Nationwide network of stores
Increase monthly average sales by 35%
1 million monthly transaction count
A Complete Platform
By educating the 1.1 million sari-sari stores in financial literacy through an integrated mobile app ecosystem, Packworks strives to make these home-based, women-led, micro-entrepreneurs resilient during these challenging times.
The Packworks Platform supports a wide array of devices such as PCs, tablets, and phones. It is accessible on the web, via app or even chats. In areas where data connectivity is a challenge, support for chat-based messaging guarantees access to data at all times, even when internet connection is unavailable. Data accessibility and resiliency, 24/7
Geared for Growth
Designed from the ground up with scalability in mind, our platform is designed to grow. By understanding the needs of the users, we provide an indispensable tool for micro-entrepreneurs as their business grows and evolves from strength to strength. From sari-sari store to mini-grocery and beyond, we’re all in.
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Geared for Growth
Designed from the ground up with scalability in mind, our platform is designed to grow with its users. By understanding the needs of the users, we provide an indispensable tool for micro-entrepreneurs as their business grows and evolves from strength to strength. From sari-sari store to mini-grocery and beyond, we’re all in.
Chief Executive Officer
Bing got his start in development twenty years ago, working in tech and using his connections in the space to form strong friendships and even stronger startups. As soon as he left college, he started working in his own company, knowing in his heart that he wanted to march to the beat of his own drum.
“A hundred million people are trying to make ends meet during a pandemic,” says Bing. “How can you not help them?”
Chief Platform Officer
Hubert’s time spent in the retail space means that he understands the gaps between the national providers and local distributors. He knows how important digital transformation will be for the Philippines and wants to democratize software to help everyone.
“I want to help the Philippines grow,” says Hubert. “I want to help inspire, whether that’s sari sari store owners dreaming of a future for their kids, or startup entrepreneurs dreaming of a future for the Philippines."
Chief Marketing Officer
Ibba Bernado has worked with sari sari stores for years, however always ran into problems getting either the users to gel with the technology, or with the timeline for the projects. Instead, he decided to go straight to the heart of the communities, and went to the stores themselves.
“You just need to dream,” says Ibba. “Dream of something more. Dream of something better.”
Board of Advisors
Former DBP President, Director BPI and Bank of Commerce
Former DTI Secretary
Ayala Industries President
Chief Data Officer
Andres is a seasoned executive in the field of first-mover innovation and customer-centric technology strategies. By leveraging 20 years of practical experience in the Information Technology industry, he has led teams in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Hong Kong in delivering new revenue models and technological capabilities. He lays the groundwork for enterprise-wide development and adoption of customer-focused strategies around new learnings.
Chief Financial Officer
Marvine Sy is a corporate finance practitioner as fractional CFO, specializing in startups making waves in the renewable energy and fintech spaces. As an investment banker, his expertise lies in corporate valuation, capital raising, and mergers and acquisitions with a total deal size of ~$20M USD in various seed-stage companies. Marvine has garnered international exposure, with clients hailing from the Philippines, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, and China.
Head of People & Culture
Krishna is a Human Behavior and Communications Specialist, a soft-skills Trainer, and an HR-OD consultant. She is a highly skilled HR Business Partner with over 10 years of experience in FinTech, Gaming and Entertainment start-up industries. She is a certified Trauma-Informed Yoga facilitator and performs Performance Coaching and Counseling sessions for 3 years.
Head of Marketing
Alan is an experienced brand communication and activation professional with a gung-ho, entrepreneurial spirit. A creative thinker, he has a demonstrated history and background in advertising operations management, brand strategy and marketing in the Philippines, China and Indonesia.
Head of Growth
Reggie is a top-level sales executive with expertise in both traditional and digital marketing with a 20+ year career span with 10 years as AVP Digital Media in Nestle Philippines, Inc. and senior management roles as a Web Producer at ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., and VP for Digital at Philippine Airlines, Inc. among others. Multi-awarded with distinct industry honors in ANVIL, ARAW and IMMAP awards.
Ready to Start?
Packworks empowers the sari-sari stores in the Philippines through scalable and accessible technology. If you’re interested in our vision of bringing connected technology to more sari-sari stores, get in touch with us today.
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- The Sari IQ Team