Ignite 2019: The Philippines’ Premier Innovation Conference

Innovating Asia: Shaping The World

With over 50 international speakers and 1,500 expected audience members, this is the biggest event by the Ignite team yet.


A celebration of ideas that integrates the power of established corporations and international investors with the promise of exciting innovations across Asia Pacific Region.

Ignite 2019 is a two-day event that features world-class keynote speakers, the WILDFIRE pitch competition, and the biggest business matching. It will be an avenue for endless opportunities to collaborate with exciting innovators and established institutions.


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“If every country in South-East Asia has a signature startup conference then Ignite represents the Philippines!”

Navin Danapal
SEA Director of Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX)

Meet the Speakers

Over 50 world-class speakers dedicated to helping you and your business grow.



Drew Calin

CEO
Greenhouse

Jeremy Rolleston

CEO
Active8me Pte Ltd

Naga Tan

Co-Founder
Bukas.ph | Dana Cita

James Tan

Managing Partner
Quest Ventures

Alexander Hamilton

Co-Founder & CEO APAC
Vobling

Hanno Stegmann

Director & Head of SG Office
BCG Digital Ventures

Enrique Gonzalez

CEO
Active8me Pte Ltd

Robert W. van Zwieten

CEO & Founder
The Serendra Group LLC

Amarit Charoenphan

CEO & Founder
HUBBA & Techsauce

Koichi Saito

Founder & General Partner
KK Fund

Ryu Hirota

Principal
Spiral Ventures Pte. Ltd.

Neel Chowdhury

CEO & Editor-in-chief
Sycamore Media Holdings

The Agenda



Day 1 : Conference
Wed, June 24, 2019


08:00 - 09:30 AM
Registration
09:30 - 12:00 PM
Keynote Speakers
12:00 - 01:30 PM
Networking Lunch
01:00 - 05:30 PM
Breakout Session
05:30 - 05:45 PM
Closing Remarks
06:00 - 09:00 PM
After Party

Day 2 : Business Matching
Thurs, June 25, 2019


08:00 - 09:30 AM
Registration
09:30 - 11:00 AM
Pitch Competition
11:00 - 12:30 PM
Reverse Pitch
12:30 - 01:30 PM
Networking Lunch
01:00 - 05:30 PM
Business Matching
05:30 - 05:45 PM
Closing Remarks

Pitch Competition





Presented by:



$10,000.00

Compete for Equity Free Cash Prize

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April 22 to May 4, 2019
Application Period
Call for Startups
May 24 to June 17, 2019
Pre-Selection
Announcement of Selected Startups
June 25, 2019
Pitch Competition


Business Matching

Collaboration is essential for innovation. We will connect startups with corporations
for possible partnership and investors seeking to find opportunities.


How to Join


Step 1



Register your corporation or apply for your startup.

Step 2



Email confirmation will be sent within 48 hours with payment link.

Step 3



Use payment link to purchase the Business Matching Pass.

Step 4



Payment confirmation will be sent via email after purchase.







Participating Corporations





Participating Investors



Testimonials


“With every passing year, the scale, prestige and impact has been exponentially increasing. Furthermore, IGPI has benefitted from Ignite in a plethora of ways including power networking, staying abreast with innovation in Philippines and getting access to some fantastic entrepreneurs.”

Kohki Sakata
Partner
IGPI

“IGNITE was an intense week of exposure to The Philippines tech ecosystem. From forward-looking corporations to up-and-coming startups, the energy was palpable and the possibilities seemingly unbound. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously and look forward to the next installment of IGNITE.”

James Tan
Managing Partner
Quest Ventures

“I connected a range of new people from corporate, VC funds and startups from various industries at Ignite. This conference always provides an excellent opportunity to catch the latest trend of startups scene in SEA and I learnt a lot from seasoned speakers with diverse expertise"

Koichi Saito
Founder & General Partner
KK Fund

“It was a first time for me to visit and see how Philippines' startup ecosystem is going on. I thought it is a high potential market from the viewpoint of population and talented people who have English and programing skill. We have invested in a few startups in Philippines, but we would like to see more startups there if we have a chance.”

Takeshi Kitao
Investment Manager
Cyberagent Ventures

“I had no idea it was such a large conference that would put some regional events to shame! If every country in South-East Asia has a signature startup conference then Ignite represents the Philippines! It's good to see such diverse participation and the hunger from a rising economy.”

Navin Danapal
SEA Director
MOX

“Ignite is the must-attend tech event if you'd want to connect with and learn the rising startup ecosystem of Philippines.”

Ryu Hirota
Principal
Spiral Ventures

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