Why are geeks going to Palawan?

'Geeks on a Beach' 5 on Aug. 24-25
"We have something cool to reveal to you today. The most laid back tech Startup conference in the world will take place in the most beautiful island in the world," says Tina Amper in an email blast to her list from the previous Geeks on a Beach in Panglao, Bohol.

This time, she announced, GOAB 5 will happen in Palawan this August 24-25, 2017.

No fine details yet.

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When 500 geeks meet in Boracay, they …

Party, do selfies, map the Philippine Startup future
What happens when nearly 500 geeks meet in Boracay? A lot!

Expect the tech reporters, columnists, and bloggers to have submitted for publication or posted already their take of the Geeks on a Beach conference last August 20 and 21, 2015 in Boracay. The social media-savvy participants already posted thousands of photos in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

We were there with the PRworks team, being part of TechTalks.ph headed by Ms.

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‘See you in Boracay’ in 3rd Geeks on a Beach

Witness the GOAB 3 launch of the Philippine startup road map
Silicon Valley startup guru Dave McClure has urged geeks here and abroad to attend the third Geeks on a Beach on Aug. 20-21, 2015 in world's best beach destination in a country primed to become the next startup destination.

“See you in Boracay!” said McClure, the founder and president of 500 Startups.

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Drawing up startup, e-commerce roadmaps

3 strategic Philippine developments
"THREE developments are unfolding in the e-commerce and start-up fronts in the Philippines," I wrote in my column in Sun.Star Cebu last July 6, 2015.

While the column briefly outlined my comments on these developments, I decided to post here copies of the pertinent documents for you to browse and analyze. Then I really urge you to post your comments and articulate your thoughts below.

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Kickstart, Echelon promote Asia’s tech startup community

Echelon 2014 comes to the Philippines again, and Kickstart Ventures, Inc. reprises its sponsorship role, throwing its support behind Asia’s largest tech conference and the cornerstone of the region’s startup community.

“By helping startups get onto the Echelon main stage in Singapore, Kickstart will be giving startups a chance to get the attention of decision makers in the international technology industry.

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Leverage opportunities of ASEAN 2015

Challenge for startup community in PH
Update: Launch of Philippine startup roadmap set on Geeks on a Beach 2015
Filipino tech-entrepreneurs who are serious about becoming global startup champions should now be strategically leveraging the opportunities presented by being part of an ASEAN market of some 617 million people and a combined GDP of US $2.1 trillion.

Being extremely busy running companies, focusing on our latest app project, and balancing these with family life are no excuses for ignoring sweeping changes of the economic terrain. A common market of ten countries -- the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei

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Geeks from PH, abroad arriving in Boracay

[caption id="attachment_3486" align="alignleft" width="490"] Cebu blogger, FB group admin, broadcast personality, heritage advocate, and tour guide Ka Bino Guerrero arrives early in Boracay as part of the GOAB advance party of PRworks.[/caption]
All systems go for `Geeks On A Beach’
Technology buffs and start-up developers are now arriving in Boracay for the “Geeks On A Beach” (GOAB) tech and startup conference on Sept.

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Think Philippines: Your Gateway to ASEAN

2017 augurs well for PH in ASEAN


Investing in the ASEAN Economic Community, a vast market of some 700 million people?

Of course, this is not an ordinary challenge . The ASEAN region composed of 10 diverse countries - namely the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand - with distinct economies, political systems, and cultures.

However, we in PRworks contend. Consider entering ASEAN through the Philippines.
Duterte
One, President Rodrigo Duterte is the 2017 chairman of ASEAN.

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