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Making money from PH Start-ups - Is it possible?


There are so few examples of Start-ups in the PH going public, and making big money for investors.


It seem this is rare, because of the PH culture, which tends to look at Start-ups as jobs, rather than big profit opportunties


That may be why this rare story, got a lot of press inside the country:




Meet the 28-year-old tech whiz who's making $4 billion from Snapchat
Feb 6, 2017


Snapchat co-founder and CTO Bobby Murphy.


When it comes to Snapchat’s parent company Snap, which filed for a $3 billion IPO last week, you’re likely more familiar with the company’s CEO Evan Spiegel than its co-founder, Bobby Murphy. But as Snap’s chief technical officer, Murphy remains no less integral to Snap’s ongoing success than its better-known chief executive is.

Born and raised in Berkeley, Calif., the 28-year-old Filipino American co-founder met Spiegel at Stanford University while studying for a degree in mathematics and computational science. Now, with Snap gearing up to go public in March, Murphy is poised to have a whopping $4 billion net worth, according to Forbes.

Here are 4 things you might not know about soon-to-be billionaire:

He makes half of what Spiegel does

According to Snap’s S-1 statement filed last week, Murphy earns $250,000 a year — just half of what Spiegel makes.


> More: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/bobby-murphy-snapchat-cto-010625845.html

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This company presented at A-Space


Our first speaker is Philip Zulueta of Wifi Interactive Network. Philip is a seasoned entrepreneur. He is a pioneer in establishing internet-connected computer labs in universities back in 1998 when the internet was relatively new in the Philippines. He also founded, Smart Start Services, a computer-aided learning program for children. Now leading the helm of Wifi Interactive Network, learn his startup story on how he plans to provide affordable internet to all.
To immerse himself in the tech startup culture, he went on to work for 3 start-ups in Silicon Valley: SeniorSurfers.com Mountain View, CA, OpenAuto.com Walnut Creek, CA and in adtech for Exponential Interactive, Emeryville, CA in various sales positions.

In 2016, Wifi Interactive Network, Philips founded business won the Best New Comer of the Year Award for the Philippine National Startup Awards.


> Free Wifi : https://www.f6s.com/wifiinteractivenetworkwininc


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For convenience stores, we are working with Family Mart and MiniStop.
Our mSaaS platform allows brands to capture registration, demographic data as well as brand offtake data and proof of purchase.

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