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Business Ideas

Financial Adviser: 5 Startup Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From the Founder of Fruitas Holdings, Lester Yu

Today, Yu is the king of the fresh fruit drinks in the country with 1,000 multi-brand outlets

Lester Yu was working as a branch manager for a local bank at the young age of 24 when he resigned to launch his first startup venture.At that time, the pearl shake drink was the latest craze in town. Yu joined the ...

by Henry Ong  | April 09, 2019 01:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Startup Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from the Founder of Nacho King

Michael Singh was the first to introduce the Mexican staple as a food cart business in the country

Michael Singh is the founder of the Nacho King chain of food cartsMichael Singh used to play in UAAP for the Ateneo Blue Eagles but his parents sent him to the US to finish his college years for fears that he might ...

by Henry Ong  | December 04, 2018 11:00:00
Business Ideas

Would You Invest Php2M-Php3.5M in a Franchised Stall of Kris Aquino's Nacho Bimby?

She's opened 11 branches in 2 years but wants to build 20 more via franchising by end of 2017

She’s been called the Queen of All Media and many other titles, but for the past two years, Kris Aquino has been busy learning the ropes of running a food business as an entrepreneur. Her newest venture is Nacho Bimby Pilipinas Corp., ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 16, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

How this franchisor's faith kept his pizza business afloat after Ondoy

Trusting God enables Kerwin Tansekiao to rebuild Jimini Foods Corporation after the devastating tropical storm.

THE PIZZA GUY. Kerwin Thomas Tansekiao, managing director of Jimini Foods Corporation, operator of pizza cart franchises Pizza Pedrico's and Santino's Supreme Slice. Photo courtesy of Jimini Foods CorporationIn 2009, Kerwin Thomas Tansekiao was riding high as managing director of Jimini Foods ...

by Toni Antiporda  | March 26, 2016 11:00:00
Business Ideas

5 business ideas for the back-to-school season

Take advantage of the opening of classes to start your own venture.

The opening of classes is one great business opportunity for businessmen for so many reasons. With the students comprising a huge part of the market, putting up school-related businesses can give aspiring entrepreneurs high chances of earning big. Whether or not you ...

by MJ Dinglasan  | June 02, 2015 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Things to consider before starting a food cart business

A food cart business can be a ticket to steady profits. But you should not set up one without ample preparation.

Because of low capitalization and strong earning potential, food carts have become one of the most the preferred types of start-up businesses for many Filipinos. Richard Sanz of the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA), in an interview with Entrepreneur Philippines, identified two options ...

by Entrepreneur Staff and Entrepreneur Staff  | May 18, 2015 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Starting a business with less than P10,000 in capital

You don't need a very large sum to start a business. If you would be more practical and creative, you can put up one even with a small amount of seed money.

What would you do if you have P10,000 in your pocket or savings account today? Many would surely intend to buy a new device, a fashion accessory, or food items. Some would opt to pay outstanding bills, do the grocery, or enjoy ...

by Carlo P. Mallo and Carlo P. Mallo  | May 18, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Celebrity chef shares the sweet life with fellow 'probinsyanos'

This Oroquieta native is using his fame as a celebrity chef to improve the skills of his town mates.

At 29, Chef Hasset Go knows he has achieved a level of success few at his age have reached. But it all came from scratch.In his hometown of Oroquieta City in Misamis Occidental in northern Mindanao, life was fraught with challenges. His ...

by Lolita Villa and Lolita Villa  | May 12, 2015 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Goto King founder's entrepreneurial journey leads to an answer

This serial entrepreneur talks about her passion in putting up businesses that dominate the market.

Are entrepreneurs born or are they made? While many successful businessmen today are molded into the spirit of entrepreneurship through education and exposure, there are those who are simply born knowing that doing business would be their life. Teresa Dula-Laurel, serial entrepreneur ...

by Angelica Louise G. Dantes  | April 22, 2015 07:00:00
Business Ideas

Colorful juice towers hold refreshing business potential

How about selling juice that is stored, chilled, and displayed in colorful beer towers? Check out this promising business idea that is definitely perfect this summer.

In 2009, Jasmin Ferrero-Cruz, a marketing professional, helped a friend open a restaurant in Zamboanga. Seeing beer towers—a tall, slim container with a nozzle at the bottom—set her mind racing. The restaurant used the towers for beer and iced tea, so visually, ...

by Eileen Ang  | April 13, 2015 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Home-based business idea: How to make siomai

Cook your way to hefty profits by making and selling this well-loved traditional Chinese dumpling---siomai.

Students and alumni of University of the Philippines in Los Baños would surely agree that everyone who visits the campus must try eating at or taking food out from Papu’s Siomai, which is conveniently located just a few meters outside the main ...

by Mishell M. Malabaguio  | February 04, 2015 01:15:00
Business Ideas

Home-based business idea: How to cook kwek-kwek

One of the most popular types of street food across the country is comprised of quail eggs with unique and tasty coating. If you want to learn how to cook kwek-kwek for the home-based food cart you are planning to put up, here's how.

Kwek-kwek is a favorite Filipino street food snack because it is tasty, affordable and filling. The snack is also a great way to earn extra money since it is easy to make and the ingredients are readily available in local markets. Just ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 04, 2014 01:30:00

The right attitude when managing a food cart

Why is a franchised food cart the most recommended business opportunity for startup entrepreneurs? What is the right attitude when managing one?

by James Humarang  | November 04, 2014 03:00:00