Passionate and talented Filipino entrepreneurs from Metro Manila came together for another installment of Startup Weekend Manila. Participants of the 3-day event were given the chance to immerse and learn entrepreneurship by doing it themselves. Startup Weekend is an entrepreneurship learning program held regularly. Within 54 hours, participants get a full experience of the process of startup ideation.
The venue was at Cowork Studio Fort by A SPACE in Taguig City. 45 participants attended the event held on March 16-18. PhilDev was also part of the event as a contributing sponsor.
Six (6) groups presented their pitch during the last day and winners were chosen by the judges composed of members of the industry, venture capitalists and heads of key organizations in the local technology startup sector. In the end, Team Curatour was chosen as the winner of the pitch competition.
Startup Weekend is organized by Techstars, a global network that aims to empower and support entrepreneurs through mentorship-driven accelerator programs that are held regularly worldwide. They provide various resources for entrepreneurs to be able to bring forward new technologies and services at a faster rate.