Startup Weekend Manila updates – we’re ready!


We hope everyone’s doing ok after the torrential rains these past days. The weather is better and we’re ready for SW Manila!

Just some updates:

1. We’re almost sold out but we still have a few slots left. We currently have an even distribution of tech, designers and business people and that’s good.

2. Frank Denbow, our SW facilitator from New York, arrived last night. He’s excited to meet you all.

3.  From our friends from Microsoft: Microsoft Pre-Startup Weekend Manila meetup is pushing through tonight! August 22, 6:30 PM onwards at Mindanao room, 8th floor, 6750 Ayala Office Tower, Ayala Avenue, Makati City. Pizza and beer! And our Startup Weekend facilitator from New York, Frank Denbow will drop by.

6:30pm – 6:40pm: Registration
6:40pm – 7:15pm: Pitching 101 by Maoi Arroyo (AIM and Hybridigm)
7:15pm – 7:30pm: Pitching Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Business Viability 101 by Jerahmeel Chen and Winston Quesang (Junior Chamber International)
8:00pm – 8:10pm: Business Viability Q&A
8:10pm – 9:10pm: Bizspark and Azure Technology by Katrina Macaraig and Edison Tan (Microsoft)
9:10pm – 9:30pm: Chino Atilano (TimeFree Innovations – IdeaSpace Winner)
9:30pm – 10:30pm: Pizza and Beer

Slots still available. Register at

4. We will send email updates to registered participants later. Stay tuned!

That’s it for this morning. Hope to see some of you later at the Microsoft Pre-SW event.  And of course, get ready for tomorrow night!