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Founders Friday

It's our first Founders Friday for the year 2017! Let's start our year effectively by joining us on the first Friday of January!


7 Habits of Highly Effective Founders Lessons from my Startups: 19 Failures and 1 Success (with Joey Gurango)

When: January 6, 2017; 6:30PM - 9:00PM
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Speaker: Joey Gurango

In partnership with, GSC is bringing "7 Habits of Highly Effective Founders" in Cebu – based on Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” the seminar aims to simplify founder's and tech entrepreneur's biggest questions and challenges into a handful of practices and principles. 

Mr. Joey Gurango, CEO and CTO of Gurango Software Corporation and is also one of the software engineers who developed Microsoft Excel.

Who can attend: Open to all interested parties but most especially Startup Founders, aspiring tech entrepreneurs, and all those who are serious about starting a business in the web, mobile or tech industry. Also inviting Business/Tech leaders, innovators and others who can mentor startups and serve as angel investors. Business owners who want to learn more about tech startups for partnership and/or investment are also welcome. You don't need to have a startup now to join this group. Students, Academe, all who support innovation and new types of businesses are all welcome. A passion for entrepreneurship and willingness to share what you know is critical. Please update your LinkedIn profile to facilitate networking.

Cost: FREE!

***Snacks will be served from 6:30pm to 7:30pm only, so please come early! 

Volunteer organizer: Free entry if you volunteer to help organize this event. Please email CV to tins at


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6:30-7:00 pm: Check-in / Networking
7:00-7:15pm: Welcome and Introductions by All
7:15-8:00pm: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Founders by Joey Gurango
8:00pm - 8:30 pm: Q & A
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Networking

About Gurango Software Corporation

Gurango Software Corporation (GSC) helps clients achieve their ambitions by building business solutions using Microsoft technologies. We work closely with our clients to improve the productivity of their people and reduce costs using our finance, manufacturing, supply chain, HR/payroll, customer relationship, and hosted solutions. These robust, integrated business software applications are all built on the Microsoft technology platform.

As part of commitment to provide long-term solutions for every business challenge, our company provides software products that are similar to the Microsoft Office applications most users are already familiar with, lowering training costs and accelerating adoption. We can also provide clients with cloud-based IT infrastructure, eliminating traditional sources of IT headaches and enhancing accessibility, reliability, and security.

About Founders Friday

Founder's Friday is a project launched by in 2014, to foster a good environment for founders to launch their startups, and angel investors to find and fund them.


If you are new to this group - meet members of - Cebu's grassroots tech and startup community, the organizers behind Startup Weekend Cebu and We are a group of tech, business and startup enthusiasts.

Members include IT professionals, founders, business owners, freelancers, bloggers, social media experts, CIOs, writers, developers, designers, artists, lawyers, students, academics, etc. Some of us work in marketing, sales, real estate and others don't work at all ;-) is headquartered in Cebu City, Philippines with chapters in Bohol, Davao, Iloilo, Bacolod, Cagayan de Oro City, Metro Clark, Batangas, Dumaguete City and Manila.

If you want to know more about tech topics, doing business in the tech world, or simply want to know more about this group and meet new people, COME JOIN US!

All are welcome!


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  • Daryl I.

    I didnt make it due to the heavy traffic.

    January 7

  • Mia Marie C.

    Hello everyone! Just want to remind you that there might be heavy traffic in Cebu tonight especially in the downtown area since it'll be the Grand Opening day of Sinulog. See you tonight! :)

    2 · January 6

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