Manila Economic and Cultural Office Chairman and Representative Angelito T. Banayo and MECO Trade Representative and Director of Commercial Affairs Michael Alfred V. Ignacio met with FoxConn Chairman Terry Gou at the sidelines of InnoVEX 2019 where the Slingshot PHILIPPINES Startup Ecosystem Pavilion has a prominent presence.
Mr. Gou said, he intends to invest in the Phiippines and to set up an R&D Center in the country in South East Asia along with another in Singapore as the global conglomerate’s R&D hubs in Southeast Asia.
He recognized the expertise of the Philippines in IT Services and Software Development and lauded the Filipino’s proficiency in English as world-class.
Chairman Banayo invited Mr. Gou to visit the Philippines to explore the global multinational’s strategic business expansion opportunities in the country.
The two MECO Officials were joined by PSIA President Jonathan De Luzuriaga and QBO Innovation Hub Executive Director Katrina Chan.
The Slingshot PHILIPPINES Startup Ecosystem at InnoVEX 2019 in Taipei brings 11 top-notch Philippine Startups and two community builders and incubators.
PTIC TAIPEI partnered with DTI – Export Marketing Bureau, and QBO as main organizing partners for the delegation.