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Startup Tips

A New QC Ordinance Supports Local Women Entrepreneurs

Because you can be your own #GirlBoss!

Many well-loved homegrown brands—from small online shops for handmade goodies to successful makeup lines you can find in major malls—were founded by women, yet the stigma against women still exists, discouraging other female entrepreneurs from starting their own. To help them out, ...

by Kevyn Tapnio for  | March 26, 2019 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Can You Be a Good Mom and an Entrepreneur?

A contributor answers this (kind of antiquated) question and offers some solutions

As the founder and face of Pipeline, a company that launched the first gender-equity app, I have frequent speaking engagements that include a Q&A session. And, here, if I’ve mentioned during my speech that I’m a mom, I almost always get the question, “How ...

by Katica Roy  | March 14, 2019 06:00:00

Franchise Talk: Meet 4 Successful Women Franchisors

We celebrate Women's Month with these strong-willed franchisors and their brands

The modern-day Filipina continues to impress with an ever-growing list of roles—from homemaker, mother, wife, daughter, sister, employee and, these days, of entrepreneur and franchisor.The business journeys of these young female franchisors are a testament to the empowerment of the new Filipina. ...

by Velle Cacha  | March 07, 2019 05:00:00
Business Ideas

This Pinay Found Her Calling In Her Family's Eco-Friendly Business

Shifting to it can do you a world of good in the long run

These days, budgeting for electricity can make you cringe. It seems like prices are continuously rising, but you can’t really do away with it as it is a necessity. There are only a few alternative energy sources especially if you live in ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | January 26, 2019 08:00:00
Run & Grow

3 Myths About Confidence That Stop Women From Being Heard

Get rid of the limiting idea that you either have it or you don't

The idea of cultivating confidence sometimes gets a bad rap, because it often implies that we need to “fake it ’til we make it” (and for most of us that doesn’t ring true) or that being confident equals never being nervous again (which is ...

by Pam Reece  | October 31, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Are You a Female Startup Founder? Are Women Your Target Market? This Global Competition is for You

She Loves Tech's Philippine round will accept applications until July 19

Less than two out of 10 startup founders in the Philippines are female, according to the 2017 Philippine Startup Report, an industry-wide survey published by accounting firm PwC Philippines.This underrepresentation of women in the technology sector isn’t an exclusively local problem, as ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 14, 2018 09:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Stylish Heels for Work That Are Also Super Comfortable

Yes, they do exist

We’ve all been there: rushing to the office with sneakers on, a cup of coffee in one hand, a pair heels in the other and a box of Band-Aids in your bag. But is there a better solution? Absolutely -- and it ...

by Madison Semarjian  | July 11, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

'Women Should Not Be Embarrassed to Buy Vaginal Products!' Says This 24-Year-Old Founder

Lauren Steinberg is building a brand based on good health and a sense of humor

In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for clarity.)Who are you and what’s your business?My name is Lauren Steinberg and ...

by Dan Bova  | June 09, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Tessie Sy-Coson: Many Working Women Don't Want to Break the Glass Ceiling, Prioritize Family Instead

Personal choices, not lack of opportunity, explain why only a tenth of boardroom positions in PH are held by women

Since 2006, the Philippines has been the top country in Asia with the narrowest gender gap, having consistently placed in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Gender Gap Index.The Philippines’ performance is all the more remarkable as it ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | December 04, 2017 09:00:00
News and Events

Facebook helps Filipina entrepreneurs with #SheMeansBusiness

The social media giant introduces a portal for women to grow their business

Recognizing the importance of women entrepreneurs, Facebook is partnering with organizations and experts to provide advice, knowledge and tools to give more women across the country the practical support they need.#SheMeansBusiness is a resource and community portal targeted specifically for women who ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | August 07, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

The 5 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give Women Entrepreneurs

Be the powerful force that shapes the work environment you dream of working in

I wish being a female entrepreneur were no different than being a man. But the truth of the matter is being a woman in the work force has challenges. Every day I read a new story about unequal pay or unpaid maternity leave or sexual harassment. I have encountered ...

by Victoria Cairl  | July 31, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs to Save for Retirement

In general, women live longer than men, so a robust retirement savings plan is even more critical

Saving for retirement can be challenging for anyone, but especially for business owners who invest much of their own savings and earnings into their companies. Although to many entrepreneurs funding a business and saving for retirement may seem like mutually exclusive propositions, they ...

by Marilee Falco  | July 22, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Why women entrepreneurs find it harder to get funding

Intentional or not, most investors are more likely to give money to males ”" that needs to change

Women entrepreneurs run 30 percent of all small businesses, and together employ 7.9 million people while generating $1.4 trillion in sales (as of 2015). Needless to say, these are pretty staggering numbers.All that success is wonderful. However, there exists an underlying issue that ...

by Jared Hecht  | October 12, 2016 07:00:00