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Scale Up your business with PayMaya and Shopify

Running a small business during the pandemic is no easy task, but thanks to reliable e-Commerce platforms and secure digital payment providers, many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were able to adapt by quickly bringing their businesses online.   

To encourage and reward more entrepreneurs to grow and scale their business online, PayMaya, together with Shopify and PLDT Home Biz, have launched the Scale Up promo, which will run until March 31, 2022. Visit https://www.paymaya.com/scaleup for more details about the promo.


With an online shop, SMEs were able to continuously operate and cater to their customers. Add to that the convenience and safety that online transactions bring both for their employees and customers.   

To encourage and reward more entrepreneurs to grow and scale their business onlinePayMaya, together with Shopify and PLDT Home Biz, have launched the Scale Up promo, offering attractive prizes to participating merchants.      

From November 8, 2021 to March 31, 2022, merchants who will qualify stand to win cash prizes of up to Php200,000 and a subscription package from PLDT Home Biz.     

The Scale Up Raffle Promo is open to all existing merchants as well as SMEs that register on Shopify from January 1, 2021 onwards. To qualify, merchants must use the PayMaya Checkout payment gateway to accept online payments.    


How to qualify   

Joining the raffle is easy. For existing Shopify and PayMaya merchants, follow these simple steps:    

  1. Register for the promo via this link: https://forms.office.com/r/49qbjuVENy and agree to the terms and conditions of the program.   
  2. Promote your Shopify website (online store) powered by PayMaya Payment Gateway on your social media and digital channels    
  3. Accept online payments via PayMaya Payment Gateway from November 8, 2021, to March 31, 2022. Every transaction/ payment made via your PayMaya payment gateway earns you a raffle entry.   


For new merchants, you first need to sign up and complete your onboarding process with Shopify and PayMaya within the promo period to join. Once you have your Shopify website and PayMaya Payment Gateway up and running, just follow the same mechanics mentioned above to earn raffle entries.    

Each successful online payment transaction processed via PayMaya Checkout is equivalent to one (1) raffle entry for merchants. SMEs with more successful transactions will earn more raffle entries.      

Up to 12 SME merchants will be drawn to win one of the following prizes via e-Raffle:     

  • Grand Prize: One (1) winner of Php 200,000 + 6 months FREE PLDT Home Biz subscription    
  • 1st Prize: One (1) winner of Php 150,000 + 6 months FREE PLDT Home Biz subscription    
  • Consolation Prize: Ten (10) winners of Php 50,000 + FREE PLDT Home Biz premium item each    

The e-Raffle draw is on April 12, 2022 and winners will be announced on the PayMaya Scale Up microsite, PayMaya Facebook Page, and other digital channels of PayMaya.        

“With the Philippines expected to be the fastest growing Southeast Asia ecommerce market this year, it’s never been a better time for local SMEs to start, grow and scale their business online. By giving them the essential tools and resources to sell to customers anytime, anywhere, and through initiatives like the Scale Up Raffle promo, we hope to encourage more local merchants to go online and take their business to the next level.” said Jason Suen, Country Head and Director, Southeast Asia, Shopify.       

“Our successful partnership with Shopify has proven that digital payment solutions are key in providing businesses and consumers with safe, secure, and convenient ways to transact. With this Scale Up Raffle Promo, we hope to bring our innovative payment technologies to more SMEs to build a better and stronger digital economy,” said PayMaya Chief Marketing Officer Pepe Torres.      

“As the country’s leading telco provider, we aim to always connect businesses to their customers and vice versa through online channels. At PLDT Home Biz, are very happy to be partnering with Shopify and PayMaya for the Scale Up Raffle Promo, which supports and rewards our hardworking entrepreneurs. We look forward to serving and connecting the winning SMEs to their customers with our fast and reliable internet connection,” said Patrick S. Tang, PLDT Home Biz VP and Head of Customer Management.      

To find out more about the PayMaya Scale Up Raffle Promo, visit https://www.paymaya.com/scaleup or follow @PayMayaOfficial on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.    

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