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Up to Php40 Million in Funding Prizes Up for Grabs in Season 3 of TV Show The Final Pitch

Mega Global Corp.'s William Tiu Lim and Rep. Mikee Romero return as investor judges

The producers and investor judges of The Final Pitch Season 3 (L-R) John Aguilar, Monica Aguilar, Maricris San Diego, Mikee Romero, Milka Romero, William Tiu Lim, Mark Vernon, Michael Dargani  The Philippines’ richest congressman, Mikee Romero, and Mega Global Corporation President and CEO ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 15, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

E-Commerce Platform for Gamers Bags Php18-M Funding at Close of Final Pitch Season 2

Though not yet up and running, the business idea secured the most equity from investor-judges

Bo Justin Balila and Roldan Lumawag's panned venture, RankUpOnline, is an online marketplace for gamers where anyone can trade their virtual and tangible gaming goodsCebu-based entrepreneurs Bo Justin Balila and Roldan Lumawag emerged as the biggest winners at the Philippine TV business reality ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 05, 2018 05:00:00
News and Events

Who are the Entrepreneurs Who Made it to Business Reality Show The Final Pitch?

Find out when Season 2 starts airing June 24 on CNN Philippines

The investor-judges of The Final Pitch Season 2 include (from left) Rep. Mikee Romero, Mega Global Corp.’s William Tiu-Lim; Dino Araneta, CEO of digital logistics company QuadX; and Jet Yu, founder and managing director of property brokerage and consultancy Prime Philippines“It’s a reality show, but it ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 22, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

How Do You Build a Startup Called Maria? Vincent Lau and His Intrepid Journey from California to Manila

Setting foot in the country only eight years ago, the UC Berkeley alum is revolutionizing the Philippines' HMO industry

There are many ways for startup founders to raise funding, gain exposure and expand their networks in markets where they are operating.Most of these didn’t come easy for Vincent Lau. The 36-year-old Chinese-American was born and raised in Oakland City, California but ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 08, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

PH’s Richest Congressman Vows at Least Php5M Funding For Winning Startup in Final Pitch Season 2

A judge in the show, Rep. Michael ”?"Mikee” Romero says he would invest up to Php200 million in a ”?"good deal”

(from left) Rep. Mikee Romero; Mega Global Corp. CEO William Tiu-Lim; The Final Pitch Producer and Host John Aguilar; QuadX CEO Dino Araneta and brokerage and consultancy firm founder Jet Yu“Excite us and we will be there.”This was the challenge posed by the four new ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 14, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Mega Global’s William Tiu-Lim Topbills New Judges for Season 2 of Final Pitch

Last year’s first season helped generate millions of pesos in funding for five winning startups

Four of the country’s most successful and prominent entrepreneurs have signed up as mentors and investors for the second season of the Philippines’ first business reality show The Final Pitch, according to the show’s producers. The show will air on CNN Philippines.The ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 07, 2018 11:00:00
News and Events

Tech Startups Win Big in First Season of PH’s First TV Business Reality Show

Final Pitch extends search for business founders looking for fame and funding for Season 2 until Dec. 15

Technology startups emerged as big winners in the first season of TV business reality program The Final Pitch, as four of the five business founders who won funding from the show’s and mentors were Internet-based enterprises that are using the Web to ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 11, 2017 11:00:00