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(Video) What do Filipino Student Entrepreneurs Aspire For?

Many are keen on technopreneurship and earning their first million as soon as possible

Earlier this month, more than 500 students from all over the Philippines and neighboring Asian countries took part in the three-day National Youth Business Conference at the Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City.The event showcased emerging startups founded by both established ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez and Sam Navalta  | January 19, 2017 04:00:00
Business Ideas

Technopreneur builds three companies at the age of 20

HeyKuya, the cool startup that runs errands, has a big boss so young you won’t call him ”?"kuya”

While most were giddy for middle school or simply just had their first communion at 13-years-old, Machine Ventures co-founder and CEO Shahab Shabibi was busy building his first company.“Almost always, I started companies without any capital,” Shabibi said. “With my first company, ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 20, 2016 09:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 29: 1st PH technopreneurship school to rise in Cavite

Manny Villar’s Vista Land signs deal with UP to help spur more opportunities for PH startups to flourish.

The University of the Philippines (UP) and Vista Land & Landscapes, Inc of former Senate President Manuel “Manny” Villar signed a deal to build the 5-hectare first School of Technopreneurship in the country.Villar’s wife, Senator Cynthia announced the deal on her Facebook ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 29, 2016 10:00:00
Run & Grow

Why software firms are better companies

People who run tech companies know that because ”?"improving productivity” is also their product.

 Any chief executive officer of a software company can show you how a company can get better results. They know how to get more with limited resources and how to manage your people. The reason why they are better is, they focus ...

by Alexander Maasik  | June 14, 2016 07:00:00
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Technopreneur Dado Banatao to launch an incubator in PH

(UPDATED) The ‘Father of Semiconductors’ is ready to mentor entrepreneurs, this time, in a familiar territory.

(UPDATED) Silicon Valley pioneer and venture capitalist Dado Banatao is set to open his own incubator in the Philippines, in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), through his foundation, PhilDev (Philippine Development Foundation).“We’re looking for entrepreneurs who are ‘suicidal,’ those ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 08, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 7: Manny Pacquiao now a technopreneur

Plus, Microsoft opens its holographic platform HoloLens to other manufacturers.

PacMan invests in GtokenAdding yet another job on his CV, Senator-elect Manny Pacquiao is also now a technology investor.On June 6, boxing star Pacquiao bought shares in Singapore-based mobile gaming company, Gtoken for an undisclosed amount. Both parties refused to share the ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 07, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

How I plan to make the world more inclusive for LGBT

The 2016 Ashoka fellow shares his group’s efforts to develop an app that lists all LGBT-friendly agencies, establishments in Asia’s major cities.

It was in 2004 when some of the worst things that could happen to anyone interestingly fell on my lap in one day.Part of the prerequisites for employment in Singapore was for an HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) test. When it was my ...

by Laurindo Garcia as told to Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 04, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

5 habits that made Elon Musk an innovator

Even with his stellar successes, Musk still believes failure is an option.

There are only 24 hours in every day, and you cannot squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to be so productive and innovative they become billionaires at an age when most of us are still struggling to make ends ...

by Alp Mimaroglu  | May 29, 2016 07:00:00
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Professional athletes: The next generation of technopreneurs

They aren’t only making flashy moves on court but splashy investments off court too.

The average National Basketball Association salary during the 2015-2016 season was a cool $4,021,836. (P187.50 million) But not all athletes are out buying big cars and bigger houses, as the stereotype goes. Instead, they are becoming busy entrepreneurs. Related: Maria Sharapova and 6 Athletes Who ...

by Jaia Thomas  | May 28, 2016 09:00:00
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How my wife and I met, fell in love, and started a tech firm

The American husband shares not only their love story, but how their ‘love child,’ Sprout, is revolutionizing HR and payroll services in PH.

For someone who finished with an Environmental Science degree, life’s plans for me have been different from what I had thought, but it has been a crazy ride: With a backpack and an adventurous spirit in tow, I never thought a trip ...

by Patrick Gentry as told to Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 22, 2016 05:00:00
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From P50 investment to P20-million sales growth

Learn how microfinance helped L. Angeles Machineries Corporation sustain more than 50 years of business.

Industrial machine manufacturer L. Angeles Machineries Corp. (Lamaco) may no longer have a problem finding capital these days. But that was not the case when it first set up shop in 1959.In fact, the founder, Lamberto Angeles, was only able to get ...

by Maricris Carlos  | May 22, 2016 11:00:00
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How Manny Ayala helps PH tech startups succeed

”?"I want to be an entrepreneur who helps other entrepreneurs become more successful in business,” says the co-founder of accelerator Hatchd Digital.

A decade ago, the idea of shopping online for clothes or even hailing a cab in one click on a phone may sound like a far-fetched dream in the Philippines. But with the onslaught of the “digital storm,” more technological startups are ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 21, 2016 05:00:00
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From fast food management trainee to tech firm CEO

Xurpas Chairman and CEO Nix Nolledo shares how he blazed the trail for the local tech industry and his plans to grow the company in the region.

Anyone with a cellphone in the early 2000s will remember these: the inspirational quotes people used to send in groups; the ringback tones that play hit songs when people call up; and everyone’s guilty pleasure, daily horoscopes.Now, fast forward to the world ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 14, 2016 11:00:00