NIX NOLLEDO

Hong Kong Tatler - - Asia's Top 50 -

His first job out of univer­sity was in KFC, yet he’s now a self-made bil­lion­aire. THE BIZ The online plat­form he co-founded in 1999, Pi­noy Ex­change, is one of the largest online peer-to-peer in­for­ma­tion shar­ing sites in the Philip­pines. Plus Xur­pas, the mo­bile con­tent com­pany he founded in 2001 (he is chair­man, pres­i­dent and CEO), was pub­licly listed in 2014 with a value of 1.36 bil­lion pe­sos (US$69.8 mil­lion)—not bad for a com­pany that started with cap­i­tal of 62,500 pe­sos. PSST... Ernst & Young named Nolledo its Young En­tre­pre­neur of the Year and its Master En­tre­pre­neur for the Philip­pines in 2015.

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