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Anne Curtis and Karylle on What It's Like to Be Celebrity Business Partners

And how their friendship goes beyond work

Anne Curtis and Karylle have been working together, side by side, every day for eight years. This closeness even led them to play a special role in each other's wedding: Anne was a candle sponsor for Karylle in 2014, then three and half years ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | May 14, 2018 12:00:00
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(WATCH) How Anne Curtis Fulfilled A Dream By Launching Her Own Make-up Line

The actress and host shares how she came up with blk Cosmetics with the help of industry veterans

Actress and host Anne Curtis fulfilled a lifelong dream of becoming an entrepreneur when she came out with her own cosmetics line recently. Partnering with experts in the industry, Curtis says she was directly involved in every step of the process—from product ...

by Paul John Caña  | March 23, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

'The Best Mentor Was Pressure': Tessie Sy-Coson and Other Filipina Entrepreneurs on Business Success

Selected remarks from women business leaders at the 10th Filipina Entrepreneurship Summit

(from left): Presidential Consultant for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion; Sunnies Studios co-founder Georgina Wilson-Burnand; 15th Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year Merle Arnaldo-Paete; Teach for the Philippines’ Clarissa Delgado; BLK Cosmetics co-founder Anne Curtis Smith-Heussaff; Uratex CEO Natividad Cheng; SM Investments Corp. Teresita Sy-Coson; Teach for the Philippines’ founder Lizzie Eder Zobel; celebrity doctor Vicki ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 09, 2018 03:00:00
News and Events

Will the Release of Anne Curtis’ Limited Edition Lipstick On Same Day of Her Wedding Guarantee Hefty Sales?

The timing of the product launch reinvents event-based marketing which is typically based on milestones in customers’ life

When Entrepreneur Philippines interviewed Anne Curtis recently about her new make-up line, blk Cosmetics, she mentioned that there was a surprise in store for her fans.Related story: Anne Curtis’ blk Cosmetics is Selling 8X Forecast in Less Than 2 MonthsOn Sunday, November ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 13, 2017 10:00:00
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Anne Curtis’ blk Cosmetics is Selling 8X Forecast in Less Than 2 Months

Retail partner Watsons even asked skeptical founders to prepare "millions" of stock

Anne Curtis is well-known as an actress, host, singer and all-around entertainer, but these days, she’s also putting in some time as an entrepreneur. The thirtysomething launched her own beauty line called blk Cosmetics with business partner Jacqe Yuengtian Gutierrez last September, ...

by Paul John Caña  | November 07, 2017 03:00:00
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Anne Curtis' Launches Her Own Makeup Brand

Here are 10 things you need to know about her Blk Cosmetics

When she's not hosting at It's Showtime, playing movie roles, and selling out concert venues, Anne Curtis loves to play around with makeup. You probably already know this if you follow her on Instagram, because really, the actress sports different looks every single day. ...

by Nicole Arcano for  | September 24, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

How a Filipino technopreneur saw the future of mobile Internet

UPDATED - Xeleb founder and CEO Raymond Racaza says success really boils down to which player has the best understanding of their target market.

TECHNOPRENEUR. "I was doing stuff that was very far out, but I knew that we were limited by the technology of our time," says Raymond Racaza, chief operating officer of mobile tech firm Xurpas, Inc. Photo courtesy of GreenBulb Public RelationsRaymond Racaza ...

by Victoria Vizcarra  | February 27, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

5 tips to remember when choosing a celebrity endorser

From the country\\\'s top endorsers themselves

Getting a celebrity to endorse your product or brand is a dream come true for most entrepreneurs. In a highly-commercialized world and in a showbiz-crazy country like the Philippines, it’s difficult to imagine a successful endorsement if it\\\'s not a celebrity who ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | May 09, 2011 02:00:00
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What makes Anne Curtis the perfect product endorser?

Anne Curtis is the latest endorser of SMDC, among other products under her belt, and we all wonder what makes her the perfect endorser?

Traveling through EDSA, you’ll notice that a number of billboards are that of celebrity Anne Curtis – selling various things from clothes, skin creams, and pasta. And lately, her beautiful face is gracing billboards that sell the condominiums of real estate giant ...

February 10, 2011 06:00:00