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Startup Tips

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?

Sure, the entrepreneurship gene might give you an edge, but not so far as you think.

Being “built to be an entrepreneur” touches as much on your genetic makeup as your disposition and experience. Although scholars like Scott Shane and his colleagues at Kings College in London and University of Cyprus found a genetic component to entrepreneurship after ...

May 20, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

The first Women on the Web Philippines Summit

The summit is free and exclusive to all female entrepreneurs.

Google Business Group (GBG) Philippines, GBG Makati, and the Women’s Business Council Philippines are holding the first Women on the Web (WoW) Philippines Summit on March 22 and 23, 2013 at the Mint Meridian International College, McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.The ...

March 20, 2013 01:00:00
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Mark your calendars: Entrepreneurship expo on March 16

With the country’s rising economic growth brought by small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and micro-enterprises, the De La Salle Alumni Association (DLSAA) spearheads its first-ever entrepreneurship expo on March 16, 2013 at the Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, De La Salle University. This ...

March 12, 2013 01:00:00
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Free seminar on starting a business this January

Start the new year with a session on how to start a new business.

January 22, 2013 01:00:00
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Search for Entrepreneur of the Year kicks off

The search is open to all Filipino entrepreneurs.

SGV Foundation\\\'s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2012 awards is now accepting entries until May 31.[related|post]Since its inception in 2003, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines program has become one of the most prestigious events for the local business ...

March 01, 2012 04:00:00
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Growing Trends: Artisans as entrepreneurs (Part 2 of 3)

With the right dose of creativity and resourcefulness, craft masters can bring out their inner entrepreneurs.

Artisans going into business were once likened to square pegs being made to fit into round holes. They were painted as pure artists creating only for themselves, not in the least bit interested in selling their ware to the public. That is ...

by Portia Silva and Rocel Ann Junio  | December 19, 2011 10:00:00
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When teachers turn into entrepreneurs

Set up originally in a university campus, Blue Chip Designs now operates independently.

With mostly talent and just a little money, professors can become entrepreneurs, too.Four Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) professors—Dr. Rosula Reyes, Noel Patron, Carlos Oppus, and Jose Claro Monje who all teach at the university’s electronics and computer engineering department—have put up ...

by Lalah M. Varias  | November 06, 2011 09:00:00
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Imbibing the entrepreneurial culture

The company culture is important

For three times since 2007, property developer Megaworld Corp. has hit the billion-peso mark in its monthly real-estate sales. The secret behind this performance, says Noli D. Hernandez, vice president for marketing, is the company having successfully inculcated the entrepreneurship culture among ...

by Debbie J. Pepito  | October 25, 2011 11:00:00
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A couple finds inspiration in wearing your school stripes

An entrepreneurial couple combines resources to launch a campus-inspired accessories line

For the month of October, will be featuring businesses that saw the school spirit as a business opportunity. And what venue is there for the school spirit to shine than the annual University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) meet?For this ...

September 26, 2011 01:00:00