Raid (T̶h̶e̶) Your Fridge: NextPay

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:00 - 15:30 PST
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Our 97th edition of Raid (T̶h̶e̶) Your Fridge presents NextPay, the best alternative to bank accounts for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Philippines today!

Joining us are NextPay founders Don Pansacola and Aldrich Tan: they are keen to share with the startup community -- founders, entrepreneurs, product teams, and other enablers/startup support organizations -- their startup journey: from building their product to hitting product-market fit to growing their customer base.

WHY ATTEND? Learn from the NextPay startup founders how they identified and owned opportunities in banking and digital financial services despite the increasing number of players in the fintech space.

Also: if you have questions or comments for Don and Aldrich that you'd like them to discuss at Raid The Fridge next week on July 29th, please write them down when you click "Register."

Our Speakers

DON PANSACOLA | CEO and Co-Founder
Don is the CEO and Co-Founder of, the best alternative to bank accounts for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Philippines.

His background in software engineering, blockchain, distributed technologies, and digital product design made him integral to the growth and success of a major tech startup, OpenDNS. He was part of the core product team that saw its eventual acquisition by Cisco Systems, a Fortune 100 company.

His passion for building superior products and business model innovation allowed him to follow the path of entrepreneurship, building his career throughout the US, Canada, and the Philippines. This has given him the unique opportunity to take the best practices abroad and instill them in the local Filipino landscape while building a world-class fintech product that can positively impact the lives of millions.

ALDRICH TAN | CXO and Co-Founder
Aldrich is the CXO and Co-founder of and concurrently the Managing Director of UXPH, the largest non-profit design organization and community in the Philippines.

He is a Sr. Experience Architect and Design Leader who has led teams in some of the most successful tech companies throughout the US, Canada, and the Philippines such as BlackBerry, Getty Images, Artefact, and Remitly.

A huge advocate for collaboration and design learning, Aldrich helps companies weave design and creative culture into their work ethos through consultations, workshops, and mentorship alongside his advocacy -- raising of standards of design practices throughout the Filipino tech community.

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