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Impact2050: Future-Proof Today – The Program

The World is Changing. Join the Transition Team!

Impact Hub Manila, as part of the largest network of entrepreneurs and change-makers in the world, is bringing you the first-ever Impact2050: Future-Proof Today – Impact Hackathon happening on 30-31 October 2019 at the Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines.

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In line with Impact Hub Manila’s National Vision on accommodating 1,000 startups in the country, the initiative helps boost the growth of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Philippines.

Let’s Talk. Let’s Collaborate. Let’s Make Impact Happen.

What is Impact 2050?

Impact2050 is a multi-year program designed to equip, enable, and empower innovative digital solutions. Believing that a connected society is crucial in today’s dynamic business landscape, Impact Hub Manila is hoping to collaborate with like-minded stakeholders in the joint interest of growing the startup community in Asia and the Pacific.

Started off with Elevate National Roadshow, Impact Hub visited 7 cluster cities nationwide. Elevate Roadshow aims to assist the startup and ICT community, equip the participants, convene stakeholders, concretize partnerships and create replicable frameworks.

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The Elevate National Roadshow did not fail to achieve their plans as they were able to provide output including Bootcamp training, capacity- building workshop, reached 100-200 participants per city, and The Philippines Research on Innovation and Startup Mapping (PRISM) will be officially conducted.

After the success of Elevate National Roadshow, Impact Hub Manila is again conducting a program to create an impact and create sustainable and innovative solutions through the Impact Hackathon.

What is Hackathon?

A HACKATHON is a coding marathon aimed to create a prototype form a seemingly impossible problem to solve to a minimum viable product, ultimately create a viable and sustainable business.

The Impact Hackathon is the official attempt to break the Guinness World Record on the most number of participants in one venue.

  • 10,000+ Participants
  • 2,000+ Teams
  • 2,000+ Ideas
  • 2,000+ Potential Startups
  • Over 800 mentors, judges and volunteers
  • Over 50 national winners
  • 15 to 25 cities in the Philippines
  • 10 MILLION Pesos worth of Prizes

How Reverse Hackathon works

PROBLEMS will be identified by partners and will be posed for innovators to hack. Winning ideas will be awarded year-long support in cash grants and incubation.

Problem: Digitize Coastal Communities

Innovator Opportunity: A team (composed of 5 people) will create a viable tech solution.

Partner: Incubates the idea and supports its scaling through the incubation program through Impact Hub Manila’s program.

Here are the VERTICALS for the Impact Hackathon:

  • Climate Change (Water, Sustainable Energy Solutions, Waste, Sustainable Tourism, etc)
  • Education
  • Food & Culture
  • Health and Wellness
  • Smart Cities (Includes IoT, Mobility/Transportation, Media)

What Happens After #ImpactHackathon

Incubate

Impact Hub Manila’s program is focused on helping purpose-driven entrepreneurs start and scale their ideas.

The Program

The 12-month long training is designed to provide support through blended learning which includes online and face-to-face training: project-based learning and entrepreneurial coaching.

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What are you waiting for? Join us in creating Impact and breaking the world’s Guinness Record!

For inquiries, contact us @+639984347407

Or email [email protected]

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