UnionBank: Moving from resilience to renaissance

The pandemic has undoubtedly accelerated digital transformations globally and across all sectors, prompting businesses and economies to make an abrupt pivot to ride this unprecedented wave of changes. Some businesses, however, are fortunately well-positioned to go digital even prior to the onset of the pandemic, enabling them to quickly adapt to the “new normal.” Union…

visa, business, buying

Digital transformation of PH gets a boost from PLDT Group

The necessary but painful quarantine restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19 have accelerated the pace of digital transformation of Filipino companies of all sizes, from microentrepreneurs to the large conglomerates. Entrepreneurs and corporate executives know only full well that if they do not embrace the digitalization trend, they run the risk…

Balik Pinas Program: Providing sustainable business opportunities for modern Filipino heroes

Billy Belleza and Jazz Manzano are former overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). When they ended their careers and went home to Bicol, they both found a lucrative business opportunity in the Balik Pinas Program of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI), the bottling arm of Coca-Cola in the country. In July 2019, Belleza decided to end his…

ecommerce, selling online, online sales

Entrepreneurs invited to join Shopee University Summit

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, holds the inaugural Shopee University Summit with the theme, “Equipping MSMEs for E-Commerce,” to help budding entrepreneurs capture e-commerce opportunities. This May 27, industry leaders, successful online sellers and top brands will share their knowledge and expertise to help online business owners utilize evolving digital…

coffee, coffee beans, cup

Tesda and Nestlé to boost coffee production skills with joint training program

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) and Nestlé Philippines announced their partnership to upskill workers and trainers in the agriculture sector through the Tesda registered Coffee Production Level II Program and Scholarship. This progressive Robusta coffee production training program provides enterprise-based competency training in coffee farming to aspiring agripreneurs, particularly smallholder farmers and indigenous…