23 Jan '13, 2am

Kalibrr has been accepted into Y Combinator, the first #Philippines startup to be taken into the #venture fund.

Online skills training platform Kalibrr has just been accepted into Y Combinator, the first Philippine startup to be taken into the wings of the famed Silicon Valley venture fund. Kalibrr is a Philippine startup that aims to bridge the global skills gap problem by providing an education platform for would-be employees in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. According to Kalibrr, human capital is among the Philippines’ competitive advantages, particularly with the rising trend in BPO. However, not all prospective employees has the adequate skills set to successfully make it in this industry. As such, the startup provides a skills evaluation and training platform, ensuring that an individual is ready for employment into BPO companies, which usually provide services for foreign firms, such as accounting, HR, customer service, software development, and the like. “[...

Full article: http://e27.sg/2013/01/23/kalibrr-accepted-into-y-combinat...

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