Globe Business reaffirms its commitment to micro, small, and medium enterprises or MSMEs, as a trusted partner that helps them achieve business breakthroughs and continued success through digitalization. As reported in DTI’s 2020 MSME Statistics, MSMEs comprise 99% of businesses in the Philippines. They provide jobs for the growing labor force generating a total number of 5,380,815 jobs or 62.66% of the country’s total employment. They help reduce employment and stimulate economic development.
According to Ernest Cu, Globe President and CEO, the MSMEs play a critical role in the country’s economy saying, “We see our MSMEs as modern-day heroes who play a critical role in the country’s economy. That’s why we believe that if we help them succeed, we also help our nation succeed.”
As MSMEs face the many challenges just to succeed, Globe Business strives to journey with them through this period of heightened digital adoption so they can overcome their perceived boundaries and achieve more success.
To help MSMEs improve accuracy, efficiency, and productivity of their business operations, Globe Business continues to develop and offer products and services for different types of businesses, tapping into Globe’s ecosystem of digital solutions. Among these are GPlan Biz and GFiber Biz.
GPlan Biz, is a made-for-business mobile postpaid plan, which, aside from its basic mobile connectivity features, allows users to use GCash for business to purchase digital solutions or pay suppliers conveniently, among others. With GPlan Biz Plus, subscribers can enjoy unlimited 5G network for six months as well as unlimited text and call to all mobile networks and landlines nationwide. These are essentials to keep businesses connected to their team, suppliers and customers all the time.
GFiber Biz Plus, on the other hand, is Globe Business’ real business grade broadband plan yet which gives MSMEs access to symmetric internet connection, allowing them to experience equal upload and download speeds for seamless online activities. It also comes with two pieces of WiFi mesh that help strengthen internet coverage in different parts of an establishment, and unlimited calls to all mobile networks and landlines nationwide, allowing entrepreneurs to be worry-free of top-up call charges.
Globe Business also offers hassle-free digital solutions designed to support MSMEs thrive in a digital-first business environment. These are:
- Vehicle Tracker – with its real-time monitoring feature, MSMEs can manage their fleet and ensure safe delivery.
- Cloud Payroll – automates employee records and fast-tracks payroll processing.
- ChatGenie – so MSMEs can manage all their transactions across different channels in one platform.
Globe Business works hard to help MSMEs face the numerous challenges by creating platforms where they can share their expertise in tech trends and digitalization. All these in order to equip MSMEs with important knowledge, skills, and the network that will aid them to achieve their goals and future-proof their business.
Upstart is the loyalty program of Globe Business that is designed to empower member businesses with exclusive perks, (GainUp); training, upskilling, and mentoring (GearUp); and community building (GuildUp) where entrepreneurs can network and connect to other business owners.
Globe Business Academy, a readily accessible and available learning platform for Filipino MSMEs, provides access to fresh content and exclusive events to help them navigate their digital journey. The portal contains business hacks, advice from the brightest entrepreneurial minds, learning modules, tech tips and inspiring stories–all in just a click away.
As part of Globe Business Academy’s learning events, Globe Business Academy in partnership with the DTI e-Commerce Office just recently held a 4-part webinar series called “Reaching Breakthroughs”. And soon, MSMEs can look forward to the two-part “Innovation Summit” where they can meet innovators, tech experts and advisers who will teach them how to adopt new technologies, improve engagement, and drive customer experience in a series of workshops and webinars. The “Innovation Summit” will be on August 25 to 26.
At Your SerBIZ is an online talk show that features the ups and downs , wins and losses and the unique Filipino startup experience in a casual and inclusive setting. This talk show aims to inspire more local entrepreneurs to embrace digital adoption in their business journey.
Globe Business customers are guaranteed with accessible online support channels that are available anytime and anywhere; reliable account managers matched with dedicated support for their business needs; and a responsive and strong after-sales service.