#StartUpStartRight
July 11, 2016

#StartUpStartRight

This 2016, Homegrown.ph is launching an initiative alongside Bantay.ph to encourage all business owners, especially start ups to start right. Achieving good governance starts with following the law. The creation of a short video series that not only explains the importance of this practice, but also celebrates some of the many instances when government worked…

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…

Making It Olryt : Revolutionizing the Real Estate Industry
July 04, 2016

Making It Olryt : Revolutionizing the Real Estate Industry

TimeFree: Life’s Too Short to Wait in Line
June 26, 2016

TimeFree: Life’s Too Short to Wait in Line

Hate waiting in line? Meet Chino Atilano. His start-up venture TimeFree Innovations is slowly but surely making long lines a thing of the past. “The perfect storm.” That’s how Chino Atilano, co-founder and CEO of TimeFree Innovations, describes what made him leave his 9 to 5 job for the often rocky, at times rewarding, entrepreneurial…

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…

Saying Yes: Doubtlessly Jumping Through Whatever Life Throws at You
February 24, 2016

Saying Yes: Doubtlessly Jumping Through Whatever Life Throws at You

In social media, generic where conversations are on steroids and happen at the speed of light, decease hashtags give us a semblance of order and helps us make sense of the endless stream of information flooding our screens. Recently popularized by Twitter, link the hashtag has been around since the days of IRC (Internet Relay…