Exist started in 2001 and has its roots in designing and building breakthrough, disruptive Open Source innovations.
Today, we are a global, multi-awarded consulting and technology engineering solutions leader operating in Manila and Cebu with clients in Asia Pacific, Australia and the US. We have plenty of experience working with offshore clients from the Telecoms, Healthcare, Banking & Finance, Retail, Transport & Logistics, and Software & IT markets.
Here are a few of them we collaborate with in providing end-to-end software services. Our technical expertise include enterprise Java (JEE Standards stack), frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate, Ruby on Rails, and a number of Open Source technologies. See our full list of tech stack.
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12 YEARS OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION
We started with a mission to dissolve the notion that Filipinos were only consumers of technology. Look at our track record and you'll see how Exist has played a leading role in changing that thinking.
Delivered a revolutionary Java application platform, Gluecode Joe, which made waves as IBM’s first Open Source acquisition and was integrated with the IBM WebSphere suite of products.
Earned Red Herring Asia 100 award as one of the promising startups that will lead the next wave of disruption and innovation.
Developed open source Service Oriented Architecture platform, LogicBlaze Fuse, acquired by Iona, and subsequently acquired by Progress Software in 2008.
Exist awarded as the Most Progressive Homegrown Company in the field of Software Development, outperforming hundreds of offshore development companies in its class. Apache Foundation recognized one of our own Deng Ching as first Filipina VP to the Apache Archiva Project.
Significant market growth in Australia and Philippines, expansion to telecoms, logistics, and healthcare industries. Intalio acquired Webtide, the Java experts behind Jetty and an Exist partner.
Chairman of the Board at Exist, and serial technopreneur Winston Damarillo received Young Global Leader recognition.
Started to serve Singapore market and significantly grew our healthcare footprint in the Philippines, adding The Medical City into our list of distinguished clients.
Launched Medcurial, a clinic practice management system designed to help doctors move from paper-based to digital systems.
We collaborate with industry associations and the community, enabling us to stay connected across the globe.
Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) - The Philippine Software Industry Association promotes the growth and global competitiveness of the Philippine software industry.
The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AmCHAM Philippines) - AmCham Philippines is the oldest American Chamber abroad –and the first in Asia. It is committed to the promotion of US-RP relations at all levels and boasts 23 standing committees and two Foundations that cover all aspects of business and industry in the country.
Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) - The Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) comprises corporate members ranging from local start-ups to established MNCs. It works with various stakeholders in the Singapore ICT industry to promote emerging technologies and ICT-related issues in areas such as Digital Media, Cloud Computing, Green IT, Wireless, Security and Governance.
Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) - Envisioned to be "The Engine of Cebu's Business Growth towards global competitiveness", Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry is committed to strengthen the capabilities of members through advocacy, linkages and synergy for the global competitiveness.
Developers Connect Philippines (DevCon) - DevCon is a non-proﬁt organization which aims to promote the "IT Pinoy Talent" mainly by providing a unique venue for IT students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts to Sync, Support and Succeed.
Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (CEDF-IT) - CEDF-IT is a consortium of industry, academe, government and NGO's that seeks to increase the quantity and improve the quality of professionals in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and IT-Enabled Services Industry.
US-Philippines Business Support & IT Delivery Council - A consortium of Philippine-homegrown organizations that are at the forefront of the software and product development, information technology (IT), business and knowledge process delivery, and electronics manufacturing industries.
- Recipient of Red Herring’s 100 Prestigious Startup award (2006)
- Recognized as a Technovisionary that will lead the next wave of disruptive innovation by ZDNet (2007)
- Ranked as the Most Progressive Homegrown Company in the field of Software Development by the Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) (2008)
Exist is composed of a team of innovators. Our leaders drive the vision of creating products and solutions that enable customers around the world to innovate. Delivering decades of expertise, their track record is impeccable, their experience unparalleled.