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Embracing Googliness: Applying Google Culture to Startups

10:00AM - 12:30PM

Organizer: Google

Venue: Google Philippines, BGC

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Google is known for having redefined the standards of corporate culture and fostering a culture of innovation. In this session, learn the secrets straight from Google and bring their methods back to your startups.

Disruptors Wanted: Penbrothers Startup Career Fair

10:00AM - 12:30PM

Organizer: Penbrothers

Co-organizer: Kalibrr

Venue: OPL Building, Makati City

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Ever wonder what working for a startup is like? Attend this unique career fair to learn the ins and outs of having a startup career, and get the opportunity to apply for startups and enterprises!

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire: The New Breed of Changemakers

10:00AM - 12:30PM

Organizer: StartUp Village

Co-organizer: New Billionaire's Club

Venue: StartUp Village, Makati City

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Who Wants to be a Billionaire is a forum that features people and organizations that are positively impacting the lives of people. The forum is part of the New Billionaire's Club's series of programs that identifies and recognizes people, programs, organizations, corporations that are helping create an impact and improving people’s lives through innovative and technology-driven enterprises and projects. The programs of The New Billionaires’ Club aims to shift our mindset from revenue or money as the main metric of success and instead based on the number of people they have helped through their efforts. Essentially, the program will find people who are positively impacting the lives of a significant number of people through the products and services that they offer.

For Philippine StartUp Week, StartUp Village, in its desire to inspire and encourage people to become individuals and enterprises that uplift the lives of others, when and where possible, putting purpose to the next generation of changemakers will be conducting its second Who Wants to be a Billionaire Forum featuring Angkas. In addition, SUV will also recognize Gina Lopez, for her efforts in creating an impact in the world.

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Enter Dragon’s Nest: Lessons from CNN Philippines’ The Final Pitch

Organizer: The Final Pitch

Venue: Dragon’s Nest, Calle Industria, Q.C.

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Fireside chat with The Final Pitch creator and host John Aguilar alongside the show’s mentors and previously funded contestants on what it takes to make it to the show and get an investment. Get a sneak preview on the new startup show The Venture Builder and see if you have what it takes to be part of the bid to build the ASEAN region’s next exponential startups.

12:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Machine Learning HackFest 2019: Solving Data-related Challenges for NGOs

Organizer: Senti AI

Co-organizer: AI Pilipinas

Venue: Google Office, BGC

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This Hackathon is a competitive event where data or AI scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts can collaborate to create solutions that address a specific problem within a defined time frame.

Apply as a participant at https://mlhackfest.senti.ai/

Pitch Perfect: Finding Your Pitching Style

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Organizers: Alpha Rock Capital, Virtuous Graphics

Venue: QBO Innovation Hub, Makati City

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One of the early challenges that startup founders face is pitching their product. In this workshop, participants will be exposed to various pitch approaches to help them find the right style for their startup.

Philippine Law and Innovation: Fundraising for Startups

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Organizers: Disini & Disini Law Office, Digital Freedom Network

Venue: University of the Philippines, BGC

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This panel discussion tackles available funding options for startups in the context of the Philippines' legal and regulatory landscape. Participants will be given an overview of government grants under the Startup Innovation Act, ICOs, crowdfunding, agreements with angel investors and other legal instruments, to determine which option best suits their startups' needs.

QC Tech Day 2019: Taking The Startup Community Above and Beyond

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Organizer: Launchgarage

Venue: Launchgarage, Quezon City

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In this session, different QC-based startups will come together to discuss their perspectives on the local startup ecosystem and the necessary steps they'll need to take to push the startup ecosystem to the next level.

AngelsTalk: What Investors Look For in Startups

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Organizer: Manila Angel Investor Network

Venue: QBO Innovation Hub, Makati City

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Ever wonder what investors look for in early stage start-ups or how to make your startups investible? This event features a presentation by James Lette, the Executive Director of Manila Angel Investors Network (MAIN), and a panel Q/A with active angel investors from MAIN - Victor Lee, Lionel Belen, Aya Laraya and Joseph de Leon. Join this session to gain insight on the types of companies investors look for and the deal processes of MAIN.

This event is for startups from any industry.

UPCLOSE: Solving Industry-specific Challenges

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Organizer: UPSCALE

Venue: UPSCALE Innovation Hub

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This session brings the academe close to industry.  It is the culmination of the ideation workshop to solve industry-specific challenges.

Night Fest

Philippine Startup Week 2019 Welcome Dinner by AWS

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: AWS

Venue: The Axon, Green Sun, Makati City

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This session serves as the official reception dinner for Philippine Startup Week 2019. The program will consist of a discussion by AWS, the session organizer, on the available support they have for startups, and a casual sharing session by founders on their startup journey stories. Join us as we celebrate the onset of this milestone event with all the organizations who helped make this feat possible.

Main Summit

ALL SET: The DOST-Funded Startups’ Journey

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Organizer: DOST

Venue: Crowne Plaza, Ortigas

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Organized by the Department of Science and Technology, ALL SET aims to showcase fifteen (15) pioneer startup grantees thru sharing of their startup journeys and how the government was able to support their innovation in order to bring benefits to the Filipino people. The startups will not just feature their respective technology-based solutions, but would also highlight the experiences of their clients and/or users who have benefitted from their innovative solutions.

Community Events

2050Fest

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Organizer: Impact Hub Manila

Venue: Green Sun - The Hotel, Makati City

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This is the ultimate final pitching and festival event for the Impact 2050 program

Startup Success Stories: Founder Institute Graduate Showcase

12:30PM - 3:00PM

Organizer: Founder Institute Manila

Venue: QBO Innovation Hub, Makati City

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Learn about the challenges and successes of Founder Institute Manila graduates, and how their accelerator program prepared and helped them overcome the difficulties of starting up a business. Join this session to get a chance to meet and network with Founder Institute’s directors, mentors, and alumni.

UNBOX: Ideating and Protyping Towards Innovation

12:30PM - 3:00PM

Organizer: Miriam College Henry Sy, Sr. Innovation Center

Venue: Miriam College Henry Sy, Sr. Innovation Center, Quezon City

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UNBOX is the MC-HSSIC’s ideation and prototyping workshop, which integrates the essentials of several innovation models. No matter what your background, join in to jumpstart your passion to innovate.

Innovating Energy: Connex Energy and CleanTech Meetup

12:30PM - 3:00PM

Organizers: New Energy Nexus, TIP Nitro, Sikat Impact Challenge Foundation

Venue: Rockwell Business Center, Pasig City

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This networking event aims to bring people from the energy, cleantech, and innovation sector together. The meetup will feature innovations related to energy access and opportunities for startup in renewable energy and clean tech.

AI and Educators: Innovating PH Education for the 21st Century

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: Akadasia
Venue: QBO Innovation Hub, Makati City

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At this fireside chat, we will tackle these issues in a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder discussion, and get perspectives from Education Practitioners, Administrators, Students, and Employers on how AI will affect learning and training, as we head into this new Digital Learning Frontier.

Youth Social Innovation Lab: Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: UNDP
Co-organizer: makesense

Venue: TBC

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The Youth Social Innovation Lab 2019 on Social Inclusion will gather young Filipinos, prioritizing those in marginalized sectors, to develop ideas and solutions to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), making sure that we Leave No One Behind.

Fireside Chat: An Introduction to Data Privacy Compliance in the Philippines

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: Ignition

Venue: Ignition Venture Studio, BGC

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This session features an exclusive talk and consultation with Atty. "Kiko" Acero of National Privacy Commission on Data Privacy Compliance in the Philippines.

Build to Break: Disrupting industries with Facebook and Instagram

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Facebook

Venue: Facebook Office, BGC

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Disruption is one of the most overused buzzwords in business. But what does it actually mean to be disruptive in this age of start-ups? Solving age old problems in new and exciting ways that make old approaches obsolete. Delivering what people didn't realize they wanted, in the ways they always wanted it. Radically shifting an industry means understanding trends before they become trends and capitalizing on them faster and better than your competitors. Build to Break is a Facebook – led session focused on accelerating rapid growth for emerging disruptors who operate on the cutting edge. You’ll learn how and what it truly takes to be disruptive and how Facebook can help you every step of the way – from idea to IPO.

Conscious Label: Sustainability is the Future of ‘Fashion’

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizers: Forth Co., Fashion Revolution Philippines

Co-organizers: Remake, Oddspace by Acceler8

Venue: Oddspace by Acceler8, Makati City

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This session features Remake’s “Made in Sri Lanka,” a short film, and a panel discussion sustainable fashion. Join in on this session to find out why consumers and fashion enterprises need to take on the challenge of pushing for sustainable fashion.

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Scale Your Business: Pitching Competition on Tech Disruption and Global Reach

Organizers: myBOSS.asia Inc., MonstarHUB Philippines

Co-organizers: SERVIO, RAX Suite, Founder Institute Manila, Unionbank

Venue: MonstarHUB Philippines, Makati City

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This competition aims to attract start-ups that have already gone through the proof of concept stage of their product or service development and are now positioning their enterprise for commercialization. The primary objective of the pitch is for the mentors to provide entrepreneurial and technical inputs to the founders that will help them scale their business.

Inventors and Investors: Technology Fair

5:30PM onwards

Organizers: UP - Technology Management Center, Ateneo de Manila University

Venue: Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City.

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The assembly will include a series of plenary talks about building technological products, funding opportunities, and other interesting topics about technology, in order to promote innovative technology, its commercialization and eventual adaptation. The technology fair shall conduct activities like product pitches, technology demonstrations, and information sharing sessions that are focused not only on showcasing the inventors’ research but also on increasing the awareness of other professionals and students about technological advancements and opportunities in the country.

Night Fest

A Night at Sa Kanto: Networking Event with Emerging Disruptors

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Facebook

Venue: Facebook Office, BGC

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Meet other emerging disruptors in the PH start-up community in this networking event. Get the chance to receive business consultations from Facebook marketing experts on improving market share acceleration, new product expansion, competitive differentiation, and mobile optimization.

Developers' Night: Alternative Dev Team Configurations

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Cognity Labs

Co-organizers: OrangeFix, Arboric by Ibakami, AngelHack Manila, Secuna, Apper.ph, GoRated.ph, SmartDevNet, Umpisa

Venue: iPong Manila, BGC

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Join in on conversations on alternative developer configurations in the middle of BGC bought to you by Cognity Labs, Umpisa, OrangeFix, Arboric by Ibakami, AngelHack Manila, Secuna, Apper.ph, GoRated.ph, and SmartDevNet

Main Summit

TBI Summit

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Organizer: DOST

Venue: Crowne Plaza, Ortigas

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TBI Summit is the 3rd National Technology Business Incubator Summit organized by Department of Science and Technology. The TBI Summit gathers DOST-funded incubators, government innovation agencies, and private incubators and accelerators to explore topics related to entrepreneurship and innovation. The summit aims to highlight Filipino startups and the government’s support for these startups through the various panel sessions, creating avenues for startups, public, and private agencies to share best practices concerning business incubation and startup support.

Community Events

AREA55 CONVERSATIONS: ABCs of Cap Tables for Founders

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Organizer: Kickstart Ventures

Venue: Kickstart Ventures, 55 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City

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Are you a tech startup founder? Or are you considering setting up a company in the next 12 months? If yes to both, this session is for you! Kickstart Ventures, together with inputs from startup founders/leaders from Aiah and Lifetrack Medical Systems, will walk you through how cap tables evolve over the different stages of fundraising --- what you need to look out for in our fundraising journey.

What's Next Forum

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: StartUp Village

Venue: StartUp Village, Makati City

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The What's Next Forum gathers people and individuals for a TEDx-like talk. For this inaugural session, three speakers, who have made their mark in specific industries by showcasing their “superpowers,” will be asked to share their experiences, leading to answering the questions about “What’s Next”.

STARTUP PH Women's Initiative: Enabling Empowered Women

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: STARTUP PH Women's Initiative

Co-organizers: Olivia, StyleGenie, Fetch! Naturals, Permitly, Basically Borrowed, Goally, Stock Knowledge, Limitless Lab, Lily of the Valley, Ñustas, Three Points Venture, Viviamo Inc, Mindful Manila, Talino Venture Labs, SoGal

Venue: Insular Life Building, Makati City

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Spearheaded by April Cuenca, CEO of Tripkada, in partnership with a group of 60 Female Tech Entrepreneurs and Tech Leaders, including Abigail Victorino, CEO of StyleGenie Asia and Famida Alonto, Head of Innovation of Insular Life, this female-centered event gives female entrepreneurs and leaders a space to learn from each other, network, and find collaborative opportunities together.

Canva StartUp Fest

5:00PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Canva

Venue: Main Hall, Canva Office, Makati City

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Keep your brand, always on-brand! A Canva community fair with talks on how to create and strengthen an impressive brand, with hands-on creative booths to experience it real time. Join us and be the next startup unicorn!

Google 101: Growth Hacking and Scaling with Ads

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Google

Venue: Google Philippines, BGC

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Join this Google basics session to learn how to leverage Google, Youtube, and other related products to up your business and sales.

Building Cities and Beyond: Collaboration Between Learning Institutions & Enterprises to Imagineer Smart Cities of Tomorrow

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Building Cities Beyond

Co-organizers: GBCI Venture, 6x.com, R3D, Flame Communications, Animo Labs

Venue: Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

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BCB's main thrust is to support projects that are impactful and sustainable for future cities. In this session, participants will be given an overview of BCB's technology as it brings innovation to the next generation of smart cities, and discover how collaboration among learning institutions, tech incubators, and enterprises is important to making smart city projects possible.

Funders + Founders: Stories about Building and Scaling

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: ASPACE

Venue: ASPACE Philippines, Makati City

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This session gathers founders and investors to share their stories of living purposeful lives with people-first products, their growing pains and how they thrive amidst them, and how they are working towards a more sustainable Philippine startup culture.

Scale Your Business: Hackathon on Tech Disruption and Global Reach (Developing Disruptive Technology Applications)

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizers: myBOSS.asia Inc., MonstarHUB Philippines

Co-organizer: SERVIO, RAX Suite, Founder Institute Manila, Unionbank

Venue: MonstarHUB Philippines, Makati City

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This hackathon is geared towards software programmers who want to participate in a software development competition focusing on artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to enhance operating systems.

Propel Business with Blockchain

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Organizers: SingularityU Manila, Globe myBusiness

Venue: The Globe Tower, BGC

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Blockchain is an enabler for businesses. The technology may still be at its nascent stage when it comes to adoption but its core capabilities will uniquely shape the way we run our business ventures. Large companies and enterprises are now investing to learn more so they may apply it in their operations. SMEs will benefit from also exploring this space, discovering tools and applications that will spur scale and innovation. The discussion sheds light on these opportunities for growth that blockchain may uniquely unlock for SMEs.

Night Fest

Sustainable Fashion Fest: A Night for Style Swap & Community Meet-up

8:00PM onwards

Organizers: Forth Co., Fashion Revolution Philippines, Wear Forward

Co-organizers: Teeforel, Upcycle Philippines, Miss Kayce

Venue: Element Boutique Hotel Restaurant, Makati City

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Join this networking event for sustainable fashion advocates, fashion consumers, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in learning about sustainable fashion. Bring some clothes and swap them for others while enjoying open-mic performances by the community members.

Free welcome drinks will be served to registered attendees

StartupPH Women's Initiative: FemiNite

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: StartupPH Women's Edition

Co-organizers: Olivia, StyleGenie, Fetch! Naturals, Permitly, Basically Borrowed, Goally, Stock Knowledge, Limitless Lab, Lily of the Valley, Ñustas, Three Points Venture, Viviamo Inc, Mindful Manila, Talino Venture Labs, SoGal

Venue: Insular Life Building, Ayala, Makati City

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Yugyugan Sa Rufino: CanvaSaya Night Fest

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Canva

Venue: Main Hall, Canva Office, Makati City

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End the day with a bang! Party party with the Canva fam!

Main Summit

Tech Advantage

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Organizer: DICT

Venue: Crowne Plaza, Ortigas

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Tech Advantage highlights the available options for early-stage and provincial initiatives. Through the various activities, the summit aims to drive conversations regarding impact-generation and and further development of the Philippine information and communications technology agenda.

Community Events

Coffee Talk: Creative and Conscious Entrepreneurship

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: The Spark Project

Co-organizers: Clock In by Ayala Land Offices, US Embassy of the Philippines, Young Southeast, Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI)

Venue: Ayala North Exchange, Makati City

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Coffee Talk is a community meetup for entrepreneurs who are looking to engage in insightful conversations about their work. For the Philippine Startup Week edition of Coffee Talk, outstanding creative and social entrepreneurs are invited to share about what it takes to run a sustainable business while being mindful of the impact it creates in society.

This event is organized by The Spark Project in partnership with Clock In by Ayala Land Offices, US Embassy of the Philippines, and the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI).

Fireside Chat: The Basics of Employment Contracts in the Philippines

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: Ignition

Venue: Ignition Venture Studio, BGC

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This session features an exclusive talk and consultation with Atty. "Jolon" Pabiton of Pabiton Law Office on the Employment Contract Basics in the Philippines.

Cultivating a Culture of Innovation and Collaboration for the PH Startup Community: The PLDT Innolab Advocacy

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Organizer: PLDT Innolab

Venue: VITRO Makati

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Get a tour of Innolab and the Data Center and learn more about what they do by registering for this event! Join this session to gain insight on the importance of cybersecurity for startups and the tech support that Innolab offers.

Forging Collaboration: Enabling Corporate Start-Up Engagement in the Philippines

3:00PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: IdeaSpace Foundation

Venue: Google Philippines

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With the local start-up scene growing and maturing and companies pursuing their own digital transformation programs, it has become increasingly important for corporations and enterprises to work with start-ups to achieve their business goals. There is now an opportunity to move from funding hackathons or competitions to pilot testing, strategic partnerships, and even acquisitions⁠—all high-value activities that could bring greater benefits to both corporations and enterprises and start-ups alike.

This session will focus on digital transformation, the current state of corporate-start-up engagement in the Philippines, and the experiences of Philippine start-ups working with local and multinational companies. The event will also feature a start-up showcase, bringing together local start-ups with local and multinational companies based in the Philippines to encourage greater collaboration between these two groups.

Eureka Series: The Basics of Blockchain

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Acceler8 by UnionSPACE

Co-organizer: BlockchainSPACE

Venue: Acceler8 by UnionSPACE Rockwell, Makati City

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Some people say that blockchain is more than just the future of currency. Whether you're an early investor, a blockchain diehard, or someone who is just interested in learning more about this revolutionary technology, this event could open more doors for opportunity. Join us as we talk about what you need to know about the basics! We've invited blockchain practitioners from different sectors to talk about the countless applications of this technology.

Scale Your Business: Announcement of Winners & Business Matching

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizers: myBOSS.asia Inc., MonstarHUB Philippines

Co-organizers: SERVIO, RAX Suite, Founder Institute Manila, Unionbank

Venue: MonstarHUB Philippine, Makati City

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Join this session to celebrate and recognize the participants who took part in myBoss.asia Inc.'s pitching and hackathon intiatives and showed exemplary competencies and creativeness. This session also serves as an avenue for existing enterprises to network with these start-ups and software developers for business matching opportunities.

Leading with Impact: Providing Everyday Solutions

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Grab

Venue: Grab Philippines Office, Makati City

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As the Filipinos become more aware of today's longstanding social pain points, there has been a steadily increasing drumbeat for start-ups and companies to develop multiple bottom lines that aim for a net positive social impact while providing deep and meaningful everyday solutions to every Filipino

Night Fest

QwikDrinks: Get to Know the PH Startup Community

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Qwikwire

Venue: Dulo, Poblacion

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Join in on this session to meet your fellow startup founders and enablers! Kickback and relax while discussing and sharing different ideas over a few drinks.

LOVELOCAL: A Night at the Market

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: ASPACE

Venue: Astbury, Poblacion

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Enjoy the night as you dance with locals and experience an assortment of local food and drinks at Astbury, an up-and-coming four floor co-working, living, and retail space in the heart of Poblacion, Makati.

Main Summit

Slingshot

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Organizer: DTI

Venue: Crowne Plaza, Ortigas

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The Slingshot is an annual event designed to support entrepreneurs, especially in the field of innovation and the creative industries. This year’s Slingshot aims to give limelight to creative entrepreneurship and the successes of the creators and the creative communities. It aim to feature creative entrepreneurs to share how they started, how they were challenged, and how they flourished thereafter. We also aim to share and promote creative collaborations and how the community can work together towards a unified goal of spreading awareness and appreciation of the Creative Industries.  

Community Events

3:00PM - 5:30PM

Wear to Win: The Business of Image and Fashion in Achieving Success

Organizer: Wear Forward

Co-organizers: Oracle NetSuite Philippines, Jojo, VYP Community, Greenelas, Upcycle Philippines, Unlimited Manila, Filtered Air Company, Mayumi Organics, Old Manila Eco Market, Fashion Revolution Philippines, UP ACTS, Filipino Fashion Designers & Organizers Association, FIBERS Collective, Benilde Fashion Design and Merchandising, AICI Philippine Chapter, GK Enchanted Farm, Haraya Media
Venue: Oracle NetSuite, Glorietta 2, Makati City

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Wear to Win: The Business of Image and Fashion in Achieving Success is a workshop that emphasizes the importance of image and fashion in achieving success as an entrepreneur, businessperson, or freelancer. It will assist participants in developing their own winning style based on their features, personality, lifestyle, and goals. 

 

Moreover, the workshop will serve as a networking event wherein there will be a Clothes Swapping Party allowing participants to socialize among each other while learning about the problems in the fashion industry and taking part in being the solution at the same time. All participants are required to bring one usable clothing item they don't use or want anymore that they are willing to swap with other participants. 

 

Registration and networking start at 1:30 PM. 

Inclusion Fusion: Innovation x Impact Night

4:00PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Hack a Tax

Co-organizers: DEVCON, Talino Venture Labs

Venue: 12 Monkey’s Music Hall & Pub, El Pueblo Ortigas

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Meet some of the country’s up and coming impact innovators in Inclusion Fusion, an exciting mix of geekery and game-changing ideas, featuring the top finalists of Hack A Tax, the first Innovation Challenge powered by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the USAID/Philippines E-Peso Project, as well as some of top movers of inclusion and impact technology in the country.

Co-organized by DEVCON Philippines in partnership with Talino Venture Labs.

Talks & Tales: Venturing into the Philippine Market

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: Clock In BGC

Venue: Clock In, BGC

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The future of the business world is characterized by interconnectedness, heavy reliance on technology, rapid changes, and a heightening demand for inclusive growth. This session aims to equip its participants with the knowledge, connections, and inspiration for them to thrive and lead their businesses and hopes to push them into becoming innovative, collaborative, and visionary.

Filipinovation: Pitch Night

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizer: StartUp Village

Co-organizer: In Best THING (IBT)

Venue: StartUp Village, Makati City

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Filipinovation - Pitch Night is a joint activity between StartUp Village and In Best Thing (IBT) of Sydney, Australia. IBT is a group that not only invests in startups from the Philippines but also connects them to funds from Australia. Filipinovation is a great opportunity to showcase your startup, get feedback and possibly be included in the portfolio of IBT. Prizes await the top pitchers! Get to know our friends from IBT through a small networking activity immediately after the pitches.

It's okay to talk about failure -

Entrepreneurs' Edition: A Fail Faire Session

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Organizer: UPSCALE

Co-organizer: Villgro

Venue: UPSCALE Innovation Hub

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Entrepreneurs experience failure in their businesses. No matter big or small that failure is, it could take a toll on their well-being. If you are one of those entrepreneurs, you may feel like bottling it up, but we're here to tell you that it's okay to talk about it! Join us as we talk about this part of an entrepreneur's journey in this session. Listen to entrepreneur's stories of failures, how it affected them, and how they manage to wake up and still make things happen.

Night Fest

Talks & Tales: Startup! Drink Up!

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Clock In BGC

Venue: Clock In, BGC

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This session is set to serve the community with a Filipino themed mixer and offers the opportunity for startup businesses and like-minded people to gather and maximize their network. Cap off Philippine Startup Week 2019 by sharing different tales and celebrating with a group of passionate people leading their advocacy for a better society.

Inclusion Fusion: Innovation x Impact Night | After Party

8:00PM onwards

Organizer: Hack a Tax

Co-organizers: DEVCON, Talino Venture Labs

Venue: 12 Monkey’s Music Hall & Pub, El Pueblo Ortigas

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*ONLY REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS FROM "Inclusion Fusion: Innovation x Impact Night After Party" CAN ATTEND THE NIGHT FEST

Culminate the week with great music and good vibes. Join us and prove that geeks got great moves, too!