Cebu-based non-profit tech organization TechTalks.ph brings Microsoft Philippines in Dumaguete for a first-ever Startup Cloud Camp this coming May 23, 2015 at Foundation University. TechTalks.ph, a non-profit organization for technology, business, and startup enthusiasts, is partnering with Microsoft Philippines to offer “Startup Cloud Camps” in various cities of the Philippines.Powered by Microsoft and co-organized by TechTalks.ph, ICT Association of Dumaguete and Negros Oriental and DuTCom, this one-day workshop is free and open to the public. It is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs, startup founders, academe (professors, students) and those interested in starting their own technology-based businesses or “startups.” Entrepreneurs and other members of the business sector who want to use technology to enhance their businesses are also invited to join. The first event was held last April 11 in Batangas which was co-organized with startup hub Brainsparks.ph. Last May 7 and 9, camps were already held in Bohol and Cebu respectively.
After Dumaguete, TechTalks.ph will camp next to General Santos City on May 30 and Iloilo City on June 6.
“TechTalks.ph partners with local universities and other citywide organizations to hold the events as part of our farm-to-market-highway strategy. We aim to have long-lasting partnerships with local stakeholders and bridge the provinces to resources from the national and international levels. For example, a promising entrepreneur from the province with access to tech resources can help sell his products to the suitable market,” said Tina Amper, TechTalks.ph founder.
For those interested, join the mailing list at www.TechTalks.ph to be informed of event details. At this Startup Camp, the participants will learn about tech startups or Innovation-Driven enterprises (IDE); and ways that one can start their own business. For entrepreneurs and those working in existing businesses, they will hear about ways to enhance their business with technology tools. The attendees will also learn about building websites, mobile applications, and enterprise-class applications using Microsoft products. There will be an information overview of Microsoft BizSpark program which provides technology, support, visibility, and community to qualified, promising startups and entrepreneurs—all at no charge. For software developers and tech startup founders, they will hear about the new Microsoft Azure features and services. Azure is Microsoft’scloud platform: a growing collection of integrated services: compute, storage, data, networking, and app—that help companies move faster, do more, and save money. Interested participants are advised that these basic concepts will be explained during the workshop. We welcome all to join this learning event.
TechTalks.ph is a non-profit, independent community of business, technology, and startup enthusiasts. Members meet to share ideas, learn new skills, and discover growing opportunities in the field of technology. TechTalks.ph is organizer to various tech and entrepreneurship events such as Startup Weekend and international tech confab Geeks On A Beach (GOAB).