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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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10 businesses you can start from your dorm room

Check out these 10 ideas for starting a business from the comfort of your own dorm room.

What do Microsoft, Dell, Napster, and Facebook all have in common? Aside from being among some of the most market-shaking companies of the last quarter century, they were all also created by college students. Sure, not everyone can be the next Mark Zuckerberg, but starting a ...

by Hunter Hoffmann  | February 01, 2016 09:00:00
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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
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Better paper: Artbeat Manila

With a little artwork, this young \\\'trep turns scrap to cash.

For people around the world, notebooks are reservoirs of ideas and creativity, a repository of a writer’s past and present that can be tapped as needed. “Artsy” or artisanal journals and quality notebooks, however, are far less popular in the Philippines, as ...

by Tania Bautista  | December 11, 2012 01:00:00
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Going Gourmet: Mr. Suahe Gourmet Shrimp

Find out more about Mr. Suahe Gourmet Shrimp, one of the finalists for The Next Big Food Entrepreneur.

Many spend their college years preoccupied with classes, exams, and papers; and spending as much of their free time as possible with friends. Then there are others who have a different mindset: they choose to get a head start and put up ...

by KC Calpo  | November 22, 2012 05:00:00
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It is a collaboration that challenges the youth to take a step forward and help build the nation.

There is a saying that goes that the youth are the enablers of change. PLDT KaAsenso, PLDT-Smart Foundation, The Outstanding Students of the Philippines Alumni Community (TOSP-AC), and RFM Foundation officially launched Project Pagsulong, the P1 million nationwide youth challenge for aspiring ...

July 06, 2012 01:00:00
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Starting a footwear line one step at a time

Learn how a group started their footwear line

College sweethearts Kaye Ong and TJ Rocamora, with longtime couple Jackie Tan and TJ Lumauig, have always set their hearts on opening a business right after graduating from the Ateneo de Manila University in the early 2000s. The two boys, however, decided ...

December 14, 2011 03:00:00
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How students can earn money during the holidays can be your store

Christmas is just a few weeks away and so is school break for most students who will be on vacation for at least two weeks. While most bazaars are now in full swing, students can still try their entrepreneurial hands by putting ...

December 07, 2011 09:00:00
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Making the leap from student to startup entrepreneur

Six things that will help you start your business.

Millions of Filipinos graduated in March 2011 and are still looking for jobs until now. Either they cannot find the job they want or they do not fit the job at hand. So, why not become your own boss and start your ...

November 21, 2011 03:00:00
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Be inspired: The Go Negosyo Young Entrepreneurs Summit 2011

Admission is free for students and teachers

Following the success of last year’s Youth Summit, which inspired more than 18,000 aspiring and existing small entrepreneurs, Go Negosyo is having its third Young Entrepreneurs Summit this September 23, 2011 at the World Trade Center.Themed Be Smart, Be Enterprising, the Summit ...

September 12, 2011 12:00:00
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The Young and Reckless: Mixing music and entrepreneurship

Part of the event\\\'s proceeds will be donated to Childsville Philippines

On September 15,  events company Moonfire Inc., will host the “The Young and Reckless” at B-Side, The Collective in Makati City, showcasing the latest talents in independent music and entrepreneurship.Along with up and coming Filipino entrepreneurs, the event will have bands and ...

August 23, 2011 06:00:00