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Introduction to Startup Weekend

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Startup Weekend Cebu 3 (SWC3) ( is happening on June 7-9, 2013!

Attend this "Intro to SWC" meetup for a preview--

What is a startup?

What is Startup Weekend?

What is the purpose of SWC?

Who can join?

Why should I join?

What are the requirements?

How much does it cost?

Who are the sponsors?

Meet some of our judges, mentors and organizers

WHAT: Introduction to Startup Weekend Cebu


Asiatown IT Park, corner of Geonson and Villa Streets, across from new Aegis People Support Building, Cebu

WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6pm to 9pm

COST: Free :)

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To Register for Startup Weekend Cebu, go to



06:00pm - 06:30pm - Registration/A little networking

06:30pm - 06:50pm - Introductions

06:50pm - 07:20pm - Overview of Startup Weekend Cebu; Q & A

07:20pm - 07:40pm - break

07:40pm - 08:00pm - My experience at first Startup Weekend last May 2012

-- hear from the winners of previous SWC

08:00pm - 08:20pm - tips on how to do a "pitch"

08:20pm - 08:40pm - break into small groups and practice "pitching"

08:40pm - 09:00pm - wrap up; networking

09:00pm - event ends


* Introductions: We request everyone to stand up and introduce themselves to the group. Please provide: Name, Interests/Occupation, if student provide course/major, Startup project (if any), Reason why you are attending the event. This allows the speakers to get to know the audience so they can tailor their talks accordingly.


The first two Startup Weekend events in Cebu ( 2012 were a smashing success!

Come join the startup movement! Hear from previous SWC attendees, and find out how you can learn new skills, build contacts and meet potential partners/team members for your next business.

Everyone is invited, you simply need to have a idea for a business, skill/s to contribute to building a business around an idea, or be willing to learn new skills.

No Talk, All Action. Launch a Startup in 54 hours.

Startup Weekend ( is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets - primarily developers, UX/UI designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.

Who can attend:

"DEVELOPER" - software engineers/coders/developers - in short, anybody who can and will write code.

"DESIGNER" - anybody with a background in design (graphics, UX/UI, etc.)

"NON-TECHNICAL" - applies to business, marketing, PR, and anyone with a non-technical background.

STUDENTS are welcome, you simply need to pick one of the classifications above.

TIP: Heard about startup companies being funded at Hack2Hatch ( Well, join SWC and build your own startup so you can join similar events year!


Read articles and view photos/videos of the first SWC here:



Questions? Email cebu (at)