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Partnerships

Relationships anchored in courage and growth enablement

Work With Us

We build relationships with partners who share our vision. We are looking to forge strategic win-win partnerships with the common aim of accelerating the access to working capital.

Work With Us

We build relationships with partners who share our vision. We are looking to forge strategic win-win partnerships with the common aim of accelerating the access to working capital.

Why partner with First Circle?

Why partner with First Circle?

Talk to our dedicated partnerships team and explore opportunities for your business. Our partnerships are structured to add the highest value impact to you and our common clients.

We believe in creating tangible value to our partners by creating structures that best impact their mission and values.

A partnership with First Circle can improve your business in a number of ways.

Customer Experience

Client Acquisition

Supply Chain Efficiency

Employee Benefits

Product Use Case Scenarios

Government Endorsements

We seek out partners who share our values with a bias towards solving everyday issues of SMEs

Government Endorsements

We seek out partners who share our values with a bias towards solving everyday issues of SMEs

Go Negosyo

Go Negosyo is the advocacy of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE). Their mission is to foster national development, promote inclusive growth, and reduce poverty by encouraging the establishment of MSMEs that facilitate local job creation, production and trade in the country.

Department of Trade and Industry

DTI is the executive department of the Philippine government tasked as the main economic catalyst that enables innovative, competitive, job generating, inclusive business.

PhilExport

The Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. is the umbrella organization of Philippine exporters accredited under the Export Development Act (EDA) of 1994. It is a non-stock, non-profit private organization mandated to strengthen the country's export industry through its export promotion and development programs.

Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions

The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) is the export promotion arm of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). CITEM is committed to developing, nurturing, and promoting globally-competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs), exporters, designers, and manufacturers by implementing an Integrated Approach to Export Marketing in partnership with other government and private entities.

Thought Leadership

We enable growth by going beyond just solving the financial problems of our clients through our partnerships.

Thought Leadership

We enable growth by going beyond just solving the financial problems of our clients through our partnerships.

Manila Workshops

Manila Workshops is a learning portal in the Philippines established to provide a venue for people to continuously learn and aspire for their entrepreneurial or personal goals in life. Founded in January 2013 by Ginger Palma-Arboleda, they are continuously creating workshops that would help enhance knowledge in these different areas: creativity, business, and personal development.

Philippine Finance Association, Inc.

The Philippine Finance Association, Inc. (formerly the Philippine Association of Finance Companies) is an organization established in 1962 for the purpose of establishing and maintaining appropriate rules and norms of business conduct and practices to enable its members to carry on its business according to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.

Philippine Institute of Supply Chain Management

PISM is a non-stock, non-profit organization whose main purpose is to provide a forum where purchasing executives can meet to network professionally; discuss, find and share business solutions to common operational challenges and strategic issues confronting their respective businesses and/or those of the national economy.

Credit Management Association of the Philippines

CMAP participates in providing up-to-date credit information to members particularly on cases pertaining to sum of money collections, replevin, credit card and other problematic consumer accounts, among others. They provide education on credit investigation, fraud, appraisal and credit ratings and analysis.

Business Development

We adopt a holistic view to finance as a crucial business function that supports core operations and in doing so seek out partnerships that enable business development.

Business Development

We adopt a holistic view to finance as a crucial business function that supports core operations and in doing so seek out partnerships that enable business development.

Lender

Lendr is an end-to-end loans origination and loans management platform that you can access via your desktop or mobile device. They utilize industry-grade and award-winning mobile technology platform in applying and processing any type of loan.

Xend

Xend offers express e-commerce shipping in the Philippines. They are on a mission to make shipping easy and affordable. They have revolutionized e- commerce logistics by developing simple and effective solutions, cutting down the time to ship a package from 2 hours to 2 minutes to 2 seconds.

Acudeen

Acudeen is a technology company enabling small and medium enterprises to finance their receivables ahead of time. Their online platform allows transactions to happen fast, from receivables uploaded, to cash within days. In Acudeen, they connect sellers of receivables to buyers willing to invest in them.

Shopback

ShopBack's eCommerce loyalty & discovery platform currently powers Taobao, Expedia, Lazada, ZALORA and more than 1,300 eCommerce merchants. The platform provides cash rebates to over 4 million users and are focused on growing and dominating the landscape.

MyOffice

MyOffice is a boutique, no-frills virtual office that has been providing office support to business owners, entrepreneurs, professionals, and freelancers since 2004. Driven constantly by what our clients need, we are the first to offer "build-your-own virtual office" packages that help people build their ideal office. Our members just pay for the features they want, whether it is a place to register their business, someone to handle their calls, or a full blown virtual receptionist, and a private office.

360 Fitness

Last 2010, in an era of traditional, full-scale gyms complete with treadmills and weight machines, 360 Fitness introduced a 30-minute, no machines circuit training workout to the commercial gym market, revolutionizing the local fitness industry.

Media

We work with our partners to create the most seamless experiences possible to ease the burden of SMEs.

Media

We work with our partners to create the most seamless experiences possible to ease the burden of SMEs.

Tech Shake

TechShake is a Philippine based Tech Media, which mainly focuses on the interviews of entrepreneurs, investors, designers, and engineers. TechShake will demystify Startup scene of South East Asia, and will send right information to the world.

Manila Times

First published in 1898, The Manila Times is the oldest existing English-language newspaper in the Philippines. It presently bills itself as having the fourth-largest circulation of the newspapers in the Philippines.

Reach Out!

Reach Out!

Contact our partnerships team at partnerships@firstcircle.com