ON3: Startup / Business Plan Coaching & Pitching Competition (April 10-12)

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Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 02:00 - 04:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
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This listing is for startups who wish to participate in the FULL 3-day ON3 program on April 10-12, 2012

For your convenience as well as ours, please REGISTER HERE.

If you only wish to see the competition portion on April 12, then see separate listing HERE.



What:  ON3 Startup / Business Plan Coaching and Pitching Competition

When:  April 10-12, 2012

Where:  UP Cebu

Who:    Open to qualified Filipino startup companies - see below on how to apply

Cost:    FREE!


ON3 invites Filipino startups to present 3-minute pitch to compete for the opportunity to go on a 3-month Silicon Valley immersion and funding mission. 

Who can join?


The ON3 Startup Pitching Competition is open to Filipino startup companies involved in technology, including consumer web, internet, mobile, wireless, social media, gaming, software, clean and biotech.   We like the companies to have an authentic and owned IP with at least 2 founders who aim to solve a real and big problem.  We also prefer the company to have an existing product, with market traction and revenue.  The startup must be looking for funding and/or global business development.


How to join?


To join, simply email Jojo Flores at jojo (at) plugandplaytechcenter.com for details and instructions.  Deadline of submission of Executive Summaries is on 31 March 2012, 5pm PST.  

Please complete and submit this document to Jojo: Executive Summary. Your application will be evaluated and you will be notified if you are approved to join ON3. 

Your RSVP on this meetup site will not automatically allow you to join the ON3 program. You must contact Jojo Flores to be accepted into the 3-day program.

Here's more info about ON3: Save the Date for 2012 ON3 Pitching Competition

Here's more info on how YOU can submit your Executive Summary: Call for Papers


What is the cost to join?


There is NO COST to join.  However, you and your startup company must be pre-approved by Jojo Flores and/or ON3 management to participate in the FREE Coaching session on April 10 and the actual pitching competition on April 12.  

The final pitching competition on April 12 will be free and open to the public.  



April 10: 10am to 5:30pm - Coaching on how to do a pitch  (open to approved participants only)

April 11: No session.  Free day for participants to polish & practice their pitch. 

April 12: Startup Pitching Competition, 9am to 5:30pm time  (open to the public)

 Click HERE to see agenda for April 12.

April 10, 2012

10am to 5:30pm

UP Cebu AVR, Gorordo Ave, Lahug, Cebu City

Startup Coaching and Pitch Training session

Open to approved participants only.

Startups apply HERE (hyperlink)


April 12, 2012

9am to 5:30pm

UP Cebu AVR, Gorordo Ave, Lahug, Cebu City

Startup (Business Plan) Pitching Competition


Everyone - FREE Registration HERE (hyperlink)


Agenda for April 12 (tentative)

  • 09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Remarks (Jojo Flores)
  • 09:30 – 10:00 Keynote Speaker
  • 10:00 – 10:30 STAC Presentation (Christina Laskowski)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Creating a Technology Based Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (Denny Roja)
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Plug and Play Tech Center (Jojo Flores)
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Introduction of judges. Competition format and criteria
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Competition proper (1st half)
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Break
  • 15:00 – 16:30 Competition proper (2nd half)
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Deliberation of judges
  • 17:00 – 17:30 Announcement of finalists and final words


April 12 SPEAKERS:

Jojo Flores -- Co-founder/VP Operations, www.plugandplaytechcenter.com Silicon Valley Business Incubator


Christina Laskowski -- President, Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC). Background in mergers and acquisitions, investment banking and advising startups/growth companies. Board Member of University of San Francisco's Enterpreneurial program.


Denny S. Roja, ESQ -- Managing Director and Founder, ValuQuest international, consultant to growth and startup clients. Former Managing Partner of Acuity Ventures, early stage venture capital fund in Silicon Valley.


What are the contest mechanics?

  • A maximum of 25 companies will be chosen to present during the Visayas round of the competition scheduled this April 10-12, 2012 to be held tentatively at UP Cebu.
  • Each company will do a 3-minute elevator pitch.
  • Up to 10 finalists will be chosen for the national final round in July 2012 during the DOST National Science Week.


What opportunities will I get?

  • Plug and Play Tech Center will award the winners a 3-month Silicon Valley immersion and funding mission.
  • Each startup will be presented to at least 5 top-tier VCs and angel investors in Silicon Valley.
  • The winners will participate at one of Plug and Play’s EXPO series.
  • Each startup will participate at Plug and Play’s 3-day Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Academy.


Here are sample documents to help you prepare your Executive Summaries.

- Sample Executive Summary2.doc

- Sample Executive Summary.doc


Again, please complete and submit your Executive Summary by email to jojo(at)plugandplaytechcenter.com by deadline 31 March 2012.  And contact him if you have any questions about ON3 requirements.

New flyers here:

- Save the Date (Updated Flyer)

- Call for Executive Summary (Updated Flyer)


Who is behind ON3? 

Main/National organizers of ON3 are STACPlug and Play Tech Center, and BOI.

Main sponsors: NovareMINTDOSTDTI and DFA

Co-organizers in Cebu are: UP CebuInITwww.techtalks.ph

Co-sponsors in Cebu:


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