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BPI Launches Direct BanKo for Self-Employed Micro Borrowers

Offers NegosyoKo Loans worth from Php25,000 to Php300,000

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), the country’s third largest bank by assets, launched the BPI Direct BanKo, Inc., its micro finance bank unit that aims to cater to the underserved sector of self-employed micro entrepreneurs (SEMEs) today, July 25.“Many of these ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 25, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

Higher Vehicle Excise Taxes Seen to Have Minimal Impact on Car Sales

BPI Family Bank expects buyers to either choose cheaper models or apply for a car loan

In response to government proposals to increase excise taxes on the sale of new automobiles, car manufacturers and dealers have warned that the move would crimp car sales. That could hurt not just the companies but also the thousands of workers employed ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 14, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Going to the bank for business funding

Don’t overlook the obvious ”" bank loans are an option if you have collateral

Banks, which look for predictability, are the more likely source of funding for more traditional, established businesses needing capital.Kerwin Wesley Co, vice president at Global Winds Corporation which imports and distributes pest control products, says he was met with some resistance at ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 09, 2016 05:00:00
News and Events

Bank schedules for Holy Week 2016

(UPDATED) Customers are advised to accomplish all bank activities before the Holy Week break.

Please update this page for further announcements.(UPDATED) Most banks will be closed starting Maundy Thursday, March 24, with some selected bank branches open for customers during the Holy Week.BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands) and BPI Family Savings BankAll branches and kiosks ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 20, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

5 banks to approach for business loans

Look for funding for your new business idea.

While lending companies and cooperatives are more than willing to lend to good businesses,banks practically live to provide capital for enterprises big and small. Here are five banks you should consider approaching for loans:BDO Banco de Oro has a Small Business Loan ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 14, 2013 09:00:00

Financing your dream franchise just got easier

BPI\\\'s Ka-Negosyo Franchising Loan is customized to help small-business start and expand a franchise business.

There are many ways to launch a business but for some entrepreneurs, franchising has been one of the best routes to their dream. A successful franchise model takes the guesswork out of starting a business and allows franchisees to take advantage of ...

April 25, 2012 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Online site is one-stop funding resource for entrepreneurs

Determine your loan capacity online

Early this year, BPI Family launched its website,, which provides solutions and tools for the needs of Filipino entrepreneurs. The Ka-Negosyo web site is a one-stop shop of business tools for the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, providing a wide array ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 28, 2011 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Bank offers free gadgets for business startup loans

Find out what complimentary gadget is in store for you

Ayala-led BPI Family Savings Bank (BFSB) is making it easier for startup entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to be fully equipped when they start their business with the Ka-Negosyo Real Thrills promo. Entrepreneurs who qualify for a minimum booked loan amount of P1.5 million ...

May 27, 2011 05:00:00

BPI Family Savings Bank offers loan designed for franchising

A first in the banking industry

Franchising is the option most Filipinos look at when they think of going into business. It\\\'s tested, branded and it\\\'s not exactly starting from scratch.But franchising doesn\\\'t come cheap. Depending on the brand, franchising can easily cost between P500,000 for food carts ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | April 12, 2011 02:00:00
Startup Tips

3 tips to get that loan to start your business

Having the right mindset can boost your chances of getting your start-up loan approved.

Starting a business is difficult, but getting a loan to start your business is simply terrifying. In the previous years getting a loan involved the loan application, the interviews, and the volume of paper work that one has to do that was ...

April 03, 2011 06:00:00