Startup Weekend Cebu Women

    Friday, September 28 - 30, 2018

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Startup Weekend Cebu Women

Friday, September 28 - 30, 2018

Friday, September 28 - 30, 2018
Event starts at 5:00 pm

Inspire Team Office
8th Floor, Mabuhay Tower, IT Park
Cebu City , Philippines

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This is it ladies, we gon' run the Startup world!

What is it?

Startup Weekend Cebu is holding its first Women Edition. It is a 3 day event of hands-on learning from ideation, validation, and MVP of a business idea. In those 3 days, there’ll be workshops happening for the participants that can be handy for their idea validations, teamwork, marketing, and etc.

To know more about it please see:

Purchase your SW Cebu Women Edition tickets now! 

1. Go to
2. Click "Tickets" button
3. Select ticket type:
✴️ Hacker (software engineers, coders, developers)
✴️ Hipster (UI, UX, graphic designers)
✴️ Hustler (entrepreneurs, marketing, PR specialists)
(Examples are not exclusive; Please select ticket type closest to your profession or passion.)
4. Select number of tickets and check out
5. Fill out necessary information and select mode of payment to submit order

Good news: For those who purchase tickets from now until September 15, you can avail of the Early Bird promo which is P250.00 off the regular price! (Select the early bird ticket type when placing your order.)

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Friday September 28th

5:00 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

5:30 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants

6:30 pm
#Womenwill Launch
Womenwill is a Google initiative to create economic opportunity for women everywhere, so that they can grow and succeed.

6:40 pm
IdeaSapce Talk
JC Pullan , Marketing Communications Strategist at IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc.

6:50 pm
Philiprint & Activewoman
Theresa Conson, CEO

7:00 pm
Mini Game!
Introduction to Startup Weekend Mini Game!

7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch

8:30 pm
Attendees vote for the top pitches

8:50 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas

9:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday September 29th

8:00 am
OPTIONAL: What is Validation
An optional workshop with Ashley Uy on the basics of validation

9:00 am
Workshop: Google Sites and Google Drive
A workshop with the Google Business Group Community Manager, Nicole Padin on Google Tools you can use for your startup idea

9:30 am
Workshop: Google Design Sprint
A workshop with Designer Junstine Cañete on Google's Design Sprint Process

10:30 am
OPTIONAL: What is Business Model Canvass
Optional Workshop about what a Business Model Canvass is and how to use it with Ashley Uy

12:00 pm

1:00 pm
Pick your mentor!

1:05 pm
Mentor Sessions starts!
Mentor Session ends at 5PM followed by Dinner at 7PM

Sunday September 30th

9:00 am

12:00 pm

12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS

1:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place

5:00 pm
Sole Searchin Talk

5:05 pm
Final Presentations

7:00 pm

7:30 pm
Judging & Awards

9:00 pm
Go Home!

Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Cebu Women team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.


Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Cebu is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Mary Grace
  • Jemima Lee
  • Maria Therese
  • Rachel Lenli
  • Maryanne


Ashley Uy
Project Manager at Symph

Ashley is a Cebu-based community builder working as a Product Owner/Account Executive at Symph, a development studio and startup foundry. Her passion is to help develop the Philippines’ startup ecosystem by working with the Philippine tech startup and design community.

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