Startup Weekend Iloilo 3 - Enterprise Edition

    Friday, July 21 - 23, 2017


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  5. Coaches and Mentors
  6. Sponsors
  7. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Iloilo 3 - Enterprise Edition

Friday, July 21 - 23, 2017



Friday, July 21 - 23, 2017
Event starts at 6:00 pm

West Visayas State University
GTBI Bldg., West Visayas State University
Iloilo , Philippines 5000

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Solving enterprise problems through creative, innovative collaboration.

Startup Weekend Iloilo is a 54-hour, hands-on experience to turn your ideas into reality.  On our third year, we partnered up with the Department of Trade and Industry in helping micro, small, medium enterprises, the Iloilo City government and the local communities in solving their problems through a creative and innovative solutions of participants during the weekend. With the goal that after Startup Weekend Iloilo, winning teams and the enterprises/community with the support of the Iloilo City government will work together to make the solutions a reality!

So, join us as we work together to a more innovative and collaborative startup ecosystem in Iloilo! #SWI3

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday July 21st


6:00 pm
Registration
Arrive at the venue and get checked in.


6:45 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants.


7:10 pm
Welcome Message from SWI Team
Welcome by the Facilitator, Ms. Haifa Carina Baluyos and Core Organizers headed by Ms. Kyra Ann Dianon


7:15 pm
Welcome
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders. Startup Weekend Iloilo Core organizers will welcome everyone. *Dr. Joel de Castro, Dean of College of Information and Communication Technology (CICT) and Green Technology Business Incubation (GTBI) Project Manager will give his welcome remarks. *Honorable Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog will also welcome everyone. Main Speakers *Mr. Isidro Panizales of Sidro's Doughnuts will share his experience as a local entrepreneur, the challenges and insights he wanted to share to the participants. *Michelle Leong of 10 10 Life will also discuss the steps on how Iloilo can be the IT Hub we really aspire to be.


7:15 pm
Welcome Remarks
by Dr. Joel de Castro, Dean of College of Information and Communication Technology (CICT) and Green Technology Business Incubation (GTBI) Project Manager


7:25 pm
Inspirational Message
by Honorable Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog


7:40 pm
Keynote Speaker 1
Mr. Isidro Panizales of Sidro's Doughnuts will share his experience as a local entrepreneur, the challenges and success as well as the insights he wanted to share with the participants.


7:50 pm
Keynote Speaker 2
Ms. Michelle Leong, the Founder and Principal Trainer from 10 10 Life will talk about the steps on how Iloilo can be an IT and Tech Hub we aspire to be.


8:00 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally, participants will line up to give their pitch in how to solve the problem presented by #SWI3 teams, the Department of Trade and Industry Region VI and the local government of Iloilo City.


9:15 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches.


9:30 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas.


10:00 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. Teams may stay and work as late as the venue will allow.

Saturday July 22nd


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help, market validation etc.


1:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


7:30 pm
Pitch Night Practice
After-dinner, team members will check-in, status reports, call for help. The team member/s who will be presenting on behalf of the team will join Sir Bobby Rodriguez and Sir Kevin Piamonte of the University of the Philippines, to study and practice their pitches.


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. Teams may stay and work as late as the venue will allow. They also have an option to work anywhere they prefer.

Sunday July 23rd


1:00 am
Presentation Prep and Tech Check
Final hours of work time should be focused on perfecting your (team's) presentation, tech- check for final presentations also takes place


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


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


4:00 pm
Early Dinner
Host will also recognize the mentors, judges and guests who are present.


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
After-event Networking
This will also be the part where the local government of Iloilo will launch #ILOVATION. Headed by Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and his whole team.



Speakers


Isidro Panizales

Founder. Entrepreneur. Owner of Sidro's, Iloilo's very own gourmet dougnuts


Michelle Leong
Managing Director and Principal Trainer

Michelle, the founder and principal trainer of 1010Life, is a Certified Trainer in the Myers-Briggs Personality Profiling Tool® with CPP Asia Pte. Ltd. She works with individuals and corporations to create training and developmental programs that empower people on both a personal and organizational level. A strong believer in giving back to society, Michelle has played an instrumental role in many community-based youth development programs, serving as a trainer, a facilitator, and a mentor.

Event Judges


Dir. Rebecca Rascon

Director of the Department of Trade and Industry Region VI


Allen Son Tan
President, DBC Dream Believe Connect, Inc, and Vice President for Administration, IBC International Builders Corporation

Mr. Allen Son Tan, was born and raised in Iloilo City, Philippines. He graduated from the Central Philippine University with a degree in BS Information Science and Management in 2006.  He is the Founder and President of DBC Dream.Believe.Connect, Inc., a social enterprise that links the government, industry and academe to address job-skills mismatch, and, concurrently holds the Vice President for Administration position of IBC International Builders Corporation.  He is an active member of the Metro Iloilo Rotary Club and a Board of Trustee in the Iloilo Business Club.  His interests include advocacies related to social enterprises, information technology and human resource.



Yen de Felipe
CEO

CEO, MavenTech Solutions, Inc.; Community Manager, Google Business Group Iloilo; Co-founder of Dojo 8 Coworking Space Iloilo.

Yen started her career online as a content writer for an Affiliate Marketer based in Spain. Eventually, she learned internet marketing, SEO and Social Media Marketing as she evolved into a freelance project manager. She decided to build her own company in 2013. At the moment, MavenTech (previously know as Mavericks) focuses on website and mobile app development nowadays, it is focus on education and business solutions. Maven offers website, mobile apps and software.

With her experiences as a technopreneur, she is looking forward to guide the Startup Weekend Iloilo 3 participants develop their ideas with a business perspective.


Paul Johannes Slot

Paul got into tech as a teenager, building computers and creating websites in a time most people were still using dial-up modems. He started off his career optimizing webshops for one of the world’s largest publishers and knows a thing or two about startups, having run his own for multiple years and reading up daily about the latest developments in the industry. Paul has ventured worldwide, from South-Africa to China, and currently operates marketing design and digital operations for a US500 consumer tech company – aside from also starting up something new himself!

- Optimized webshops for Wolters Kluwers (one of the world’s largest publishers) - usability, SEM & SEO
- Ran startup for two years
- Operated as associate for design and online marketing activities at Garmin / US 500 company
- Worked in South-Africa (online media agency) and China (e-bike vendor)
- Ran online sales through eBay/Storenvy


Michelle Leong
Managing Director and Principal Trainer

Michelle, the founder and principal trainer of 1010Life, is a Certified Trainer in the Myers-Briggs Personality Profiling Tool® with CPP Asia Pte. Ltd. She works with individuals and corporations to create training and developmental programs that empower people on both a personal and organizational level. A strong believer in giving back to society, Michelle has played an instrumental role in many community-based youth development programs, serving as a trainer, a facilitator, and a mentor.


Dir. Frederick "Rik" Amores

Visayas Cluster 1 Director of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)


Dr. Joel de Castro

Dean, College of Information and Communication Technology / GTBI - WVSU, Project Head


Coaches and Mentors


Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog
Iloilo City Mayor

The Chief Executive and City Mayor of Iloilo City, Republic of the Philippines


Andreas Galster

Head of Engineering at ScoutedBy, Founder of Product PH & Product Cafe

A product manager, designer and developer, Andreas worked for major brands (adidas, BASF, Logitech, Pioneer, swatch, etc.). After that he transitioned into the startup scene and moved towards UX and development. 

A two-time 
Startup Weekend Manila winner, which led to kickstart his own startup while at the Founder Institute. He is passionate about building great products and about leading and building sustainable and effective teams.


Yoshihiro Yanagisawa

Product marketing professional, having the background of product development projects. 

Yoshihiro has experiences from software engineering to new solution development in B2B and B2C industry.
His strength are:
• Marketing & product strategy formulation with business strategy concepts
• Marketing channel design & execution both in offline and online, with / without ads agency
• Product management with waterfall or lean startup and human-centered design concept

Specialties: product marketing, product management, business development


Justine Win Canete
Product Designer / Frontend Developer



Ace Velarde
CEO, STW Family of Companies

Ace Velarde is a serial entrepreneur that looks to bring resources and opportunities to the growing startup community in the Philippines. His several initiatives under the STW Family of Companies look to push entrepreneurship and help entrepreneurs in the Philippines. 

Ace and his group believes that collaboration is key for the success of many ventures, and actively pursues and supports initiatives that promote the sharing of ideas and cross border collaboration. As an entrepreneur, he looks to collaborate with companies that have potential global scalability as well as social impact. He believes the development of people is the most impactful use of time and money.


Marlo Arturo Ga
Managing Director and Project Engineer

Marlo Arturo Ga Is one of the main founders of Airnav Technology Services Inc., an engineering company based in Iloilo and with partners in Europe and USA. He leads a small team of highly skilled engineers providing technical services in the industry of air traffic control.  Since its establishment, they have performed hardware installations and system engineering of communication and surveillance systems to over 25 locations globally.

Marlo is actively involved in the local tech community from his desire to contribute to the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Iloilo aimed at engineering and IT professionals. In search for opportunities to be involved in his own tech startup, he hopes that his experience working with innovative software solutions and entrepreneurship could help Ilonggos get started with their first startup through SWI3; for indeed, local skills and talents are also world class.


Kent Michael Solacito
IT Manager

I have always dreamed of a time where technology fully integrates into our society. Having extensive background in the development of websites and mobile apps, I hope to share my knowledge to provide insight to upcoming startups in the local scene.

Expertise: Project Management, Web Development, Mobile App Development, Domain and Server Management


Jenille Cristy Maido

Search Engine Marketing Manager and Digital Marketer


Bobby Rodriguez
Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines Visayas

• Currently handles courses in Communication and Media Studies with focus on TV and Radio Production
• Prepares lectures, assignments, examinations and classroom activities
• Evaluates, synthesizes and gives feedback to students
• Off-classroom, committee work is also encouraged by the university. Special programs on enhancement of campus life and other non-academic tasks are also handled
• Promotes the use of technology in class such as the internet by use of online discussion, webquests, and learning objects specifically designed by the university for a particular course
• Upholds the multiple intelligences learning paradigm as a means to maximize learner’s potentials


Christine Florete
Lawyer

Mary Christine Salome C. Florete is native of Iloilo City for most of her life.  She is a litigation lawyer by profession practicing Family and Criminal Law.  One of her special interests lies in personal finance particularly investing in the Philippine Stock Market.  She grew up in a family of entrepreneurs from both sides of the family.  Coming from a business background, she learned the art of ingenuity by gathering Soda bottles in exchange for P2 each to augment her allowance.  She also started an online travel agency as a law student which she fondly called “Jet Stream Travel.”
Ever conscious of the demographics of this country, she dreams of the day when OFW-families learn to save and invest in the stock market.  She envisions a society where OFW’s are no longer scammed into fly-by-night investments and when these families are protected better by professionally-run businesses.
She is a graduate of St. Paul University Iloilo with a degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Management and Bachelor of Laws at University of Iloilo where she graduated and passed the Philippine Bar Exam in the same year.
She occasionally writes a column at the Watchman Daily Journal on legal related issues and used to be a legislative staff of the Honorable City Councilor Love Baronda.  She is currently Vice President for Legal Affairs of the F&C Group and an Associate Attorney at Sombiro and Buyco-Abellar Law.
She loves books and is in fact addicted to whatever is printed therein.  She also loves music, long drives and a little dash of alcohol.
Her idols are Warren Buffet, Margaret Thatcher and Steve Jobs.


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The Startup Weekend Iloilo 3 - Enterprise Edition team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Iloilo is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Kyra
    Dianon
  • Noreen
    Bautista
  • Rayjand
    Gellamucho
  • Marlo Arturo
    Ga
  • Merielle
    Impreso
  • Manigel
    Vidal
  • Justine Win
    Canete

Facilitators


Haifa Carina Baluyos


Event Staff


Clyde Joshua Delgado



Kyne Hao

President of UPV.Komsai.org


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Jarvis King



Kent Robredo



Aryanni Alcala



Rommel Terrante



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