Some examples of Filipino entrepreneurs include Henry Sy, Tony Tan Caktiong, Cecilio M. Pedro, Alfredo M. Yao, and Soccoro C. Ramos. Henry Sy was the founder of ShoeMart, the Philippines' largest retailing company as of 2015.
Tony Caktiong is the founder of the Jollibee Foods Corporation. Jollibee was the first Philippine fast food chain to break the one billion peso sales mark and was the first food service company to be listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. Cecilio Pedro was the founder of the Lamoiyan Corporation, a toothpaste company that makes budget-priced toothpaste brands and has spread from the Philippines into China, Vietnam and Indonesia.