Free Registration Promo for Startup Weekend Clark

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JOIN STARTUP WEEKEND CLARK FOR FREE!

Join this special promo to get FREE REGISTRATION for this 3-day event courtesy of Clark Human Resources Council (CHRC).

Qualifications:

1.Must be from Region III and a High School graduate
2.Must be his/her first time to join Startup Weekend

 

Mechanics:

1.   Like & Follow the Startup Weekend Clark Facebook Page:

http://facebook.com/startupweekendclark

2.In a Private Message, post the following:

a) Name of your sample Startup business (ex.  “MyTravelBuddy”)

b) Brief description or pitch (max. 100 words)

3.Full Name, Address, Profession/Course, Email
4.Indicate if “student” or “non-student”
5.One (1) entry per person only.
6.All entries must be in by 12 noon of November 15, 2014.
7.SWClark shall select 20 entries and notify the winners through an official reply via private message.
8.The 20 winners shall be granted free registration to SWClark
9.Winners will be given special registration instructions.
10.SWClark reserves the right to revoke the prize if a winner does not register as instructed.



Startup Weekend Clark Startup Kit is the Bomb!

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Where else can you get a participant’s kit worth hundreds of Dollars?

Startup Weekend Clark happening this 21-23 November, supported by its local and global partners is offering just that for participants of the first ever Startup Weekend event in Clark.

In addition to usual kit inclusions would be some major web and developer facilities such as $100 Amazon Web Services credit, Free .CO web domain and… wait for it.. $500 Google Cloud Starter Pack.  You get all this by signing-up as event participant.

The event is open to all and for all age ranges.  Developers, designers, entrepreneurs and students alike can learn, network and compete in the 3-day event to be held at Clark.

Don’t miss this very rare event to pitch your business proposal!




What's the big hype in Clark?

READY… TECH… GO!

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Metro Clark has time and again, proven itself to be a formidable center for global ICT/BPO investment, with its strategic location, state-of-the-art infrastructure, deep talent resource and investor-friendly business climate.  As such, Clark is the undisputed center for ICT excellence in this part of the country.

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Fueled by drive to further promote ICT investment and employment, Metro Clark ICT Council (MCICTC), in association with Clark Freeport, the Department of Science and Technology ICT Office, and TechTalks.ph brings the first ever STARTUP WEEKEND CLARK this 21-23 November 2014.

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate and empower individuals, teams and communities.  It is a pitching and business development competition geared towards producing a new breed of IT and knowledge entrepreneurs from parts of the world.  Currently, SW has held over 1,500 startup events in some 120 countries and 723 cities; participated by over 123,000 entrepreneurs and producing some 13,000 startups.

Be a key part of this truly global event as a Participant, Sponsor or Partner.

With your active and generous support, Startup Weekend Clark shall be institutionalized as the premier ICT/knowledge business Launchpad in this part of the Philippines.  Who knows, the next big thing might just come from Clark?

Stop dreaming and START doing!  Launch your Startup Clark!

Email us today!  clark@startupweekend.org

Register Today!  http://swclark.eventbrite.com




NO PAYPAL? NO PROBLEM!

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OFFLINE payment option is now available for Startup Weekend Clark registrants.  

This can be accesses from the event ticket site:  http://swclark.eventbrite.com by clicking on “show other payment options”.  

Registration via this option will put you on waitlist, but formal registration will only be made upon full payment.  Remember, registration is first-come-first-served, so only the first 100 paying registrants will be guaranteed a slot.  Payment methods include Bank Deposit through METRO CLARK ICT COUNCIL – Metrobank Clark Account # 007 377509 044.  Cash and check payment also accepted through the SWClark Secretariat at the Ground Floor of Clark Development Corporation Bldg. 2127, C.P. Garcia St., Clark Freeport Zone.  Please address all checks to METRO CLARK ICT COUNCIL.

READY.. TECH.. GO!  No more excuses not to register for Startup Weekend Clark!

 

 

 

 

 




A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step .. Take that first step!

Ready.. Tech.. Go! Startup Weekend Clark on 21-23 November

On 21-23 November, 2014, for the first time ever, Metro Clark is hosting STARTUP WEEKEND CLARK, a Global Startup development and pitching competition for aspiring techpreneurs (Developers, Designers and Business/Non-tech).

The 54 hour event teaches the basics of building successful startup companies in today’s fast-paced internet age. On the final day, the best ideas are given a chance to present (pitch) their business models to a veritable line-up of judges, themselves success stories and industry experts in their own right.

Metro Clark ICT Council, Techtalks.ph, DOST ICT Office and partners such as Google Business Groups, DevCon, Pampanga Developers, Clark Development Corporation are working overtime to ensure a truly meaningful and exciting event. Participants will enjoy exclusive development tools from GoogleCloud, .Co, Amazon Web Services.

Winners of StartupWeekend Clark will qualify for the Global Startup Battle (GSB). Winners of GSB will be treated to an immersion in Silicon Valley where they will be exposed to an array of mentors as well as potential angel funders! Who knows, your idea may just be the next big thing?!

Sign up for Startup Weekend Clark TODAY! Only 120 participants will be accepted. For more info, go to www.clark.up.co to sign up, go to www.swclark.eventbrite.com

READY … TECH… GO!




Clark to vie for Global Startup Battle

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Clark Freeport  |  October 2014 

Metro Clark has time and again, proven itself to be a formidable center for global ICT/BPO investment, with its strategic location, state-of-the-art infrastructure, deep talent resource and investor-friendly business climate.  As such, Clark is the undisputed center for ICT excellence in this part of the country. 

Fueled by drive to further promote ICT investment and employment, Metro Clark ICT Council (MCICTC), in association with Clark Freeport, the Department of Science and Technology ICT Office, and TechTalks.ph brings the first ever STARTUP WEEKEND CLARK this 21-23 November 2014.

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate and empower individuals, teams and communities.  It is a pitching and business development competition geared towards producing a new breed of IT and knowledge entrepreneurs from parts of the world.  Currently, SW has held over 1,500 startup events in some 120 countries and 723 cities; participated by over 123,000 entrepreneurs and producing some 13,000 startups.

Startup Weekend Clark is the first officially-sanctioned SW event in Luzon outside Metro Manila.  Also, on that date, Clark will be competing with 200+ cities globally for the Global Startup Battle.




Clark hosts 1st ever Startup Weekend this 21-23 November

 

Ready.. Tech.. Go!
Ready.. Tech.. Go!

Startup Weekend Clark

November 21st, 2014

DOST and Metro Clark ICT to host Startup Weekend Clark

THE Department of Science and Technology, through its Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) is supporting Startup Weekend Clark to be held on November 21-23, 2014 at Clark Museum in Pampanga.

Organized by Metro Clark ICT Council in cooperation with TechTalks.ph and local developer and business groups, this will be the first staging of Startup Weekend in Angeles City, Pampanga.

Startup Weekend Clark is aimed at generating breakthrough ideas from tech communities in the Pampanga area.

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour competition where developers, designers, marketers, technopreneurs, and venture capitalists come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startup businesses.

The concept, which started in the U.S., is a global movement to empower young entrepreneurs to nurture their innovative ideas into becoming sustainable businesses.

The event gathers experts and practitioners from different fields of business to mentor the participants as they launch their concepts into business reality.

The whole event involves the participants in different stages of the business cycle including idea creation and business pitching, prototype development, mentorship and networking sessions until product or business presentation to possible investors and funders

According to Mon Ibrahim, Deputy Executive Director of DOST-ICTO, the DOST-ICTO has been moving forward in its new thrust to uplift the entrepreneurial spirit in the ICT industry, and in line with this, it is supporting Startup Weekend Clark.

“The ICTO believes that providing support in countryside entrepreneurial activities is an effective way in livening and expanding the local economy through ICT,” Ibrahim said. “Promotion of homegrown ICT products and businesses will not only provide employment in the locality but also provide innovative and creative solutions through their products and services.”

“Startups or Innovation-driven enterprises (IDE) is one way to diversity our economy.  Anyone with a laptop/computer, internet connection and a passion to build a business can build their own “startup”.   We want to encourage more startups in our city, said  Dr. Gilbert Tumibay, President of Metro Clark ICT council.  “Startup Weekend is part of our awareness campaign to introduce the benefits of tech startups to our community.”

Tina Amper, founder of TechTalks.ph, and adviser to Startup Weekend Clark said that startup success stories like Alibaba.com and, Filipino startup Ayannah.com, are inspiring many would-be entrepreneurs.  Startup Weekend allows these motivated individuals to experience first-hand on how to build a startup in a mentored environment.

During Startup Weekend, participants get acquainted with one another starting on a Friday night. They pitch startup concepts they are passionate about, and form teams around the most popular ideas. They refine their ideas and business plans and start building product prototypes with the help of the onsite mentors, and then present what they have accomplished in a four-minute pitch and demo by Sunday evening.

“This is a great opportunity for Pampanga and surrounding cities as we will have successful entrepreneurs and tech leaders who have volunteered to mentor the participants says Dr. Gilbert Tumibay.

All are invited and anyone interested in learning how to start a business are encouraged to attend – including students, software developers, web designers, professionals, etc.  Participants will be categorized as those with technical or non-technical background.

  For further details, email clark@startupweekend.org, visit their website http://www.up.co/communities/philippines/clark/startup-weekend/4844 ,  follow them on Facebook Startup Weekend Clark  or Twitter @swclark .

 

 




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