Rene “Butch” Meily is a jack of all trades. He’s the current president of IdeaSpace Philippines and QBO Philippines. He’s also the President and COO of. PDRF President, Rene “Butch” Meily, talking on the devts on the first ever private- sector led DOC. #pdrfluncheon Founder Spotlight: Rene Butch Meily, President of QBO Philippines Innovation Hub Success for Butch was being able to “make an impact on other people’s.

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Breaking the status quo. Inwhen the Ondoy typhoon disaster hit, most areas in the Philippines were left devastated. On 1 November, the AHA Centre had signed a landmark partnership agreement with the CCF, making the Singaporean outfit its first official private sector alliance partner for regional disaster management.


Traditionally, Filipinos opt for secure careers. Designed and developed by Digiteer Creative Studios Inc. Butch wants to change this standard in Philippine culture. Butch was born in the Philippines but left to study abroad. Let us build Techshake together.

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Why is that so? Entrepreneurs know that risk-taking is a part of their job. The year-old initiative is sharing best practices and facilitating exchanges, under which the Philippines has sent buch to Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Fiji to launch their own private sector networks.

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Manny Pangilinan asked Butch to collaborate once more and help out with Ideaspace. Entrepreneurs who find success in their businesses are able to provide people with job opportunities as well as inspire other innovators to follow suit.

As fighting has escalated,people have been displaced from Marawi. Join the Startup List Please fill-out the form below. Eventually, meiyl was offered a chance to work in the Philippines. At least 45 civilians have been killed and thousands of others are in urgent need of food, health care, shelter, water, sanitation, and hygiene.

The contacts established globally also allowed the Bytch to offer medical personnel to help US responders after the recent flooding in Texas after Hurricane Harvey.

This kind of mentality could potentially take away great opportunities from Filipinos. He wanted to create a platform where Filipino entrepreneurs could develop their ideas and their businesses. As the critical link among government agencies, civil society groups and local government units, PDRF provides a systematic and holistic approach in responding to different crises from the period of preparedness to recovery.


Interview with Butch Meily

Search Add A Startup. Failed, there’s something wrong. Eight of those networks mobilized in response to emergencies in the mei,y year. Join the Community Please fill-out the form below.

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While the Public and People sectors had long come together and embarked on collaborative frameworks, the Private sector had always been deemed to be passive funders or donors of disaster relief efforts. Through QBO, collaboration is made possible as it serves as an avenue for both the meilyy and private sector to network.

Thank you for contributing to be part of Community List. Composed of a team of highly committed professionals, PDRF works with field experts and reputable humanitarian institutions to organize and coordinate private sector solutions to disaster management.