Season five premieres the first real estate and liveable cities edition. Returning investor Jet Yu of Prime Philippines, and new investors Cesar Wee of Wee Community DeveloPERs Inc., Victor Consunji of Victor Consunji Development Corp., Cary Lagdameo of Damosa Land, and George Royeca or Angkas hear property pitches and a slew of sustainable urban solutions in the most funded season to date.
Returning investors from previous seasons reprise their roles as judges in this season that brings together an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs. The investor lineup includes William Tiu Lim of Mega Global Corporation, Michael Dargani of Baskin Robbins Philippines, Mica Tan of the MFT Group, and Mark Vernon of Tagcash.
Gaining momentum from its previous season, the show attracts a strong cast of entrepereneurs, with 11 teams making it to the most funded season to date. Making a comeback as investor judges are William Tiu Lim of Mega Global Corporation and Cong. Mikee Romero of Philippines Air Asia. They are joined by new investor judges, Ice Dream Inc.’s (license holder of Baskin Robbins) Michael Dargani, and Mark Vernon of Tagcash. The Bank of the Philippine Islands’ John-C Syquia, Maricris San Diego, and Jessy Cruz join the panel as guest judges as they reprise their backing of the social enterprise category.
The Final Pitch moves to its new home, CNN Philippines. Making their debut as investor judges are Cong. Mikee Romero of Philippines Air Asia, William Tiu Lim of Mega Global Corp., Dino Araneta of Quad X, and Jet Yu of Prime Philippines. A social enterprise category backed by BPI Foundation represented by Maricris San Diego, debuts this season.
The Final Pitch first aired its maiden season in 2017 on History Channel. The show broke the mold by being the first business reality show in the Philippines. Entrepreneurs from around the country and from across the globe tried out and in the end, 10 teams made it to the cast of entrepreneurs. Investor Judges include Jose “Jomag” Magsaysay of Potato Corner, Henry Lim Bon Liong of the Sterling Group, and Mica F. Tan of the MFT Group of Companies.