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From Pampanga to Pittsburg: Home-cooked Success Story

One California-scorching Sunday afternoon, I have decided to get myself buco-pandan from a small casual Filipino restaurant nearby. Being a frequent customer, I know some of its daily staples on the sterno-warmed unit …

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From Sari-sari Store Heiress to COMCAST executive

(A wife, a mother of two, a promising name in the industry, and a really gracious head turner – Michelle Alba-Chua, is a complete package of brains, beauty, and business. This feature article …

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CultureEntrepreneurshipPeopleSpeak Out

Why I Prefer To Stay Single As A Young Founder

As per the request from a buddy of mine, he thought it would be interesting to write about a personal life lesson about relationships from the perspective of a career-focused, young adult. A …

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EntrepreneurshipPeopleSeries

Yobie Benjamin: The Angel Within the Investor

The Global Filipino Network (GFN) through its partnerships with various educational institutions such as the Stanford US-Asian Technology Management Center has been organizing the “Entrepreneurs and Innovators Speaker Series” for quite some time now, …

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Students from the University of Cebu attend a USAID-supported workshop and symposium for budding technopreneurs. Kai Elmer Sotto/PhilDev
BusinessEntrepreneurshipPhilippines

Turning Up Talent: ‘Technopreneurs’ Drive Development in the Philippines

By Liana Meyer – USAID Philippines  A few years ago, Paulo Oscuro, a computer science student from the rural region of Bicol—about 250 miles from the capital of the Philippines—observed that, despite a …

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BusinessEntrepreneurshipPeopleProfile

Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before Starting A Start-Up

By Irwin Gonzales Recently, I have been helping a few people who want to start their own company by either being a source of advice or actually dipping my feet in production. Personally, …

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The Pinays behind California Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson

Independent observers believe the closest and most expensive statewide race in California this November is for the post of state school superintendent. It pits two Democrats, the top winners in the June primary, …

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Photo: Coffee Adventure in Seasons Marketplace in Milpitas , CA
EntrepreneurshipSMBs

How We Started Our Coffee Shop Business

It all started in 2008.  Having been old friends from the Ateneo Law School in Manila, Karen Recinto  and I, both based in the Bay Area, started talking about a possible business venture …

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