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News and Events

Lending Startup Makes It Easier to Own New Appliances

Home Credit quadruples borrowers by tapping unmet demand for appliance loans

Enter a typical Filipino home and you're likely to find a television set, a cellphone or telephone and an electric fan among the most common appliances. But look for VCD/DVD player or component, and you'll likely to encounter those in only less ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 16, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

Lend to a billionaire and earn almost 6% p.a.

Edgar "Injap" Sia II's DoubleDragon is offering retail bonds paying above average deposit rates

It’s not every day that serious savers are given the opportunity to safely and legally earn more than the prevailing deposit rates by lending to a company run by the country's youngest dollar billionaire.Last November 29, Edgar “Injap” Sia II’s DoubleDragon Properties ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 02, 2016 02:00:00
Business Ideas

5 essentials for your crowdfunding project to succeed

Projects fail at crowdfunding not because of bad ideas but because of poor campaigns

You have this amazing business idea, product idea or an art hobby. You want to take it to the next level, but you're lacking the resources. Good thing that websites like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and GoFundMe exist. Opening a new account takes less ...

by Lesya Liu  | November 06, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Financial Adviser: 5 ways to build a successful business with zero cash

Sure you need money, but if you got the strategies, capital can come from sources other than you

 Question: I have always wanted to be an entrepreneur but I don’t have the capital to start up a business. Should I delay my business plans until I have saved enough money to finance it? What should I do? – Dylan via ...

by Henry Ong  | November 02, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 5 ways to get the cash you need for your startup

Get funding without losing control of your business

 Question: I am planning to expand my startup next year and I will be needing some extra cash to finance it. There are investors interested to help but I don’t know how to handle this properly. I want to raise funds without ...

by Henry Ong  | October 11, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Financial Adviser: 7 budget planning tips every startup should know

Create (and follow!) your budget to generate profits

 Question: Our startup only began operating this year. As the year end is fast approaching, we thought that it will be a good idea to start reviewing our operations and plan our budget for next year. Do you have any advice on ...

by Henry Ong  | October 03, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Top 4 factors to consider in choosing an investment fund

Time for you to know about pooled funds, mutual funds and UITFs

Everyone has goals—a comfortable lifestyle, secure retirement, funding for their children’s education, even vacations. They’re all within your reach if you invest your money and do it wisely.As an entrepreneur, however, you may have difficulty in managing your investments. This is because ...

by Rienzie Biolena  | September 19, 2016 05:00:00
Run & Grow

10 ways to spend on ‘protective expenses’ (and why!)

The second part in our ”?"A Php 50,000 question” series

  Investment adviser and CEO of Personal Finance Advisers Philippines Corp., Efren Ll. Cruz, defines protective expenses as “expenses that—in the case of partial or total loss—can restore an item to its prior state, or restore for a limited amount of time the ...

by Jennee Grace Rubrico, Dulce Castillo-Morales and Joe Esgerra  | September 15, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

The best kind of capital: Money from ”?"family, friends and fools”

It’s not about being lucky; it’s about working with what you’ve got

You’ve got the concept. You’ve got a solid business plan. Now, how do you get the money to launch your brilliant startup? As the saying goes, you need money to make money. Nobody knows this better than startup entrepreneurs.LJ Moreno-Alapag, founder of ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 07, 2016 09:00:00