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***** is a social enterprise,  we are innovation consultants and startup ecosystem builders based in the Philippines.  Since 2012, we have created and conducted various programs and activities for corporations, NGOs, and the government to promote tech, startups, entrepreneurship and innovation.  We have worked with Microsoft, Payoneer, USAID-STRIDE, USAID-IDEA/ PhilDev, DICT, DTI, DOST, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the Swiss Embassy and others.  Our founder has extensive corporate experience in US and international markets, and formed this non-profit in 2012 as a way to give back.   She was a contributor to the Philippine Startup Roadmap, and was consultant to  DTI's Slingshot and Startup Ecosystem Development Program (SEDP).   

We are a diverse group of passionate, quality-oriented individuals with extensive local and international experience with presence in the Philippines and Singapore.    If your organization needs help in crafting and implementing programs, initiatives and events in tech, startups, entrepreneurship, and innovation space  - we'd love to work with you!  If your organization needs to accelerate its digital transformation program, reach out to us.  If you have a digital or innovative product or service you want to promote locally and in the region, call us!  Contact today! 


This meetup group is our labor of love,  This is how we began our career as ecosystem builders. This is open to anyone who is interested in technology, startups, design and promoting the tech industry in the Philippines (and beyond).


We will have events that will allow people to

- network with tech enthusiasts and their friends

- learn new things and share ideas

- make social and business connections

- drink and be merry (don’t drink and drive :-)

All are welcome, we only ask that you come with a positive attitude and be willing to share your talents and ideas to support our community. ***

We welcome all participants ... Whether you are working in tech field or not, whether you are a technical or business professional, a student, an educator, an entrepreneur or aspire to be one of these, join us and make a difference!

Meet, Learn, Thrive!

Chapters: Cebu - Bohol - Davao - Iloilo - Bacolod - Cagayan de Oro City - Manila - Zamboanga* is a non-profit, independent community of business, technology, and startup enthusiasts. Members meet to share ideas, learn new skills, and discover growing opportunities in the field of technology.

We are the volunteer organizers behind Startup Weekend Cebu, Startup Weekend Davao, and other events, all of which help educate, support and empower people to become entrepreneurs. also provides opportunities for training and connection with the right resources to help the grassroots community become more globally competitive.

** Yes. Meetups suggested by Members are announced to the group when...

An Organizer announces them or when 3 Members say they're attending. So, suggest an idea for a meetup today and if 2 other members agree with you then the meetup is published! As an experiment, this is a self-service, self-organizing meetup group ;-) You don't have to wait for an organizer to organize an event. Simply suggest an event, select a venue, topic, date/time... and if 2 other members agree with your suggestion, then the meetup is published. 

Any questions? email tina at . Good luck all!

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