Prep Workshop for Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)

TechTalks from Cebu (and Beyond)
Sat, 21 Apr 2012, 05:00 - 07:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Cebu City, PH

WHAT: Preparatory Workshop for Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)

WHERE: Cebu Institute of Technology-University, Case Room, 1st Floor, Science & Technology building, N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City, Philippines

Tel +63 32 261-7734

WHEN: 1:00pm-5:00pm; April 21, 2012 (Saturday)

COST: Free

Register for SWC here

Registration to SWC is not required to attend this free workshop - though those who have registered and paid for SWC have first priority. Seats are limited, so RSVP to save your seat now.


-- Anyone interested in knowing more about how to build a startup business or curious about Startup Weekend, join us! Come to this Saturday's April 21 workshop and learn more.

Startup Weekend's are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!

Is Startup Weekend for you? Read about Startup Weekend from our very own Mark Buenconsejo here.

Registration fee is only 1,000 pesos and it covers SWCebu May 11-13, including 7 meals! Register for SWC here.

-- SWC Participants.  For those who have registered for SWC on Event Brite and agreed to "pay offline", feel free to pay your registration fee of 1,000 pesos cash at the door.   Any questions, please email Paola (at)



May 11-13, 2012 is Cebu's first Startup Weekend event so we want all participants to know what to expect so they have the best experience.

Many are also curious about Startup Weekend and would like to find out more.

This Saturday's April 21st workshop offers that opportunity.

It is also a chance to meet other SWC participants and possible future team members!



-- What is a startup?  What is a business? Will I have my own "negosyo"?

-- Will I need tech/computer background to form my own startup company? (no!)

-- Intellectual property (IP)

-- What is a "pitch"?

-- What idea to pitch

-- How to pitch

-- Picking a team

-- How to work with a team

-- How to validate your idea, market research, customer development

-- How to work with and ask help from mentors

-- Tips for final presentation on Sunday night

-- What happens after SWC



Highly Recommended Readings:

Please view and read all the FAQ and Resources BEFORE April 21.

We will entertain your questions on April 21.

Lots of stuff to read but WELL WORTH IT!   The more prepared you are the better chances of success.  Thank you for your cooperation.


More about Startup Weekend Cebu:

If you still have questions, please email Paola (at)  Thanks!


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