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Business Ideas

From Deliveries to Dishwashing, This App Can Help You Do Errands for Only Php49 Per Half Hour

MyKuya rose from the ashes of shuttered on-demand services app Hey Kuya

After SMS-based on-demand service Hey Kuya shut down its operations in November 2016, its founder, Machine Ventures CEO Shahab Shabibi looked for ways to let the app’s purpose live on.The service, which allowed users to request for an errand to be accomplished ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 28, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Letting Go and Moving On: Lessons from HeyKuya

How Machine Ventures is transitioning after selling HeyKuya

Machine Ventures is a platform for ‘transforming ideas into companies’On November 17, an SMS-enabled personal assistant service called HeyKuya announced on Facebook it will cease operations. The closure came only eight months after YesBoss, a Jakarta-based group that also operated a personal ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | December 10, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Technopreneur builds three companies at the age of 20

HeyKuya, the cool startup that runs errands, has a big boss so young you won’t call him ”?"kuya”

While most were giddy for middle school or simply just had their first communion at 13-years-old, Machine Ventures co-founder and CEO Shahab Shabibi was busy building his first company.“Almost always, I started companies without any capital,” Shabibi said. “With my first company, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 20, 2016 09:00:00