Saturday, November 19, 2005

Workshop 3: Creating A Winning Business Plan

Francisco "Jay" Bernardo III, AIM Professor, and multi-awarded Entrepreneurship guru, this morning taught the teams what judges expect to see in an outstanding business plan. His audience included teachers from the various universities and some senior students from FU's College of Business, Economics and Accountancy.

Towards the end of his talk, and while discussing the oral presentations, Jay offered a P10,000 prize for The Best Elevator Pitch during the Finals. This award will be open to all the semi-finalists.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Workshop 2: Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting

Doram Dumalagan, lawyer and founding partner of Dumalagan, Sechico & Associates, CPAs, as well as the Chairman of the Accountancy Department of Foundation University's College of Business, Economics and Accountancy, at his workshop this morning on "Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting".

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Workshop 1: Marketing Technology Ideas

Federico "Dickie" Gonzales, Executive Director of the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship - one of the sponsors of the ONIA - and President of the Philippine Emerging Startups Open, at Foundation University's IT Center during his "Marketing Technology Ideas" Workshop this morning.

All the semi-finalist teams were represented, and some even brought their mentors and teachers along. A copy of Dickie's presentation will be available for download at the Workshops page of the Innovation Awards site soon.