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Globe Business strengthens MSME digital solutions offerings

With the goal of empowering the backbone of the Philippine economy, the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which comprise 99% of the country’s businesses, Globe Business expanded its digital offerings with GPlan Biz and GFiber Biz.

“Globe Business seeks to go beyond the surface by helping MSMEs with innovations that accelerate business growth, expertise that guides businesses forward, and unparalleled care that supports their journeys, so they can achieve more business breakthroughs,” said KD Dizon, MSME group head, Globe Business.

According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), MSMEs help in reducing unemployment by creating jobs for the growing labor force, making up 63% of the country’s total manpower.

Globe Business launches series of initiatives for MSMEs
Globe Business designs made-for-business digital solutions for SMEs

“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,” said Ernest Cu, president and CEO of Globe.

Globe Business started offering enterprise-grade connectivity plans to enable MSMEs to jumpstart or accelerate their digital transformation, especially at a time when almost all businesses have turned to digitalization.

Globe Business Plans

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 an unlimited 5G network for six months as well as unlimited text and call to all mobile networks and landlines nationwide.

GFiber Biz Plus is Globe Business’ real business-grade broadband plan which gives MSMEs access to a 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 such as Vehicle Tracker, which helps MSMEs manage their fleet and ensure safe delivery with its real-time monitoring feature; Cloud Payroll, which automates employee records and fast-tracks payroll processing; and ChatGenie, which lets them manage all their transactions across different channels in one platform. All of these are designed to support MSMEs to thrive in a digital-first business environment.

Loyalty program

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.

Among the recent learning events by Globe Business Academy was the recent four-part webinar series called “Reaching Breakthroughs”, which was in partnership with the DTI e-Commerce Office. On Aug. 25-26, 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.

Globe Business’ At Your SerBIZ is an online talk show featuring the ups and downs, wins and losses, and the unique Filipino startup experience in a casual and inclusive setting, with the aim to inspire more local entrepreneurs to embrace digital adoption in their business journey.