JUAN GREAT LEAP

Join the JGL OPEN COFFEE This Saturday!

Hey guys! This year we'll be starting things with a bang with Open Coffee this Saturday! It shall be held at the Bo's Coffee branch at Bonifacio High Street. Waitaminute! What is Open Coffee? We were calling this the monthly "Juan Great Meet" for a while, but we thought of rebranding it for two reasons: a) if…

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Entrepreneurs Anonymous
I never ever thought I'd put THIS picture anywhere in this blog

Entrepreneurs Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous, or "AA" for short, has been around for almost 100 years now, and has helped millions of people across the globe become sober, its sheer longevity attesting to its effectiveness. Of course, as we've seen in countless movies, they are famous for their meetings. We can all easily picture that group in that circle. Hi…

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1st Startup Saturday of 2013
Peter Cauton and Rex Marzan at 1st Startup Saturday of 2013, Starbucks, Libis

1st Startup Saturday of 2013

This past Saturday, JGL had its first Startup Saturday of 2013 with Rex Marzan. We caught up with Rex on topics like funding, UX, data, family, and life. It was awesome witnessing great minds like Peter and Rex bounce off ideas about the startup scene. Big thanks to Rex for educating a noob like me on the…

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2012 Juan Great Leap in Review

This is a cool review of 2012 for the Juan Great Leap blog! 136 countries! 35,000 views! Glen Macadaeg as most frequent commenter! Can't wait for what this year would bring! Here's an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 35,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film,…

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Updated Jobs In Our Startup Community – Apply Now!!!

(I've recently updated the jobs link with a host of different openings from our network. The page is copied below. For any applications, do send me a note at peter@juangreatleap.com)  Below are the startup career opportunities in the JUAN GREAT LEAP (JGL)'s Startup Community, updated as of  November 22, 2012. If you are interested in any of…

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APOLOGIES FOR THE RADIO SILENCE

Apologies for the radio silence these past few days, people. I was struck by a very very very nasty virus last weekend that has rendered me home and horizontal for the whole week. I tried to write, but quickly found I couldn't form coherent thoughts and just merely looking at a digital screen made me nauseous. Hope…

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Juan Great Saturday at The Briggy!

The second Juan Great Meet was held in Briggy last Saturday, and we had a blast! Glenn Santos of Memokitchen started things off with his "news roundtable" portion. Glenn talked about the different events happening in the local startup scene, including news from accelerators like Launchgarage and Ideaspace, startup sites like Represent.ph and homegrown.ph, and other interesting events like…

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