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Rich Listers Ayalas and Yuchengcos in Talks to Merge Mapua University, Malayan Colleges and APEC Schools

Discussions aim to finalize terms and conditions of consolidation by end of first quarter 2018

Two of the country’s richest school owners, the Ayala and Yuchengco families, are teaming up to merge their education units and create what could be one of the most innovative and technologically savvy school networks in the country.In a disclosure to the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 09, 2018 06:00:00
Business Ideas

Want to Try and Learn to Program a Robot?

Beta testers needed for robotic kits designed to introduce programming to high school seniors

A startup founded by engineering students of Mapua Institute of Technology is calling for beta testers for its robotic kits that aim to teach programming basics to high school seniors.Called Machi Box Inc., the company is in the final stages of finishing ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 08, 2017 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Once upon a startup: The online Divisoria that never came to be

The young co-founder of the ambitious bravely shares his lessons from failure

“What comes into mind when you hear a place for low-priced goods and bargain shopping?” the young entrepreneur Niel Vic Suaybaguio asked.“Divisoria, ‘di ba?” he said, answering his own question.Indeed, one cannot talk about Divisoria without discussing the range of affordable assortments, ...

by John Patrick Allanegui  | October 01, 2016 03:00:00
Run & Grow

The 7 richest school owners in the Philippines

Thriving in the business of education, the investments they pour in select tertiary institutions are steadily showing results.

If you think the rich do nothing but cultivate their own wealth, think again.Some of the wealthiest in the country also partake in one of the noblest industries: education. Aside from the generous scholarships their companies grant every year, these tycoons are ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 07, 2016 05:00:00