Startup Weekend Manila 9
Friday, March 16 - 18, 2018
Friday, March 16 - 18, 2018
Event starts at 5:30 pm
A SPACE Studio Fort
Friday March 16th
Saturday March 17th
Sunday March 18th
CEO and Founder, Acudeen Technologies, Inc
Magellan created a facility that provides accessible financing to underbanked SMEs in the Philippines by letting them sell their receivables from multinationals and blue chip companies to Acudeen's Financing Partner Network. Within its first 7 months of launching, they have successfully transacted over 50M PHP worth of receivables with 0% default and 4% repayment delay rate out of over 1000 transactions.
He is also one of the partners of the recently launched Original Pitch Venture Capital Firm.
Head of Operations
Natasha has been in the startup scene since 2013 when she was only 21 years old. She brought over Grab to Philippines when she was just an intern and in a span of 3 years, lead the company to what it is today with Head of GrabCar as her last role.
Since then, she has been helping both foreign and local startups start and continue operations in the country. Her passion for development, whether it be as an individual, as a team or company, or as a nation, fuels her drive to empower the people and companies she works with.
Angel Investor, Enterpriser
Anderson recently co-founded Documo an AI startup, Partner at MicroVentures international crowd equity platform, Co-owner of Proudcloud, Partner and Board Member of Launchgarage co-working space and VC firm, Co-founder and Board of Directors at Masingngo group. Besides being a startup co-founder and business owner he is also an Angel investor, advisor, board member and mentor in startups globally. He is an admin at Cryptocurrency Philippines, co-founded ICO Philippines and partner at Crypto Pros ICO whale club. He is on the advisory board of the non profit Lifeboat Foundation.
Education is a life long continuous journey for Anderson thus he has finished a degree, cerificate or executive education in the following institutions: Singularity University Global Solutions Program 2016, International Space University Executive Space program, Hive Global Leadership program, Landmark Education, Dale Carnegie Training, Asian Institute of Management, Center for Creative Leadership, The Wharton School and Oxford Brookes University. He was one of the first Philippine citizens to graduate from Singularity University. He has also close to 100 certificates from online courses on platforms such as Coursera, Edx, Udemy, etc.
His passion, interest and verticals are in the fields of space, robotics, AI and blockchain technologies.
Diane also brings her experience in people and government relations, and manufacturing which she gained from previous roles in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and in the semiconductor manufacturing industry as manager of Analog Devices Philippines’ Total Quality Management Program.
She took her undergraduate studies in B. A. Organizational Communication (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines – Manila, where she focused her research papers and thesis on team cohesion.
He serves as the Executive Chairman of Amihan Global Strategies, a strategic consulting firm specializing in Digital Enterprise Transformation for the largest corporations in the ASEAN region.
Winston was a venture capitalist at Intel Capital, where he led strategic investments in emerging technologies. He eventually became one of the highest-performing venture capital professionals in the company. He left Intel to develop technology products and nurture talent in emerging markets like the Philippines and bring them to the global stage.
After Intel, he focused his efforts at growing Gluecode, a company specializing in Java Server Software. Gluecode was acquired by IBM in 2005, and is now an integral part of the IBM WebSphere division.
In 2013, Winston co-founded Acaleph, pioneering software-defined storage in Southeast Asia. He also concurrently chaired the Board of Directors at Exist Software Labs, an AGSX affiliate company and award-winning leader in enterprise software development.
Damarillo is an active participant and member of the Global Agenda Council in the World Economic Forum (WEF) and was among the WEF Young Global Leaders of 2010. He was also a private sector representative for the country to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), where he chairs the Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from De La Salle University, and has completed executive courses from the Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard Kennedy School, and the University of Oxford.
Coaches and Mentors
His track record speaks for itself. He formerly lead the regional marketing efforts for several tech startups such as GuavaPass, HappyFresh, Duriana, Paktor, Lazada and many more.
Chief Technology Officer
Adria is a Business Management graduate from Barcelona. He has studied in Spain, the UK, and the Philippines, all the while learning about each country’s local startup ecosystems. His startup career officially began when he interned for a social startup in Barcelona, and now he is helping enhance the skills of local startup entrepreneurs as QBO’s Program Associate for Startup Development.
Samuel "Chips" Guevara
Executive Director at Phildev
He was a project engineer from Unilever Philippines, Inc. and later became production manager. After his MBA in the UK, he worked for Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy as an operations consultant. He returned to the Philippines and started his own Environmental Social Enterprise Alterenergy Systems Inc where he converted diesel engines to run on used cooking oil. He is the current Executive Director of Phildev Foundation.
The Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) is a non-profit working to spark long-term economic growth in the Philippines through education, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Dustin Masancay has close to 10 years of work experience in the technology space, focused on incubating technology and inclusive innovation start-ups. Dustin is passionate in championing innovative entrepreneurship and cultivating the Philippine startup ecosystem.
Dustin is currently the Incubator Manager at Phildev Foundation. Phildev’s incubator aims to drive inclusive growth throughout all sectors of society by incubating innovation-driven entrepreneurs whose businesses will create an impact throughout all sectors of society – providing social mobility and job creation and distributing created wealth in a more dispersed manner.
Dustin was instrumental in pioneering and leading non-profit startup incubator IdeaSpace for 5 years. As its Associate Director for Marketing and Advocacy, he organized technopreneurship bootcamps across the country and helped spark and connect startup communities in the countryside. As its Associate Director for Ventures, Dustin established the processes for monitoring portfolio companies, structured cap tables and executed term sheets and investments agreements and advised portfolio companies on external investment offers or financing options.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
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Building a career in management across IT companies, with various roles in product, operations and P&L, she has witnessed the power that innovation can unleash in an enterprise.
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