IdeaSpace @ Nueva Ecija
IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. in partnership with NEICT Council supporting the technopreneurial ecosystem in Nueva Ecija and fueling the start-up appetite of the community, bring the #Technopreneur Bootcamp Nueva Ecija where participants are treated to a morning of technology and business talks from a lineup of industry experts and startup founders followed by an afternoon of relevant creation, brainstorming with help from mentors and a pitching competition! The top startup ideas will get the chance to win cool prizes too!
Venue: Farmer’s Training Center (Nieto Hall), NEUST Sumacab Campus, Sumacab, Cabanatuan City
See you there!
Who can register?
This event is open to all students, early graduates, professionals and aspiring startup founders in Luzon Area.
How is the program flow?
It’s a one whole day event divided into two session, morning will be for Technopreneur talks, and afternoon is for Mentor’s Café Parallel session and Pitching Competition
Is the event for free?
Event is for free and open to all. Participants’ ticket to the event is their submitted entry/ideas. Groups can submit more than one idea.
Do I need to have a team before signing up?
No. However, you will need to have team members once you submit your startup idea(/s) on or before the specified deadline of submission. Participants must be part of a team composed 2-3 members only. In forming teams, we encourage you to look for a technical lead (developer/engineer) and a business partner (domain expert/product manager/marketing). Having a designer (for graphics) is also nice to have!
Do I need to submit a startup idea to join the bootcamp?
After signing up here at eventbrite, teams must assign one group leader who shall submit their startup idea at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before December 12, 2014. All submitted ideas will be considered as part of the 3rd IdeaSpace Startup Competition. For more information about the Startup Competition, visit us at ideaspacefoundation.org or contact us at email@example.com
Do I Have to be an IT kind of GUY to enter?
Nope. We are looking for novel technologies in all areas, not just wireless apps. While we encourage all IT folks to join the bootcamp and competition, we also encourage other participants in the areas including agriculture, food technology, education, etc.
How do I qualify on the Pitching Competition?
Once you submitted your idea, , you will then undergo into a Mentor’s Cafe Parallel session to refine your idea. Right after the session will be the Pitching Competition.
What is the criteria for judging?
The criteria for judging will be as follows:
|Need : the market need or clear customer pain point||
|Market Potential : business model and size of local and global market||
|Team: the ability of the Team to execute their vision into reality||
|Technology : how unique and innovative the technology being used and implemented||
|Synergy : how it can represent synergy and scale across various industries such as telecommunications, power, infrastructure, media, healthcare, agriculture, food, manufacturing, mining, ICT, and the like||
You may download the submission form here.
*Use “Nueva Ecija Bootcamp Entry” as the subject your email.*
If you’re from the media or would like to organizer your own bootcamp, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org