PH to accept fully-vaxxed tourists from visa-free countries starting Feb. 10

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MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines will start to accept fully-vaccinated foreign leisure travelers from visa-free countries beginning February 10. Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat made the announcement today January 28 ( Friday) after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) approved the proposal of the Department of Tourism (DOT). “We at the DOT are very thankful to our …

VC ECONOMICS: WHY STARTUP VALUATIONS ARE ART WHILE DILUTION IS A SCIENCE

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You need to understand the investor mindset. Valuation and dilution are two intricately linked fundamental truths that all startup founders need to be aware of. Since your valuation will determine your dilution down the line, the universal goal for any founder is to maximize valuation while minimizing dilution. While this may seem like a straightforward premise, it can quickly become …

Inside The Philippines: January 2022

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In this month’s inside look into the Philippines – GDP growth is seen to outpace regional peers. IT-BPM sector sustains its growth trajectory and continues to drive office demand. E-commerce transactions are projected to grow at 17% per annum, attracting foreign investors. The Philippine Stock Exchange is named the best bourse in Southeast Asia in its record-breaking year. Here are …

Inside The Philippines: December 2021

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In this month’s inside look into the Philippines – GDP growth exceeds expectations. REITs are looking to grow their portfolios. Local conglomerates invest in the logistics industry. Andreessen Horowitz makes its first Philippine investment. Here are the country’s latest market and industry highlights. Source: www.sofcpartners.com