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startups, code, & random geekery: Your accelerator program just ended and you've run out of cash...



I’m the program director for a Manila based startup accelerator program called Launchgarage which is jointly run by Proudcloud and Kickstart Ventures.

Most accelerator programs have varying durations of 3 to 12 months. Ours is a 5-month program with the Launchgarage pioneer class…

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Foundation 31 // Evan Williams

Evan Williams talks candidly about his experiences building Blogger, Twitter, and his latest project, Medium.

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Foundation 25 // Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh about entrepreneurship, fostering corporate culture, and his latest project.

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Accelerator Watch: Mozzilla’s WebFWD

WebFWD is Mozilla’s three-month business creation program for startups around the world. The program consists of weekly training sessions & exercises, office hours with industry experts, ongoing coaching and guidance from the world’s best technologists. Upon graduating, teams can qualify for follow-on funding from Mozilla.

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Would have loved to see ideas like this at SICamp Manila Open House

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Founders & importance of friends

These are not advisors. These are not people who are your mentors. They are just friends. Friends, who are pretty much like you. They too have started companies. Friends who are smarter than you. Friends who have failed before. Friends who have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. And friends who have been successful, but have not let success change them.

Thanks to @ngodee for this.

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Roofcamp #16 is a go!

Come to Roofcamp on Thursday, September 27, 2012 to warm up for Startup Weekend Manila. We’ll be at CO.LAB Pasig in the Kapitolyo area.

We’ll have two speakers for the night starting off with Jay Fajardo introducing Social Innovation Camp.

After a break, we’ll follow Jay with SFO startup veteran and UX guru Nam Le talks about the importance of UX in any web startup venture.

You cant miss this one so register at roofcamp16.eventbrite.com

As usual there’s no charge and the  beer is marvelously free! 

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