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5 permits you need before starting a new business

Here are the five important permits you need to secure from your local government.

Thinking of starting a business? After registering your startup with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or the Securities and Exchnage Commission (SEC), you’ll also need to secure the permits below from your local government or the city/region where your business ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 02, 2015 05:00:00
Business Ideas

I am a changemaker call for applications

This year\\\'s camp will accept applications until September 16, 2013.

The British Council in partnership with the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) is happy to announce the call for applications for this year’s I am a Changemaker Social Enterprise Ideation Camp from October 23 to 29. The camp aims to bring together ...

July 19, 2013 10:00:00

Financing your dream franchise

Here are some tips on how to secure capital for your franchise

We all have dreams, but sadly, not everyone has the courage or perhaps the money to pursue them. If your dream is to own a franchised business, in particular, you probably are too scared to pursue that dream because you think you ...

by Mary Anne Velas  | July 15, 2013 10:00:00
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Anatomy of a label

There\\\'s more to a good label than meets the eye; here are a few notes to keep in mind.

There\\\'s more to a good label than meets the eye; here are a few notes to keep in mind.ImpactA label is a calling card, a sales pitch and a promise, so design labels that are not only attractive, but also command attention ...

by Carlo Vergara  | July 09, 2013 01:00:00
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Business structure 101

One of the important aspects of opening a business is choosing the way it is organized.

July 01, 2013 10:00:00
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The food business and neutraceuticals

Neutraceuticals are being used by Philippine food manufacturers in more and more products.

You must have seen, read or heard about strange-sounding names such as L-Carnitine in bread and iced tea labels.  How about beta-carotene in orange juice or lycopene in tomato sauce?  These are called “nutraceuticals”, a term coined by Dr. Stephen DeFelice to ...

June 27, 2013 01:00:00
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Father and Son Businesses: A legacy of love, loyalty and pride

A father and son reveal the challenges and profound joys that come with running a family business.

While the rest of us during adolescence were captivated by popular music or the existential confusion that comes with puberty, some kids were then playing a totally different ball game.And not met with much enthusiasm, at that. “I was puzzled and sort ...

by Stephanie F. Esguerra  | June 14, 2013 02:00:00
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Time for a tech upgrade

Local companies need to strengthen their IT infrastructure to improve operations.

Local companies are becoming aware that strengthening their IT infrastructure with the right partner could improve their operations.Philex Mining Corporation, the country’s sustainability-friendly energy and resource development firm, recently leveraged on Microsoft Hosted Exchange Solutions to strengthen their business productivity.Designed to deliver ...

June 14, 2013 10:00:00
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What it takes to go public

Q: My manufacturing business has grown steadily through the years, and I think it’s ready for the next step, which is expanding my factory and facilities. Because of that I’m interested in taking my company public through an IPO (initial public offering). ...

by Henry C. Ong  | May 14, 2013 01:00:00
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How to land your first contract

Putting your best foot forward can help you seal your first deal.

Startup entrepreneurs often agonize about booking their first deal. As an unknown supplier, potential clients are often hesitant to engage their services, even if the startup provides a vital service they need. Trust and unfamiliarity issues can often stifle deals and frustrate ...

May 06, 2013 10:00:00
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Women entrepreneurs as inspiration

The Women\\\'s Council of the Philippines and the SGV Foundation launched a book on the women who won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Philippine program.

The Women\\\'s Council of the Philippines (WomenBizPH) and the SGV Foundation just launched a book on the women who won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Philippines program. The book called Aspirations and Inspirations was written by editor and newspaper ...

March 19, 2013 01:00:00
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Bid for clicks

Google is practically synonymous with online search these days. What small business owners may not know though is that the Internet behemoth can also boost business through the AdWords program.The advantage of advertising with AdWords over traditional methods is that the ad ...

by Eush Tayco  | January 22, 2013 10:00:00
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How to write a press release

With a well-written press release, you won’t waste your first shot at introducing yourself to the media. A very important tool that you barely can do without in creating buzz about your business is the press release.But what is a press release?A ...

by Khris Marc Ronquillo  | December 13, 2012 05:00:00