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The hustle of getting Coins.ph acquired by Go Jek took years of failures and learnings. In this episode, Ronster chats with Ron Hose, Founder and CEO of Coins.ph. Ron will share how he started out his hustle by being a maker and how he created his early startups that failed but taught him a lot of lessons early. He will also share how he got one of his first startups acquired and how he became a VC along with the lessons he got being an investor. Then he will share how he ended up in the Philippines and what led him to create Coins.ph. Lastly, he will share amazing insights how it is like getting acquired and he will share tons of advice for startup people in this amazing episode.
Training people to turn their idea to a startup takes a lot of skill and experience. In this quickie, Ronster chats with Carlo Valencia, a startup trainer. Carlo talks about his journey on how he jumped from doing a corporate job to doing a tech startups and the early mistakes he did when he started his company. He will also share what happened with his startup leading to why he is helping aspiring founders not make the same mistakes he did when he started out in this very enlightening quickie.
Being a world class programmer takes incredible effort and skill. In this quickie, Ronster chats with Jason Torres, the CEO of Mashup Garage. Jason will share how he started coding at the young age of 10 years old and his journey to becoming a programmer. He will also discuss the importance of education and how this has helped him, along with the sacrifices one has to make, to build a successful startup in this geeky quickie.
The hustle of rebuilding and understanding UX design is no easy feat. In this quickie, Ronster chats with Mark Lacsamana, a Senior Product Designer in Kalibrr. He will discuss the key things he learned from his mentors and the challenges he's faced with when designing a system. Mark will also discuss what he looks for in a team member and how he further educates himself on UX Design in this very interesting quickie.
The hustle of training artificial intelligence is a very unique and fun profession. In this episode, Ronster chats with Jean Alfonso-Decena, a Senior AI Trainer in Starbutter. Jean will share how she started her career in customer service and how she transitioned to getting into AI Training. She also shares what an AI Trainer does and the importance of creating ethical bots in this futuristic quickie.
Running Southeast Asia’s leading largest logistics provider in the Philippines is an astounding responsibility. In this episode, Ronster chats with Martin Cu, the Country Head of Ninja Van. Martin shares his journey of how he started out as an intern in Globe and learned the ropes of Marketing. He will also share how he transformed when he worked in Zalora starting out as a buyer all the way to becoming the head of their Marketing. Marin also shares how he was able to apply a lot of his learnings when he led Ninja Van and the challenges and struggles his team had to go through to get Ninja Van to where it is today in this epic episode.
Leading the Philippine Software Industry and replicating Silicon Valley in the Philippines is a daunting mission. In this episode, Ronster chats with Jonathan De Luzuriaga, the President of the Philippine Software Industry Association and the CEO of Spring Valley. Jonathan will share the history of the BPO and software industry. He will also share how he was able to create a remarkable career in the BPO Industry that led him to consulting and eventually, software. He shifted his career to software and how he became the President of the PSIA. Jonathan also shares why he created Spring Valley and the benefits that founders can get by working there. JDL will also share amazing lessons that he learned during his career in this astonishing episode.
Being a pioneer in a new technology like cryptocurrency and blockchain is never easy. In this episode, Ronster talks to John Bailon, the CEO of Satoshi Citadel Industries, the country's innovating company for bitcoin ecosystems. John talks about how he took the great leap from running a simple photo booth business to putting up another company out of his newly-developed passion for cryptocurrency. He speaks about the importance of finding the right people for his like-minded team, even if they’re from different fields of experience. John talks about the highs of the business, like gaining big time funding from Kakao Talk and Cebuana Lhuiller, as well as the lows of his journey. He even goes in depth about his struggles of picking up the pieces after the cryptocurrency bubble burst in 2018. Learn about how he continues to motivate his team to continue the hustle in this uplifting episode.
Influencing people to get motivated about their goals is an age-old challenge. In this episode, Ronster chats with Dennis Timpanaro, the Founder and CEO of GOtivation, to discuss how he is innovating the science of motivation people to get motivated to exercise. Dennis will also share how he started his career in procurement as one of the youngest directors in McDonalds. He will also share how he began is journey of becoming a startup founder when he did not know how and where to start. Dennis will also share the challenges and pivots he made to steer GOtivation to the right direction. Lastly, he will share the secrets of how to get motivated in achieving your goals and the factors that can help you achieve them in this motivating episode.