Business & Strategy

Delivery Delay Hurts Philippines E-Commerce Sector

Last November and December 2015, I received numerous complaints on package delivery delays. There are many usual reasons behind this including the weather, traffic, public holidays, and events requiring road closures. But these delivery delay problems are not new. They are much more painful now because of the increased volume [...]

Republic Act 10667: Philippine Competition Act

For an overview of the law, read its salient features here. AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A NATIONAL COMPETITION POLICY PROHIBITING ANTI-COMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS, ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION AND ANTI-COMPETITIVE MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, ESTABLISHING THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 1. Short Title. - This Act shall be [...]

Start-up 100 Project Featured at E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Conference 2015

When version 2 of our free e-commerce e-learning programs was launched online in 2012, the insights gained at the International Visitors Leadership Program in 2011 heavily influenced its structure. I made sure it had two sister components supporting it. First is an e-commerce conference where e-commerce start-ups we meet [...]

Get your Start-Up Running and Attractive to Investors

Having a clear vision, passion, management, advisors, plan, focus, financial model, and scale are the primary components that a start-up must have in order to make it attractive to investors. Richard Eldridge, CEO of Lenddo, emphasized this at the 4th DigitalFilipino E-Commerce Summit Manila. Lenddo helps Filipinos who don't have [...]