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Robbie Antonio's Unicorn Startup Seals $3.2-B Deal to Build Luxury Villas in Dubai

PH builder to bring prefabricated structures to one of emirate’s 300 artificial ‘World Islands’

Robbie Antonio with Seven Tides CEO Abdulla Bin SulayemThe Philippines’ first unicorn, real estate startup Revolution Precrafted, has signed a landmark $3.2-billion agreement with a Dubai-based property developer that will bring its prefabricated designer structures to the famous man-made archipelago The World ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 13, 2018 06:00:00
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Startup that Pioneered Blockchains in PH Real Estate Raising $9.9-M Via ICO

Founded by a Filipino entrepreneur, Qwikwire will launch its initial coin offering on March 26

Qwikwire, a financial technology startup that handles cross-border real estate transactions, launched the pre-sale of its initial coin offering (ICO) for its new business unit last Monday, March 12.Founded in 2013 by Filipino entrepreneur Ray Refundo and basing it in Delaware, US, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 13, 2018 09:00:00
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Startup with ‘Unicorn’ Potential Helps Robbie Antonio Make It to Forbes’ 2017 PH Rich List as the Youngest in the Batch

He and his father are worth $400 million according to the US business magazine

Robbie Antonio founed Revolution Precrafted in 2015. The company is now valued at $256 millionMany of the Filipino businessmen and women who make it to Forbes magazine’s annual Philippine rich list are owners, founders and leaders of companies that have been around ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 26, 2017 11:00:00
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PH Fintech Startup Helps Overseas Filipinos Pay Bills Directly

Founded in 2013, Qwikwire expects transactions to reach $10 million this year

One of the country’s growth drivers in the past decade is remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). These transactions totaled $26.9 billion in 2016 according to data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.A major use of remittances is for bills payments. But ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 08, 2017 10:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Bargain Stocks That Offer As Much As 69% Discount to Book Values

Here are undervalued stocks worth looking into

It is not easy to find stocks that are fundamentally cheap when the whole stock market is trading at near all-time high levels. When the market is moving up, most stocks, particularly the blue chips, are trading at relatively high prices.You may ...

by Henry Ong  | June 14, 2017 03:00:00
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VC Invests in Robbie Antonio's Startup, Now Valued at $256M

The real estate startup touted as PH's likely first unicorn gets $15.4 million in funding

Philippine-based real estate startup Revolution Precrafted just completed a series A funding round worth $15.4 million, putting the company's valuation at $256 million, according to a report by Tech In Asia.Founded in 2015 by Filipino entrepreneur Jose Roberto "Robbie" Antonio, the startup sells ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 13, 2017 04:00:00