JUAN GREAT LEAP

Juan Great Time on August 29!

Reminiscent of August 8, it was once again raining hard, traffic was bad, and some people were missing that crucial u-turn along commonwealth leading to the Technohub, but that did not stop around 200 people from turning the Ayala-sponsored Juan Great Leap Startup Event into a rousing success. Thank you. Thank you so much to the Ayala-TBI…

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August 29 Juan Great Leap Startup Event Is Just Around The Corner

Just a quick reminder! The August 29 event, Ayala Foundation Presents: Juan Great Leap, Transforming Your Idea Into Startup Success is definitely pushing through next Wednesday, August 29, 630 pm at the Ayala TBI Offices at the UP-Ayala Technohub in Diliman, QC. Again, two quick reminders for those who are got reservations! Nametags (by tonight) and taking…

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Can We Call Them “Finish-Ups” Instead?

At this time last year, I was looking around our Southeast Asian neighbors with startup-scene envy. Why wasn't our startup scene as vibrant? What a difference a year makes. In just one year, we've seen a couple of Startup Weekends, the rise of Twitmusic, the launch of Kickstart and Ideaspace, a booming economy, Streetfood Tycoon, co-lab amenities…

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BizKitchen Launches Its Newest Startup: Mobile Academy!

BizKitchen is proud to launch its newest firm: Mobile Academy! Founders Macky Cruz, Howard Go, myself, and my STORM co-conspirator Paolo dela Fuente built Mobile Academy with one thing in mind: to give creative-minded and ambitious people tools in building the next great mobile app. We see no absolutely no reason why the next Angry Birds or…

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You HAVE To Get On The Internets

I've always worked in the technology sector. My first startup was a technology startup. Ironically though, it was only last November that I started blogging on Wordpress. It was only a few months ago that I got into Twitter. It was only this year that I became pretty active in Facebook. I'm now dabbling with MailChimp, thinking…

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Leap, But Don’t Forget To Live

The entrepreneurial life can be exhilarating. Receiving your first payment, landing a first client, landing a first BIG client - these experiences can rarely be matched by anything the corporate world can offer. Then this whole new social network/internet/mobile landscape just takes that experience and injects it with WWE-level steroids. There is so much to do. People…

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BOOK REVIEW: The $100 Startup – It’s Awesome

Can you really make a business out of your passion?  Can you do it by spending the least amount of money? Author Chris Guillebeau interviewed hundreds of "micropreneurs" who are making a very comfortable living pursuing their passions in order to find out the answer to these two questions. According to his book, The $100 Startup, the answer is…

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No Money? No Experience? No Problem!

After she graduated with her degree in Psychology in 2010, we hired Ofelia Linchangco in STORM to do HR analysis and consulting. What was pretty evident from the get-go was that she loved design-related work. She would always volunteer to do design work for STORM's marketing materials and would tinker with the website design. While she would…

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Once More, With Feeling! Ayala Foundation Presents: Juan Great Leap! Transforming Your Idea Into Startup Success Rescheduled to August 29, 2012

Due to the monsoon rains, we are moving the August 8 event, Ayala Foundation Presents: Juan Great Leap! Transforming Your Idea Into Startup Success to Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 630pm,  at the Ayala-TBI office at the UP-Ayala Technohub in Diliman, QC.  We will keep the reservations of the 250 who signed up beforehand. The seminar is already fully booked,…

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