BAGUIO CITY – Payoneer, a leading cross-border payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive funds globally, recently hosted a forum in Baguio City to help small business owners and freelancers alike set up their online businesses and increase their income. The event took place at the Baguio Country Club and was attended by over 100 local freelancers, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
Guests at the event heard from experts that covered topics on how to become an online entrepreneur, transitioning from freelance work, and further accelerating the growth of their business. The speakers included: Vanj Padilla, a blogger, social media strategist, and executive director of Shareable Academy; Samantha Justine Rivera, an online business manager and VA mentor; Nina Mendoza, the CEO of New Smart Marketing, Norlin Suñiga; the founder of NRS Business Solutions, and Payoneer’s very own country manager of the Philippines, Miguel Warren.
“Today, more and more people are considering setting up an online business. We at Payoneer want to provide them with opportunities to grow their business internationally and equip them with the right tools to succeed,” said Warren.
The New York-based global financial services firm provides payment solutions to giant entities such as Google, Amazon, Upwork and Airbnb, as well as millions of small businesses throughout the world. With more than 4 million users worldwide, Payoneer can send money to more than 200 countries and regions in over 150 currencies.
In the Philippines, Payoneer shows its commitment to providing a world-class service to online Filipino workers by setting up a local office in the heart of Metro Manila. The company aims to empower and support local business owners and professionals with their innovative and seamless cross-border payments platform built for today’s digital age.
Through technology and the internet, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and freelancers no longer just cater to local businesses but instead have started to acquire international clients as well. Payoneer prides itself on having lower fees and higher foreign exchange rates while offering additional ways to receive cross-border payments.
“The last thing Filipino freelance professionals and online entrepreneurs need to worry about is getting paid by their international clients. Payoneer can provide them with fast, flexible and low-cost solutions that will help them scale their global businesses,” adds Warren.
To learn more about how Payoneer is empowering Filipino businesses and professionals with its fast, low-cost and flexible cross-border payments platform, visit www.payoneer.com/ph.