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Startup Tips

This UP Law Student Also Heads His Own Manufacturing Company

Rafael Ricalde is proof that it’s possible to juggle a thriving business with the demands of law school

Rafael Ricalde is president and CEO of Primatech Paper Solutions. he is also a fifth-year law student at UP College of LawOnly a quarter of the 2017 bar examination takers made the cut, proving once again that not everyone is able or ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | May 04, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Only 21, This Student Founded a Startup That an Electric Utility Wants to Buy for Php120M

Ateneo biology major wins Entrepreneur Organization PH’s search for country’s best student business founder

Michael Bernil (right), 21, receives the ceremonial check after he was proclaimed winner of the Philippine leg of the 2018 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. On the left is GSEA Chair Duke NgJohn Michael Bernil is a fifth-year biology major at the exclusive ...

by Roel Landingin  | March 02, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

10 Financial Tips for the Entrepreneurial Student

You may not have much money but you'll probably never again have so much access to so many free resources

Starting up a business is hard work. Succeeding as a student in college is also hard work. Doing them both together is even harder, but it can be done. Just ask Mark Zuckerberg.Starting up a business while still a student is challenging, ...

by Yoav Vilner  | February 12, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

12 Young Business Founders in Final Race for PH’s Best Student Entrepreneur Award

Winner gets $1,000 and will represent the country in the global competition in Canada this April

Twelve young business owners and founders are vying for the Philippines’ best student entrepreneur award on February 10, according to the Philippine chapter of Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), a global business network, which is organizing the contest.The winner of the local contest will ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | February 07, 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

How entrepreneurs can balance school and business

Always remember why you are in school in the first place.

Although many would-be entrepreneurs may think it is best to wait on their budding business idea until they graduate, some savvy entrepreneurs are jumping into business while still in school. How do they manage both?    Figure out your priorities.While some student ...

by Lisa Evans  | June 22, 2016 02:00:00
Startup Tips

7 reasons to start a business while in college

Startup experience while in college can put you on the fast track to opportunities in the real world.

I started my business in 1999 while a student in college. There were pros and cons, but I am largely thankful for the experience and would recommend it to other aspiring entrepreneurs. Here are seven reasons why.Related: 10 Businesses You Can Start From ...

by Josh Steimle  | May 02, 2016 05:00:00
Run & Grow

Keep it clean with Tidy Heidy

These Applied Chemistry majors from Ateneo put up a business selling color-safe, non-toxic stain remover.

Almost everyone’s been a victim of this: clad in an immaculate white shirt, you indulge in a sumptuous meal then, right after the break, you find yourself with a stain on your shirt.While this is more likely to happen to kids, anyone ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 24, 2016 10:00:00
Run & Grow

Young 'treps take on specialty products for the modern mom

Urban Mom is inspired by the hands-on millennial mothers of today, the student 'treps say.

When Entrepreneurship majors Kristine Gonzales and Edric Ng Cha decided to put up a specialty shop for mothers as part of their undergraduate thesis, most of their peers got confused. Neither of the two are parents, and both are still in their ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 22, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Take a bite into Subs To Go by the Ostwani brothers

These young entrepreneurs are serving up healthy sandwiches in the La Salle campus.

All college students will agree that fast food is their best friend. And why not? It’s convenient, it’s cheap, and, let’s face it, it can be a feast for the taste buds. But if it’s been three weeks and all you’ve had ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 19, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Start small, start in school

Read how five friends started a business while still in school.

While most students would prefer to relax after a long day in the university, five students opted to make better use of their time by starting their own business. Yes, they are studying and doing business at the same time and it’s ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | June 05, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Pooch passion

For most people, the hardest part about having a business is getting started. But for start-up success Johanna Cid, it was simple: it was a school requirement. Cid, 21, is a fresh Entrepreneurial Management graduate from the University of Asia and the ...

by Khris Marc Ronquillo  | February 27, 2013 01:00:00
Startup Tips

We heart scraps

Environment-friendly enterprise bonds college buddies.

No one can accuse the six college buddies behind PolyCrafts, a Cebu-based maker of gifts and giveaways, of not having a heart. They literally have a heart up their sleeve plus an advocacy they’re not shy about pushing.Although still in the midst ...

by Maricris Carlos  | February 26, 2013 01:00:00