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Covid-19 Pinay Entrepreneurship Fridays

  • April 24, 2020
  • August 14, 2020
  • 23 sessions
  • April 24, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 01, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 08, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 15, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 15, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 22, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 22, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 29, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 29, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 05, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 05, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 12, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 12, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 19, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 19, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • June 26, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • July 03, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • July 10, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • July 17, 2020, 8:00 AM 10:00 AM (PDT)
  • July 24, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • July 31, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • August 07, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • August 14, 2020, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (PDT)
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Covid-19 Pinay Entrepreneurship Fridays

Speakers are business owners from start-ups (1-5 years) to mature businesses (over 10 years) representing a variety of industries e.g. restaurant, technology, animation, food manufacturing, agriculture, product manufacturing, beauty and fashion, services in home design, brand management and legal.

Business coaching and femtoring are available by matching entrepreneurs who need help on transforming their business by re-developing business plans, re-thinking operations including how to leverage available grants and loans with business owners who have the expertise. 

The sessions are grouped under the 4 Options of Entrepreneurship:

  • Starting a Practice
  • Purchasing a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Starting a Business from Scratch

Online Zoom Meetings scheduled weekly on Fridays for nine weeks April 24 thru August 31.

1500 PM - 1700 PM PACIFIC TIME

Check your TIME ZONES weekly on Fridays

  • San Francisco / Vancouver 3-5 PM Friday
  • Chicago 5-7 PM Friday
  • New York / Toronto 6-8 PM Friday
  • Manila 6-8 AM (next day Saturday)
  • London 11 PM (Friday) - 1AM (next day Saturday)
  • Switzerland / Norway / Austria 12 -2 AM (next day Saturday)
  • UAE Dubai 2-4 AM (next day Saturday)

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SPEAKER SCHEDULE

  • All Sessions:
    • "4 Options of Entrepreneurship":  Marily Mondejar, CEO, Filipina Women's Network.
  • April 24: Starting a Practice and a Business from Scratch by Kristen Brillantes, Co-Founder & CEO, The Sarap Shop (USA) Global FWN100™2019
  • May 1: Shifting My Business Focus by Cola Paclibar, Founder/Director, GVOM Limited (Hong Kong and Australia) Global FWN100™2019
  • May 8: 
    • Necessity is the mother of all Innovation: Creating a business during and post COVID-19: Charlene Consolacion, Founder and CEO, Biig (USA) Global FWN100™2019
    • Adjusting your business in the new Normal: Marla Rausch, CEO, Animation Vertigo (USA and Philippines) 
  • May 15: Entrepreneurial Journeys of 2 Mature Businesses:
  • Charina Palomares Garcia, Esq., Partner, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP (USA) Global FWN100™2019
  • Nana Luz, Founder and CEO, Softype Inc. (USA, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines) US FWN100™2009
  • May 22:  Make Me A Filipina Millionaire. Where's the money?
    • Equity Financing – Friends & Family, Angel, VC: Marylou Garcia, Managing Director, Expense Reduction Analysts and Angel Investor (USA) Global FWN100™2016
    • Debt Financing – Loans, SBA, qualifications: Wells Fargo Rachelle Cayanan, VP and Commercial Banker of Wells Fargo,
  • May 29: 
    • Purchasing or Selling a Franchise: Sherill Quintana, Founder & CEO, Oryspa Spa Solutions, Inc. (PHILIPPINES) Global FWN100™2018
    • Starting and Growing a Multi-awarded Law Practice: Lorna Kapunan, Esq., Founding Partner, Kapunan & Castillo Law Offices (PHILIPPINES) Global FWN100™2016
  • June 5: 
    • Starting a Design Practice: Vina Lustado, Founder of Sol Haus Design (USA) Global FWN100™2015
    • Managing a Family Business: Georgitta Puyat, Chairman, Philippine Orchard Corporation (PHILIPPINES) (invited) US FWN100™2017
  • June 12:
    • Growing a Family Business: Susie Quesada, President, Ramar Foods International (USA, worldwide) (invited) US FWN100™2007
  • June 19: Managing Risk for Small Businesses
    • Benel Se-Liban, CPA, Managing Partner, JBC Group (USA) 

      US FWN100™2011
    • Maria Fides Balita, Partner, CPA, Adelfia LLC (USA) Global FWN100™2019
  • June 26: 
    • Starting a Business from an Idea: Christen Montero, Chief Marketing Officer, Blue (USA) Global FWN100™2018
    • Nurturing my Passion for Art is my Business: Pam Gotangco, Visual Artist (SWITZERLAND)  Global FWN100™2018
  • July 3: 
    • Dreaming BigJoji Ilagan Bian, Chair, Joji Ilagan International Schools (PHILIPPINES) Global FWN100™2017
    • Running a Real Estate Business: Joan Laguatan, Owner/Broker, Canvass Properties (USA)

  • July 10: 
      • 100 Business Areas by 2037: Mica F. Tan, Chief Executive Officer, MFT Group (PHILIPPINES HONG KONG SINGAPORE USA) 

        Global FWN100™2019
  • July 17:  NEW TIMING! CHECK YOUR TIME ZONE:
    • San Francisco / Vancouver 8AM
    • Chicago 10AM
    • New York / Toronto 11AM
    • Manila 11PM
    • London 4PM
    • Switzerland / Norway 5PM
    • Dubai 7PM
    • How I Became An Online Influencer: 

      Nina Carpio, Online Influencer via "Smile Like Nina" and "Morena" Series (DUBAI, UAE) Global FWN100™2019
    • From Rock Band Star to Fashion Brand: Angie Adams, Owner/Director, Question Everything Ltd. (LONDON, UK)  Global FWN100™2018
  • July 24:
    • “Pivoting the Media Business: From print to social media”: Gina Atienza, President, SunStar Management Inc (PHILIPPINES) Global FWN100™2016
  • July 31: 
    • “Filipino Cuisine Making it in the UK”: Rowena Romulo, Restaurateur, Romulo Restaurant Group UK Limited (London, UK) Global FWN100™™2017, Face of Global Pinay Power 2017
  • August 7:
    • “Filipino Films Lightning the World”: Allie Cuerdo, Producer, Director, Editor, Kidlat Entertainment (USA) Global FWN100™2018
  • August 14: 
    • The Birth of the BPO Industry in the Philippines: Delle Sering, CEO, Seven Seven Softwares, Inc. (USA PHILIPPINES SINGAPORE) US FWN100™ 2009

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The current global pandemic has had a severe economic impact on small businesses. To help Filipina business owners, FWN created the Entrepreneur Speaker Series to provide actionable and innovative ideas on how small businesses can transform existing business models to survive and thrive during these difficult economic times. 

Speakers are business owners from start-ups (1-5 years) to mature businesses (over 10 years) representing a variety of industries e.g. restaurant, technology, animation, food manufacturing, agriculture, product manufacturing, beauty and fashion, services in home design, brand management and legal.

Business coaching and femtoring are available by matching entrepreneurs who need help on transforming their business by re-developing business plans, re-thinking operations including how to leverage available grants and loans with business owners who have the expertise. 

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