PCCI, PYEA and SUV Signed a Pact to Promote Youth Development and Start-Up in Philippines

Photo shows (L-R ) Carlo Calimon, director, Startup Village; Perry Ferrer, chairman, PCCI Innovation and Intellectual Property Committee; RJ Tan, co-founder & treasurer, PYEA; Amb. Benedicto V. Yujuico, president, PCCI; Melissa Varela, VP for Internals, PYEA; Charmaine Co, president, PYEA; Rommel Gerodias, chairman emeritus, PYEA; Victor Varela, secretary-general, PYEA; Sergio Antonio Ortiz Luis, president, PYEA Manila; Ruben Pascual, secretary-general, PCCI.

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, signed a partnership with the Philippine Young Entrepreneurs Association (PYEA) and Start-Up Village (SUV) to boost young entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystem in the country.

Signing the Memorandum of Understanding were PCCI President Benedicto V. Yujuico, PYEA President Charmaine Co, and SUV Director Carlo Calipon. The agreement essentially provides mentoring and capacity-building activities to assist young entrepreneurs, especially start-ups and MSMEs, to adjust to digital operations and processes through the ‘Project MATCH’ program.