The #iStartPH Startups Festival is a showcase of the fast growing startup scene in the Philippines. It aims to promote at 20 startups that have products and services that promote inclusive innovation: promoting citizen engagement in governance, improving city operations, strengthening local business sectors, and advancing green technology. It targets potential clients, investors, press, and partners, and aims to connect them to the greater public. Ultimately, this festival is a venue to introduce everyone to the world of startups, encouraging more innovators to join the movement—all in the pursuit of expanding and invigorating its frontiers—creating a freer market and a more robust and inclusive economic growth.

This whole day event has two main elements: the Startups Marketplace and the Startups Park.

The Startups Marketplace is the centerpiece of the Startups Festival MNL. Located at the BHS Amphitheater, 20 startup booths will be able to launch and present their products and services to the public. Each booth features their products/services through interactive activities that the public can engage with.

The Startups Park is another venue for socials and networking. This portion is envisioned to be set up at the center of the amphitheater, with picnic tables and chairs, stage and screen, where inspiring keynotes, live bands and outdoor film night will be held. Food stalls will also be set up to make the event more festive.



Startups Exhibition


24 September 2016, Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm


Bonifacio High Street Central Amphitheater


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