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Startup Tips

Five Finance Tips for PH Tech Startups

This founder believes startups need to focus on an aspect of startups that is often neglected

Tech startups generally have a need to scale, and scale quickly. Develop a product, get it to market, grow the company on the back of the product and start monetizing the business. Unfortunately, as a result of this “get to market ASAP” strategy, ...

by Mickael Cardoso  | April 25, 2019 08:00:00
News and Events

Which PH Cities and Towns Have the Most and Least Bank Deposits?

If you have Php10 million in the bank, you have more deposits than at least 10 entire towns

At the rate many of the country’s biggest local and multinational companies are moving their headquarters from Ayala Avenue to BGC, it sometimes feels as if the country’s business and financial capital has moved from Makati to Taguig.But make no mistake about ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | December 14, 2017 09:00:00
Startup Tips

6 Money Management Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

That $5 coffee every morning isn't taking you to the next level any faster than brewing a pot at the office

How many times have you been told that saving money is a good thing? Financial specialists recommend that you save a bit of money every month, but that's easier said than done. After all, it’s not uncommon for people to live paycheck to ...

by Will Caldwell  | October 06, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Why Marketers Need to Pay Attention to Cryptocurrency ”" Now

What is cryptocurrency, and why is it going to interfere with your current marketing model?

Although the technology is relatively new, cryptocurrency is already making waves in multiple industries. In fact, there are some who argue that it will change the face of finance and marketing forever.Despite its relative infancy, cryptocurrency has already impacted the marketing world ...

by AJ Agrawal  | September 14, 2017 07:00:00
Startup Tips

The Best Blogs to Help Entrepreneurs Boost Their Personal and Business Finances

Need free advice on finances? These blogs will help.

The more information you have, the better the decisions you’re likely to make. That goes for everything in life and business, but it's especially important when it comes to money. Your financial IQ helps determine the best approach to spending, saving and investing ...

by Peter Daisyme  | September 14, 2017 05:00:00
Startup Tips

10 Pieces of Financial Advice I Wish I Knew in My 20s

Being smart with cash in your 20s will pay off big time for the rest of your life

Your 20s can one of the most memorable times of your life. After all, you’ve just started to enter the workforce, have little responsibility and finally have a disposable income to call your own. However, even with all the freedom that youth provides, it can ...

by Andrew Medal  | September 09, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

PLDT Fintech Unit’s Referral Program Helps You Earn from Your Wide Circle of Friends

Each successful referral can earn you Php300 per customer of FINTQ’s loans, investment or insurance products

PLDT fintech unit FINTQnologies Corp., together with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), launched the KasamaKa Community and Income Builder Program last September 7, with the aim to make financial services accessible and affordable to the country’s unbanked population.Interested individuals can apply ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 07, 2017 11:00:00
News and Events

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
Startup Tips

3 Financial Planning Tips to Make Sure Your Startup Survives

Too many entrepreneurs focus on their idea and not their finances.

If you ever care to closely examine why startups fail, you'll see that the issues include lack of innovation, mismanagement of financial resources, failure to hire the right people, inability to access capital; inability to adapt to changing business environment and immigration ...

by Richard Agu  | July 06, 2017 05:00:00
News and Events

The New Bangko Sentral Governor: What’s In It for You?

The head of the Monetary Board has a big say on key economic variables

Investors’ reaction was generally favorable after Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte named Nestor Espenilla Jr. the new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on May 8. Share prices opened higher the next day on news of his appointment though the Philippine ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 09, 2017 07:00:00
News and Events

Alfonso Yuchengco: Banker, Insurance Tycoon and Diplomat

The founder of RCBC and former UN ambassador passed away last April 15

Banking tycoon and former diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco passed away on Saturday, April 15, the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) disclosed to the stock exchange on Monday. He was 94.The founding chairman of the RCBC led and established multiple firms across different industries ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 17, 2017 06:00:00
News and Events

What Will The Sari-Sari Store of the Future Look Like?

By 2020, almost a third of them will become one-stop payment gateways for unbanked communities

Sari-sari stores, the small neighborhood retail outlets that dot Philippine communities, will soon play a pivotal role in delivering financial services to hard-to-reach markets, according to International Data Corp. (IDC), the US-based technology industry research and consultancy firm.“By 2020, 30 percent of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 17, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

19 Business Courses You Can Take Online

Upgrade your skill sets by taking these courses from prestigious universities around the globe

If you’re an entrepreneur or executive working full-time who wants to learn a new skill and improve your future prospects, there are online courses that provide learning opportunities in the comfort of your home or office. For a fraction of the price ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | February 09, 2017 11:00:00