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Marvin Agustin and 9 Top Entrepreneurs to Mentor Finalists in Search for PH’s Best Social Enterprises

Competition is sponsored by Gina Lopez’s new foundation for uplifting poor communities

Associations, social enterprises, cooperatives, foundations, or non-government organizations have the chance to win Php100,000 in cash and mentorship from some of the country’s top entrepreneurs in a nationwide search for projects that have the most impact in uplifting poor communities.Launched in March, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 17, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Robredo stresses 5 initiatives to support national development

VP Robredo shares strategies during BPI’s 165th anniversary

The promise of progress looms over the horizon for Filipino entrepreneurs and marginalized sectors as the current administration and its private-sector partners begin to enact plans to improve the state of the country.This, at least, was the collective sentiment aired yesterday by ...

by Angelo Cantera  | August 27, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How to be more persuasive at work

A persuasive leader is key to a cooperative and productive team.

Little is accomplished alone. To achieve complex goals, we often must rely upon the hard work and cooperation from those around us. Therefore, our ability to be persuasive will either further our capacity to lead a successful, lucrative career or it will ...

by Ken Sundheim  | July 08, 2015 11:00:00
Business Ideas

Head start: Social enterprise helps Isabela farmers overcome climate change, debt problems

This cooperative saw the potential of putting up a dairy business in Isabela, giving the farmers an alternative source of income.

The Philippines experiences an average of 20 typhoons every year, resulting to floods and other damage to properties, usually affecting millions of Filipinos across the country. A big percentage of those greatly affected by these calamities belong to the agricultural industry. Farmers ...

by MJ Dinglasan and MJ Dinglasan  | April 28, 2015 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Mothers of invention

Lumago Designs, a line of crafts item, showcases women's capabilities and talents. What goes on before designs are executed is as interesting as the final products.

by Victoria Vizcarra  | November 25, 2014 10:30:00
News and Events

BSP expands CSFs to support more MSMEs

The central bank has announced the launch of credit surety funds (CSFs) to MSMEs. This is expected to further provide assistance to more small businesses that need financing.

Good news for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs): The Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will give support to small businesses, by launching more of its credit surety funds (CSF) nationwide, over this year and 2015.A CSF is a credit enhancement scheme ...

by Rae Marrie L. de Mesa  | May 06, 2014 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Which business structure is best for you?

Find out which one best suits your startup.

One of the most important steps a person who plans to put up a business must take is to register the enterprise with the proper government authorities.Registration enables the business to be officially recognized by the government, and gain in all the ...

by Leah B. Del Castillo, Jimbo Owen B. Gulle, Kendrick S. Go, Peter M. Imbong, And Mishell M. Malabaguio With Dulce Castillo-Morales  | December 13, 2012 10:00:00
Startup Tips

A loan for masks

By improving the quality of his products, this entrepreneur bagged a loan that helped him grow/

In 2005, desperate to keep his floundering five-year-old printing press business in Bacolod City afloat, Marianito “Jojo” Vito Jr. tried to diversify into several products on top of just accepting printing jobs. The printing press had been running at a loss and, ...

by Mishell Malabaguio  | February 25, 2012 09:00:00