Maya Business puts the spotlight on homegrown entrepreneurs with “Scale Up: The Show”


Maya Business, in collaboration with Shopify and PLDT Home Biz, is proud to present “Scale Up: The Show,” the newest addition to its lineup of locally produced competition shows. The show features 15 Filipino business owners competing against one another for the opportunity to scale their operations to new heights.

The incredible story of how the creators of companies like Tatumi Arts and Crafts, Dimension Artisan Chocolate, Diwa Leather Crafts, AnthroServ Inc., RDC Convenience Store, Extreme Car Wash and Detailing, Jhopay Curbi Salon, and more got their start will be presented to viewers of the documentary. Oh La La Crepe Cakes, Le Petit Bouquet Manille, Cactus and Canvas PH, Justine Kent B. Faustino (a brand of dietary supplements), The Art of Mar (a stationery business), Cactus and Canvas PH, and Justine Kent B. Faustino. Klik Media Group, GFF Bath Essentials, and Ili Likhaan Ceramics are the companies that were mentioned.

In each episode, these inspiring entrepreneurs will have the chance to present and get helpful advice from business mentors Miguel Guerrero, co-founder and CEO of Boozy, Lorin Tan, co-founder of Tiny Buds, and Pepe Torres, chief marketing officer of Maya.

Out of the 15 entrepreneurs, five will be chosen as finalists and given P150,000 to start their businesses. The Scale Up winner will get the grand prize of P500,000 and help and guidance from Maya Business. The winner will be chosen from the five finalists.

“Scaling up is one of the biggest challenges for small business owners. At Maya, we’re addressing this by providing payment tools, business management solutions, easier access to capital, and a wider market through our ecosystem. Filipinos are naturally entrepreneurial, and we hope to inspire other aspiring business owners to make their move with Maya Business so they can grow their businesses further,” said Pepe Torres, Chief Marketing Officer of Maya.  

Maya Business is an all-in-one growth partner for businesses in the Philippines. It offers digital payment solutions and banking services on a single, easy-to-use platform.

For example, small and medium-sized businesses that use Shopify can use the Maya Checkout Plugin to accept payments from credit, debit, and prepaid cards as well as e-wallets. They can pay their employees and their suppliers with Maya Disbursements.

On July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15, and August 22 at 7 p.m., all six episodes of “Scale Up: the Show” will air. You can see them on the One News Facebook page and be inspired by the passion, hard work, and possibilities of modern entrepreneurs through Maya Business.

Maya Business is the most popular digital payments processor in the Philippines. It lets all kinds of businesses accept payments both online and in person. It is run by PayMaya Philippines, which is the only company in the country that can handle digital payments from beginning to end, and Maya Bank, which offers digital banking services. Visit to learn more about the Philippines’ all-in-one money platform and to find out what’s new.


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