The second staging of IGNITE, the premier innovation conference that aims to create local and global opportunities for the young and flourishing startup community will take place on July 16-17, 2018 at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila.
IGNITE 2018 is organized by TechShake and Dentsu X in collaboration with Brainsparks. It is a two-day event that features world-class keynote speakers and business matching opportunities to collaborate with exciting innovators and established institutions.
The international conference will gather around 1000 multi-stakeholders including startup founders, corporations, international and local investors, as well as important key players in the government, accelerators, and incubators. It will feature activities such as breakout sessions, panel discussions, and business matching. An exhibit area will also feature established corporations, startups and innovators.
Attending this year’s summit are leading investors and companies such as TenX, KK Fund, Fenox Venture Capital, Dentsu Ventures, Golden Gate Ventures, Google Philippines, Amazon Web Services, CNTTECH, Unilever Foundry, Quad X, and many more.
Last year’s conference gathered more than 600 participants and several participating startups were able to close deals and investments post event.
This year, the organizers decided to make IGNITE 2018 even bigger. They invited more than 60+ speakers with most flying in from UK, India, China, Singapore, Japan, Korea and other countries in the region. The conference features some very exciting names like Paul Papadimitriou of Intelligence, Cindy Wang of Uxin Group, and Paul Warrunthorn Kittiwongsunthorn of TenX. IGNITE will also be the venue for the largest curated Business Matching activity between Startups and Corporates as well as Startups and Investors.
This event is made possible with the support of our sponsors: Dentsu Ventures, IE School of Human Sciences & Technology, The Unilever Foundry, Unilever, ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN News Channel. Together with Quad X, KickStart, PouchNation, Brainsparks, Insular Life, and PLDT Enterprise.
The event’s audience is for startups, investors, corporates, or anyone else who is interested in trends and activities in innovation. If interested, you may register and purchase your event pass at https://www.ignite.ph.