Pinoy Entrepreneur – Rebecca Bustamante
Aug25

Pinoy Entrepreneur – Rebecca Bustamante

    Rebecca Bustamante https://web.facebook.com/rbustamante.official https://web.facebook.com/selfmade.rbustamante/   I grew up in a very poor home in Dasol, Pangasinan with 10 siblings. My childhood life was a very challenging experience because I saw the difficulty of life, from the moment you wake up to when you go to sleep. My mother died when I was just 18 and my father did not work to support us. So at a young...

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Filipino Entrepreneurs in the Middle East – Food and Beverage
Aug01

Filipino Entrepreneurs in the Middle East – Food and Beverage

La Carne Premium Meat – UAE Joan Tuaño Co – Founder and Culinary Business Manager lacarne.ae   As Abu Dhabi’s premium meat retailer, La Carne bridges the gap between people and meat with high quality eating. Specializing in grass-fed Wagyu and Angus beef, as well as lamb, the family-run joint has garnered great trust from customers, carving out a reputation for providing meat that is not only excellent, but traceable....

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Filipino Entrepreneurs in the UAE – Advertising, Marketing & Production
Jul30

Filipino Entrepreneurs in the UAE – Advertising, Marketing & Production

Filipinos are not particularly known as business-owners abroad.  However, that notion is changing quickly with the escalation of entrepreneurship within Philippine communities all over the globe.  In the UAE and Gulf region where the Pinoy consumer segment and buying power wields an undeniable presence, locally-grown Filipino-owned businesses are flourishing, with new ventures being registered each month.  These businesses not only...

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Hello, I’m a Freelancer: The Ups and Downs of Being Self-Employed
Jul22

Hello, I’m a Freelancer: The Ups and Downs of Being Self-Employed

By: Kristine Abante     My freelance career took off at around the same time I pursued a full time career, simply because I wanted to write. For more than a decade, I had a bit of both worlds, I was an employee on the daily grind receiving a reliable pay check every month, and I was a part-time freelancer pursuing my other passions on my free time. All was well and good until one day, you realize you just want to be able to...

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From OF to Entrepreneur in the Philippines: Adjusting Your Mindset To Get Closer To Your Dream
Jul08

From OF to Entrepreneur in the Philippines: Adjusting Your Mindset To Get Closer To Your Dream

By Bel Ramirez   For most Overseas Filipinos, apart from owning a home, having a sustainable business back home that will support the family is the ultimate dream – an aspiration our kababayans want to achieve before they eventually settle back home for good in the Philippines. But there are so many questions and fears that linger in our heads that seem to make the journey from OF to entrepreneur a daunting one.  “Will I be able...

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