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Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific (MCAP) Philippines

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

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(UPDATED) Are you interested in mobile solution development or mobile / digital enterprise? Do you have a great idea for a new and innovative mobile solution? Do you think you are or can be an entrepreneur?

If you answered YES to any of the questions above, then you should register your team to take part in this challenge.

The competition is open to ALL TYPES OF MOBILE SOLUTIONS, this may range from but not limited to education, SME solutions, entertainment, communication, service, etc.

Register your team details only once. We ask that the team leader from every team to enter your mobile solution detail to avoid duplicate entries.

ELIGIBILITY:

(1) The team must consist of 2-6 applicants
(2) At least one applicant from the team has to be between the ages of 18 and 35
(3) At least one applicant from the team has to be a resident of a participating country
(4) Applicants should not have any current Venture-Capital funding of more than USD $250,000

An application form will be sent to your team for accomplishment. Submit it together with the following materials on or before November 9, 2015, 11:59 PM:
•A two-minute video representation of the app concept and functionality
• A PowerPoint presentation using the template provided to include:
(a) Problem
(b) Solution- Innovation/ Technology
(c) Marketing and Business Model
(d) Execution: Operations and Finances
(e) Team

Click HERE for a sample of the powerpoint presentation .
Click HERE for a more detailed description of each item.
Download MCAP Team Application Form HERE.

See video samples of the mobile application entries:

Grand Fit – Tunisia



The Pen – Jordan

Incept – Tunisia

BloodUp – KSA

Take note that the Acceleration Bootcamp is NOT a requirement for the Philippine Finals.

DEADLINE FOR FINAL ENTRY SUBMISSION is on November 9, 2015

HOW TO REGISTER: Send an email to gonegosyo.youth@gmail.com. Include your Team Name, Team Leader’s Name, Mobile Number, Email Address, City, Mobile Solution Name, Mobile Solution Description and No. of Team Members.

Download the MCAP Philippines Primer HERE

The MOBILE APPLICATION CHALLENGE (MCAP) PHILIPPINES is organized by the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship- Go Negosyo and the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) for the Philippine run of the Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific in partnership with Applied Innovation Institute, IE Business School and JSeed Ventures in conjunction with GSMA.

Go Negosyo and US Embassy go to Mindanao for YEDW

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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YEDW Visayas fellows with Go Negosyo Executive Director, Mr. Ramon Lopez and workshop speakers.

(UPDATED) The Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship – Go Negosyo and the US Embassy will have the Mindanao leg of the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Workshop (YEDW) happening this coming September 9-11, 2015 in Zamboanga City to empower existing Filipino young entrepreneurs and young aspiring entrepreneurs in the area. This YEDW program will provide training, mentorship and networking opportunities for the participants.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:  (1) Must be a Filipino citizen, (2) Should either be a young entrepreneur with existing enterprises, or young person with profound interest with starting his/her own business (has a well thought-out idea that he/she is committed to pursuing or growing into a venture,) (3) Should be below 35 years old at the time of the deadline of application and (4) Requirements: business pitch (existing business and business idea.)

Applications for YEDW Luzon (Batangas) leg are ongoing. Visit www.gonegosyo.net/YEDW for details. Application deadline is on September 14, 2015.

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CONGRATULATIONS! Below are the names of the 54 young entrepreneurs and young people with business idea who have been selected to be the official fellows for the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Workshop (YEDW) Mindanao.

Abella, Fausto
Agbon, Rosan
Aliya, Akmad Carsum
Alawi, Almalin
Amil, Nadzla
Balena, Quiteria
Barahama, Andrew
Basco, Robert
Bencio, Marvelous
Biston, Omair
Bulaong, Fiel Melan
Bubong, Anzanoor
Cabillas, Andrew Ryan
Calunod, Joel
Castro, Jasmin
Catual, Muamar
Cawley, Arlo Alexander
Ceballos, Vermon Jake
Celeste, Richard
de Guzman, Irvin Michael
delos Reyes, Fatima
Deriposun, Annas
Derramas, Clarissa
Duran, Raven
Eldani, Yusuf Ali
Eusebio, Jessa Angela
Flores, Jeric
Fuentes, Mary Joy
Garcia, Annabelle
Garcia, Mernielyn
Jalal, Yolaneen
Judan, Shielamar
Kamensa, Jebrael
Layco, Helen Kaye
Madjiri, Saddam
Marfil, Janine Dominique
Mejia, Miguel
Mohammad, Anarika
Motoomull, Chrisha Marie
Pacalangot, Saidamen
Pahagas, Gideon Rey
Ramos, Shayryl Mae
Ranque, Jenelou
Raymunda, Nelben
Sali, Fatima
Sotto, Arnold
Suico III, Javier
Uapal, Sammy
Usman, Nur-Mukin
Vargas, Stephanie Rose
Vermont, Roneo
Villano, Jose Augustus
Villena, Emma Noelle
Yap, Hazel Marizella

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Go Negosyo and US Embassy go to Visayas for YEDW

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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The Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship – Go Negosyo and the US Embassy will have the Visayas leg of the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Workshop (YEDW) happening this coming August 26-28, 2015 in the province of Iloilo to empower existing Filipino young entrepreneurs and young aspiring entrepreneurs in the area. This YEDW program will provide training, mentorship and networking opportunities for the participants.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:  (1) Must be a Filipino citizen, (2) Should either be a young entrepreneur with existing enterprises, or young person with profound interest with starting his/her own business (has a well thought-out idea that he/she is committed to pursuing or growing into a venture,) (3) Should be below 35 years old at the time of the deadline of application and (4) Requirements: business pitch (existing business and business idea.)

Applications for YEDW Luzon (Batangas) and Mindanao Zamboanga) leg are ongoing. Visit www.gonegosyo.net/YEDW for details. Deadline of applications for the Mindanao leg is on August 21, 2015 and for Luzon leg on September 14, 2015.

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CONGRATULATIONS!
 Below are the names of the 50 young entrepreneurs and young people with business idea who have been selected to be the official fellows for the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Workshop Visayas.Abellar, Trixie Nicole (Leyte)
Agan, Daniel ( Iloilo City)
Alejandro, Mae Ann ( Capiz)
Alis, Realm ( Aklan)
Candiasan, Isaac (Bacolod City)
Carmona, Jennifer (Negros Occidental)
Castroverde, Michael Earl (Tacloban City)
Chan II, Cezar (Iloilo City)
Chavarria, Betty Ann (Tacloban City)
Corot, Rossnel (Tacloban City)
Dalan, Archelle (Leyte)
dela Concepcion, Jenny Jebb (Iloilo City)
Dionisio, Emil Negros (Occidental)
Diosaban, Viktor Ivan (Iloilo City)
Erribal, Mary Lizette (Iloilo City)
Fama, Edmer (Iloilo City)
Fama, John Hanzel (Iloilo City)
Gajol, Maria Karen (Leyte)
Gregori, Rea Grace (Iloilo City)
Guzon, Athreo Negros (Occidental)
Hilvano, Maita Isabel (Tacloban City)
Ishikawa, Lotis (Negros Oriental)
Leopardas, Maria Lady Jean (Tacloban City)
Liem, Jennifer (Leyte)
Lozada, Mark Jayson (Bacolod City)
Mana-ay, Ramil (Iloilo City)
Mendoza, J Marie (Iloilo City)
Mercado I, Cybil (Leyte)
Mercado II, Cyril (Leyte)
Mondeja, Marie Faye (Iloilo City)
Obregon, Ma. Mariel May (Leyte)
Orias Jr., Lorenzo (Tacloban City)
Panes, Neshel (Iloilo City)
Pareja, Analou (Negros Oriental)
Pineda, John Rey (Antique)
Pineda, Mary Mar (Iloilo City)
Pue, Nikki (Iloilo City)
Raymundo Jr., Cesar (Bacolod City)
Rollo, Mary Grace (Negros Occidental)
Sabaldan, Rita Franchesca (Cebu City)
Solitis, Erwina (Iloilo City)
Tacder Jr., Reynaldo Nino (Cebu City)
Tan, Francis Michael (Leyte)
Tante, Himmler Von (Tacloban City)
Trayco, Nayza (Tacloban City)
Valero, Karmela (Bacolod City)
Vargas, Jenny (Negros Occidental)
Verdijo. Mitzie (Leyte)
Villanobos, Zarah (Leyte)
Zagala, Regina (Iloilo City) 

Magandang Business Advice (MBA) Program: Marketing and Innopreneurship

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This is a four-hour training on marketing and innopreneurship intended for micro, small and medium entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Participants are expected to gain insights and practical strategies on marketing and the importance of innovation in any entrepreneurial endeavor.

DATE: May 25, 2015
TIME: 1:30 – 5:00PM
VENUE: RFM 8F Rooms 1&2, RFM Corporate Center, Pioneer cor. Sheridan Sts., Mandaluyong City

Josiah Go

ABOUT THE MENTOR – MR. JOSIAH GO

– Go Negosyo Angelpreneur
– Successful Entrepreneur and Chairman/Vice Chair/Director of 12 corporations
– Bestselling Author of 13 bestselling marketing, sales and entrepreneurship books
– The most awarded business educator in the Philippines (Agora ’94, TOYM ’01, TOYP World ’02 , AME Lifetime Achievement ’07, World Brand Leadership ’09)
– Took advanced marketing and innovation programs at the MIT Sloan, Kellogg, Wharton and London Business School

LEARNING FEE

Learning fee is One Thousand and Five Hundred Pesos Only (P1500.00)
Inclusions: One (1) GoNegosyo book (8 Simple Secrets of Raising Entrepreneurs or 21 Steps to Start Your Own Business) and Certificate of Completion.
**EARLY BIRD & STUDENTS/TEACHERS RATE:
Those who will pay on or before April 27 will only pay One Thousand and Two Hundred Pesos (P1200.00). Students and teachers (with valid ID) are also entitled to a discounted rate of One Thousand and Two Hundred Pesos (P1200.00).

HOW TO REGISTER
There are two ways to register:

1. For Organizations & Institutions: Fill up the Confirmation Slip then fax (02 6388489 or email (gonegosyoacademy.pce@gmail.com) together with the deposit slip.
2. For regular individual participants: Sign up online: http://tinyurl.com/MBA-Marketing-and-Inno

PAYMENT DETAILS:

BANK DETAILS:
BANK: BDO – Pionner Highland Branch
ACCOUNT NAME: Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Foundation Inc.
SAVINGS: 485-0088492

TERMS & CONDITIONS

In case of refunds, cancellation, and substitution:
– Refunds will be honored if we received a written notice of cancellation 30 days prior to the event and must be emailed at gonegosyoacademy.pce@gmail.com.
– Cancellation received less than 30 days prior to the event will be charged 20% of the total learning investment fee while those received one (1) week prior will be charged 50%.
– Refund is unacceptable made for cancellations after the stated deadline.
– Substitution is possible but only upon the advice of the original attendee. The original participant can email the details of the representative.

Reminder: As proof of payment kindly email a copy of the deposit slip to gonegosyoacademy.pce@gmail.com with the SUBJECT: MBA MARKETING/MAY25 (Last Name First Name). Please bring your deposit slip at the registration booth on the day of the event.

For questions and clarifications, you may contact Go Negosyo at 02 6379229 or 02 6318101 loc 7106 and look for Gianina Napo, or you may email gonegosyoacademy.pce@gmail.com.

GOING TO THE VENUE
Address: 9/F RFM Corporate Center, Pioneer cor. Sheridan Sts., Mandaluyong City

How to get there: From north bound EDSA, turn right to Pioneer. You will find a 7-Eleven and Joey Pepperoni on the ground floor.
Parking: There is parking area behind the RFM building. There is a gate located beside 7-Eleven or you can turn right on Sheridan St. and you’ll find the parking entrance on the left side.

 

Basilan Young Leaders Program (BYLP) 2015

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Last March 26, 28 active student and community leaders from Basilan were invited for the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship Foundation, Inc (Go Negosyo)- Basilan Young Leaders Interaction. The three-hour program featured four young entrepreneurs to share their inspiring story and journey to the fellows of the Basilan Young Leaders Program.

The Basilan Young Leaders Program (BYLP): The 28-day Challenge to LeadCom is an initiative of the Office of the Regional Governor (ORG-ARMM) that aims to engage, expose, equip, empower, immerse, inspire, and involve the next generation leaders of Basilan. The first BYLP will be a joint-program with the Ayala Foundation, Inc. and Eisenhower Fellows Association of the Philippines, entities that are committed to enabling development in different communities.

As part of their 28-day journey, Go Negosyo invited four young entrepreneurs namely: Mr. Brian Belen of Ato Belen’s Farm, Ms. Zarah Juan of Greenleaf Eco Bags, Mr. Kadee Aguila of Gayuma ni Maria, Mr. Enzo Pinga of Bahay Kubo Organics and Mr. Benedict Carandang of Tuldok Animation.

Before the entrepreneurs’ sharing started, Programs Development Manager of Go Negosyo Mr. John Paul Uminga briefy discussed about the organization primer.

In photo (L-R): John Paul Uminga, Brian Belen and Zara Juan.

In photo (L-R): John Paul Uminga, Brian Belen and Zara Juan.

Belen, who hails from a farming family shared his inspiring memories as he manages the farm and how the lives of the mothers in Calauan Resettlement were transformed by the enterprise.

Juan, founder of Greenleaf Eco Bags lifter the spirit of the fellows by telling them that poverty should not be a hindrance for them to dream for themselves and to dream for a better Basilan. She shared about her humble beginnings and working for her success and most importantly sharing that success to other people.

In photo (L-R): Chef Kadee Aguila, Enzo Pinga and Benedict Carandang.

In photo (L-R): Chef Kadee Aguila, Enzo Pinga and Benedict Carandang.

Aguila, the chef and the man behind the success of the love-themed restaurant in Katipunan, Gayuma ni Maria shared his inspiring insights to the young leaders.

Pinga, a staunch supporter of agriculture, talked about aquaponics, combining aquaculture and hydroponics to grow any bove-ground plant and at the same time freshwater fish.

Carandang, the last speaker played a 12-minute video presentations first before his sharing. He shared about importance of teamwork to be successful in his field.

Before the program ended, the fellows were encouraged to ask questions to the speakers through an open forum. Marking the end of the short program is the group photo of the inspired 28 Fellows of the Basilan Young Leaders Program.

Basilan Young Leaders with our guests speakers and Go Negosyo Team after the program.

Basilan Young Leaders with our guests speakers and Go Negosyo Team after the program.

 

Go Negosyo, PEF unveil winners of first Southeast Asia Mobile App Challenge PH

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
The top 10 teams of SEAMAC PH with the judges. Each team received a cash grant of P100,000.

The top 10 teams awarded by the prestigious panel of judges.

The Go Negosyo – Peace and Equity Foundation Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge has come to an end with the Philippine Finals held on January 20, 2015 at the Ante Auditorium, Ateneo Professional School in Rockwell, Makati City.

The Philippine finals gathered the top 19 teams who outshone the rest in the competition which saw the participation of young people from Manila, Laguna, Pangasinan, Cavite, Cebu, Davao, Iligan City and Cagayan de Oro.

During the final presentation, each team was given three minutes to pitch their application ideas followed by another three minutes for a question-and-answer session before the highly esteemed panel of judges composed local and international tech mentors and experts led by Ms. Myla Villanueva (MDI Group).

Meet the panel of judges of the GN-PEF SEAMAC (L-R): Ms. Cheska San Diego (Host), Mr. Mon Ibrahim (DOST-ICTO office); Mr. Paris de L’etraz (IE Business School); Mr. Jeff Char (JSeed Ventures); Mr. Paco Sandejas (Narra Ventures); Mr. Chellapa Panickar (Asia Cap PTE Ltd.); Mr. Robert Calingo (Peace and Equity Foundation); Ms. Myla Villanueva (MDI Group); Ms. Bettina Quimson (DOST-eSociety); Mr. Ibba Bernardo (Sari Software); Mr. Carlo Calimon (MobKard); Ms. Beverly Tantiansu (Smart Communications & IdeaSpace); Mr. Mon Lopez (Executive Director, Go Negosyo); Mr. John Paul Uminga (Programs Development Manager, Go Negosyo)

Meet the panel of judges of the GN-PEF SEAMAC (L-R): Ms. Cheska San Diego (Host), Mr. Mon Ibrahim (DOST-ICTO office); Mr. Paris de L’etraz (IE Business School); Mr. Jeff Char (JSeed Ventures); Mr. Paco Sandejas (Narra Ventures); Mr. Chellapa Panickar (Asia Cap PTE Ltd.); Mr. Robert Calingo (Peace and Equity Foundation); Ms. Myla Villanueva (MDI Group); Ms. Bettina Quimson (DOST-eSociety); Mr. Ibba Bernardo (Sari Software); Mr. Carlo Calimon (MobKard); Ms. Beverly Tantiansu (Smart Communications & IdeaSpace); Mr. Mon Lopez (Executive Director, Go Negosyo); Mr. John Paul Uminga (Programs Development Manager, Go Negosyo)

The other judges were Dr. Paris De L’etraz (IE Business School), Jeff Char (JSeed Ventures), Chellapa Panickar (Asia Cap PTE Ltd.), Ramon Lopez (Go Negosyo), Robert Calingo (Peace and Equity Foundation), Paco Sandejas (Narra Venture Capital), Beverly Tan (IdeaSpace/ Smart), Mon Ibrahim (DOST- ICTO), Ibba Bernardo (Sari Software), Carlo Calimon (MobKard) and Asec. Bettina Quimson (DOST-eSociety).

After the finals session, the emerging 10 teams are (in no particular order): Team Filterr (Filterr), Team Kargadoor (Kargadoor), Team Rocketeers (Made2Order), Team HIA (HistoryA), Team WOT (PasaHeroes), Team Volo (Volo), Team Siglo (Siglo), Team Rio J (RescueWhere), Team Orderee (Orderee) and the Team Help App (Help App).

Each team is awarded One Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php100,000.00) as seed money for their dream mobile apps. Out of the ten teams, three winners were selected who will wave the Philippines’ flag in the Asia Pacific Mobile App Challenge Finals to be held in Singapore this February 15-17, 2015. These are: Team Siglo led by Mr. Alvin Tan; Team HIA led by Ms. Maria Teresa Dumlao and Team Volo led by Mr. John Paul Barcelon.

Meanwhile, Smart Mobile Internet awarded the People’s Choice award to Team Leaf (#SafePay) who also brought home Thirty Thousand Pesos (Php30,000)

Team Leaf (#Safepay) won Smart Mobile Internet People’s Choice, it was awarded by Mr. Paris de L’etraz (IE Business School), Mr. Mon Lopez (Executive Director, Go Negosyo), Mr. Carlo Suguitan, (Smart Communications); Mr. Robert Calingo (Executive Director, Peace and Equity Foundation).

Team Leaf (#Safepay) won Smart Mobile Internet People’s Choice, it was awarded by Mr. Paris de L’etraz (IE Business School), Mr. Mon Lopez (Executive Director, Go Negosyo), Mr. Carlo Suguitan, (Smart Communications); Mr. Robert Calingo (Executive Director, Peace and Equity Foundation).

The top 3 teams of the Go Negosyo- Peace and Equity Foundation Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge: Team Volo, Team Siglo and Team HIA.

The top 3 teams of the Go Negosyo- Peace and Equity Foundation Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge: Team Volo, Team Siglo and Team HIA.

The Philippine run of the Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge is brought to you by Go Negosyo, Applied Innovation Institute and Peace and Equity Foundation. It is also supported by the following: Philippine Finals Sponsor: Smart Communications; Bootcamp Sponsor: DOST-Information and Communications Office, Far Eastern University- Institute of Technology, Bo’s Coffee, Bar-B-King, Mang Inasal, CityMall, Philippine Franchise Association; Info Session Sponsor: Far Eastern University Manila; Promotional Partners: TESDA and DTI; Regional Organizers: J Seed Ventures, IE Business School, StarHub, GSMA; Media Partners: PhilStar.com, DZRH, PTV4, The Philippine Star, Rappler, Cebu Daily News, The Freeman, Sun Star, SME Forum at GNN, Entreprenuer.com.ph.

 

Go Negosyo and Peace & Equity Foundation Hold Acceleration Bootcamp for Southeast Asia Mobile App Challenge PH

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
The GoNegosyo- Peace and Equity Foundation Southeast Asia Mobile Application- Acceleration Bootcamp gathered participants from all over the country.

The participating teams of the acceleration bootcamp coming from different areas of the country.

The 1st Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge Acceleration Bootcamp in the Philippines was held last November 29, 2014 at the Commission on Higher Education Auditorium in Diliman, Quezon City.

The Acceleration Bootcamp is the second phase of SEAMAC Philippines as aspiring mobile app developers gathered to learn from mobile app, technology and business experts. The bootcamp gathered 61 teams from all over the Philippines including teams from Pangasinan, Batangas, Nueva Ecija, Rizal, Laguna, Cebu, Bacolod, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro and Davao.

Mr. Mon Lopez, GoNegosyo Executive Director delivers his Opening Message to SEAMAC Philippines teams and guests.

Mr. Mon Lopez, GoNegosyo Executive Director delivers his Opening Message to SEAMAC Philippines teams and guests.

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Dr. Paris De L’etraz, the Managing Director and Professor of Entrepreneurship of Venture Lab.

Dr. Paris De L’etraz, the Managing Director and Professor of Entrepreneurship of Venture Lab.

Dr. Paris De L’etraz, the Managing Director and Professor of Entrepreneurship of Venture Lab, inspired the participants to go outside their comfort zones, facing the uncertainty by understanding their personal and professional comfort zones.  He also discussed that technology that we have in our hands – mobile phones and apps that people use and enjoy today has a big potential in entrepreneurship. Foundations and strategies of creating a mobile application were also discussed as each element is important – from the photos, look, size, font choice and the overall content.

Ms. Hannah Chou discusses their mobile application Our City Love, an application for PWDs to know where to enjoy great food in Taiwan. They are also expanding here in the Philippines by partnering with local organizations.

Ms. Hannah Chou discusses their mobile application Our City Love, an application for PWDs to know where to enjoy great food in Taiwan. They are also expanding here in the Philippines by partnering with local organizations.

Hannah Chou, the creator of Our City Love from Taiwan which recently won in the Social Entrepreneurship Venture Day shared their team’s mobile application that was able to help PWDs to look for food hubs that cater to their needs and was able to inspire others to do the same.

Mr Jeffrey Char discussed the mechanics and requirements of the teams as they start their journey to the Regional and Barcelona Finals.

Mr Jeffrey Char discussed the mechanics and requirements of the teams as they start their journey to the Regional and Barcelona Finals.

The morning session ended with Jeffrey Char of J-Seed Ventures Inc.  He discussed the detailed mechanics of the Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge.

The afternoon session started as Filipino technopreneurs gathered in a panel as each shared their experiences from conceptualization, creating and launching their apps. The panel was composed of Yves Gonzalez, MMDA Traffic Navigator Application; Brian Cu, GrabTaxi Philippines; Kim Harold Sinang, GoManila!; Carlo Calimon, MobKard; Louis Michael Concepcion, Tanaw; and Earl Martin Valencia, IdeaSpace.

Lunch was packed with inspiring stories as panelist share their insights and stories as they make their own applications. From left to right- Loius Michael Concepcion, Tanaw, Kim Sinang, GoManila!, Brian Cu, Grab Taxi Philippines, Yves Gonzalez, MMDA Traffic Navigator; Carlo Calimon, MobKard.

Lunch was packed with inspiring stories as panelist share their insights and stories as they make their own applications. From left to right- Loius Michael Concepcion, Tanaw, Kim Sinang, GoManila!, Brian Cu, Grab Taxi Philippines, Yves Gonzalez, MMDA Traffic Navigator; Carlo Calimon, MobKard.

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The whole activity was wrapped by individual team mentorship sessions by Paris de L’etraz, Jeffrey Char and Conchita Galdon.

Individual Team Mentoring Session with Dr. Paris De L'etraz.

Individual Team Mentoring Session with Dr. Paris De L’etraz.

Individual Team Mentoring Session withMs. Conchita Galdon.

Individual Team Mentoring Session withMs. Conchita Galdon.

Individual Team Mentoring Session Jeff Char.

Individual Team Mentoring Session Jeff Char.

After the bootcamp, teams were challenged to submit their final requirements consisting of a PowerPoint presentation and a 2-minute video about their planned mobile application. Deadline is December 12, 2014. This is their start with their journey to the Regional Final in Singapore in February and to Barcelona in the world finals by March 2015.

Mr. Ricardo Torres from the Peace and Equity Foundation closes the day with words to instigate participants to get up and produce world class mobile applications.

Mr. Ricardo Torres from the Peace and Equity Foundation closes the day with words to instigate participants to get up and produce world class mobile applications.

Everyone who missed the bootcamp can still join by emailing their TEAM NAME, TEAM LEADER’S NAME, MOBILE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS and MOBILE APP IDEA at gonegosyo.youth@gmail.com. Interested teams are to form a group of 2-6 members aged 18-35 years old.

SEAMAC Philippines 2014 is mounted by the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship- Go Negosyo and Peace & Equity Foundation in cooperation with Applied Innovation Institute. The bootcamp was supported by the Department of Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office, Far Eastern University- Institute of Technology, Bo’s Coffee, Bar-B King, CityMall, and Philippine Franchise Association.

Go Negosyo Launches the Go Negosyo Building Enterprising Students for Tomorrow (BEST) Programme

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

True to its commitment of helping transform the Philippines into an entrepreneurial nation, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. also known as Go Negosyo launched the Go Negosyo Building Enterprising Students for Tomorrow (BEST) Programme last November 17 at the Manila Polo Club, Makati City as one of the highlights of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 Philippine Celebration.

Go Negosyo is taking youth mentorship to the next level through the Go Negosyo BEST. It is a mentoring program that aims to be an avenue for academically outstanding college junior and senior students (who may not necessarily be business majors or business-inclined) to expose them to thought leaders and industry practitioners through a one-year program, with quarterly activities that may include but may not be limited to meet-and-greet with heads of corporations, company tours and immersions and teambuilding and personal enrichment sessions.

The launch conference was attended by around 400 students coming from 50 schools all over the region. The student delegates were selected based on their academic standing and leadership involvements.

Highlights of the seven-hour programme included lightning talks and power forums:

Voices, the official chorale group of the Assumption College- San Lorenzo rendered their soulful version of You Raised Me Up and performed the National Anthem.

Assumption College- San Lorenzo Voices.

Assumption College- San Lorenzo Voices.

It was then followed by the welcome message from the Founding Trustee of Go Negosyo Mr Joey Concepcion.

Go Negosyo Founder, Mr, Joey Concepcion welcomes everyone to the BEST Programme Launch.

Go Negosyo Founder, Mr, Joey Concepcion welcomes everyone to the BEST Programme Launch.

After the warm welcome from the founder of Go Negosyo himself, The United Kingdom Ambassador to the Philippines, His Excellency Mr. Asif Ahmad delivered his speech for the BEST delegates.

The United Kingdom Ambassador to the Philippines, H.E. Ambassador Asif Ahmad  delivers the keynote message.

The United Kingdom Ambassador to the Philippines, H.E. Ambassador Asif Ahmad delivers the keynote message.

 

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The “crowd shot” has been a tradition in all the events of Go Negosyo. In the photo (L-R, front row): former CEO of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, Mr. Aurelio Montinola, world class Cebuano furniture designer Mr. Kenneth Cobonpue, Go Negosyo Founder, Mr. Joey Concepcion, British Ambassador Asif Ahmad, British Embassy Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Trevor Lewis and Go Negosyo Executive Director, Mr. Ramon Lopez

Mr. Anthony Pangilinan from the Master’s Lighthouse Foundation, also an institutional partner furthered what Go Negosyo BEST is all about.

Mr. Anthony Pangilinan from the Master’s Lighthouse Foundation.

Mr. Anthony Pangilinan from the Master’s Lighthouse Foundation.

After the preliminaries, the award-winning Cebuano furniture designer and manufacture, Mr. Kenneth Cobonpue talked about his journey how he started and how his masterpieces became globally known. He was then followed by the Season 1 Winner of The Apprentice Asia, Mr. Jonathan Yabut who talked about the value of grit to be successful.

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Season 1 Winner of The Apprentice Asia, Mr. Jonathan Yabut talks about the value of grit to be successful.

Season 1 Winner of The Apprentice Asia, Mr. Jonathan Yabut talks about the value of grit to be successful.

Three chief executive officers were invited to be part of the Keynote Forum. Mr. Aurelio Montinola, former CEO of the Bank of the Philippine Islands, Ms. Sandy Prieto- Romualdez, CEO of Philippine Daily Inquirer and Mr. Johnlu Koa, CEO of The French Baker.

The CEO Forum with Mr. Anthony Pangilinan as the moderator.

The CEO Forum with Mr. Anthony Pangilinan as the moderator.

Mr. Aurelio Montinola, former CEO of the Bank of the Philippine Islands.

Mr. Aurelio Montinola, former CEO of the Bank of the Philippine Islands.

Ms. Sandy Prieto- Romualdez, President & CEO of Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Ms. Sandy Prieto- Romualdez, President & CEO of Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Mr. Johnlu Koa, Founder & CEO of The French Baker, Inc.

Mr. Johnlu Koa, Founder & CEO of The French Baker, Inc.

The Keynote Forum was followed by the lightning talk of  prominent fashion designer Mr. Rajo Laurel of the House of Laurel.

Mr. Rajo Laurel talks about his passion for fashion and design.

Mr. Rajo Laurel talks about his passion for fashion and design.

For The Enterprising and Entrepreneurial Young Filipinos Forum, seven inspiring young individuals from different fields were invited: Mary Joy Abaquin of Multiple International Intelligence School, Joseph Calata of Calata Corporation, RJ David of Olx Philippines, Clang Garcia of Jeepney Tours and Ronald Pineda of Folded and Hung. They were also joined by Luis Gabriel Moreno, the first-ever Filipino Gold Medalist in any of the Olympics and award-winning filmmaker, Mikhail Red.

The Enterprising and Entrepreneurial Young Filipinos Forum. In the photo (L-R): Ms. Mary Joy Abaquin of Multiple International Intelligence School, Mr. Joseph Calata of Calata Corporation, Mr. RJ David of OLX Philippines, Ms. Clang Garcia of Jeepney Tours , Luis Gabriel Moreno, Gold medalist in the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, Mr. Ronald Pineda of Folded & Hung and award winning filmmaker Mikhail Red.

The Enterprising and Entrepreneurial Young Filipinos Forum. In the photo (L-R): Ms. Mary Joy Abaquin of Multiple International Intelligence School, Mr. Joseph Calata of Calata Corporation, Mr. RJ David of OLX Philippines, Ms. Clang Garcia of Jeepney Tours , Luis Gabriel Moreno, Gold medalist in the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, Mr. Ronald Pineda of Folded & Hung and award winning filmmaker Mikhail Red.

An inspirational talk was delivered by the hilarious and moving Bro. Michael Angelo Lobrin right before Mr. Ramon Lopez, Executive Director Go Negosyo discussed the framework of the Go Negosyo BEST Programme- TEACH (Talk, Expose, Activate, Coach and Honor).

Mr. Ramon Lopez, Go Negosyo Executive Director.

Mr. Ramon Lopez, Go Negosyo Executive Director.

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Check out more photos of the BEST Programme Launch in our official Facebook Page.

 

Go Negosyo Holds Mobile App Challenge Info Session at FEU Manila

Monday, October 13th, 2014

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To jumpstart the GoNegosyo Southeast Asia Mobile Application Challenge 2014 (GNSEAMAC), a Technoprenuership Conference and Information Session was held in partnership with Far Eastern University Manila last October 9, 2014.

The event was graced by three young technopreneurs, namely Gian Javelona, CEO of OrangeApps Inc., Brian Cu, co-founder of GrabTaxi Philippines and Vince Golangco, founder of WheninManila.com. The info session gave the students, professors and aspiring entrepreneurs in attendance the opportunity to learn the basics of technology with the use of mobile applications and of the web. Students were inspired by the stories of these technopreneurs which gave solutions, insights and entertainment to the readers and end users. The event gathered 200 participants from different schools and organizations all over the metro who are interested in using technology to make a difference.

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Gian Javelona, CEO of OrangeApps Inc

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Brian Cu, co-founder of GrabTaxi Philippines

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Vince Golangco, founder of WheninManila.com.

The event was made possible with the support of FEU Manila through its Office of Student Development and partner students organizations: Tamaraw Volunteers, Institute of Arts and Sciences Student Council and Organization of Junior Finance Executives.

The GoNegosyo South East Asia Mobile Application Challenge 2014 is open for techies and non-techies alike from ages 18-35 years old. GNSEMAC accepts creative concepts that will solve a social problem of our country and of the world. To join, a group must be formed with at least two members up to six with at least one (1) Filipino citizen.

Deadline for app concept submission is on October 30, 2014. The winners of the Philippine Finals will be given a cash prize and will be brought to Singapore to compete with the rest of South East Asia and get a chance to go to Barcelona, Spain for the Mobile World Council on March 2015.

To register, log on to www.gonegosyo.net/appchallenge. For more details visit www.gonegosyo.net, or email us at gonegosyomobileapp@gmail.com. GoNegosyo South East Asia Mobile Application Challenge 2014 is brought to you by the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Applied Innovation Institute and Peace and Equity Foundation.

For more photos, visit our official Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152819013839516.1073741920.75665129515&type=3

 

Go Negosyo Building Enterprising Students for Tomorrow (BEST) Programme

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Go Negosyo to launch the GO NEGOSYO BUILDING ENTERPRISING STUDENTS FOR TOMORROW (BEST) Programme

Taking off from the overwhelming success of the youth entrepreneurship and other sectoral summits that GoNegosyo has been organizing since 2005 for free for thousands of students all over the Philippines, we take the mentorship to our young people to the next level!

The GoNegosyo Building Enterprising Students for Tomorrow (BEST) Programme shall be GoNegosyo’s mentoring programme for select college students in the country. Around 1,000 junior and senior students will be invited to be part of the select pool.

For the pilot, colleges and universities are asked to nominate 10 student delegates. GoNegosyo BEST aims to serve as an avenue for academically outstanding college junior and senior students (who may not necessarily be business majors or business-inclined) to expose them to a very good pool of Filipino entrepreneurs and industry leaders and practitioners, and inspire and teach them to be enterprising and entrepreneurial. It is a one-year program, with quarterly activities that may include but may not be limited to meet-and-greet with heads of corporations, company tours and immersions and teambuilding and personal enrichment sessions.

The launch of GoNegosyo BEST shall be conducted as one of the major highlights of the Global Entrepreneurship Week Celebration in the Philippines. This will be on the November 17 at the Manila Polo Club in McKinley Road, Makati City. A seven-hour programme is being prepared to include powertalks and keynote forums.

 

WHO CAN BE NOMINATED AS DELEGATES? [Student Qualifications]

 

  • Select colleges and universities will be asked to nominate ten of their outstanding students: breakdown to be five (5) juniors and five (5) seniors.
  • The students should ideally come from different courses.
  • The students should be a recognized leader in his/her school or community. He/she should have a leadership position either inside or outside the school. Previous leadership positions are also honored.
  • The student delegation will be asked to fill up the GoNegosyo BEST Delegates Form. Submission should be coursed through the school’s Office of Student Affairs or Office of the President as the official endorsing bodies.
  • As part of the delegates form, the students will be asked to answer three (3) questions:

1. What do you look forward to learning from the Assembly?

2. Who is your model entrepreneur and why?

3. What for you is entrepreneurship?

 

HOW TO REGISTER:

The event is for FREE but since the slots are limited, we encourage you to confirm immediately by sending us the confirmation slip and delegate’s form (to be accomplished by each participant) at gonegosyo.best@gmail.com on or before October 31, 2014. Go Negosyo will announce through an official communication to eb sent to all nominating institutions the final list of the QUALIFYING DELEGATES. It will be likewise be posted in the Go Negosyo website (www.gonegosyo.net) and official Facebook page (Go Negosyo Official)

*You may download the softcopy of the Confirmation Slip and Delegate’s Form from www.gonegosyo.net/GNBEST2014 or you may also request for a copy from the PCE Secretariat through (02) 637.9229/ (02) 638. 9168/ (02 634.4060 or gonegosyo.best@gmail.com

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

For further information, you may get in touch with Gianina Napo, our Programs Development Officer through (02) 637.9229/ (02) 638. 9168/ (02) 634.4060 loc 7106 or gonegosyo.best@gmail.com 

 

DOWNLOADABLES:

GoNegosyo BEST Delegates Form GoNegosyo BEST Delegate’s Form

GoNegosyo BEST Official Confirmation Slip GoNegosyo BEST Confirmation Slip v1

GoNegosyo BEST Programme Primer Working Primer v5

GoNegosyo BEST Working Programme GoNegosyo BEST Programme v4 (Website)

GoNegosyo BEST Official Invitation OFFICIAL INVITATION FOR SCHOOLS

GoNegosyo BEST Confirmed Schools CONFIRMED SCHOOLS (03 NOV)

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For Mr. Joey Concepcion’s column article about Go Negosyo BEST, read http://www.gonegosyo.net/blog/?p=5595