July 16, 2019
The team behind Encephalon, Holy Angel University's Technology Business Incubator (TBI) partake in the Ignite Conference 2019 held on July 23-25 at Shangri-la, Makati. Among the several incubate applicants, Pure-niture, an incubatee of Encephalon HAU-TBI, was selected to be one of the few startups sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD).
Ignite is the premier innovation conference by TechShake and dentsu X in collaboration with BrainSparks to support and connect the vibrant and flourishing startup ecosystem in the Philippines to the world. It envisions to bridge the gap and create global opportunities for the Philippine Startup Industry. Over 2,000 participants, 80+ local and international speakers from over 14 countries all over the world joined the conference. Networking and Business Matching was the primary target of Pure-niture and Encephalon during the conference.
During the Pre-Ignite Conference, Samuel Jeanblanc of Google shared their company's journey and best practices to the DOST TBI startups. It was followed by mentoring session organized by TechShake, in partnership with Google, Amazon Web Service and Seedstars.
Ignite 2019 was attended by Encephalon’s TBI Manager, Engr. Melani B. Caberera, Project Developer, Engr. Kimberly Hazel D. Serrano and Associate Project Developer, Engr. Calvin Karl R. Garganta.
Simultaneous with the conference, other Encephalon representatives attended the 63rd General Membership Meeting of the Pampanga Chamber of Commerce on June 25 at the Laus Group Event Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. Together with the team were the university’s Graduate School program coordinators and officers. Network, Collaboration and Partnership with industries in Pampanga and whole Central Luzon is the objective of the team. Representatives from the TBI Team were TSO Officer Engr. Gina S. Tumang and Encephalon’s Marketing and Information Officer, Engr. Giselle Y. Ayson.