Sparkfluencers

Advertisement

Ron Hose is sticking with his prepaid phone: Lessons from the...

In this excerpt from Asian Founders at Work, Coins.ph Founder Ron Hose shares his experiences as a serial entrepreneur, and why he left Silicon Valley for a shot at building the next big thing in the Philippines.

How to make work-from-home work for you—Kickstart Ventures

Kickstart Ventures’ Joan Cybil Yao, vice president of investments, shares her tips on making sure your firm thrives through the quarantine.

Reinventing the Game of Banking Solutions Provider

“We’re not here to play the game. We’re here to reinvent the game.” PearlPay CEO Spark Perreras explains how his firm leverages new technologies to not only streamline Core Banking Services, but transform it entirely.

Beyond the Outbreak

As our country continues to scramble for a response to the swelling pandemic, microfinance institutions have become a lifeline for entrepreneurs like farmers and fisherfolk, and will continue to play a significant role in our economy’s post-quarantine recovery. But without support, will this key industry survive the current crisis? Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip explains.

Tips on running a remote office from a remote-first startup founder

Working from home is not for everyone. It requires self-discipline, self-motivation, it can get lonely, and not everyone has the ability to be as productive at home. But there are certain things that can be done to mitigate those drawbacks, and even help your team thrive.

Tips on managing a thriving remote workforce from Kalibrr’s CEO

Former Googler and Kalibrr CEO Paul Rivera shares some easy-to-implement tips on ensuring employee well-being, accountability, and productivity as they work remotely.
Advertisement

Dennis Uy on the lookout for the first Philippine unicorn

Billionaire Dennis Uy announced his intention to find and help scale tech startups positioned to reach a billion dollars in valuation.

On Hiring: How to win software engineers and influence people

PearlPay’s Nap Catilo describes how they’ve managed to gather some of the best tech talents in the world to help co-create the future of digital banking.

Garuda Digital Alliance: Beyond Startups Partnership, A Story of Friendship

"Life as a startup, especially those with less than three (3) years, is about survival. One of the keys to surviving is to ally and to help each other through stormy weather. But life itself is not all about survival, but having a sense of purpose and develop a friendship with the people that we can grow with, people that will help us become a better version of ourselves."

Insurtech is key to fintech’s evolutionary timeline

“Founders would be wise to break-down their respective spaces into a timeline, not a map. What types of businesses must come before theirs in order for their own startup to succeed?”

How to find the right talent for your tech startup

Chief Strategist for Full Suite Maggie Po explains where to look to find the best talent for their startups.

Breaking the contractual work cycle and empowering partners in the sharing...

Dennis Ng, founder of on-demand logistic startup Mober, explains how we’ve fallen short on the decentralizing promise of the sharing economy, and how he’s trying to change that by empowering partner-drivers to not just be employees, but independent entrepreneurs.

Creative and social enterprises called to apply to YSEALI SparkAbility Level...

“The program will utilize the expertise of some of the most successful YSEALI alumni and impart knowledge on branding and marketing; project management, impact measurement, and community building.” Read more here.

Running your business the Alibaba Way (Panel Q&A)

Steve Sy, Joshua Aragon, JC Bisnar, and Mylene Chua-Magleo share their insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that have made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

Running your business the Alibaba Way, with Mylene Chua-Magleo

Paynamics' Mylene Chua-Magleo shares her insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that have made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

Running your business the Alibaba Way, with Joshua Aragon

Pushkart.ph's Joshua Aragon shares his insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that have made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

Running your business the Alibaba Way, with JC Bisnar

Investagrams' JC Bisnar shares his insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that have made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

Running your business the Alibaba Way, with Steve Sy

Steve Sy of Great Deals shares his insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that have made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

How a 24-year-old plans to send 3,500 college kids to school

Know what prompted Carmina Bayombong to establish InvestEd

Continuing the family legacy in the age of e-commerce

Get to know more about the 29-year-old co-founder and CEO of Pushkart.ph.

Startups’ kuya

Meet Shahab Shabibi, the 22-year-old co-founder and CEO of Machine Ventures.

A word of advice for startup founders

While Filipino startup founders already have ideas bright enough to conquer the global market, QBO Philippines' Katrina Chan thinks they lack one more thing.

Leaving work to live a life

What made Taxumo's Ginger Arboleda vacate her corporate career?

Going beyond taste

Get to know more about the 25-year-old CEO of Caravan Food Group.

The taste of childhood

From childhood playgrounds to Madrid Fusion Manila

Is it worth moving to Maginhawa?

In an area where rates of commercial establishments have skyrocketed over the years, these millennial food entrepreneurs found a perfect spot for their business venture

The skateboard: a vehicle for chicken

Sean Bautista, a trans-disciplinary designer, conveys the skateboard culture as a vehicle to purvey chicken

How a government employee began to weave dreams

Get to know more about Daniel Lumain of Akaba

Coming up roses

Diane Yap and Lauren Gavino share how Petalier started to bloom

Funny shirts, serious business

Meet the purveyors of witty shirts: Ali Sangalang, Panch Alvarez, and Jim Bacarro