Entrepreneurs in the Philippines

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What type of business did Henry Sy establish using family money?

Ice cream shops

Who is the creator of the Mang Inasal fast food restaurant brand?

Tony Tan Caktiong

At what age did Socorro Ramos open the National Book Store with her spouse?

19

With whom is Edgar Sia involved in a joint venture in Double Dragon Properties?

Tony Tan Caktiong

Which entrepreneur founded Mercury Drug in Bambang, Philippines?

Mariano Que

Which successful Filipino entrepreneur is known as the 'father of modern Philippine retail'?

Henry Sy

Before founding Mercury Drug, where did Mariano Que work during World War II?

Pharmacy

Who founded SM Investments and BDO Unibank in the Philippines?

Tony Ramos

Which successful entrepreneur started out in the restaurant industry after studying chemical engineering?

Tony Tan Caktiong

Who transformed Shoe Mart into one of the biggest shopping centers in the Philippines?

Henry Sy

Which entrepreneur was inspired by a visit to an ice cream facility before starting a business at the age of 22?

Tony Tan Caktiong

Who is Forbes' richest person in the Philippines for a record eleven years?

Henry Sy

Which of the following entrepreneurs played a significant role in trade networks during the Spanish colonization period in the Philippines?

Socorro Ramos

Which entrepreneur was known for establishing workshops that supplied goods to colonial officials and the elite during the Spanish colonization period?

Mariano Que

Who among the following entrepreneurs was involved in the cultivation of crops such as rice, corn, and various fruits and vegetables during the pre-Spanish barter system era?

Mariano Que

Which entrepreneur is associated with traditional crafts like weaving and pottery production for local consumption and trade?

Edgar Sia

Among the listed entrepreneurs, who is most likely to have collaborated with Spanish authorities for trade during the Spanish colonization period?

Henry Sy

Which entrepreneur was particularly associated with agricultural ventures and enhancing crop yields during the pre-Spanish barter system era?

Edgar Sia

Study Notes

Filipino Entrepreneurs

  • Henry Sy established a shoe business using family money.
  • Edgar Sia is the creator of the Mang Inasal fast food restaurant brand.
  • Socorro Ramos opened the National Book Store with her spouse at the age of 80.
  • Edgar Sia is involved in a joint venture in Double Dragon Properties with Tony Tan Caktiong.
  • Mariano Que founded Mercury Drug in Bambang, Philippines.
  • Henry Sy is known as the 'father of modern Philippine retail'.
  • Before founding Mercury Drug, Mariano Que worked as a Supplier of medicines during World War II.
  • Henry Sy founded SM Investments and BDB Unibank in the Philippines.
  • Tony Tan Caktiong started out in the restaurant industry after studying chemical engineering.
  • Henry Sy transformed Shoe Mart into one of the biggest shopping centers in the Philippines.
  • Edgar Sia was inspired to start a business at the age of 22 after visiting an ice cream facility.
  • Henry Sy is Forbes' richest person in the Philippines for a record eleven years.

Entrepreneurs in the Spanish Colonization Period

  • The entrepreneur who played a significant role in trade networks during the Spanish colonization period is Pedro de los Santos.
  • Pedro de los Santos was known for establishing workshops that supplied goods to colonial officials and the elite.
  • Pre-Spanish barter system era entrepreneur, Pedro de los Santos was involved in the cultivation of crops such as rice, corn, and various fruits and vegetables.
  • Another entrepreneur associated with traditional crafts like weaving and pottery production for local consumption and trade is Pedro de los Santos.
  • Pedro de los Santos collaborated with Spanish authorities for trade during the Spanish colonization period.
  • He was particularly associated with agricultural ventures and enhancing crop yields during the pre-Spanish barter system era.

Test your knowledge on successful entrepreneurs in the Philippines, such as Socorro Ramos, who founded the National Book Store with a small capital, and Edgar Sia, the creator of Mang Inasal fast food restaurant.

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