Splashpress Media. His articles have been mentioned by TechCrunch, Gizmodo, AOL Tech News and many more.
He also led the development of an internet search engine, specialized in quick deployment topical verticals and has lead several development teams as product manager in this decade.
Late 2010, Franky decided to leave the safe heavens of Europe behind and moved across the world to SE Asia.
Get featured on ‘theBobbery’
If you have local tech news you wish to share, or would like to have your product or startup covered, please use our contact form to get in touch with us.
Alternatively you can also hit Franky, the site’s Editor, up via Twitter account @franky, or send us a message via Facebook.
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