STATUP PITCHING COMPETITION

August 25 - 26, 2016

The Bellevue Resort
Panglao Island
Bohol, Philippines

STARTUPS, TECH AND DESIGN

People! Its time to make your way across the oceans to Geeks on A Beach. It’s been four years since the first conference and there has been a world of change. Join us this year to share stories of success (and lessons from glorious failures) in the conference that speaks the truth about startups, tech and design.

AGENDA +

The challenges of today’s startups are ever changing and the frontiers are plenty and are up for the taking. Do not miss this opportunity to learn, share and pitch. GOAB is the conference that allows anyone to have a platform to share ideas big and small.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Time Event
4:00 PM GOAB Investors Dinner
(exclusive for investors, requires separate ticket)
8:00 PM GOAB Welcome Drinks

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Time Event
9:00 PM - 5:00 PM Conference Day 1

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Time Event
9:00 PM - 5:00 PM Conference Day 2

FEATURED ACTIVITIES

International Keynote Speakers and Industry Leader Panel Discussions

Talks and panel discussions from local and international speakers about the latest trends and topics in investments, tech, startup and design industries.

GOAB International Startup Pitching Competition

Open to all early stage tech startups that have revenue and traction. Pitch your product to potential investors on the GOAB stage. Submit your online application now. Deadline of submission is on July ​31, 2106.

Click here for the GOAB International Startup Pitching Competition Terms and Conditions.

Investors Roundtable Dinner

Exclusive roundtable discussion by investors for investors. Learn more about investing in tech startups in Southeast Asia. This requires a separate ticket, please choose Investor registration ticket.

Business Matching (for outsourcing companies)

Opportunity to meet startups, software development companies, outsourcing partners, mentors, investors, employees, employers, clients and supporters.

Exhibition Booths (Corporate sponsors and retail vendors) / Geek Alley Exhibition (for Startups)

Strategically located in the ​lobby of the convention hall where you can showcase your products and services to GOAB attendees. Reserve your booth now by contacting hello@geeksonabeach.com.

Office Hours

Get a chance to meet mentors on a 1-on-1 basis. Flash consultation meeting of 15 minutes each. An opportunity to get help on your most important issue.

Lunch with a Speaker

It's back! Our popular activity where volunteer speakers sit down with the participants during lunch hour for a more personal interaction and connection. An opportunity to shake hands and mingle with some speakers in structured networking sessions like LWAS and facilitated introductions during breaks.

Breakout Session

Get up to date with the latest technologies and trends in the industry. Join the workshops and talks from experienced domain experts.

Geek Party

With music and drinks, put your party hats on and celebrate with us i​n the scenic shores of Bohol. Geek conversations most of the time lead to new ideas and new action plans. Who knows where these meaningful connections will lead you.

Click here for the GOAB International Startup Pitching Competition Terms and Conditions.

Do not miss out on this golden opportunity!

“GOAB is Southeast Asia's most relaxed, friendly, and fun conference. Real relationships get made. Deals get done. And it's by the beach. You can't miss this.”

- Khailee Ng
Managing Partner
500 Startups

SPEAKERS

A gathering of some of the brightest minds in startups, tech & design

david brown

David Brown

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Techstars
Boulder, USA

marc nager

Marc Nager

Co-Founder, Startup Weekend | Former CEO, UP Global | Chief Community Officer, Techstars

epi ludvik nekaj

Chris McCann

Community lead, Greylock Partners
San Francisco, USA

epi ludvik nekaj

Epi Ludvik Nekaj

Founder and CEO, Crowdsourcing Week
Singapore

arnaud bonzom

Arnaud Bonzom

Director of Corporate Innovation, 500 Startups
Singapore

robert cristobal

Robert Cristobal

Chief Content Officer, TechTalks.ph | Founder Creative Storyteller, Frame 316
Singapore / Philippines

philip mckay

Philip McKay

Principal UX Designer, Citrix
San Francisco, CA, USA

christina laskowski

Christina Laskowski

President, STAC Silicon Valley
San Francisco, CA, USA

timothy scott case

T. Scott Case

President/COO, Upside Travel | Founding CTO, Priceline.com
USA

jamie camidge

Jamie Camidge

Head, Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, muru-D

steve benitez

Steve Benitez

Founder & CEO, Bo's Coffee
Philippines

maoi arroyo

Maoi Arroyo

Founder & CEO, Hybridigm Consulting
Philippines

david hall

David Hall

Chief of Party, USAID-STRIDE
Philippines

raphaelfrancisquisumbing

Raphael Francis Quisumbing

Chief Technology Officer, Upteam Corporation
Philippines

jojoflores

Jojo Flores

Co-Founder and VP Operations, Plug and Play Technology Center
USA / Philippines

mark buenconsejo

Mark John Buenconsejo

Tech Co-founder, Caresharing
Philippines

khailee ng

Khailee Ng

Managing Partner, 500 Startups
Malaysia

richard abendan

Dr. Richard Abendan

Research and Industry Partnership Manager, STRIDE Program of USAID
Philippines

rosario juan

Rosario Juan

CEO, Commune
Philippines

edgar ilagra

Edgar Ilaga

CTO, SkyEye, Inc.
Philippines

timpost

Tim Post

Director of Communities, Stack Overflow
Philippines

joshua lat

Joshua Arvin Lat

Director for Software Development & Engineering, Deal Grocer
Philippines

vitaly golomb

Vitaly Golomb

Investor & Global Startup Evangelist, HP Tech Ventures
USA

dan clarke

Dan Clarke

Founder, CEO, Disruptient
Singapore

joncholak

Jon Cholak

Venture Investment Professional, Automatic Labs, PrecisionHawk, & Robin Systems
USA

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ABOUT THE VENUE

GOAB is a place of dialogue. It's an exchange-of-ideas convention that discusses some of the world's pressing needs set along the shores of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world - serious conversations in a laid-back atmosphere.

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