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It aims to create an environment where members of different sectors (e.g., academe, industry, government) and from different disciplines (e.g., scientists, engineers, business analysts) can cooperate to develop technological innovations which can be deployed to solve real problems. The TBI provides both office space and services, where technology based start-ups can be nurtured and given the knowledge and skills to succeed.

The Islands Group Inc.

The Islands Group is all about making travel in the Philippines an unforgettable experience. Plain and simple passion for service, understanding what the market needs, and drive to deliver great value have shaped the Islands Group into the multi-awarded brand it is today

Philippine Software Industry Association


Lenddo is the world’s first online platform that helps the emerging middle class use their social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services.

National IT Confederation of the Philippines


3AG Business Solutions Inc. specializes in software development and business intelligence using Microsoft Platforms and Technologies. 3AG Business Solutions is a subsidiary company of 3AG Systems Inc., a Microsoft Vendor and Partner that has been building applications and business intelligence and reporting tools used internally from within Microsoft's Corporate office in Redmond.


The Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology or CEDF-IT is a consortium of industry, academe, government and NGO's that seeks to increase the quantity and improve the quality of professionals in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and IT-Enabled Services Industry.



Jun 7
  • Check-in starts. pick up badges
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Jun 8
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Jun 9
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Go to the afterparty, celebrate and network

Jean Patrick Bisson

ClickingLabs   |   LinkedIn

A Canadian serial entrepreneur from a very young age. JP started a landscaping company called ShortCut services at age 17 with his childhood friend Francois Perreault and grew the business over several summers. After several other ventures JP and his two partners Diana Quartin and Jonathan Kennedy started ClickingLabs as a way to help small online businesses overcome the difficult hurdles of getting visitors and converting them into customers.

His focus is to revolutionize traditional online services such as SEO, Social Media marketing and conversion optimization.

In his own words "We continuously turn business models upside down and make it a no-brainer for our customers to engage with us!".

ClickingLabs currently employs 35 people and is hiring new people every week.

In 2011, alongside his friend Harm Rietjens (founder of Caresharing), JP started the Cebu Ball Hockey League.

JP enjoys playing chess and speaks 5 languages.

Rhett Jones

Synacy   |   LinkedIn

Rhett Jones is the CEO of Synacy a software development company catered to building products and supporting business services to client companies. Its business core is to provide technology and services to multinational companies within its own management group. The management has been working on successful businesses from Australia and other countries for almost ten years.

Bunny Pages

Moon Café & Thirsty   |  

Former Chairman & CEO, Pages Holdings Inc (Moon Cafe, Thirsty Juices and Shakes, Lantaw Native Restaurant, BRIGHT Academy, Playhouse Children's Center, My Playroom, The Outpost Resto-Bar, Guitar World) at moon cafe

Calen Martin Legaspi

CEO Orange and Bronze Software Labs   |   LinkedIn

Calen Martin Legaspi is a software architect and entrepreneur. Co-founder and the CEO of Orange and Bronze Software Labs.

Calen is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for the J2EE platform, Certified Web Component Developer and a Certified Java Programmer. He co-founded PinoyJUG or the Association of Philippine Java Developers and serves as the Technology Director and head of Technology Council of the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA).


Wilson Ng

Founder of NG KHAI   |   LinkedIn

Wilson Ng is the Executive Producer / Keyboards at Asian Troubadours Band
Managing Director at Npax Corporation
President at Esprint Software
Managing Director at Accountmate Philippines
President and CEO at Ng Khai Development Corporation.

Ruben Licera

Founder of RLCOMM International   |  

Ruben is a certified inbound marketing educator and professional, certified SEO Expert (from, a professional blogger and a Social Media Marketing Consultant.

Ruben is also the founder and Managing Director of RLCOMM INTERNATIONAL ( - a boutique internet marketing solutions company based in Cebu with more than a dozen of clients currently serving from United States, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.

As vice president of Cebu Bloggers Society, he was the Chairman of the recently concluded Visayas Blogging Summit 2011 ( He also serves as one of's mentors.

You can follow him at

Bert Azura Padilla

Founder of TekWorx   |   LinkedIn

Bert Azura Padilla worked for more than six (6) years of offline jobs for tech companies like Lexmark International Philippines, Inc. and Teradyne Philippines, Ltd. He then became Chairman of Networks and Linkages of Cebu Bloggers Society, Inc., Founding Editor of Cebu Tech Blogger, Brand Ambassador of Globe Telecom and at the same time Co-Founder of a PPC management and search engine marketing agency based in Cebu, TekWorx Mobile and Web Services.

Kahlil Corazo

SWNext Facilitator - Customer Validation   |   LinkedIn

Produced the winning team for the Asia/Australia region in the 2012 Google Online Marketing Challenge, Project Management Professional, Instructor of Internet Sales and marketing at University of Asia and the Pacific

Fleire Castro

Founder / CEO of Third Team Media   |   LinkedIn

Fleire is the the founder and proprietor of Third Team Media.
She directs marketing strategy, business process development and client relations with five years experience in helping out brands with their digital marketing.
Fleire was most recently given the Inbound Marketing Educator certification from Hubspot, the market leader in inbound marketing solutions.
She is also a Certified Inbound Marketing Professional and a Certified Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur, a program from Ateneo de Manila and DigitalFilipino Club.

Elmar John Valmores

Consultant - Zoomstra Inc   |   LinkedIn

Currently working as a Web Development Services consultant for Zoomstra.

Specializing in Ruby/Ruby on Rails applications. Have worked with PHP, SaaS/PaaS related technology, and different web services (Amazon, Paypal, Braintree, etc.).

Kenneth Ruelan

User Experience Designer - Caresharing   |   LinkedIn

He has various interests, probably more than is healthy.

Right now, he works in user interface and user experience design. Like design in general. He retains his love for architecture, a course of study and didn't pursue when his love for graphic design made him decide to work for an ad agency. 10+ years later, He is still in the design game, solving problems, working with great people, and constantly learning (and re-learning).

Jerome Locson

Founder of   |   LinkedIn


Specialties: Project Management,Java, PHP, MYSQL, CSS, Android Development, Web Development, Rich Content Web Design, Open Source, E-Commerce, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Content Magament System (CMS), Technical Trainings

Pia Angeli Bernal

Manager of Social Enterprise Investments   |   LinkedIn

Pia joined Kickstart Ventures in September 2012 as its manager for social enterprise investments.

Before Kickstart, Pia was with Globe Telecom for six years managing corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs in education and social protection services that harnessed telco core competencies (mobile and broadband technologies, m-commerce and VAS solutions) to achieve operational efficiencies and scale. Her work on the use of ICT in public schools and working with local and international non-profit organisations and key government agencies for the delivery of social protection services have resulted to user behaviour insights and managing multi-stakeholder expectations in the use of ICT-based solutions.

Pia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies from the University of the Philippines in Manila. She has received recognitions and awards from Globe Telecom, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC/Philippines), Public Relations Society of the Philippines, and the American Chamber CSR Excellence Awards.

Michael Raymond Martinez

President & CEO, 3AG Business solutions Inc. (Cebu) Partner & Co-founder, 3AG Systems Inc. (Vancouver)   |   LinkedIn

3AG Business Solutions Incorporated is a Cebu based BI (Business Intelligence) and Software Development firm catering to various industries in the Philippines and helping them understand the importance of business intelligence, technology, and data analysis towards their business. Providing organizations software solutions to better manage their business through complex data consolidation, reporting, and visualization.

3AG Systems Incorporated is boutique consulting firm that specialized in $12.2 billion dollars Business Intelligence Industry (Gartner 2012) with areas of expertise in Analysis and Information Delivery. Some examples of current and past solutions are for International Olympic committee (2010 Winter Olympics), various departments of Business Intelligence Visionary Leader (Microsoft), various departments of worldwide leader in Quality of Life Services (Sodexo), best provider of real estate data and analytics tools in Canada (Landcor Data), top think tank in Canada (Fraser Institute), and global leader in media measurement (Nielsen Media).

Software Developer - Entrepreneur - Tech Geek - Golf Nut

Clarisa P. Briones-Bernal

Founder and CEO of   |   LinkedIn

An entrepreneur by heart, Clarisa is the founder and CEO of She is also the founder and CEO of ABC Transcriptions. She loves to build businesses and has built a reputation of being obsessive compulsive on analysing business systems and their effectiveness. She has a passion and drive for excellence that made her one of the sought after Advertising and Public Relation consultants in Cebu. She is also a speaker in various speaking engagements like Blog Camp Cebu and Tourism Events. She is a regular guest every Friday mornings at Cebu's number one radio station Monster BT 105.9 where she talks about the great deals in the site, tips on online security and trends on technology. is a group buying site that is proud to be 100% Cebuano made. Reputed to have one of the best customer service sites, strives to deliver great deals for a more affordable price.

Clarisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Tourism from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She loves to travel and has been traversing through Europe, Asia and America. Plays piano and violin since she was 5 and named her son Wolfgang from her favourite composer Mozart. On weekends she scuba dives with husband and collects photos of nudibranchs. Clarisa is also a professional blogger and has contributed to the blog site of

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