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Introduction to Start Up Weekend II

photos courtesy of Patrick Villaruz

Google Business Group (GBG) Cebu joins the upcoming Startup Weekend II together with Techtalks.ph. Not familiar with Startup Weekend? Basically, it’s a gathering of entrepreneurs which they are given the chance to pitch their start up idea at the same time receive feedback from the peers. You can read the “about” page of Startup Weekend for more information.

Before the main event, Miss Tins Amper the organizer together with her team Dave Overton (event host), Paola Galan, Lem Lordje Ko, Ppip Cimafranca, and more introduced the Start Up Weekend to the students of University of the San Carlos – Talamban Campus. They also invite developers, designers, and non-technical group to join the “Introduction to Start Up Weekend” event which happened on August 30, 2012 at the Rigney Hall of the said campus.

The program has started at 6:30 PM which Tins Amper and Kevin de Jesus did the introduction. While Dave Overton gave us overview of the Start Up Weekend and Ppip Cimafranca as well as his crew answered the questions from the audience. Snacks were served during the 20 minutes break. Then later on Janessa Paddin and Lem Lordje Ko shared their experiences at the first Start Up Weekend last May 2012.

Furthermore, Albert Padin founder of Spelldial.com gave some tips on how to effectively pitch your start up ideas. Everyone is divided into groups which practice pitching took placed.

For registration and further details, you may visit Startup Weekend website at http://cebu.startupweekend.org/
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