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Remitting money through the Blockchain

Sending money becomes faster, more secure on the blockchain.

PHL govt’s ‘friendly attitude’ lures Indonesian crypto startup

Pundi X aims to deploy its blockchain-powered products Pundi XPOS to the country as part of its global expansion plan.

Heading towards a ‘cash-light’—not cashless—society

The Philippines may have to cross a long road yet before becoming a totally “cashless society.”

Student loan platform InvestEd just got a $100,000 grant to expand

The startup ran by a 24-year-old matches borrowers with lenders who want to invest in their education.

Coming soon to your favorite casino: cryptocurrencies

Chips turning into Bitcoin is NOT an impossibility.

How global trends are shaping fintech

Blockchain, a rather controversial buzzword thanks to its role in virtual currencies, is seen to disrupt the business landscape—even the financial technology industry.
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Coins.ph inks deal with Beep amid Bitcoin uncertainties

Startups are pushing through with initiatives that involve the new form of currency.

Is Facebook’s Marketplace a threat to local e‑commerce players?

The introduction of Facebook’s Marketplace feature in the Philippines is seen to cause a tit‑for‑tat dispute in the digital arena of commercial dealings. But the Philippine e‑commerce industry takes it as a “positive development.”

After the Calata issue, what’ll happen to startups eyeing an ICO?

SparkUp asked other startups eyeing their own ICOs if the issue will change their plans.

The basics on Bitcoin for y’all who are clueless

Don’t fear the latest buzzword. We’ll walk you through it.

From a venture capitalist: Tips on convincing investors

Want VCs to invest in your company? Take it from Michael Lints, a former startup owner and current partner at a venture capital firm.

Fintech startup Qwikwire aims to raise $9 M from ‘initial coin...

It’s pretty much like IPO, but here no share in the company is sold, only “crypto‑tokens” in exchange of other cryptocurrencies.

All about the abundance mindset

Feeling and being abundant is a discipline and a lifestyle.

Real talk on real estate

We answer all your questions about property.

Planning to save, saving to plan

Saving isn’t just dropping some leftover coins into a piggy bank.

Ask yourself these 6 questions before getting a condo

Owning a condo unit has become a milestone—a right of passage that equates to permanent residency in the “adult” department.

A step‑by‑step guide to investing your first salary

Sun Life Asset Management gives us a breakdown of how to save money and enjoy it too.

Here’s how you can get life‑changing financial lessons—for free

If you’ve ever stretched your allowance until the end of the week, subsisted on fishballs, or regretted an impulse buy, dear, maybe you need some intervention.

BPI is teaching financial literacy in classrooms, and it’ll make you...

BPI Foundation has partnered with key schools in Taguig and Laguna to provide assistance in coming up with a financial literacy curriculum for senior high students.

Money mistakes millennials make

Adulting booboos and how to avoid them.

Insurance‑related questions you’re too afraid to ask

A Q&A with Joisce Abiera, who lives and breathes insurances.

PSA: A life insurance primer for the uninitiated

It is considered by the financially savvy as the foundation of any sound financial portfolio.

Steward of money

A young professional got buried in debt, paid it off for three years, and eventually became a motivational speaker. Here’s her advice.

₱‎5,000‑worth investments even your excuses can’t resist

The ultimate list of business ideas and financial ventures you can do full‑time or on the side.

Side hustle alert: Make money from giving advice

Has it ever crossed your mind that giving advice allows you to both make a difference and make a fortune?

Life hacks for the little extra $$$

“The 4‑Hour Work Week” author Timothy Ferriss believes that it’s possible to gain much more by working much less.

‘It’s all in the mind’

Napoleon Hill’s book “Think and Grow Rich” has been one of our most favorite books because he has taught us that indeed, it’s all in the mind.

How to build a money blueprint

We all have an inner programming shaped during our formative years, which dictates our financial attitude when we become adults.

This fintech startup is helping local companies in collecting payments from...

Qwikwire promises to make international payments collection as hassle‑free as possible for local real estate, banking, and business project outsourcing companies.

How a millionaire is made

Our takeaways from Thomas Stanley and William Danko’s “The Millionaire Next Door.”

Turn game night into money

How we got on board with money‑making through—believe it or not—a board game.

This is how you can reach out to Marawi through Coins.ph

Digital financial services platform Coins.ph aims to raise funds for more than displaced 400,000 residents due to the armed conflict in Marawi City.

Money lessons from Robert Kiyosaki

“Rich Dad Poor Dad” and “Retire Young Retire Rich” jumpstarted our financial journey. Here are our takeaways.

Financial disruption ahead

Fintech startup Mynt recorded recent growth of Filipino users on mobile fintech platforms, and it's very telling.

What will give birth to a Filipino unicorn?

In business, this whimsical animal certainly exists.

Our favorite money books

Must‑have books that will keep you on track of your finance journey.

Investing money, investing in yourself

It all begins with you.

Where does your service charge go?

Perhaps it’s time to reconsider how you tip your waiter.

How to turn spending pains to saving gains

Make the most out of your guilty pleasures—from food, gadgets, travel and clothes.

A trio of millennials built an app so you won’t struggle...

Investagrams provides education, analytic tools, and updates to guide stock traders.

A guide to monetizing your passion

A full heart and a full pocket.

Go, travel, but don’t return empty‑handed

Treat—Don’t deplete.

Money‑making gift ideas for your loved ones

Practical gifts that keep on giving.

What a banker really thinks about the ₱50‑challenge

Should you follow this trend?

The huge difference between crowdfunding in the Philippines and in the...

There’s a separate set of dynamics at play when pooling in resources here.

How to actually turn your business plans into reality

Five steps according to the bestselling authors of “I Wish They Taught Money in School”

A platform by millennials lets you invest in farms and harvest...

Crowdfunding platform Cropital matches investors with farmers and allows them to share profit.

Money hacks you didn’t learn in school (that you must practice...

This will change your life.

You can now learn about mutual funds from Matteo Guidicelli

The Sun Life ambassador is having a web series.

Your guide to the technology behind virtual currencies (a.k.a. blockchains)

It can change the way you do business.

Money advice from an employee and an entrepreneur

Get a lifestyle upgrade.

Millennials are changing the game in the Philippine Stock Exchange

From our archives: The shift in the market formerly dominated by the "old boys' club."