Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion spearheaded the launch of SIGN UP SUMMIT 2019, at the World Trade Center, Pasay City last September 23 which was co-presented by the country’s leading digital platforms: Grab PH, Angkas, Shopee, Lalamove, and Lazada, in partnership with PayMaya, GCash, Coins.ph, Cashalo, Magpie, QuadX, Zennya, Carousell, and Mober.
(L-R) PA Joey Concepcion, Amb. Koji Haneda of Japan Embassy and Amb. Vasin Ruangprateepsaeng of Thailand Embassy.
Around 100 mobile app platforms and tech start ups were also present.
Filipinos who were able to succeed using the digital platforms also shared their testimonies. They include Benjie Estillore, Grab driver; Ryan Rillera, Angkas biker; Ronald Balingit, partner driver of Lalamove; Edrin Panganiban of Stats Apparel Inc. QuadX merchant; Rozaldo delos Santos, driver of Mober; Nene Tamayo, merchant partner of GCash; Medy Estrada, Smart Padala agent of PayMaya; Rhea Kristine Dumo-Chua, Shopee seller; Monica Luczon, seller of Lazada; Vanessa Liwanag, Magpie merchant; Michael Miranda, Carousell seller; Analyn Mercado, massage therapist of Zennya; and Rodolfo Aseberos, aircon technician of Gawin.ph.
Ash Mandhyan, Head of Client Solutions for PH of Facebook also discussed digital marketing and the pros of exposing products and services online.
Moreover, CEO Neelesh Bhatia and Go Negosyo Angat Lahat sa Digital Adviser Josephine Romero introduced the new mentorship program of Go Negosyo for the youth, the Kapatid Mentorship Para sa Kabataan, which will be in partnership with Akadasia.
SIGN UP! also showcased simultaneous booth activation that assisted attendees who wish to sign up for the aforementioned digital platforms. Likewise, the SIGN UP hour which happened simultaneously showcased around 100 mobile app platforms. Through this, technology startups that are emerging in the country were given the chance to present their platforms among attendees.
In partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), SIGN UP! was streamed live in five regional hubs around Visayas and Mindanao, namely Cebu, Davao, General Santos, Iloilo, and Cagayan de Oro. The livestream was also made available in more than 40 regional and provincial DTI Negosyo Centers and offices across the country.