DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp

DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp

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DevCon was proud to hold an all-star Entrepreneurship Camp last 14 May 2012 at the Casino Español in Cebu with top technopreneurs Winston DamarilloDado Banatao and Alvin Gendrano as speakers and Eric ManlunasEarl Martin Valencia and Tony Pio de Roda as panelists. There were about 260 registrants, plus members of the media.

For those who want to watch a 1.5-hour partial coverage of the event, just go to our Ustream channel. Meanwhile, here’s the Entrepreneurship Camp in pictures. (Photo credits go to Carissa Villacorta of PhilDev, who organized a presscon at the earlier part of the day. More pics are posted on the DevCon Facebook album.)

Press Conference

The press eager to ask veteran venture capitalists about the Philippine economic climate and how it might affect local technopreneurs.

Dado BanataoDado Banatao & Winston DamarilloPanelists at the DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp

Members of the audience ask VCs for tips on what kinds of business they need to build and also express their challenges with starting their own tech business here in the Philippines.

Winston DamarilloDado Banatao

Dado Banatao shares his experiences and formula on what it takes for startups to succeed.

Dado BanataoStartup Weekend Cebu Pitchers and Organizers

Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC) participants and organizers were asked to share their personal challenges during the pitching competition.

DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp - Dado Banatao

You can watch Dado at Prime Time on ANC and Winston on Headstart with Karen Davila.

DevCon officers and volunteers were also in UP Cebu last 11-13 May to support SWC. In addition, Winston conducted a Lean Startup Bootcamp for Exist employees and SWC teams on 12 May at the TechBar in i1 Bldg, Cebu IT Park. Winning SWC teams Wait Know More, Luto.Co and Codetoki along with Tackshot likewise had a chance to present their startup ideas to Winston, Dado and Alvin in the morning of the 14th.

The DevCon Entrepreneurship Camp was made possible by our partners PhilDevMicrosoftExist and Morphlabs. (Special thanks to Jeremie Michaels Lim and Anne Melody Sy for the photo captions.)

Hope to see you in the next camp! For upcoming events and other updates, visit our FB page or follow us on Twitter. We’re accepting volunteers too! Drop me an email at florida[at]devcon[dot]ph.