The Manila Tech Convention 2017, or TECHtonicPH, was successfully held last July 29 & 30 at the SMX Convention Center.
The TECHtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017, with the theme “Culture for the Future “, was opened by PMCM Events CEO and TECHtonic PH event director Mys Sandico, Senator Bam Aquino (also the keynote speaker), DTI Usec Nova Terrado, Nicole Paterno of 1000 Angels, Ace Gapuz of Blogapalooza, and Francis Simisim of OPVC. It as a well-attended opening day with hundreds of guests and participants joining the expo.
TECHtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017 is an expo featuring the best startups and tech innovations. Here, startups, established companies, investors, venture capital groups, government representatives, and tech enthusiasts came together to share knowledge and explore on new ways to make their products/services better and more sustainable through technology.
The two-day event highlighted startups and their potential in this fast-paced and technology-driven environment. We all know that not all startups have enough funds to pursue with their ideas. This happens even to the ones which could be a possible game changer. TECHtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017 addressed this problem though exposing the startups’ ideas to the public. The TOP 10 StartUP Arena Final Round Pitching Competition was held where they had to pitch in their ideas to a panel of investors. The pitching concluded with ServeHappy Jobs, a niche online job board, winning as champion.
TECHtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017 gave startups an opportunity to showcase their ideas to investors to help them in their progress and expansion. On the other hand, companies and guests who attended were able to generate leads and connections for potential partnerships. It was a win-win situation where startups, guests, companies, and investors learned from each other’s cultures.
Startups who attended the event were 1TAP, ChatBotPh, Evapolar, Fetch, GoMoto, ImagineAR, JambaPay, Kanguru, Markedshot, Paynamics, Pillow & Space, Successmall.biz, Trip Club, uHoo, and a lot more. Exhibitors include Aquabest, House of Manila, Loudbasstard, Mediacast, Mega Cellular Network, Snippet Media, Transportify, and many more.