[The Philippines] Harnessing Apps To Tackle Traffic

YoungUpstarts

In Manila, a study by the University of the Philippines National Center for Transportation Study (UP NCTS) last year placed the average annual losses incurred due to traffic congestion in Metro Manila at over P137 billion as of 2011.

12 Questions: Meet Mon Paningbatan (Philippines)

crowdSPRING Blog

Mon lives and works in Manila, Philippines. My past stints among a few include: Illustrator for Children’s books, art director for a magazine, and design consultant at Intellectual Property Philippines. Cuevas (Philippines).

12 Questions: Meet Bryan Blue S. Cuevas (Philippines)

crowdSPRING Blog

Blue lives and works in Manila, Philippines. I’m a quarter of a century years old living in Manila, Philippines. What is the design industry like in the Philippines? In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

My Experiment With The Multi-Author Blog Model, Leslie Samuel Takes Over Become A Blogger, My Bizarre Outsourcing Experience And Why I Left AWeber

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Tweet This is part 9 of my Business Timeline , you can read all of the previous chapters here. In the last chapter of my business timeline I explained what happened during the four years after I turned 30 in 2009.

'Hit 'Em Where They Ain't' and 2 More Lessons in Strategy From General Douglas MacArthur

Inc Startups

The fight to liberate the Philippines in WWII reveals some 5-star advice for today's entrepreneurs. Strategy

How To Fire Yourself: Chris Ducker Reveals How He Removed Himself From His 300 Employee Company

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

After ending his marriage, Chris Ducker packed his bags and moved to the Philippines for a fresh start. A few short years later he was married again with a new… Read the rest of this entry » Entrepreneur Profiles Podcasts Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts Pillar 4 hour workweek chris ducker outsource your business philippines outsourcing virtual business lifestyle virtual ceo yourwebpa

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Facebook Says It Disabled Almost 1.3 Billion Fake Accounts. (And the Numbers Only Get More Insane From There)

Inc Startups

This is like the combined populations of the United States, Russia, Mexico, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Brazil, and the Philippines.

METAL MONDAY: Left for Dead by Death Angel - Sometimes you.

Mark Birch

As you may have heard, the Philippines got rocked by the devastating Typhoon Haiyan and is in dire need of help. Death Angel Left for Dead The Dream Calls for Blood Metal Monday thrash metal Filipino Philippines Typhoon Haiyan donate San Francisco METAL MONDAY: Left for Dead by Death Angel - Sometimes you forget a band. That was the case for Death Angel, thrashers that helped define the Bay Area metal sound in the late 80’s.

An Agile Culture is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Jessica Mah

Both our Portland and Philippine offices have distinct identities, and while we maintain the same core values, each office has a different way of expressing that personality which is what we really welcome and gives us the added bonus to steal best practices from each other.

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Innovations from surprising places

deal architect

Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Construction Outsourcing – Philippines The parbuckling of the Costa Concordia – Italy Smartphones made in the US – Fort Worth, TX Global Shipping innovations – Massive boats, Innovative Business Uses of Technology

Justin Cooke: Co-Founder Of Website Marketplace “Empire Flippers” Explains How You Can Buy And Sell Websites For Big Paydays

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

Justin Cooke currently lives in the Philippines, where with a business partner he runs an outsourcing company, and also their passion business, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of websites called Empire Flippers. Justin Cooke currently lives in the Philippines, where with a business partner he runs an outsourcing company, and also their passion business, a marketplace for buyers and sellers of websites called Empire Flippers.

[Event] Japanese Startup Moso Wins Startup Asia Jakarta

YoungUpstarts

Philippines-based Payroll Hero came in second in the competition, while second runner-up was NoLimit of Indonesia. Tripid , Philippines.

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Top 25 SEO bloggers you should follow in 2016

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Glen Dimaandal Glen is the founder and CEO of GDI, a Philippine-based digital marketing agency. Jason Acidre Jason runs Philippines’ Premier Online Marketing Blog. Looking for some SEO tips or want to hire someone to improve your website's SEO?

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Millennials In Asia Are Ambitious And Entrepreneurial: VISA Study

YoungUpstarts

Weekly Facebook use is incredibly high especially in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia rated 93-percent) as compared to other social networks.

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Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Army sniper and two other ex-soldiers have been convicted in New York for the contract killing of a woman in the Philippines NEW YORK (AP) — A former U.S.

10 Outsourcing Myths Jeopardize Too Many New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

[Singapore] GrabTaxi – Disrupting The Singapore Cab Industry, One Cab At A Time

YoungUpstarts

But the largest Southeast Asia-based taxi booking mobile application provider has set its sights on Singapore as its fourth market – Malaysia-based MyTeksi has announced the beta launch of its app GrabTaxi , after recent expansions to Philippines and Thailand.

[Event] DEMO Asia: Is Being Female A Handicap?

YoungUpstarts

We this question to three female founders from Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore – it is difficult to start up being a woman? This was similar to what female founders from the Philippines and Singapore experienced. by Elisha Tan, founder of Learnemy.

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How to Build A Massive Community on Instagram For Your Brand

Brandanew

About Guest Author: Patrick Panuncillon is the CEO of a Philippine-based digital marketing and online solutions company. When utilized in the most proper manner, a large community on Instagram for your brand can be a highly-effective visual advertising channel.

2 North Carolina men arrested in murder-for-hire scheme

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

NEW YORK (AP) — Two North Carolina men have been arrested on charges that they conspired to carry out a murder-for-hire scheme in the Philippines

[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open

YoungUpstarts

Its recent edition attracted more than 3,000 teams and 9,000 participants, both locally as well as from countries such as Australia, Canada, Norway, India, Brunei, Pakistan, Russia, Greece, the Philippines and Indonesia.

[Singapore][Event] ad:tech Singapore 2012 Shows Digital Future For Asia

YoungUpstarts

Growing the Philippines’ Digital Marketing Business (With A Snapshot on Indonesia).

10 Reasons For Startups To Be Wary Of Outsourcing

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

[Infographic] Salaries For Popular Online Jobs

YoungUpstarts

For example, when it comes to web development did you know that a freelancer in the United States expects to be paid over three times (US$46 per hour) compared to one based in the Philippines (US$14 per hour)?

Survival Tips From A Seasoned Digital Nomad Who Made It Out The Other Side

YoungUpstarts

The exception to that rule is finding an island which is heavily dominated by tourists – such as Boracay in the Philippines – which has the budget to cater for Western needs. by Martin Hunter, co-founder of Free Event Finder. While many consider “ Who Moved My Cheese?

Why Shampoo Suddenly Matters to Workplace Equality

Inc Startups

The campaign, which is part of Pantene''s Philippines campaign and launched at the end of November, extends beyond a few commercial spots. The Pantene Philippines'' Facebook page is rife with posts that promote female empowerment, such as, "Don''t hold yourself back.

The Snap IPO Happened. What Next LA?

Both Sides of the Table

We are the most diverse city in America — perhaps the world — with 200 nationalities, 100 languages and the largest population outside of a home country for 39 nations around the world including Mexico, South Korea, Armenia, the Philippines, Thailand and many others.

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China – The Sleeper Awakens (Part 1 of 5)

Steve Blank

Its Second Artillery Corps not only controls China’s ICBMs, but also its short range missiles pointed at Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, and U.S. I just spent a few weeks in Japan and China on a book tour for the Japanese and Chinese versions of the Startup Owners Manual.

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[Singapore] LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Users In Singapore

YoungUpstarts

million) and the Philippines (1.5+ LinkedIn first established an office here in Singapore back in 2011.

[Singapore] Remote, Freelance, Online Work Taking Off Here

YoungUpstarts

India and the Philippines had the largest number of freelancers at 340,890 and 85,621 freelancers respectively. Clients in Singapore hired most freelancers from India, United States, Pakistan, United Kingdom and Philippines.

Yapert Closes $1.2M Seed Funding

Ask the Angels

Based in Hong Kong, he was responsible for China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and the Philippines and was responsible for creating the first telephone/direct mail sales operation for Motorola’s US division. Yapert, a San Diego, CA-based interactive mobile magazine, raised $1.2m

Outsourcing 101 for Startup Founders

47 Hats

For example, if you are looking for someone in the Philippines, you could go to local Filipino job forums. Country of origin: Based on my personal experience, I tend to prefer people from Philippines for general assistance and from Eastern Europe for development: you have a higher chance to get someone reliable and honest. Hire one or two people from Philippines for $3/h to help you hire someone. By Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli. Founder, Task Army.

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

For years I’ve studied the cultures in 10 Asian countries: China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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[Event] Crowdsourcing Week Global 2014

YoungUpstarts

After a successful debut last year , Crowdsourcing Week will be returning for its second edition.

JFDI.Asia Announces 2013 Startup Lineup

YoungUpstarts

Collabspot , from France and Philippines, have a novel approach to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

[Asia] Asian Attitudes Towards Creativity And Education Differ: Adobe Study

YoungUpstarts

Here’s a look at two infographic that compare the results of the study across Asia Pacific as well as one specific for Southeast Asia (covering educators in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia: In the News Adobe Asia creativity education infographic research stud

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Transportation, On-Demand And The Asian Economy – Asian Horizons

YoungUpstarts

Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam) We’ve identified some factors that set them apart from other ride-sharing outfits. by Samar Singla, founder of Click Labs.

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Resources for Global Entrepreneurs

Up and Running

Philippines. This non-profit organization seeks to improve the economic climate in the Philippines by helping small businesses.

10 Key Outsourcing Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

He is regarded by many as the number-one authority on virtual staffing and personal outsourcing, and is himself a successful entrepreneur based in the Philippines.

[Event] [Asia] Asian Startups Take Centrestage At Startups in Asia

YoungUpstarts

Spelldial (Philippines). One stage. Two days. Four judges. Nineteen startups. One winner.

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How to Launch (And Why Scaling Doesn’t Matter)

How to Change the World

You use your own employees to answer questions and hire tutors in the Philippines (highly educated, English speaking, and cheap) until you can reach a critical mass of a marketplace. In the early days of starting up, the ability to scale is overrated. Scale,” in case you haven’t heard the term, refers to the concept that there are processes in place that are fast, cheap, and repeatable because there will soon be millions of customers who generate billions of dollars of revenue.

Asian Exporters Drive e-Commerce Growth: eBay

YoungUpstarts

These businesses are exporters from around Asia including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, South Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam.