Building and backing the next wave of technology ventures in the Philippines

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f(dev) is the digital venture builder & innovation factory of the Filinvest Development Corporation (FDC).

Powered by FDC’s considerable infrastructure and resources, we combine our deep digital industry expertise and rich startup-building experience to create new technology-driven businesses & capabilities aimed at capturing underserved markets and transforming real world sectors.


We build and co-found new digital ventures with large-scale potential. We combine strong leadership, top-notch talent, a startup culture, and a network of partners to ensure success.


We invest in pioneering startups and technologies—zooming in on areas such as Financial Technology, PropTech, Travel & Hospitality Tech, B2B & B2C Platforms, Data and AI, and Infrastructure.


We work with FDC operating companies and our network of partners to digitally transform real world sectors in the Philippines and the Southeast Asia region with ‘Deep Tech’.

Our Ecosystem


Through the Filinvest conglomerate, we leverage on our resources and ecosystem to deliver light speed and sustained acceleration to new ventures.

years of growth
Leadership in the local market
P550 Bn
assets as of 2018
Expansive infrastructure
P13.4 Bn
net income as of 2018
One of the fastest growing big conglomerates
operating businesses
Broad range of industry experience

Advisory Board

Claire Huang

A recognized force in the financial and consumer products industries, this marketing maven is an advocate of purpose-driven success based on ethical choices—maintaining balance between corporate goals and business gains.

Josephine G. Yap

Forbes hails her as one of Asia’s most powerful businesswomen, a befitting recognition for this CEO in heels who, for the last two decades, has helped steer the success of one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines.

Jonathan Gotianun

The depth of his finance and business ingenuity started in the advanced economy of the Americas, and when he decided to impart his business acumen to his motherland, Jonathan brought with him a leader’s vision to serve more communities.

Isabelle Yap

Empowerment drives her self-motivation, taking inspiration from the first two generations of her family that have taken Filinvest to greater heights—with the unwavering pursuit of building the Filipino dream.

Xavier Marzan

Having extensive experience in constantly evolving Technology-driven sectors—from Digital Media & Services, to Mobile and Fintech—combined with global startup M&A and emerging market CEO stints, has opened Xavier’s interests in the unknown and unfamiliar.

News & Insights

Filinvest Group unites with other Philippine conglomerates for economic recovery

Filinvest Group sponsors Task Force T3 Initiative dubbed "Ingat Angat Tayong Lahat".

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f(dev) launches, an open innovation and startup engagement program

f(dev) officially launches its open innovation and startup engagement program, to facilitate the acceleration of digital transformation among Filinvest group of companies.

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Filinvest future-proofs its businesses with digital infrastructure and green tech investments

Filinvest accelerates investments in digital infrastructure and eco-friendly technologies, tapping tech global partners to future-proof its turf.

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You can either watch things happen or be part of it. Make an impact in fast-growing areas such as B2C & B2B Platforms, Fintech, Real Estate Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and more.

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We work on digital ventures with established firms, innovative startups, and subsidiaries of the Filinvest conglomerate. Let's build digital together.

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f(dev) Venture Studio

Ground Floor, The Beaufort by Filinvest,
5th Ave. corner 23rd Street,
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig,
Metro Manila, Philippines 1634

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