TECHtonic 2017: Manila Tech Convention will unite local and international tech entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and private corporations on July 29 – 30, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City from 10:00am 6:00pm.
The theme of the event is “Culture for the Future” that aims to mirror large tech and innovation startup conferences in neighboring countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and Hongkong , where several young entrepreneurs are becoming more and more active in putting up startup ventures in the many different fields of technology. Tech subfields like “fintech” (finance technology), “health tech” (health technology), “adtech” (advertising technology), and “edutech” (education technology) have been floating buzz words over the recent years in this space. A good number of entrepreneurs are solving many the world’s current problems through these breakthrough technologies.
Access to capital and resources needed to accelerate business growth have always been abundant, but there are not enough avenues through which founders, investors, and related groups can connect and network . Positioned to be the Philippines’ largest event targeting the country’s emerging startup scene, TECHtonic provides just that – an event that not only highlights new technologies and innovative products, but also allows for interactions that facilitate the flow of business deals.
Startup entrepreneurs shall be given a chance to battle it out with other startups in a pitching competition called “Startup Arena” where they get to pitch their pioneering business ideas to a prudently nominated panel investors. Startups who will emerge victorious shall be given equity-free prize money and the opportunity to be mentored by seasoned tech entrepreneurs as they work to grow their business.
Confirmed sponsors and exhibitors as of writing compromise of the following companies: Promate, Eastern Communications, House of Manila, Belmont & Winford Hotels, Telnovo, DMAIPH, Aquabest, Fly Ace Corporation, Allocacoc, Mediacast, Citi, Argon Animation Inc, Mega Cellular Network, Vuewin, Transportify, eGrub.net, Evapolar, Loudbasstard, Centrex, YouthHack, Conference.PH, Dotweblabs, U2TV Medic, HERTZ, Snippet Media and powered by PLDT Home with Hotel Partners Belmont, Winford, Hotel 101, Microtel, Privato and Heroes Hotel.