DD20: The iScreamery Story with Trisha Zamora and Justin Laserna

Today, we’re not only celebrating a remarkable milestone—our 20th episode—but we’re also excited to introduce our first couple guest on the show, Trisha Zamora and Justin Laserna. These two are the pioneering spirits behind iScreamery, a venture that has quickly become a favorite in Davao for its unique and delightful treats.

Join us as we delve deep into their entrepreneurial journey, exploring how their shared passion for creating extraordinary dessert experiences has driven them to innovate and disrupt the local food scene.

From their initial dream to the realities of running a business, this episode promises to unpack a story of partnership and entrepreneurial spirit.


In This Episode:

  • Trisha and Justin’s Backgrounds: Learn how Trisha’s entrepreneurial spirit was nurtured within a family of business owners and how Justin’s experience in agriculture seamlessly transitioned into the food industry. Discover their shared passions that led to the creation of iScreamery.
  • Starting Challenges: Hear about the initial difficulties Trisha and Justin faced, from supply chain issues to establishing a solid business foundation, and how they turned these challenges into opportunities for growth.
  • Co-Founding Dynamics: Gain insights into their roles within the business and how they balance their professional and personal lives to maintain both a strong relationship and a thriving business.
  • Franchising iScreamery: Follow their journey into franchising, from their decision-making process to attending workshops and securing bank partnerships.
  • Engaging the Youth: Discover how iScreamery captivates younger audiences with innovative flavors and experiences, balancing traditional elements with modern marketing strategies.
  • Entrepreneurial Advice: Trisha shares her strategies for managing a demanding medical school schedule alongside her business commitments, offering advice to aspiring entrepreneurs on balancing multiple responsibilities.


Trisha and Justin extend an invitation to experience iScreamery firsthand:

  • 1st Branch: Circumferential Road, Marfori Heights, Davao City, Philippines Google Maps Link
  • 2nd Branch: Victoria Plaza, NCCC Carpark Compound, J.P. Laurel Ave, Poblacion District, Davao City, Philippines Google Maps Link
  • 3rd Branch: Gen. Douglas MacArthur Hwy, Talomo, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines
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Franchising Opportunities: Interested in being part of the iScreamery family? Find out how you can join their growing network through franchising here.

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