Starting a Philippine Business as a Foreigner

Starting a Philippine business as a foreigner is complicated, and it is difficult to find accurate information or advice.  Equally, most documents governing business activities (i.e. the Constitution, SEC rulings, Supreme Court rulings, etc.) are not well indexed on the internet, so self-educating yourself is inherently flawed. Generally speaking, the Philippines has restrictions on the … [Read more…]

Customer Development – How to and what to expect

Following Startup Weekend (see “How it Started – Startup Weekend” for background), my business partner and I were at ground zero again. Humbling considering the amount of work we put into the weekend’s events. If we learned anything though from the weekend, it was that we needed to start from the beginning, which meant customer … [Read more…]