HONG KONG, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oddup announced today their expansion into South East Asia commencing with the launch of its data analysis and services in Manila, Philippines. Manila is the first of many ASEAN cities Oddup has earmarked to launch in through the rest of 2016. This launch extends its startup coverage to 9 major cities globally. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161031/434646LOGO The financial industry is increasingly in need of reliable sources of data and expertise for startups as a new kind of asset class. Oddup is the go-to rating system that rates startups from a score of zero to 100, based on the company's product, team, competitors and growth potential. Following on from its recent partnership with Thomson Reuters and its launch in Australian cities, Melbourne and Sydney, Oddup is expanding its geographical reach further with each ASEAN city launch. "At Oddup, our vision is to have presence in every major city around the world so Manila is really just the beginning of our reach in Southeast Asia.", said James Giancotti, CEO of Oddup. "The startup scene is booming around the world and we are happy to play a part in the Manila startup ecosystem. Whilst the Manila and Philippines startup scene is relatively young, it has innovative and talented minds with potential", says James.