PLDT and GoNegosyo partner up again to enable SME’s in the Digital World powered by VOYAGER

The age of Digital is here and to help our SME’s, PLDT, Go Negosyo and Voyager partner up .. to be able to provide the 3M’s that is needed for the recipe of success.. Marketplace, Mentorship and Money..

How? With PLDT providing the needed backbone of support infrastructure to support the SME’s in the digital world thru Voyager with it’s online marketplace called Takatack..SME’s that also need additional funding can apply through the digital lending platform powered  by Voyager which is called Lendr which helps MSME’s be able to sort thu various loan offers from participating banks and lending institutions.

The partnership also aims to support the program of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to equip more than 100,000 MSMEs with digital solutions by 2020.

“We are committed to help SMEs thrive and become more globally competitive through digital services and solutions,” said PLDT Chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan. “We are confident that this partnership with Go Negosyo will positively contribute to government’s programs to improve the lives of our people by promoting digital entrepreneurship.”

Businesses needing help in how to run their businesses thru mentorshhip can easily go to any of the Negosyo Centers nationwide, local businesses can participate in Go Negosyo’s Mentor Me program which has been expanded to include training in setting up and managing online stores through the Tackthis!, the online store builder of Voyager.

 

The program will also equip merchants to accept mobile cashless transactions through PayMaya QR, which provides their customers a seamless payment experience via QR (quick response) code technology while at the same time eases the burden on cashiers and front-counter agents.

“The enablement program covers much of what business owners need to ready themselves in expanding their operations and putting up a presence in the online market space as we’ve all seen how e-commerce has become the new frontier aming Filipino consumers,” said Go Negosyo Founder, Joey Concepcion.

“We not only empower business owners by enabling them with latest available technology solutions to quickly establish their global presence online. We also help them optimize their business potential and enhance their market competitiveness through selling and fulfilling transactions using these readily deployable innovative platforms”, said PLDT & SMART Chief Revenue Officer and ePLDT President & CEO, Eric Alberto.

“Through this program, MSMEs across the country can acquire new skills and capabilities that will enable them become successful players in the fast-emerging digital economy,” said Orlando B. Vea, President and CEO of Voyager and PayMaya Philippines.

 

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