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Stores' CCTV Footage Turned Into Retailing Insights, Thanks to AI Service Built by Millennial-Founded PH Startup

Other products count vehicle passengers seeing outdoor billboards, and guess profiles of tablet viewers to deliver right ads

While doing his internship with an alcoholic beverage maker, Raphael Layosa, then a third-year student at the UP College of Business Administration, noticed something truly odd. Tasked with monitoring the sales of hard drinks marketed to male customers, he observed that it was ...

by Cherrie Regalado  | October 18, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Meet 10 Startups Seeking Partnerships with the BPO Industry

Business process outsourcing doesn't just create jobs but also opens doors for innovative entrepreneurs

Officials from the the Information Technology and Business Processing Association of the Philippines and the Department of Information and Communications Technology pose with representatives of the startups that made it to the Takeoff pitching event Takeoff, a startup pitching event held by the Information Technology ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 05, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

Am I a Hypocrite If I Shield My Child From the Digital Tools I Help Create?

I want to reconcile my hopes for technology's role in our lives with my fears for what it might do to my son

I work for a digital agency where I partner with brands to design and build creative solutions and experiences. I'm also a mom with the very vital job of keeping my 5-year-old alive while trying to teach him how to be a ...

by Jennifer Zimnowski  | August 20, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

This PH Startup Reinvented Online English Teaching to Make It Super Affordable

Learntalk provides part-time jobs for Filipinos able to help non-native speakers learn English

A 2015 study by The Washington Post estimated that there are 527 million native speakers of the English language in the world, putting it third behind Chinese and Hindi-Urdu. However, the same study said that there are 1.5 billion people who are ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 23, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Nix Nolledo Stepping Down as CEO of Xurpas to Focus on 'Revolutionary' Blockchain Technology

Raymond Racaza will take over as company chief executive

Nico Jose "Nix" Nolledo will step down as CEO of the Philippines’ largest listed technology firm Xurpas Inc., the company announced in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Tuesday, July 17.Xurpas co-founder and President Raymond Racaza will take over ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 17, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

Fail Fast, Learn Fast: How Micab Scaled Up From Cebu Towards Nationwide Expansion

The Cebu-based cab-hailing startup tried several business models to find out what works with the taxi industry

Kenneth Baylosis is the co-founder of Cebu-based taxi-hailing service MicabIf tech startups are supposed to address a pain point for a sizeable part of the population, then it’s somewhat of a mystery why MiCab, the taxi-hailing company, was founded in Cebu City.Geographically, ...

by Jaymes Shrimski  | June 15, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

The Endless Scroll: How to Tell If You're a Tech Addict

Once you understand what's happening in your brain while you use technology, you can do something about it.

By Rob MarvinBrian was cleaning his bedroom when he came across an old iPhone. The screen was cracked, but he found a charger, plugged the smartphone in, and turned it on. The college junior told himself it was just for nostalgia's sake. Then ...

by Rob Marvin  | May 23, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

‘There is Poetry, Romance in Entrepreneurship’: Thoughts from Child Chess Prodigy Turned Startup Founder

Kathy Gong shares insights and words of wisdom on starting a business

Startup founder and former chess champion Kathy gong was a guest speaker at the Asian Forum on Enterprise for Society’s (AFES) The Future Re-ImaginedAt the age of 10, Kathy Gong became the youngest national chess champion in China in 1996, a feat she ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | May 07, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Successful Exit: AI Messaging Startup Sold to Paper and Agri Group Just a Year After Launch

Chatbot PH is now part of the Sterling Paper Group of Companies

(From L-R) SPGC President Gerry Lim Bon Hiong, SPGC CEO and Chairman of the Board Henry Lim Bon Liong, Chatbot PH Co-Founder and CEO Ron Baetiong, and Chatbot PH Co-Founder Stephen KuJust a little over a year after its launch in the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | April 05, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

Here Are the Origins of 10 Tech Terms You Use Every Day

Did you know that Thomas Edison used the term 'bug'?

But who invented the words that have become so commonplace? Read on to find out.BugIf you have referred to a tech problem as a bug, you can thank pioneers including Thomas Edison and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Grace Hopper. Edison used the term ...

by Nina Zipkin  | April 04, 2018 06:00:00
Business Ideas

PH Startup Uses AI to Help Businesses Communicate with Customers Better and Faster

Chatbot PH trains and maintains bots for clients in a way that works for their specific needs

For any company, customer service is an area that requires serious attention. Historically, many businesses have suffered because of nasty customer reviews and/or poor staff performance.Now imagine a situation where business owners and their staff don’t have to reply to all of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | February 21, 2018 09:00:00
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Looking Ahead: 5 Business Trends to Follow for a Successful 2018

Blockchain, artificial intelligence and live social media interactions will all make their mark this year

Last year, 2017, was interesting, to say the least. We inaugurated a new president, withstood natural disasters and saw the rise of a new social movement. It was a big year for many reasons, and the business sector was no exception.According to ...

by Jeffrey Hayzlett  | January 23, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

Ayala Corp. CEO Reflects on the Role of Business Amid the Rise of Populism and Retreat of Globalization

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala’s new year message to the group published January 18

Subheadings added by Entrepreneur PhilippinesWelcome to the start of 2018 and I hope you have all had the chance to get some rest in the company of family and friends. A big thank you, upfront, for working to ensure the continued growth ...

by Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala  | January 22, 2018 04:00:00
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