Category Archives: Entrepreneurship
Embracing Self-Care and Following Your Dreams with Shumeka Haynes of Mekumi Bath
Whether you have a seasoned skincare routine or are just starting to get behind one, self-care seems like it’s a trend that’s here to stay. The market is exploding, and people now have countless product choices to add to their beauty stash, from ingestible collagen shots to charcoal face cleansers. But, with big brands cranking …
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Mikaela Martinez on Being a Mompreneur and Advocating for Secondhand Fashion
Mikaela (@wanderer9258) is featured in this week’s Local Insights Segment. Download Lemi on the App Store or Google Play to discover more of her recommendations! The phrase cool mom gets thrown around a lot, but Mikaela Martinez has always been an epitome of the label before it was even a thing. From being the prototype “it girl” when she …
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Cathy Gavino: Baking Her Way to Success
Cathy Gavino is featured in this week’s Local Insights Segment! Download the app on the App Store or Google Play to read more of her expert-approved recommendations. Kakanin (sticky rice cake) is a popular staple in Filipino food culture. Town festivities, get-togethers, or even simple afternoon meriendas become even more special with a round winnowing …
Clara Herrera, Girlboss with a Purpose
For Clara Day Herrera (@claradayh on Lemi!), months spent in lockdown have translated to ample time meditating and relying on the healing power of yoga to recuperate. The pandemic has hit her businesses hard; yet she shows no signs of distress, evident in her Instagram and Youtube updates that beam nothing but her charming candor. …
Why Philippines is our first choice
Significant untapped potential in the Philippines with a large, digitally literate and entrepreneurial society, as well as an MSMB-dominant economy (99.6%) Philippine MSMBs are facing more challenges pivoting to digitalisation compared to larger companies – a digital gap that Lemi for Business can help to fill The Philippines is the starting point for Lemi for …
Are you Zerg or Protoss?
That first response was my CTO. It’s almost impossible to out-nerd my CTO. He too is a millennial and definitely does not live under a rock. Because Starcraft was the game that made e-sports a thing: a multi-billion dollar industry complete with pro-gamers, live streaming, and a re-conceptualisation of what gaming really can mean as …
Move over, asshole.
Without going into detail about companies that make money from the vicious spreading of negativity (creating an echo-chamber of ideas to create radicalized extreme viewpoints, destroying livelihoods in an effort to be “newsworthy”), or from the harvesting of life (whether killing animals for meat or killing trees for wood), there was a point in my …
Raising your first round of capital from friends, family, and fools
Yesterday I spoke to students at a career conference held by my alma mater, and I was asked the question: “How would I go about raising my first round of capital?” It occurred to me that the students had no idea that they were already on the journey to raise their first round of capital.