Size: 11-50

Headquarters: Makati, Manila, Philippines, Asia

Website: http://ava.ph

Description: AVA is the Philippines' only curated online store of premium, well-loved brands and design objects. Discover coveted pieces carefully selected by our team of taste makers. Curated. Tightly edited. Inspired Our first product is AVA.PH, a leading e-commerce platform for premium brands and experiences in the Philippines. Our purpose is to make life beautiful through design and technology. We started AVA because we felt Filipino women deserved to experience beauty everyday. With 34 million internet users, the Philippines is the biggest English-speaking market in East Asia. From emerging designers and small business owners, to established brands and indie labels, AVA helps creative enterprises reach an online savvy audience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, without the traditional retail overhead. We celebrate Filipino creativity. We hope to share the beauty that the Philippines brings in design-driven markets. At the 2012 Dublin Web Summit, AVA was named as one of the top 100 most promising startups in the world. AVA is the also the winner of the Asia Pacific leg of the Harvard Alumni New Venture Contest