Hack2Hatch: From Hacker to Founder :: A Weekend Camp for Technopreneurs :: 05-07 October 2012 :: Cebu, Philippines
Hack2Hatch, presented by PhilDev in partnership with DevCon, is part of the “Silicon Valley Comes to the Philippines” (SVC2PH) special four-day mentorship and speaker series which aims to take Filipino innovation and entrepreneurship towards collective empowerment and economic development. It's a kickstarter to the PhilDev Forum on 08 October at The Peninsula Manila in Makati.
Hack2Hatch is a FREE event open to existing (ie, operational) startups. Meals and transportation from Radisson Blu to Mactan Shangri-La will be provided for startup participants. Six teams will get PhP100,000.00 Instant Seed fund each plus the top startup gets flight, accommodations and meal allowance for a two-day trip to the PhilDev Forum.
Among the Hack2Hatch mentors are the following (more to come!):
- Dado Banatao (Chairman of PhilDev and Managing Partner of Tallwood Venture Capital)
- Winston Damarillo (Founder and CEO of Morphlabs and Founder and Chairman of Exist)
- Catherine Buan Peterson (President of PhilDev)
- Sheila Marcelo (Founder and CEO of Care.com)
- Earl Martin Valencia (Head of Corporate Development & Innovation at SMART Communications, Inc. and President & Co-Founder at IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc.)
- Bettina Quimson (VP of PSIA and President of Navigator Systems Inc.)
|10/05/12 Friday||Radisson Blu|
|7:30pm-9:00pm||Opening Remarks, Instructions, Introduction of Teams|
|Elevator Pitch of Teams, Matching of Teams and Mentors|
|10/06/12 Saturday||Radisson Blu|
|6:00pm-9:00pm||Luau Party (Mactan Shangri-La, strictly by invitation only)|
|10/07/12 Sunday||Mactan Shangri-La|
|8:00am-11:00am||Final Formal Pitches (3 teams at a time)|
NOTE: This free admission is for observers only; participants have a separate registration. If you have questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: [H2H] your subject of inquiry. We will be resending confirmation emails one week before the event. Should there be cancellations, those who asked to be waitlisted through our email@example.com will be accommodated.
Check out our official site at http://hack2hatch.com/, follow us on Twitter via @Hack2Hatch / #hack2hatch and like PhilDev and DevCon on Facebook for more updates. You may also tune in to PhilDev on Ustream and YouTube or catch our G+ Hangout stream every Friday until 28 September. Thank you!
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Developers Connect Philippines (DevCon) is the youngest yet most comprehensive IT capabilities development organization in the Philippines. Known for hosting free "unconferences" for IT students, educators, professionals and enthusiasts, DevCon has grown to having over 18,000 participants since June 2009. It is highly sought after by educational institutions through its Campus DevCon programs that aim to augment the academic learnings of students with up-to-date trends in the IT industry.