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Frequently Asked Questions


How to apply?

Fill out the online application form. Multiple rounds of review will then assess the startup team and its technology, growth potential, investment readiness, and ability to build quickly and scale.


When is the application deadline?

Application is on a rolling basis; ergo, no set application deadline. As long as the Incubator has enough space to take in another startup, it will.


How is the AIM-Dado Banatao Incubator different?

It carries with it a rich abundance of experience and success in investing, starting, and growing startups. Chief adviser Dado Banatao is a serial entrepreneur of and investor in a number of startups in the Philippines and the US. Additionally, given the joint partnership and leadership of the Asian Institute of Management, DOST, and PhilDev Foundation, the AIM-Dado Banatao Incubator promises access to a wealth of practical knowledge and expertise.


Who can apply?

Teams and founders with strong technical and business backgrounds ― irrespective of alma mater ― that meet the basic qualifications.


Is there a maximum number of team members?

The private office space per incubated startup can comfortably accommodate up to six members. Should the startup need to house more than six, they are strongly advised to find ways around the space constraints.


Where is the Incubator located?

The AIM-Dado Banatao Incubator can be found at the AIM Conference Center Manila, corner Benavidez and Trasierra, Legaspi Village, Makati City.