Hustleshare

Hustleshare

By Ronster Baetiong
Welcome to Hustleshare, a Filipino podcast that features the journeys of startup founders, business leaders and unique hustlers to show not our differences but to show that most of us are very much alike. Hustleshare was made to showcase the triumphs and challenges people go through in their unique hustle and learn how we can apply them to our own daily hustles.
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Yani Donato - The Hustle Of Running Canva
What is it like to work in Canva? In this episode, Ronster chats with Yani Donato, the Country Head of Canva in the Philippines. Yani will share how she started her career as an HR practitioner and how she became an expert in hiring talent and team building. She will also share how she got in Canva and how the helped design the strong culture that they have and helped it scale. She'll also share what it's like to work in Canva along with the perks employees get. Yani will also give light on how it's like working with Melanie Perkins and the Canva co-founders and how to run a remote global team in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is powered by Podmetrics
49:18
August 2, 2020
Victor Rivera - The Hustle Behind Avion School
How did a college dropout get the founder of Tinder to invest in his startup? In this episode, Ronster chats with Victor Rivera, Founder and CEO of Avion School. Victor will share his bold move of dropping out of college and moving out of his parents' house to pursue being a startup founder. He will also share the sacrifices he made when he interned for Lalamove in order to learn the startup skills he needed. Victor also talks about his tenure in PayMongo as a growth marketer and how he came up with the idea of Avion School to help fill the skill gap of developers here in the Philippines. He will also share how he got the founder of Tinder to invest in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is powered by Podmetrics
1:03:44
July 26, 2020
Jazmine Torralba - Endaya - The Hustle Behind Society Eight
How did Society Eight grow to become the leading concept store chain in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Jazmine Torralba - Endaya, founder of Society Eight Concept Stores. Jaz will be sharing her very humble beginnings like how she decided to become a network marketer at the age of 14 and how she dropped out of school to focus on networking. She will also share she was sent to a faraway province to do MLM there without knowing anyone but allowed her to realize her full potential. She'll also share how she started Society Eight and the struggles she had to go through early on. Jazmine will also share how she was able to get an investor that allowed her to automate key processes they had and scale Society Eight nationwide in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is powered by Podmetrics
1:06:26
July 19, 2020
JC Bisnar - The Hustle Behind Investagrams
How do you make 1 Million by trading stocks? In this episode, Ronster chats with JC Bisnar, CEO of Investagrams. JC will share how he became an entrepreneur early in his life by selling in-game items in an RPG game while being a student-athlete. He will also share how he get immersed early in the stock market and how he educated himself through reading books about trading that helped him create his formula. JC will also tell us how he made a fortune in trading and what inspired him to create Investagrams to help educate more Filipinos in investing in the stock market. Lastly, JC will also give amazing tips for people who want to invest in stocks in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:15:06
July 12, 2020
AJ Dumanjug - The Hustle Of A White Hat Hacker
How did a hacker earn his first million at the age of 19 by exposing websites like Facebook and Medium? In this episode Ronster chats with AJ Dumanjug of Secuna. AJ will share how he became a self-taught white hat hacker and how he made a million by bounty hunting for big websites. He will also share how he improved by joining the hacking community in the Philippines and how he helped UP as a one-man team for their cybersecurity. AJ will also share how he founded his cybersecurity startup Secuna and how he found the perfect co-founder for it. Lastly, he will share amazing tips for businesses on how to prevent any data breaches and for developers to become better at cybersecurity in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
52:55
July 5, 2020
Saul Molla Cuesta - The Hustle Behind FlowerStore
How did the former CFO of Lazada launch the biggest online flower store in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Saul Molla Cuesta of FlowerStore.ph. Saul will share his early background in aeronautics engineering and how he pivoted his career early by doing consulting in Spain. He will also share what led him to go to the Philippines and join Lazada to be their head of pricing and eventually, their CFO. Saul will also share how he founded FlowerStore and how he grew the team to scale fast in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:09:57
June 28, 2020
Jojy Azurin - The Hustle Of A Startup Mentor
What does it take to give effective mentorship to a startup founder? In this episode, Ronster chats with Jojy Azurin, a serial entrepreneur and startup mentor. Jojy will share the early influences he got from his mother and from his colleagues that acted as mentors in his career. He will also share the lessons he learned through the ups and downs he of being a serial entrepreneur and how it better prepared him for mentoring other startup founders. He'll also share how surviving Covid-19 changed his perspective in life. Lastly, he will share amazing tips for startup founders looking for advice and mentorship in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:06:33
June 21, 2020
Playbook #11 - How to prepare for due diligence 🕵‍♀
Atty. Josef Acuña is a very experienced lawyer who has helped both investors and startup founders and in this playbook, he will teach how to properly prepare and execute due diligence in a startup fundraising round. Josef will share the things startup founders shall prepare for and the process of due diligence that they have to accomplish in order to get the check from their potential investors in this playbook brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
33:11
June 17, 2020
Andrew Koger - The Hustle Behind GoodWork.ph
How does GoodWork.ph plan to elevate the service economy using their $1.6M seed funding? In this episode, Ronster chats with Andrew Koger, the Founder and CEO of GoodWork.ph. Andrew shares how he was immersed in entrepreneurship at a young age and how he studied remarkable entrepreneurs when he took up History in Princeton and became Magna Cum Laude. Andrew will also share how he became an investor and traveled the world looking for amazing companies in emerging markets. He will also share his experience being in Lazada during the transition from Rocket Internet to Alibaba. Andrew also shares what pushed him to create GoodWork and how he built the business that led them to raise $1.6 Million for their seed round in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:08:46
June 14, 2020
Tryke Gutierrez - The Hustle Behind Tier One Entertainment
How did Esports and gaming become mainstream in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Tryke Gutierrez, CEO of Tier One Entertainment. Tryke will share how he became a hardcore gamer early in his life and how he was able to overcome early challenges in finishing college while pursuing his love for gaming. He will also share the experience he got working in a gaming company and with a computer manufacturing company that gave him immense experiences to support the gaming community. He'll also share the struggles he had to go thru when he put up the Philippine ESports Organization and the learnings he got that allowed him to scale up Tier One Entertainment and raise VC funding from the states. He'll also share great tips for entrepreneurs and content creators in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:07:14
June 7, 2020
Playbook #10 - How to make efficient Facebook Ads 🎯
Miggy Azurin of Huskee Digital is an expert in Facebook Advertising and in this playbook, he will teach us how to properly set up your ads to get the best results. He will also share how not to overlook key steps that people forget in creating their ads and how to set the right benchmark for your ad budgets for your campaigns in this playbook brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
40:31
June 3, 2020
Ron Baetiong - The Hustle Behind Hustleshare
What is the origin of the Hustleshare podcast? In this episode, Ronster was surprise interviewed by Magellan Fetalino on his birthday to discuss the hustle behind Hustleshare. Ron shares his early hustles growing up and how he realized that entrepreneurship was the path that he wanted to take and how he was influenced by his mentor to pay it forward when he becomes successful. Ron also shares how he struggled with his first startup Partyphile along with the big mistakes he made that led to its failure. He will also share how he was able to bounce back and get his second startup ChatbotPH acquired in just 12 months after he put it up. Also, Ron talks about why he started Hustleshare and Podcast Network Asia to pay it forward in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:12:43
May 31, 2020
Stanley Chee and Jeffrey Chan - The Hustle Behind SalesCandy
Having quality leads is integral to any business. In this episode, Ronster chats with Stanley Chee and Jeffrey Chan of SalesCandy. Jeff and Stan shares their individual journeys prior to working together where they hustled thru multiple businesses with different backgrounds. Then they will share what led them to finally work together to solve the problem of helping businesses optimize their sales through their leads. They will also share how they were able to scale across Southeast Asia in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
57:24
May 24, 2020
Playbook #9 - How to restart your business in the new normal 📌
Miguel Aranaz and the team behind Ignite House of Innovation created a framework on how businesses can restart in the new normal. In this playbook, Miguel will break down the framework and the playbook they created in Ignite called the Restart App. Miguel will also share concrete examples of how the framework can be applied to businesses in their unique situations to ensure the best results in this playbook brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
40:40
May 21, 2020
Dindo Marzan - The Hustle Behind True Digital Philippines
Replicating the success of True Digital from Thailand to the Philippines is no easy feat. In this episode, Ronster chats with Dindo Marzan, the Country Head of True Digital Philippines. Dindo has an incredible career in digital and technology with tenures from big companies like Mozcom, Globe, ABS-CBN, and Voyager Innovations prior to joining True Digital. Dindo will share how each stop of his celebrated career molded him while he worked with amazing mentors at each stop and contributed to building ground-breaking tech each stop of the way. He will also share tips on how to become a great country manager and how startups can do user acquisition properly in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:31:06
May 17, 2020
Karencitta - The Hustle Of A Filipina Hip Hop Star
Karencitta's rise to fame took years of hustle and sacrifice. In this episode, Ronster chats with Karencitta to discuss the hustle of being a Filipina Hip Hop Star. Karen will share how young she started pursuing her dream and the type of lessons she learned from the failures she went through early in her career. Karen will also share how she learned the ropes of music as a business that helped her become a star. Success doesn't happen overnight and Karen shares her daily grind and how she makes music which has the ability to become a viral dance challenge. She will also share how she manages her hard-earned money and how she became an entrepreneur as well in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
48:28
May 10, 2020
Playbook #8 - How to properly resume business ops after the lockdown 📅
Jaypee Soliman and Jujut Enriquez of Unionbank has been at the forefront of helping Filipino MSME's in digitizing their businesses. In this playbook, Jaypee and Jujut will teach us how to properly resume the operations of business to bounce back from the effect of Covid-19 in businesses. They will also share tips on how businesses can adapt after the lockdown has been lifted and how businesses can leverage banks to start recovering from the crisis that the virus brought about. They will also be sharing very useful tips for digitization of businesses that can benefit MSMEs in this playbook brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
38:41
May 6, 2020
Judy Lorenzo - The Hustle Behind myBoss Asia
Properly doing financials is key to any business. In this episode, Ronster chats with Judy Lorenzo of myBoss Asia. Judy will share her influences from her family to become an entrepreneur and the early jobs she did that gave her much-needed experience for her journey as an entrepreneur. She will also share what it was like working for the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and how it encouraged her to put up her own business. Judy also shares how difficult it was running myBoss and how she overcame challenges that let to her working with Monstar Labs. Judy also shares key tips on how to survive this pandemic and tools that businesses can use in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
48:19
May 3, 2020
Patrick Searle - The Hustle Behind GetCraft
How did GetCraft grow to having over 10 million dollars worth of projects for the creatives industry? In this episode, Ronster chats with Patrick Searle, Founder and CEO of GetCraft. Patrick shares what it was like moving to different countries growing up and the many jobs he took that exposed him to many skills and bosses that he took inspiration from. Patrick also shares what it was like witnessing China's exponential growth last decade and what drew him to move to Indonesia and experience the early stages of their startup ecosystem. He also shares why he created GetCraft to break the status quo of discovering creative talent in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:02:12
April 26, 2020
Darwin Mariano - The Hustle Behind Ticket2Me
How did a ticketing platform raise 17 Million pesos during Covid-19? In this episode, Ronster chats with Darwin Mariano, Founder and CEO of Ticket2Me. Darwin will share how he started Ticket2Me as a side hustle while he was a lawyer working for a Philippine Senator. He will also share the key skills and experiences he developed while working for a big cement company and what it was like going out of his comfort zone to work overseas. Darwin also shares what pushed him to take a leap of faith and do Ticket2Me full time and bootstrap it. Darwin will also share amazing tips on communication, pricing and surviving Covid-19 in this episode brought to you by Unionbank Globallinker.  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:14:42
April 21, 2020
Ros Juan, Chelle Gray & Karla Reyes - The Hustle Behind Frontline Feeders Philippines
Feeding our front liners is a very daunting task during this pandemic. In this episode, Ronster chats with Ros Juan, Chelle Gray and Karla Reyes of Frontline Feeders Philippines. Ros, Chelle and Karla shares their own respective hustles and skillsets that allowed them to contribute to Frontline Feeders. They will also share the challenges they faced early on and the new skills they had to learn to feed more hospitals and front liners. They will also share the system they developed using agile methodologies and how they run the team like a startup that allowed them to scale and execute fast. They'll be sharing also the feedback they get from the front liners and tips on how you can help feed front liners in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
59:11
April 12, 2020
Playbook #7 - Remote Work Etiquette and Hacks 🙆‍♂
Dominick Danao of Magpie has been leading his team remotely with great efficiency. In this playbook, Dom teaches us the do's and don'ts of remote work and how to properly set up your team to become productive without micromanaging. Dom will also share key tips that they've done in order to make sure that teams execute as if they are in the same place at the same time.  Dom also shares useful hacks that you can use in your team that as we adapt to the new normal in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
30:40
April 8, 2020
Jason Dela Rosa - The Hustle Behind Bounce Back PH
How can businesses survive the aftermath of Covid-19? In this episode, Ronster chats with Jason Dela Rosa, the creator of Bounce Back PH, the biggest online group that supports businesses recover from Covid-19's effects. Jason will share his entrepreneurial journey and the wins and losses he got that allowed him to amass a ton of experiences that he compiled in his book called The Practical Entrepreneur. Jason will also share why he started Bounce Back PH and how it grew exponentially over the past few weeks during the quarantine by helping frontliners and businesses during this crisis. Jason will also share key information that businesses need that he gathered in the group in order to bounce back in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:15:22
April 5, 2020
Arianne Kader-Cu - The Hustle Behind Viu Philippines
How big is the K-Drama market in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Arianne Kader-Cu, the country head of Viu Philippines. Arianne will share her early hustles as she moved to the Philippines with zero network to work for a reproductive health brand. Arianne will also share what it was like working as one of the first employees of Zalora and how she was able to grow with for 4 years and even beyond their acquisition. She will also share how she went back to her purpose to lead in the Philippines thru working for Viu. Arianne will also provide amazing advice for remote work, corporate planning and many more in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:19:16
March 29, 2020
Playbook #6 - How To Efficiently Run Your Startup Remotely 💻
Gabby Dizon of Altitude Games has been running his startup remotely for years now. In this episode, Gabby will teach us the step-by-step process of how to run a startup efficiently using a proven formula that revolves around people, process and tools. Gabby will also share concrete examples of how each component can be properly executed in a remote setup that can be useful in hustling despite of the lockdowns caused by the coronavirus in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia this episode
38:56
March 25, 2020
Avery Ocumen and Czar de los Reyes - The Hustle Of Working in Upwork
How can you get freelancing gigs in Upwork while you work from home? In this episode, Ronster chats with Avery Ocumen and Czar de los Reyes to discuss the hustle of working in Upwork. Avery and Czar will share with us how they transitioned to freelancing from their old 9 to 5 jobs and how they educated themselves for the projects they were hired in. Avery and Czar also shared how they balance out being full-time moms while having full-time gigs and helping out other freelancers in Upwork. They will also share very useful tips that you can use to score new freelancing jobs in Upwork in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:38:14
March 22, 2020
Playbook #5 - How To Create A Business Continuity Plan For Covid-19 😷
A business continuity plan in times of disaster is vital in making your business survive. In this playbook, Christopher Star of Kho Capital and Space Belly teaches us the framework in how to make your business thrive in times of crisis. Christopher will discuss in detail the whole framework on how businesses can enable continuity thru impact assessment, prevention, response, and recovery. Christopher will also share concrete examples of how businesses are doing their continuity plans and how you can execute it for your business in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
39:38
March 20, 2020
Lea Klein - The Hustle Behind MakeSense
How do you become a successful social enterprise in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Lea Klein, Philippines Country Director of MakeSense. Lea will share the early hustles that she did while interning in multiple companies worldwide that solidified her love for social entrepreneurship despite having a lot of doubters early on. Lea will also share how she started helping social entrepreneurs in the Philippines thru MakeSense and how she grew the team that she works with. Leah will also share great tips on how to pursue social entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurship in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:14:40
March 15, 2020
Unyx Sta Ana - The Hustle Behind Zapateria
How did a former tech startup founder transition into making artisan shoes after she got her startup acquired? In this episode, Ronster chats with Unyx Sta Ana, founder of Zapateria Hub. Unyx will share her early influences and how she got into tech at such a young age. Unyx will also share her early hustles that further solidified her tech career. She will also share how she founded Orchestrack and the things she and her team did that helped it get acquired. Lastly, Unyx will share how she is paying it forward to the local shoe industry with what she learned from the startup industry in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:23:04
March 9, 2020
Playbook #4 - How To Pitch Your Startup Idea ⚾
Artie Lopez, the Philippines premier startup coach joins in this episode to share how he taught dozens of startup founders deliver award-winning pitches for their startup. Artie will share the step-by-step process on how to pitch your startup properly to increase your chances of getting funded or getting clients. Artie will also share concrete examples of how award-winning founders from the Philippines did their pitches and how they improved over time in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
41:14
March 5, 2020
Donald Lim - The Hustle Behind Dito CME
What's in store for us with DITO CME? In our 1-year anniversary episode, Ronster chats with Donald Lim, COO of DITO CME. Donald will share his humble beginnings in business while working for their family business and how he hustled by working in a fast-food chain in his first job.  Donald will tell the story of how he got into marketing while he was with a newspaper company and how he got into digital marketing. Donald will also share how it was like being a chief executive of a lot of big companies and leading their digital transformation. Lastly, Donald will share how he got chosen to lead DITO CME and what's in store for the Filipino people in the near future in this episode brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:04:54
March 1, 2020
Francis Kong - The Hustle Of An Inspirational Speaker
How did Francis Kong become the most sought after motivational speaker in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Francis Kong to discuss the hustle of being an inspirational speaker. Francis will share how he started his career by being in sales and how he founded a popular clothing brand and ran a retail chain for many years. Francis will also share how he got into the public speaking industry and how he grew his influence along with his business. Francis will also tell give us a lot o amazing advice that you can apply in your own hustle in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:10:25
February 23, 2020
Cliff Eala - The Hustle Of A Persistent Optimist
What is the secret of becoming successful in multiple business ventures over the decades? In this episode, Ronster chats with Cliff Eala, President and CEO of Synerbyte to discuss the power of persistent optimism in business. Cliff will share his humble beginnings like how he started the business of corporate giveaways in the Philippines. Cliff will also share how he became an expert salesman that eventually helped him venture into tech and founded Stratpoint and Synerbyte. Cliff will also share amazing tips on how to use the power of persistence and other soft skills in business in the episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:32:24
February 16, 2020
Playbook #3 - How To Validate Your Startup Idea 💡
After teaching hundreds of startup founders and corporate executives, Paul Pajo shares the key methods on how startup founders can validate their startup ideas the proper way. Paul will share the processes founders and teams can use to validate their assumptions and gave great examples of how startups did it. Paul also shared amazing tools that hustlers can use to put these experiments into work in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
50:26
February 12, 2020
Josef Werker - The Hustle Of Running Penbrothers
How difficult is it to run 2 startups at the same time? In this episode, Ronster chats with Josef Werker, Managing Director of Penbrothers and Founder of Humble Sustainability. Josef will share how he started out hustling early in life through music and sports and how he became fascinated about public speaking. Josef will also talk about how he found early success that made him arrogant and how he was humbled in life in his next few hustles. Josef will also share key tips and experiences on how to run 2 startups at the same time and do well on both in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:32:01
February 9, 2020
Steve Sy - The Hustle Behind Great Deals
How big is E-Commerce in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Steve Sy, Founder and CEO of Great Deals. Steve will share his humble beginnings by helping out in their family business and how he was able to make his first million at the age of 20. Steve will also share his "desert experience" where he was in deep debt for 10 years and how he got introduced to e-commerce here in the Philippines. Steve also shares his eureka moment and how he went all-in on e-commerce and how he was able to bootstrap and grow his team with it. Lastly, Steve will also share valuable advice for aspiring e-commerce entrepreneurs in this episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:09:02
February 2, 2020
Playbook #2 - How To Find The Right Investors For Your Startup 🤑
After successfully raising funds from multiple types of investors for Acudeen, Magellan Fetalino shares the types of investors startups can raise money from in the Philippines. Magellan will also be teaching the unique characteristics of each type of investor like what check sizes they give, what they look for in startups and the best strategies to get noticed by them. Magellan will also share concrete examples on how to get deals with them done in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
57:54
January 29, 2020
Mel Nava - The Hustle Behind 1Export
How do you disrupt a very traditional industry like exporting using technology? In this episode, Ronster chats with Mel Nava, Founder and CEO of 1Export. Mel will share how she started at a very young age by doing volunteer work while being a student. Mel also shares the experiences she got in her first jobs in the exporting business that inspired her to create 1Export. Mel also shares how her MBA honed her to be a better founder and equipped her with the right skills needed to execute her startup. Lastly, Mel shares the challenges she went through and how she overcame depression and take 1Export to unprecedented heights now in this scintillating episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:28:59
January 26, 2020
Angely Dub - The Hustle Behind Access Travel
What does it take to make a world-class travel agency? In this episode, Ronster chats with Angely Dub, CEO of Access Travel, Angely will talk about her humble beginnings and the values that her mom taught her that made her the woman that she is now. Angely will also share how she got into the travel and hospitality industry and the experiences she learned that allowed her to put up Access Travel. Angely will also share how she harnesses content as the main driver for her business and how her team helps her achieve her goals for Access Travel in this adventurous episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:15:19
January 19, 2020
Playbook #1 - How To Raise Funds In The Philippines 💰
After raising billions of pesos for his startup Acudeen, Magellan Fetalino shares his playbook on how to properly do fundraising in the Philippines in this episode. Magellan will be teaching us the step-by-step process on each option you have to achieve in order to get the fundraising goals of your business. Magellan will also be sharing a lot of pros and cons in each option that he discussed in this playbook brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com  Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
53:40
January 16, 2020
The Hustle Behind Xpanse - Josh Supan & Dave Marquez
How did Xpanse gain traction to soon become the first tech unicorn of the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Josh Supan and Dave Marquez of Xpanse. Josh shares how he started hustling in his first job in SM and Dave shares how he got exposed early in the startup ecosystem and he co-founded Shirt.ly. Josh and Dave also shares how they eventually worked together and why they chose to solve the problem of e-commerce in the Philippines. They will also share great tips on what they use to execute and growth hacks you can apply in your own startup in this inspiring episode brought to you by AWS. Apply to get free $1,000 AWS credits for your startup, go to hustleshare.com/aws For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:21:34
January 12, 2020
Paul Rivera & Dexter Ligot-Gordon - The Hustle Behind Kalibrr
How did Kalibrr become one of the biggest recruitment platforms in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Paul Rivera and Dexter Ligot-Gordon of Kalibrr. Paul and Dexter shares how they gathered valuable experiences growing up near Silicon Valley and the skills they acquired in previous hustles that they did that poised them for their work in Kalibrr. Paul and Dexter also share how they eventually worked together and how it was like being the first Southeast Asian startup that got accepted into Y Combinator. They will also share how they were able to pivot Kalibrr into product-market fit and the key learnings they acquired while doing so in this incredible episode. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:45:00
January 5, 2020
Mark Vernon - The Hustle Of An Angel Investor
How does an Angel Investor choose the right startups to invest in? In this episode, Ronster chats with Mark Vernon of Tag Cash. Mark will be how sharing he struggled early on his life and even going homeless for a while and how he was able to bounce back and find the right opportunities that allowed him to become an entrepreneur. Mark will also share the ventures he made and the learnings he got that made him successful. Lastly, Mark also shared how he put up Tag Cash and how he invests in startups in the Philippines in this incredibly inspiring episode brought to you by Payoneer. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:14:33
December 29, 2019
Mikko Barranda .- The Hustle Behind Acceler8 Coworking
How did Acceler8 become an award-winning coworking space? In this episode, Ronster chats with Mikko Barranda, co-founder of Acceler8 coworking. Mikko will share his first venture into entrepreneurship straight out of college and how he was able to get key learnings when it failed. Mikko also shares how he got into real estate and the several hustles he went it to that allowed him to create Acceler8 with key partners he met in his day job and previous employments. Mikko will also share how Acceler8 is able to compete in a very competitive coworking market and shares great advice for people with multiple hustles at the same time in this amazing episode brought to you by Payoneer. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:06:03
December 22, 2019
Michael Dargani - The Hustle Behind Baskin Robbins
What did it take to get the biggest Ice Cream chain in the world to be in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Michael Dargani, President and CEO of Baskin Robbins Philippines. Michael will share the challenges he had growing up and the exposure he got to entrepreneurship through their family business.  He also shares how he was able to get his first restaurants acquired and how challenging it was to replicate that success in his other ventures. Lastly, he shares how he was able to diversify his portfolio and be successful in multiple businesses like ambient scenting and Baskin Robbins in this thrilling episode brought to you by Payoneer. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:23:14
December 15, 2019
Patrick and Alex Gentry - The Hustle Behind Sprout Solutions
What does it take to raise $6M Series A funding round? In this episode, Ronster chats with Patrick and Alex Gentry of Sprout Solutions. Patrick and Alex will share the key first hustles they did that let them gather valuable experiences to create Sprout. They will also share how Sprout started out as an internal HR product they used in KMC solutions and how they were able to get the right mentorship in Silicon Valley to productize and scale it up.  They will also share great tips about how to create a great company culture, how to raise funding and so much more in this exhilarating episode brought to you by Payoneer. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:12:52
December 8, 2019
Kathleen Yu and Shao Chew - The Hustle Behind Rumarocket
Failing forward and surviving near-death experiences is something not a lot of startups are able to survive. In this episode, Ronster chats with Kathleen Yu and Shao Chew of Rumarocket to talk about how they were able to survive numerous near-death experiences and pivot to product-market fit. Kathleen and Shao also share the big mistakes they did early in Rumarocket's life that led them to really dark paths and how they were able to bounce back from each setback they encountered. Kathleen will also share amazing tips on resilience and endurance that will help founders survive the grind of the daily hustle of startup life in this inspiring episode brought to you by Payoneer. For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:12:49
December 1, 2019
Hustleshare Live 3 - Techtonic 2019
What are the similarities between very unique startup hustles? In this special live recording of Hustleshare in the 2019 Techtonic Summit: Festival of Innovation, Ronster talks to Goldy Yancha of PhilDev Foundation, DM Varun of Skillbean, and Dave Malhotra of SoldOutt, and get to know their hustles. Each of them recount their own experiences or perspectives and compare what it is like to build and work around different start-up eco-systems. In this episode, they also talk about the skills they have developed within the industry, as well as a few of their learnings from the biggest failures or challenges they encountered in their previous hustles and throughout their careers. For shownotes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
47:00
November 27, 2019
Paul Santos - The Hustle Behind Wavemaker Partners
What does it take to invest in over 100 startups across Southeast Asia? In this episode, Ronster chats with Paul Santos, Managing Partner of Wavemaker Partners, to discuss his journey as a Filipino Venture Capitalist. Paul is going to share how he started his career working in Procter & Gamble and the key experiences he learned that helped him become an entrepreneur. Paul is also going to share details about his businesses where he exited 3 times as a founder. Paul will also share his journey as a VC and the type of hustle it requires to become effective in fundraising and investing in the best startups across Southeast Asia. Lastly, Paul will share amazing tips for founders that can be of help in their journeys in this incredible episode brought to you by Payoneer. For shownotes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:43:17
November 24, 2019
Hans Tan - The Hustle Of King Panda
How do you bounce back after you lose 90% of your net worth? In this episode, Ronster chats with Hans Tan also known as King Panda. Hans shares how he started out his career working in McDonald's and how he changed his life's perspective after working as an assistant to a stockbroker. Hans also shares how he was able to create an illustrious career as a stockbroker and how he had to start from scratch again after the US recession. Hans also shares how he was able to turn his life around from a 5-year slump and start a new business while being a fitness influencer in this inspiring episode brought to you by Payoneer. For shownotes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia
1:21:34
November 17, 2019
Angeline Tham and George Royeca - The Hustle Behind Angkas
How did Angkas battle early struggles and become one of the most beloved apps in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Angeline Tham and George Royeca, the founders of Angkas. Angeline and George will talk about their first hustles and how they eventually got together to form Angkas. They will also share the struggles they had early in their journey in battling the stigma of riding behind bikers and how they were able to generate traction early on. They will also share how they were able to bounce back after they were shut down and how they were able to scale Angkas to what it is today. Angeline and George will also share amazing tips on how to leverage Social Media and entrepreneurs should create their products in this incredibly inspiring episode brought to you by Payoneer.  For show notes, go to hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia.
1:15:50
November 10, 2019
Hustleshare Live 2 - Ideaspace Demo Day 2019
What is it really like being in the Ideaspace Accelerator Program? Live from the Ideaspace Demo Day 2019, Ronster chats with the founders of 3 startups who are a part of this year's Ideaspace program from Pandalivery, Experience PH and Olivia App. They will talk about why they joined Ideaspace and how it was like going through the elimination process of the program. The founders will also share what it was like getting after joining the program and how it is like presenting during Demo Day in this very funny episode brought to you by Payoneer. Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia.
41:05
November 6, 2019
Bhavna Suresh - The Hustle Behind Lamudi Philippines
Leading a new team after a startup failure is a very difficult thing to do. In this episode, Ronster chats with Bhavna Suresh, CEO of Lamudi Philippines, to discuss how she was able to lead Lamudi to where it is now after she failed in her own startup, Bhavna will share how she started out as a Redbull girl back in college and how she was able to join a successful startup that got acquired. Bhavna also talks about what it was like putting up her own startup and how she was able to bounce back right away after it failed. She will also talk about how expats can thrive in new environments and how can women break through the glass ceiling in this episode brought to you by Payoneer. Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network Asia. 
1:05:35
November 3, 2019
Raymund Villanueva - The Hustle Of Growing PayMaya
How did PayMaya grow to be one of the biggest homegrown apps in the Philippines? In this episode, Ronster chats with Raymund Villanueva, Director of Growth and Brand Marketing of PayMaya to discuss how his team was able to scale PayMaya to what it is now. Raymund also shares how he started out his career by moving to Silicon Valley and the struggles he had to endure in order to get experience in digital marking and AdTech. Raymund will also share his tips on marketing and the tools he uses in growing PayMaya in this very informative episode brought to you by Payoneer. Shownotes at http://hustleshare.com Hustleshare is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network Asia
1:25:40
October 27, 2019
Hustleshare Live 1 - SparkUp Summit 2019
In this very first edition of Hustleshare Live, Ronster talks to 3 founders (Patch Dulay of The Spark Project, Spark Perreras of PearlPay and Andrew Rothgaber of Zipline) during this year's SparkUp Summit 2019 who share their hustle to discuss key pressing issues about Startup Life.  They will be talking about the worst startup advice they've ever received, what they look for in a co-founder and what their most profound failure was along with the lesson that they learned from it. This live podcast was held during the SparkUp Summit 2019 by BusinessWorld.
40:16
October 23, 2019
Robertson Chiang - The Hustle Behind Dragonpay
What does it take to get your startup to last 10 years? In this episode, Ronster chats with Dick Chiang, CEO and Founder of Dragonpay, who shares how he changed his career path entirely by taking a chance on computer science, and how he eventually headed his first ISP business Planet Internet before and after its acquisition by Mozcom. Other than sharing the genesis and development of his side hustle Dragonpay, and all the struggles that came along running his creation alone, he also shares his motivations which propelled him to take a chance on his side hustle, which eventually became his claim to fame. This episode is powered by Payoneer and is an affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes, head over to our website.
1:05:26
October 20, 2019
Mark and Reese Ruiz - The Hustle Of A Social Enterprise Power Couple
What does it mean to be a Social Entrepreneur? In this episode, Ronster chats with power couple Mark and Reese Fernandez-Ruiz, co-founders of Rags2Riches to discuss the hustle of being a Social Entrepreneur in the Philippines. They dabble on the beginnings of the brand they had built together sparked by the artisans of Payatas, and discussed how they made their business work despite sacrificing profitability, and how they tackled investments to spearhead their journey. They shared their motivations, biggest failures, and key learnings while also sharing how they have managed to work together as husband and wife for 12 years. This episode is powered by Payoneer, and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes, head over to our website.
1:14:22
October 13, 2019
Jeffrey Siy and Christian Blanquera - The Hustle After A Startup Acquisiton
What happens after a startup is acquired? In this episode, Ronster chats with Jeffrey Siy of Galleon.ph and Christian Blanquera of Openovat to talk about their experiences of having their startups acquired by the Sterling Paper Group. They discussed shared their journey on how they hustled separately and eventually teaming up to build Galleon.ph. Jeffrey, Christian, and Ronster all discuss what happens during a startup acquisition and gives a behind-the-scenes insight on what happens when your company eventually becomes acquired, as well as how to become a better leader to your company when the acquisition has been made.  This episode is powered by Payoneer and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For show notes, head over to our website.
1:34:17
October 6, 2019
Jose Magsaysay Jr. - The Hustle Behind Potato Corner
The hustle behind the Philippines' most famous french fries is truly exhilarating. In celebration of our 50th episode, Ronster chats with Jose Magsaysay Jr., Chairman Emeritus of the internationally known flavored french fries business, Potato Corner. Jo Mag openly shares how he started out his career washing dishes and sweeping floors at Wendy's and how he was able to learn key skills that enabled him to master franchising as a business model. Jo Mag also discusses how he was able to level up his entrepreneurial skills through an MBA he took that eventually allowed him to scale Potato Corner globally. Jo Mag will also share tons of learnings that he acquired in his illustrious career in this unbelievable episode brought to you by Payoneer. The Hustleshare Podcast and is a proud affiliate of the Podcast Network Asia. For shownotes, go to http://hustleshare.com
57:33
September 29, 2019
Francis Plaza - The Hustle Of Getting Into Y Combinator
What does it take to get your startup to be accepted into Y Combinator? In this episode, Ronster chats with Francis Plaza, CEO of PayMongo, who openly shares the beginnings of his love for tech, as well as his humbling experiences being in the tech industry for majority of his life. He discusses his early hustle on how he was able to study in MIT in college. Francis also share how he and his co-founders started PayMongo and how they joined and was accepted into YC. This episode is also filled with amazing advice for those who see themselves in those institutions, and those who have equally big dreams in changing the tech startup community in the Philippines. This episode is powered by Payoneer and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes, go to: http://hustleshare.com http://podcastnetwork.asia
1:10:23
September 22, 2019
John Aguilar - The Hustle Behind The Final Pitch
The hustle behind The Final Pitch is deeply rooted in the idea of paying it forward, especially in a society where the competition for greatness has incredible increased. In this episode, Ronster chats with John Aguilar, the executive producer of The Final Pitch. John more than willingly shares the wide variety of hustles he has experienced from high school all the way up to where he currently stands. He discusses the evolution of his careers, his other business ventures, as well as the development and execution of his show The Final Pitch, which is currently at its fourth season. John also offers some valuable pieces of advice for more than just entrepreneurs, but also for public speakers and all us everyday hustlers to better our craft and ultimately strive for the best we could possibly be.  This episode is powered by Payoneer and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes go to: http://hustleshare.com For more amazing podcasts go to http://podcastnetwork.asia
1:39:04
September 15, 2019
Paco Magsaysay - The Hustle Behind Carmen's Best Ice Cream
Starting a nationally well-known business can come from the most unconventional of places, like a Youtube video. In this episode, Ronster chats with Paco Magsaysay, the founder of the widely known and appreciated Carmen's Best Ice Cream. Paco discussed more just his hustles throughout his life, but also his take on the value of work. He shares his simple yet effective motivations, as well as his formula, tactics, and strategies on being a good salesman. Discussing the fascinating beginnings of Carmen's Best, Paco ensures that the hustle behind starting, running, and maintaining a Filipino made ice cream brand is a story and experience that should be heard. This episode is sponsored by Payoneer, and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes, go to: http://hustleshare.com Check out the network at: http://podcastnetwork.asia 
1:15:51
September 8, 2019
Wilson Chua - The Hustle Of A Data Activist
Making use of data and numbers to eradicate Dengue has never been done before until now. In this episode, Ronster chats with Data Activist Wilson Chua as he explains his advocacy to use data for the benefit of individuals, communities, and institutions. Wilson wholeheartedly shares his voyage throughout his numerous different hustles over years, ultimately leading to the spot he currently occupies today. He shares insightful pieces of advice for entrepreneurs, and discusses in detail the problems, methodology, and findings of his research. This episode is sponsored by Payoneer, and is a proud affiliate of Podcast Network. For shownotes, go to: http://hustleshare.com http://podcastnetwork.asia 
1:07:56
September 1, 2019
Matthew Tran - The Hustle Of A Business & Career YouTuber
Originality can be quite hard to find especially now in a society where content creation is as easy as pushing a button. In this episode, Ronster chats with CEO of Engineered Truth and Youtuber Matthew Tran to talk about what goes on behind the scenes of being a Youtuber--his motivations along with his own personal experiences. Matthew shares more than just advice for vlogger beginners, but also shares his own channel's beginnings, development, and eventual future. Shownotes at: http://hustleshare.com
54:11
August 25, 2019
Diego and Theresa Buenaflor - The Hustle Behind Ellana Cosmetics
The hustle behind Ellana Cosmetics is a story filled with its constant and ongoing development. In this episode, Ronster chats with Theresa and Diego Buenaflor, the power couple behind Ellana Mineral Cosmetics, as they hop on the Hustleshare Time Machine and discuss the early days of the company before the boom of online shopping. They share exactly what makes their brand special, as well as both the risks and achievements the company has overcome. They discuss budgeting, finances, influencer marketing, and provide encouraging advice and tips for fellow equally driven entrepreneurs and makeup and skincare junkies. 
1:05:46
August 18, 2019
Quickie 6: Ping Rivero - The Hustle Of A Pinoy Growth Hacker
Contrary to popular belief, the hustle of a Pinoy Growth Hacker involves more than just marketing. In this Quickie, Ronster chats with Ping Rivero, Co-Founder of Cognity Labs and Growth Hacker at Gabi, where they discuss what growth hacking truly is and what comes with it. Ping not only shares his experiences getting into tech, but also talks about the course of his development and the lessons he has learned throughout his career, offering countless advice to tech enthusiasts looking into his field.
41:04
August 14, 2019
Quickie 5: Mika Reyes - The Hustle Of A Product Manager
What is the difference between a Project Manager and a Product Manager? In this Quickie, Ronster has a chat with Mika Reyes, Product Manager of LinkedIn, who discusses what it is like being a Product Manager in one of the biggest startups in the world, and why she loves it so much. She also shares her journey in startups, where it has taken her, and what she is doing next to help Filipino startups get to the next level. 
38:20
August 14, 2019
Eileen Borromeo - The Hustle Of An Ex Ad Agency Veteran
It takes more than just creativity to get through the advertising industry, and the hustle of being an ex advertising agency veteran proves it. In this episode, Ronster continues the marketing series with Eileen Borromeo, South-East Asia Marketing Head of Payoneer. Eileen shares not only her journey in the realms of advertising, but also shares what it takes for young marketing enthusiasts to make it through. She also shares how she manages to balance her personal and private life with her hustle.
1:06:39
August 11, 2019
Luis Arcangel - The Hustle Behind A Millenial Ad Agency
Bouncing back from failure in the creative industry is an extremely hard achievement. In this episode, Ronster chats with Luis Arcangel, Founder and CEO of Montgomery Fitch, to talk about how he led his team to bounce back after almost losing everything to becoming a multi-awarded ad agency led by millenials. Luis is also going to share how he started his journey as a balikbayan and the difficulties he had to face running a business and teaching as a professor at the same time. Luis is also going to share how it is to work best with millenials and how to keep top notch talent and many more in this incredible episode.
1:01:40
August 4, 2019
Ruel Amparo - The Hustle Behind Cropital
The hustle behind Cropital definitely proves that anybody can help change the world. In this episode, Ronster chats with founder of Cropital and Wildfire Pitching Competition Winner Ruel Amparo, and discusses the problems and opportunities within the agricultural sector. Ruel shares not only his experiences building Cropital, but also his inspirations, motivations, and learnings gained from prior work experiences. While sharing these, Ruel also discusses his hustle in a business perspective, offering information and insights about the system our local farmers follow, proving that knowledge and passion can truly prove to be unstoppable.
1:03:51
July 28, 2019
Mark Thompson - The Hustle Of A Champion DJ
Consistency truly is key when it comes to the hustle of a champion DJ. In this episode, Ronster continues the nightlife series and sits down with radio jock and nightlife DJ Mark Thompson to talk about establishing his career both on radio and in the nightlife scene. Mark shares his experiences of balancing radio and DJ-ing, as well as the habits that have to be formed to successfully maintain your hustle. He offers advice that is not only fitting for rookies in his field, but go beyond the limits of radio broadcasting and music production in this very cool episode.
55:12
July 24, 2019
Patty Tiu - The Hustle Of A Nightlife DJ
The hustle of being a DJ is as electrifying as the beats they produce. In this episode, Ronster chats with Patty Tiu, otherwise known for her stage name Deuce, partner of Arte Tattoo PH and Faculty at Sessions Academy Manila. Being in the nightlife scene for years, Patty shares the past, present, and future plans for her career. She discusses her early experiences of DJing, along with the struggles and anxieties she had to face early in her career and how she overcame them. Considering her success with her hustle, Patty offers some tips and tricks for other DJ enthusiasts, as well as some behind the scenes preparations before performing at a gig. This episode also highlights Patty's other business ventures and projects, expanding further her career in the hopes of discovering other interests and learning new things. #Hustleshare #Hustle #Startups #StartupPH #Philippines
58:28
July 21, 2019
Ron Hose - The Hustle Behind Coins.ph
 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. #Hustleshare #Hustle #Startups #StartupPH #Philippines
1:31:41
July 14, 2019
Quickie 3: Jason Torres - The Hustle Of A Dev God
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.
38:04
July 10, 2019
Quickie 1: Jean Alfonso-Decena - The Hustle Of An AI Trainer
The hustle of training artificial intelligence is a very unique and fun profession. In this quickie, 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.
25:44
July 10, 2019
Quickie 4: Carlo Valencia - The Hustle Of A Startup Trainer
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.
38:59
July 10, 2019
Quickie 2: Mark Lacsamana - The Hustle Of A UX Designer
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.
26:34
July 10, 2019
Season 2 Trailer
Season 2 is right around the corner! Listen to what you're going to get soon and when we're going to be back!
01:14
July 8, 2019
Martin Cu - The Hustle Behind Ninja Van
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.
1:03:25
June 26, 2019
Jonathan De Luzuriaga - The Hustle Of Creating Silicon Valley In The Philippines
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.
1:03:33
June 23, 2019
John Bailon - The Hustle Behind A Filipino Bitcoin Pioneer
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.
1:02:39
June 19, 2019
Dennis Timpanaro - The Hustle Of Innovating Fitness Motivation
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.
51:23
June 16, 2019
Taj Mahal Aquino - The Hustle Of A Filipina Executive Abroad
Leaving home and carving out an amazing career in a foreign country can be very daunting. In this episode, Ronster chats with Taj Mahal Aquino, a vice president of one of the biggest banks in Singapore. She will talk about how she started her career as a Radio DJ which led her to shift to the corporate world, specifically in the BPO industry, to be able to balance school and work. Taj discussed how this led her to bigger and better job opportunities that included an offer to migrate to Kuala Lumpur. She will share her experiences as an immigrant and the adjustments she had to make to survive living away from her family and adapting to a new environment. Lastly, Taj will also share her advice to Filipinos who seek to work abroad and her tips on how one could excel even if they are away from home.
1:15:29
June 12, 2019
Ellard Capiral - The Hustle Of A Pirate Turned Startup Founder
How did a former pirate get angel investors and sell his first startup at the age of 17? In this episode, Ronster chats with Ellard Capiral, the Founder and CEO of Admov, a platform that allows businesses to advertise through ride-hailing networks such as Grab or Uber. He will share his experiences as a self-taught developer and how hustled to pay for his own college education.  He will also share the key things he learned on how to become a very good developer during his tenure in Trend Micro. Ellard will also discuss how he came up with AdMov and the whole process of growing his company. Lastly, he will also share his advice to those just getting into the startup business, the specific skills that developers should have to improve and how to motivate yourself to keep going in this very interesting episode.
57:57
June 9, 2019
Jon Santillan - The Hustle Of An OFW Startup Founder
Building a tech startup as an OFW in a foreign country is very challenging. In this episode, Ronster chats with Jon Santillan, founder of Denarii Cash, a mobile wallet that allows money transfer from UAE to the Philippines. He will talk about how he built his previous startups and how he is using his learnings from them to build his business now. Jon will also share his tips on adjusting to other cultures as an OFW and the advice he learned and lived by as he continues to grow his company in this insightful episode.
46:38
June 5, 2019
Winston Damarillo - The Hustle Of A Filipino Tech Mogul
Getting 3 startups acquired in Silicon Valley is a feat no other Filipino has done. In this episode, Ronster chats with Winston Damarillo, where they go back in time as he shares his journey to becoming a Filipino Developer turned Tech Entrepreneur in the US. Through his experience in Silicon Valley, he saw the potential of Filipino developers which led him to setting up DevCon, wherein he aims to create a venue for them to grow and learn more, not only locally, but internationally as well. Winston will also discuss the rise of technology entrepreneurship today and his advice to developers and businessmen on ensuring their success in the industry in this inspiring episode. 
1:10:01
June 2, 2019
Carmina Bayombong - The Hustle Of Winning The Cartier Women's Initiative Awards
Winning the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards with only a 2% chance among 2900 other applicants was no easy feat.  In this episode, Ronster chats with Carmina Bayombong, Founder of InvestEd, 1 out of 7 companies that recently won the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. She will discuss how her hustle on putting low income and marginalized college kids to school has led her to building her own startup company. Carmina will also talk about her passion in helping the community and building a career out of it to further make an impact in society. Lastly, she will give her advice to entrepreneurs who are in the valley of death and tips to fundraising from her years of experience in this heart-warming episode. 
59:32
May 29, 2019
Mohan Belani - The Hustle Behind e27 and Echelon
Showcasing Southeast Asia's startup ecosystem is a very big responsibility. In this episode, Ronster chats with Mohan Belani, the Founder and CEO of e27 and Echelon. Mohan will share the humble beginnings of how e27 was born and why Echelon was made. Mohan also talks about the process of how they choose which stories to feature and the impact of articles they write to startups and investors. Mohan will also share amazing tips on how to go to startup conferences on a discount, how to recruit effectively, and the qualities of a good startup in this awe-inspiring episode.
50:51
May 26, 2019
Ray Refundo - The Hustle Behind Qwikwire
Pivoting your startup to the right direction is a very difficult feat. In this episode, Ronster chats with Ray Refundo, the Founder and CEO of Qwikwire. Ray talks about how he started his first startup and what it felt like when he had to go back to corporate when it failed. He will also talk about how he managed and developed his team of interns to making them his co-founders today. Ray will also share his tips on how he coped with the ups and downs of the startup life and how this helped him in realizing his “why” in this eye-opening episode.
1:01:37
May 22, 2019
Prashant Pitti - The Hustle Behind Profoundly and Near Group
Creating a world-famous app that grew to 60 million users in 3 months is unheard of until Profoundly was launched. In this episode, Ronster chats with Prashant Pitti, the Founder and CEO of Profoundly and Near Group, to discuss how he was able to create apps that millions of users are using with zero marketing. Prashant will also share his journey of how he became an entrepreneur after being an Assistant Vice President of a US bank at the young age of 23. He'll also share his tips on how to create products that scale and he will reveal if Profoundly really reveals the people asking questions on the platform in this jaw-dropping episode.
1:00:48
May 19, 2019
Derek Gallimore - The Hustle Of A BPO Marketplace
The future of the BPO industry in the Philippines is set to have a resurgence in the very near future. In this episode, Ronster chats with Derek Gallimore, the Founder of Outsource Accelerator, to discuss the importance of having a marketplace for Philippine BPOs. Derek will share what he thinks is the next wave of opportunities that the BPO industry can take advantage of and how he can help evangelize this industry from an untapped market in the West. He will also share his personal tips on how you can bounce back from a failed business and what he thinks is the future of the BPO industry in this telling episode.
52:01
May 15, 2019
Minette Navarrete - The Hustle Behind Kickstart Ventures
 The hustle to get $150 Million to invest in startups is extraordinary. In this episode, Ronster chats with Minette Navarette to discuss the hustle behind Kickstart Ventures. Minette will share how she started her career in working for multiple multinational companies to how she started working on innovation while she was with Level Up Games and Globe Telecom. She will also share the origin of how Kickstart Ventures came to be and their philosophy of how they invest and what happens during due diligence. For the first time ever, Ronster will also share what it is like working with Kickstart and the valuable lessons he learned when Kickstart invested in his first startup. Lastly, Minette will discuss in detail how the $150 Million Active Fund fund of Ayala will be invested in startups in this exciting episode.
1:13:14
May 12, 2019
Roland Ros - The Hustle Behind Kumu
Building the Philippines’ fastest-growing social media network takes serious hustle. In this episode, Ronster chats with Roland Ros, the Founder of Kumu, as he shares how he started his hustle and how he got Dado Banatao to be his Adviser. Roland will talk about his humble beginnings, from moving to the country to pursue his passion, how he bounced back from 15 years of failures in multiple businesses he started. He is also going to share key learnings like he five key factors that Dado Banatao taught him in launching businesses that he used to grow Kumu to be used heavily by Millenials and Gen Z's in this very insightful episode.
1:06:33
May 8, 2019
Brian Cu - The Hustle Behind Grab
The hustle behind Southeast Asia's biggest ride hailing super app is no easy feat. In this episode, Ronster chats with Brian Cu, the President of Grab Philippines. Brian will share deep learnings about how Grab started and how they hustled to get drivers onboard. He will also talk about how he was able to grow the grab team, how they competed head-to-head with Uber and the things that happened to Grab after they merged with Uber. Brian also shares his secrets on how to handle criticisms, how to cope with stress and what Grab has in store for the public and the startup community in this mind-blowing episode.
57:23
May 5, 2019
Karl Satinitigan - The Hustle Behind The Philippine Startup Law
The Innovative Startup Act is now officially a law. In this episode, Ronster chats with Karl Satinitigan to discuss the details behind The Philippine Startup Law. Karl will discuss in great detail a lot of valuable information that the public needs to know like how people can get access to the funding this law provides, how startups can get tax incentives and what type of people are eligible to get these benefits. Karl will also share the challenges and the process they had to go through to get the law passed and the next steps we need to take to implement the law in this very important episode.
55:55
May 1, 2019
Addi Guevara - The Hustle Of A Startup CFO
The role of a Chief Finance Officer in a business is very important. In this episode, Ronster chats with Addi Guevarra, CFO of Advance. Addi will share his experiences as a Finance professional that prepared him to be a CFO in his own startup. He also shares why they chose to solve the problem of helping employees bridge their cashflow problems through Advance. Addi will also share key tips on how to manage your money as a startup and as an individual in this enlightening episode.
46:07
April 28, 2019
Cindy Burdette - The Hustle Of A Marketer Turned CEO
The process of quitting your corporate job to join a startup can be a very scary experience. In this episode, Ronster chats with Cindy Burdette, CEO of Allcare.io. Cindy talks about the hustle in starting her career and how she was able to rack up awards for her work. She also discusses how difficult it was to leave her corporate job to join a startup and the sacrifices she had to do for it. Cindy also sheds light on the struggles she faced when it was her turn to run the company and do ICO and fundraising. Lastly, she discusses the importance of having benefits and gave a very special gift for those listening to this episode.
1:01:45
April 25, 2019
Andrew Demeter - The Hustle Of A Chatbot Maker
Making chatbots are not as easy as it seems. In this episode, Ronster talks to Andrew Demeter, a world-famous chatbot maker. Andrew is the Social Media Manager and Community Manager of Chatfuel, the world's biggest chatbot development platform and he will discuss what it was like having a career helping other people make chatbots while he is still a full-time college student. He also talks about how he got recruited into the Chatfuel team and what makes a good chatbot. He also shared is tactics on how he copes with his struggles and his predictions for bots in the very near future in this very educational episode.
1:08:47
April 21, 2019
PJ Entrepreneur - The Hustle Of A Global Entrepreneur
Creating businesses from scratch after migrating to a different continent is very difficult. In this episode, Ronster chats with PJ Entrepreneur, yes that's his real name. They will talk about how he began is journey buying and selling real estate in New York and how one of his tenants, who happens to be Tommy Hilfiger, inspired him to pursue entrepreneurship. PJ will also share his experiences in creating and scaling different businesses and how he was able to replicate the same success in Asia even after travelling for 8 years. He will also share a lot of great advice on how to hustle and bounce back from setbacks in this very inspiring episode.
1:12:50
April 17, 2019
Ace Gapuz - The Hustle Of An Influencer Marketing Entrepreneur
Influencer Marketing is one of the most effective ways in this era of Social Media. In this episode, Ronster chats with Ace Gapuz, CEO of Blogapalooza. Ace shared her stories on how she hustled her way through early struggles in her career and how she was able to bounce back from them. She also shared what it takes to be an effective Influencer that brands would love and taught us very useful tips on networking, persuasion and sales in this very informative episode.
1:01:05
April 14, 2019
Dino Pascual - The Hustle Of An OPM Rockstar
The hustle in making a career behind creating and playing your own music is very difficult. In this episode, Ronster chats with Dino Pascual, the lead vocalist of The Bloomfields. They will discuss Dino's early start and exposure to music in grade school and how he fell in love with music. Dino also discussed his early struggles being a musician and how everything changed when he joined The Bloomfields. Dino also details what the hustle is like playing in a professional band and the preparation it takes to hone his craft. Lastly, Dino will also tell us the new project that his band is doing and how we can help them achieve that in this very nostalgic episode.
59:43
April 10, 2019
Georgianna Carlos - The Hustle Of Getting In 30 Under 30
Getting in Forbes Magazine's 30 under 30 list is an exceptional achievement. In this episode, Ronster chats with Georgianna Carlos, Founder and CEO of Fetch! Naturals and a recent inductee of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019. She discussed how she started her career as a Psychology major and the hustles she had to go through early in her career. She also talks about how she immersed herself in a new environment to run her first startup, MyOffice. Lastly, she discussed how grew Fetch from scratch and shared how it impacted in her getting in 30 under 30 this year in this very inspiring episode.
1:01:30
April 7, 2019
Michael Lints - The Hustle Of A Venture Capitalist
In this very rare episode, we will get to know the ins and outs of Venture Capital. Ronster hosts Michael Lints, a Venture Partner of Golden Gate Ventures. Michael shares what a VC does in great depth like how they raise funds, whom they raise funds with, how a VC makes money and what they look for in terms of funding a good startup to invest in. He also shares what he thinks the Philippine ecosystem should to improve and catch up with the region. He also shared great tips on how startups can get the attention of VCs and one can grow a network from scratch is this very packed episode.
1:02:29
April 3, 2019
Andrei Navarro - The Hustle Of A Tech Co-Founder
Did you ever wonder what the hustle is like building an app that thousands of people use? In this episode, Ronster hosts Andrei Navarro, the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Booky. Andrei will share his journey on how he started programming 20 years ago to how he improved his coding over the years in his different stints as a developer and professor. He will also tell us how the mindset should be in creating a very popular app and the right approach to programming. Most importantly, he dropped a very big surprise in this episode that will leave us all hungry and ready to eat great food.
1:06:20
March 31, 2019
Alexis Dabon - The Hustle Of A BPO Executive
How did a call center agent make it all the way to the top of the corporate ladder to be an Executive? In this episode, Ronster chats with Alexis Dabon, the Executive Director of Teletech Philippines and discuss how he made it all the way to the top of the BPO industry. Alexis also shared his humble beginnings being a Filipino growing in the states and how he overcome numerous challenges in his life to bounce back from each setback. Alexis also gave light on how a call center agent can climb up the ladder and make a lucrative career in the BPO industry and how you can get ahead in your career in this very inspiring episode.
1:12:52
March 27, 2019
Paolo Hilario - The Hustle Behind A Hair Removal Empire
The story behind the Philippines' largest waxing salon chain is truly inspiring. In this episode, Ronster chats with Paolo Hilaro, CEO of Laybare Waxing Salon. Paolo will share Laybare's very humble beginnings and his early struggles as corporate guy. He will also discuss his side hustles and how he eventually took on running Laybare full-time. Paolo will also share key tips in business and how he got inducted into a very prestigious business organization.
50:58
March 24, 2019
Katrina Chan - The Hustle Of A Filipina Ecosystem Builder
Building an ecosystem for startups to thrive in is something that is not easy to make. In this episode, Ronster talks to Katrina Chan, the Director of QBO. They discussed the early stages of her career in how she hustled to qualify into one of the most prestigious schools in the country, also on how she studied in the US. Kat also discussed the start of her career and how QBO almost never happened. 
1:09:30
March 20, 2019
Abbie Victorino - The Hustle Of A Fashion Model Turned CEO
What do fashion and business have in common? In this episode, Ronster chats with Abbie Victorino, Founder and CEO of Style Genie. Abbie will share how she started her career being a Fashion Model and how she got into the world of eCommerce. She will also discuss how she used her expertise in eCommerce to launch her startup - Style Genie. They will also discuss the difficulties and challenges of launching a fashion startup and the importance of the Girl Boss movement for women entrepreneurs.
1:04:58
March 17, 2019
Monica Tobias - The Hustle From Radio DJ To Burger Empire
What is the connection between Radio and Burgers? In this episode, Ronster sits down with Monica Tobias, an award winning Radio DJ who also happens to be the owner of one of Manila's best burger joints - Sweet Ecstasy. They will also discuss the hustle of a radio broadcaster and how Monica transitioned to being a full-time Entrepreneur and Mom in her life after radio. Monica also provides us with a lot of insights and learnings on how to run a burger business in this very fun and lively episode.
1:09:37
March 13, 2019
RJ Ledesma - The Hustle of A Serial Entrepreneur
Did you ever think about how serial entrepreneurs manage having multiple businesses at the same time? In this episode, Ronster sits down with RJ Ledesma to talk about how he manages running multiple businesses like Mercato Centrale, a hosting career and a TV career all at the same time! They also discuss key learnings that RJ was able to gather while being exposed to so many entrepreneurs. RJ also drops a very big surprise in this episode that can benefit you if you have a budding food business.
59:58
March 10, 2019
James Fernando - The Hustle Of A Shirtpreneur
Did you know that you can put up a shirt business without any capital? In this episode, Ronster chats with James Fernando of Shirt.ly. They talked about how James started his 10 year old journey of selling shirts from high school all the way to how he was able to empower people to create shirt businesses of their own. They also discussed how Shirt.ly was able to escape "The Valley Of Death". They also talked about James' hacks in time and money management and his secret resource in tracking his progress.
1:14:05
March 6, 2019
Earl Valencia - The Hustle Of Incubating Innovation
In this very rare interview, Ronster was able to chat with Earl Valencia, Co-Founder of the Ideaspace Foundation. In this episode, they discuss how Earl started his hustle from being an aspiring astronaut to becoming a student in Boston University. Earl also talks about his journey in Ideaspace and the reason he went back to the US to prepare himself to help the Philippines in the very near future.
1:08:30
March 3, 2019
Josef Acuña - The Hustle Of A Capital Markets Lawyer
Learn about how lawyers can help you setup raising capital for a business and provide a lot of help in this episode of Hustleshare. Ronster sits down with Attorney Josef Acuña, a Capital Market lawyer to discuss how hard it is to become a lawyer and specialize in a certain field of law. Atty. Josef also provides valuable insights on how you can setup your business for success in a legal point of view and many more.
54:28
February 28, 2019
Ibba Bernardo - The Hustle Of An EntrepreNerd
Being a geek can be a lifelong career path! In this episode, Ronster chats with Ibba Bernardo, CEO of I AM CARDBOARD PH, to discuss his career spanning 20 years revolving around technology and "time travelling". They will also discuss how Ibba is able to multitask and succeed in multiple business ventures and hobbies. Shownotes at:   http://hustleshare.com http://m.me/hustleshare
1:15:28
February 27, 2019
Magellan Fetalino - The Hustle Of A Fintech Startup Founder
In the very first episode of Hustleshare, Ronster talks to Magellan Fetalino, Founder and CEO of Acudeen, to discuss about his hustle as a Fintech startup Founder. They also chatted about Magellan's influences, leadership style and the secret behind his name.   Shownotes at:   http://hustleshare.com http://m.me/hustleshare
1:00:36
February 22, 2019
What The Hell Is Hustleshare?
In this episode, Ronster discusses the reason why he decided to launch Hustleshare and the things that you should expect in this show moving forward. Visit us at: http://hustleshare.com http://m.me/hustleshare
09:30
February 22, 2019