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Rachel Kelly Davis is a literature-loving foodie who suffers from occasional bouts of wanderlust. When she isn’t reading, writing, eating, cooking, or discovering new locales, she supports local businesses and entrepreneurs through her own business ventures. She was the financial officer of her first venture, Empresario Manila, a marketing and events company tailored to small to medium enterprises. In 2008, she co-wrote the book 25 Kitchens, and has been in online publishing for the past six years. Presently, she is the Culture Curator as well as EIC for her second venture, Homegrown Media Inc.. Find her on Twitter: @rache_tweets.
INDIGOBaby:  A Decade of Organic, Natural, and Unique
July 11, 2016

INDIGOBaby: A Decade of Organic, Natural, and Unique

Nine years ago, Denise Gonzales-Bernardo and Monica Eleazar-Manzano started a small company that produced natural and organic baby care products. Featured on Homegrown.ph in 2013, price what started as a bazaar business has now become a well-known local brand. Start Up Lessons Despite being around for almost a decade, Denise confesses that she often still…

Cambio Market: A Socially Conscious Lifestyle
April 18, 2016

Cambio Market: A Socially Conscious Lifestyle

As AIESEC volunteers, Gelaine and Jérôme have always been involved in the non-profit sector, although their personal career paths (corporate and IT) were not exactly aligned.  It wasn’t until a trip to the Philippines in 2012 did the idea for ChooseSocial first occur. A passion project “We wanted an online directory of social enterprises in…

Creating Company Culture: How Changing Their Attitude Changes the Game
March 08, 2016

Creating Company Culture: How Changing Their Attitude Changes the Game

“For ten months our codename was Seabiscuit,” says Nicky Daez, director and co-owner of Seabiscuit Films. Unlike many entrepreneurs, who borrow money, in order to generate startup capital, Nicky and his business partner, Sarie Cruz, worked full time production jobs while taking on extra projects in order to save enough to build their company. When…

VenueOpen, An Event Planner’s Dream Come True
November 09, 2015

VenueOpen, An Event Planner’s Dream Come True

In 2014 Hazel Yap was in the position most parents want for their children out of college: in a stable corporate job, the ability to support herself, and the beginnings of a little nest egg. Which is why quitting her job came as a big surprise to her peers and clients?. Especially when she revealed…

50 States, 50 Dinners, & Global Domination
October 08, 2015

50 States, 50 Dinners, & Global Domination

With no professional chef training, a next-to-none budget, and a passion to spread her love for Filipino food, Yana Gilbuena took on 50 American states, and she’s just getting started. It was a long con getting me to my Salo. When I first met Yana in 2014, she was less than 10 states into her…

Reimagining Tradition: The Story of Union Crafts
August 18, 2015

Reimagining Tradition: The Story of Union Crafts

“It would be irresponsible for us to say that we are a social enterprise. We don’t want to claim that or have the focus be on that. We aren’t doing enough to be able to claim that,” says Jen Bonifacio, co-founder and Creative Director of Union Crafts, a start up business that sells lifestyle goods…