entrepreneur story



Manny Pacquiao Success Story

I’m sure all Filipinos around the world know the name Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. He is currently the undisputed, “pound-per-pound” champion of the world and was tagged as “The Destroyer!” He rose from extreme poverty to being the wealthiest boxer in the world today. What’s more amazing is he does not brag about his wealth and achievements. Despite his status […]


Success Story of the Ayalas

Almost all Filipinos probably know the Ayalas. There is the famous Ayala Avenue along Makati. It houses one of the business districts here in the Philippines. Ayala is one of the prominent names in Philippine business. They own one of the country’s largest banks, Bank of the Philippine Islands. They own one of the country’s […]


Ragnarok Success Story

Are you an on-line gamer? If you are, then definitely you are familiar with the game Ragnarok? But how did Ragnarok start? How did it become as one of the online games that hit it big in the market? What fascinated me is the guerilla marketing that they implemented to market the product. Entrepreneurs are […]


Success Story of Chikka

Chikka, a tagalog word literally that means “talk”. Filipinos are one of the most scattered races worldwide. We are literally in every part of the world. We love to talk, connect with our loved ones, asking how we are doing. With the introduction of mobile phones in the Philippines in the late 1990s, text messaging […]


Dado Banatao Success Story

I was reading GoNegosyo and I read about the life story of Dado Banatao. He was considered as the Filipino version of Bill Gates since both came up from a technical background, introduced technologies that transformed the computer industry, and built large successful companies from the ground up. I was really amazed on how far […]


Lucio Tan Success Story

Lucio Tan, probably the most controversial of all the Filipino Tycoons, is the featured success story today. He was once the longest running richest man in the Philippines not until last year when his great rival retail tycoon Henry Sy overtook him in the throne. Although some of us knew Lucio Tan got involved in […]


National Book Store Success Story

National Book Store, the Philippine’s largest chain of bookstores is the featured success story for today as we witness the life story of the woman behind it, Socorro Ramos or more commonly know to her staffs as Nanay Coring. Her story is truly an inspiring one as she built the business National Book Store from […]


Hortaleza Success Story

Dr. Rolando Hortaleza, the owner of the local Splash Corporation competing and knocking down multinational brands, Unilever and Procter and Gamble Philippines, is the featured entrepreneur success story today. In an interview with The Philippine Star last August 2005, Dr. Hortaleza tells about the “bitter taste” of success after carefully assessing that he could not […]


Gokongwei Success Story

John Gokongwei life story is another rags to riches success story of a true Filipino Taipan entrepreneur. His business empire company known as John Gokongwei Summit Holdings, Inc. or J.G. Summit Holdings, Inc. for short has been one of the most successful conglomerate in the Philippines today competing with more solid names such as SM […]