2 Days to Go, 22 Slots Left for OPEN COFFEE!

WHAT: JUAN GREAT LEAP NOVEMBER EDITION OF OPEN COFFEE WHERE: CENTERPOINT FUNCTION HALL, 3rd Floor Centerpoint Building, Garnet corner Julia Vargas Streets, Ortigas Center, Pasig City WHEN: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 9:30AM If you haven’t reserved your slot for OPEN COFFEE this Saturday morning, then click that red button on the left and reserve your slot now. … Read more 2 Days to Go, 22 Slots Left for OPEN COFFEE!

Special Yolanda-edition JGL OPEN COFFEE to be served on NOV. 30

Juan Great Leap will be holding its NOVEMBER EDITION of OPEN COFFEE on November 30, 2013. Yolanda-themed Just for this edition of Open Coffee, we shall be slightly increasing the entrance fee to P200 (we usually charge P100 for venue and simple snacks). The extra cash shall be given to Yolanda typhoon victims. You may … Read more Special Yolanda-edition JGL OPEN COFFEE to be served on NOV. 30

Ah! Open Coffee! (October Edition Postscript)

I have to admit, I was worried about the 2-month absence of Open Coffee. Would we lose momentum?  Would people still go?  Will the pitches be just as good?  It turns out, my fears were unfounded. I thought October Open Coffee was super! For starters, after the 2 months, it was great to see the … Read more Ah! Open Coffee! (October Edition Postscript)

The Wait Is Over! JGL OPEN COFFEE IS NOW BREWING! Reserve your slot now!

FInally! By far, the most common question my mailbox has received is: When is the next open coffee? and How come we didn’t have open coffee last month? People, I’m so sorry for the delay, as I’ve been sorting out some stuff. I know we’ve now missed two months of open coffee. Let me begin … Read more The Wait Is Over! JGL OPEN COFFEE IS NOW BREWING! Reserve your slot now!

July 2013 Open Coffee Postscript

There was a moment during the actual pitching proper last Saturday’s Open Coffee event that I looked at Matt and AR of JGL and said, “I love this…I love it!” It was one of the many times when someone in the audience had the the RIGHT contact or the RIGHT information and then just generously … Read more July 2013 Open Coffee Postscript

Last Call for July Open Coffee – 27 slots left!

Posting the last call for this Saturday’s Open Coffee event at the 47 East compound! Do register here now and grab the remaining slots before we close registration. What I’ve observed is, the larger the crowd, the more valuable the process becomes. When someone pitches a large crowd, there is almost always someone who has a … Read more Last Call for July Open Coffee – 27 slots left!

June Open Coffee Postscript – This Just Keeps on Getting Bigger

As usual, everyone had a grand time in the June edition of JGL’s Open Coffee series held at the beautiful 47 East compound last Saturday. It was a good mix of seasoned startup guys (like Joey Gurango, Ari Bancale, Jojy Azurin, Glenn Santos, David Elefant, Jason De la Rosa, Robert Bernabe, Roxanne Aquino, and so … Read more June Open Coffee Postscript – This Just Keeps on Getting Bigger

75 now confirmed for OPEN COFFEE. Register NOW to grab the last slots!

Looks like we’ll be having our biggest open coffee yet! 75 people now confirmed! We have to cap the attendees to a manageable level (too many people doesn’t work for the format used). We’ll be closing off registration at 100 slots. Do register HERE now to quickly reserve your slot. (I suggest doing it NOW) I’m … Read more 75 now confirmed for OPEN COFFEE. Register NOW to grab the last slots!