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Business Ideas

The "Uber for Massages" Has Fulfilled 100,000 Requests and is Still Growing

Zennya wants the perception of spa services to move away from being a luxury experience to a regular ritual

When David Foote and Gregory Kittelson soft-launched on-demand spa services app Zennya at the start of 2016, they were entering a rather competitive industry.Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in its Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry last 2015 show ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | January 11, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

ASEAN Tech: 5 Digital Platforms Built and Used Across Southeast Asia

These innovations have changed the way Filipinos and other Southeast Asians shop, travel and work

Aside from its huge economic potential and favorable environment for development, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has also been dubbed as a big source of technological innovation. The tech startup scene in Southeast Asia has seen tremendous growth in the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 13, 2017 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Meet the Pinoy Game Developer Who Got Over 50 Million App Downloads

Creator of popular game Streetfood Tycoon, Erick Garayblas has been creating games for over 17 years

Erick Garayblas started game development as a hobby. He never expected that his games would receive millions of downloads and become a source of livelihood.“The moment I realized it was a viable decision was when I made money from home,” he says.A ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | November 02, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

10 Free Apps That Can Help Your Business Succeed This Coming Year

You spend so much time looking at your phone, you might as well use it to increase productivity

Starting a business is one thing; sustaining it is quite another. Every day brings with it new challenges that all entrepreneurs must face and conquer if they want to grow. Luckily, there are apps out there designed to lessen the stress out ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | December 26, 2016 10:00:00
Run & Grow

7 questions to ask yourself before developing an app

Identify means to monetize your app and have a strong reason why customers would pay for it.

There is an incredible number of people who are jumping ship into unfamiliar waters for various reasons, but realizing too soon that the pretty picture is only pretty from a distance.When you are up close and in the thick of things, entrepreneurship ...

by Rahul Varshneya  | June 15, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

4 mobile apps every entrepreneur should use

Some of these apps can help you manage notes and find a ride.

Today’s entrepreneur has a wealth of information, connectivity and resources available instantly and immediately via the Internet. This level of access has helped spawn a new renaissance for entrepreneurship, as young and experienced entrepreneurs alike find it ever easier to get exactly what they ...

by Jayson Demers  | April 07, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Diptyc: A Filipino-made dating app for single professionals

The app promises to let you find someone of the same values, goals, and lifestyle.

Would you join an online dating site if members were vetted?Jean-Jacques Lafon, founder of online dating site Diptyc, knew there is a cultural stigma attached to online dating sites in the Philippines—mail order brides and indecent proposals come to mind—so he made ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 13, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

9 ways backed by research to turn around a bad day

Technology now makes it easier to turn your bad day around.

No one is immune to a bad day. Upper management, fussy clients, tumultuous home life, or possibly even a life altering event that piles the stress on, can cause any one of us to have a bad day. Fortunately we live in a modern ...

by John Rampton  | July 03, 2015 01:00:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Navigating success: What to learn from popular transportation apps

You may agree that transportation apps we have today are successful in reaching out to their target market. How can SMEs and other businesses learn from those apps' strategies?

Dear Amor,I’ve noticed a growing number of transportation apps. Many of them are start-ups or have recently joined the Philippine market, yet they seem very successful. My business, on the other hand, has been around for years, and is nowhere near as ...

by Amor Maclang  | May 05, 2015 03:00:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Are fitness brands starting to feel the digital burn?

What role is technology playing in the modern fitness and wellness industry? Let's find out what some of the most trusted experts think.

Dear Amor,I'm running a small gym on a local district and I'm looking to incorporate app-based technology on the routines my business offers. Is this a good move or a bad one? My members mostly belong to the young and affluent demographic; ...

by Amor Maclang  | April 23, 2015 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Applications to fuel your business growth

Mobile apps have become an integral component of almost all businesses. Find out how such applications can help facilitate business growth.

by James Humarang  | December 30, 2014 03:00:00
Business Ideas

Score in the app store

The phenomenal popularity of smartphones is bringing in opportunities to developers of mobile apps. Three local companies share their experiences in the development of their respective apps.

by Toni Antiporda  | June 18, 2014 08:30:00
Startup Tips

The appeal of mobile apps to businesses

Should your business invest in the development and roll out of its own mobile app? Get to know some insights from the experts about why mobile apps have become promising business and marketing tools.

Mobile apps are cool, nifty, chic, and functional but may be quite expensive to develop for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).Gurus in International Institute of Digital Marketer’s Mobile Marketing Academy (MMA) constantly remind their students that if a responsive, rich-media mobile website ...

by International Institute of Digital Marketing  | June 13, 2014 01:10:00