Vice Ganda, James Yap and Daniel Padilla are now business partners!

Vice Ganda, James Yap and Daniel Padilla are now business partners! Their new joint venture, District 8 had its soft-opening last Tuesday, August 8. More and more celebrities are catching the entrepreneurship bug. Since the year started, quite a number of celebrity-owned businesses have opened all over the Metro. It certainly wasn’t too late for District 8 Sports bar to ride this trend. Interestingly, Kris Aquino’s ex-husband, James Yap and Vice Ganda, whom Kris Aquino refers to as her ‘asawa’ are now business partners. In fact, …

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Social Media, key to fast loan approval says European Fintech company

Want your loan approved? Your social media info may be key, says European fintech Home Credit: gathering, matching consumers’ information on social media crucial to risk management for financing first-time borrowers With Filipinos reported to be spending more time on social media than any other country in the world, the ability of platforms such as Facebook, Viber and Instagram to connect people and build communities is more potent than ever. At the same time, a new, important role is emerging for these social media sites: …

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Kris Aquino rants “cold water thrown to her face” on securing business permit

Queen of All Media Kris Aquino used her Instagram account to express her disappointment in the process of acquiring her business permit for her second Chowking outlet in Welcome Rotonda which is set to open this August. “Our 2nd Chowking in WC Welcome Rotonda is set to open this August-unfortunately the process of acquiring a business permit was put to a halt. Why? Because of supposed ‘discrepancies’ in KCAP w/c is my sole proprietorship whereas Chowking is in partnership w/ @chadominic & my older sister, Pinky.” …

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Bristol at Parkway Place by Filigree: Redefining luxurious, contemporary high-rise living

As the new premium real estate brand in the market today, Filigree redefines modern, upscale urban living with its high end residential developments. One exclusive project under the Filigree banner is Bristol at Parkway Place, a prime condominium that has imposing building design in an enviable location. Rising at 40 storeys high, Bristol is the tallest residential tower in Alabang. Crowned with a sky terrace and trellis canopy structure, Bristol’s modern design boasts of nature-enhancing features that allow natural ventilation in common areas. The expertise …

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New Passion for People video focuses on parent-child relationship in the age of BPO

One year after the release of its first Passion for People video which quickly became viral, VXI Philippines (VXI PH) remains committed to delivering its promise of providing diverse opportunities for qualified individuals keen on becoming part of this award-winning and ever-growing company. Passion for People is the employee value proposition and the official slogan of VXI PH, which has been consistent in showing its employees that their welfare and well-being matters first, and it does not stop there. VXI PH is hoping that the …

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PayMaya rewards the #NowNation with ₱10K Every Day Promo

Get a chance to win P10K every day when you shop, pay bills using PayMaya PayMaya, the country’s pioneer and leader in mobile money and digital payments, rewards customers with a chance to win P10,000 daily if they activate their PayMaya app and/or use PayMaya for purchases and bills payment from July 1 to September 30, 2017. “We are treating the #NowNation to a three-month blowout so they can do more of what they love with the help of PayMaya. With this exciting offer, along …

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TrueMoney breaks the mold of a typical FinTech startup company, builds large network and offers low-cost money remittances

“FinTech” (short for Financial Technology) is an extremely hot industry sector in business today. Talk to any tech investor or Venture Capitalist out there and they will tell you how investment into Fintech companies and start-ups has soared in the past 2 years. In 2016 alone, according to data accumulated by investment bank Financial Technology Partners, FinTech companies globally raised a total of US$36 billion in funding. FinTech is especially attractive in emerging markets like the Philippines because of the massive opportunity to serve those …

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Home Credit reaches the 1M-customer mark in the Philippines

Home Credit, a Prague-based Fintech company that allows consumers to purchase smartphones and other goods on installment even without a credit card, celebrated a big milestone recently as it reached the one million customer mark, less than five months after reaching 600,000, and less than four years since serving their very first customer. “In Home Credit’s four years so far in the country, we have observed that Filipinos tend to have a very positive attitude, and this is also true when it comes to buying …

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Home Credit bags Employer of the Year Award

Home Credit, a Prague-based company that offers in-store financing of gadgets, appliances and other goods, has been recognized by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), as a 2016 Aon Best Employer in the Philippines and in the Asia-Pacific region. The Aon Best Employers program measures and recognizes employer excellence worldwide, comparing organizations to identify those that strive to create a competitive advantage through their people and become employers of choice. Under the program, Home Credit Philippines …

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Home Credit and CIC give expert tips on getting loans

Home Credit, together with Credit Information Corporation, teamed up to make the process of getting a loan easier and accessible to its customers. According to data gathered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, nearly 50% of adult Filipinos have an outstanding debt, while another 33% had borrowed money in their past. Home Credit and Credit Information Corporation assured that there should be no fear and shame on the thought of applying for and repaying for a loan. Let’s face it: we all have debts to pay whoever …

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