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JG DEV aims to support the region's next round of unicorns.
In its bid to ride on the growing startup ecosystem in the region, diversified listed conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. (JGHI) has launched its own venture capital (VC) firm, Friday, May 10, with fresh funding worth $50 million or more than P2.6 ...
Notable stories you won't want to miss this month.
It’s an exciting month at Town&Country as we take readers through a curated collection of stories, from the latest museum and art exhibit openings to the best honeymoon destinations around the world. Here are the must-read features this May.There are many facets ...
“I may have been the son of the boss, but I worked harder than anybody else to prove that I wasn’t just the son of the boss,” he tells the class of 2019.
On April 30, 2019, JG Summit Holdings Inc. President and CEO Lance Gokongwei left the graduating class of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela inspired with anecdotes of how he and his siblings independently worked their way to the top. In his ...
"His legacy will live on for many more generations after us."
Some of the country's biggest and most notable names in business have issued tributes and expressions of condolences at the passing of SM Group founder Henry Sy Sr. The retail tycoon passed away on Saturday morning, January 19. He was 94. Sy, who started as ...
Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Tessie Sy Coson, Ramon del Rosario, Lance Gokongwei, Federico Lopez, Manny Pangilinan, Enrique Razon, and Andrew Tan share stories about the late Washington SyCip.
Washington SyCip, the founder of SGV & Co., passed away over the weekend on a flight from Manila to Vancouver on his way to New York. He was 96. The business icon and philanthropist was a mentor and adviser to many of today’s ...
These tycoons and their heirs apparent help lead the Philippine economy to progress.
The Taipan: Ramon Ang, president and chief operating officer of San Miguel CorporationEducation: BS Mechanical Engineering, Far Eastern UniversityThe Empire: SMC is rooted in its food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and packing industries. It has recently ventured into a slew of corporate ...
'Letters to My Children' is a lovely, heartwarming book.
Writing letters made me fall in love with writing.When I was a little girl, I used to write letters to my mother and grandmother every single day whenever they would go on a trip. The letters usually never made it to them ...
In this letter to his two children, the business tycoon opens up about hard work, living simply, and the importance of family time.
The Importance of Family TimeLance Gokongwei is the president and chief operating officer of JG Summit Holdings. He is the only son of John Gokongwei, Jr., one of the pillars of Philippine business.  Dear Hannah and Jacob,I wanted to write you to ...