On the key to starting and eventually growing as an entrepreneur, “Know where your heart really is. Diin gid bala imo passion? Number two, diin gid bala imo skill? […] Second na lang na ya ang you have to learn the other aspects of business [for example]. So if you know your passion and skills, you have to be ready to open your mind to learn what other aspects of business will make you succeed. Ti kay passion is not enough, you have to learn the ropes, so to speak. […] I think those two to start. […] When the wave comes, ti make sure nga ara ka pa. Don’t give up on your dreams or your passion.” – Vanessa Belleza, Xilium co-founder and CEO