Be a Techpreneur
      JP Dela Torre
     twitter.com/jpdelatorre
I’m JP Dela Torre
I work at                               as a CEO / web developer / janitor


I’m also part of           ...
Our economy needs
      ENTREPRENEURS
•   creates opportunities
•   creates market
•   creates jobs
•   drives innovation
...
Entrepreneurship is not for
     everyone, but...
•   it’s not exclusive to business students
•   or to wealthy people
•  ...
Be a TECHPRENEUR
Entrepreneurship + Technology




                                                    Explore IT 2010
   ...
INTERNET
"The Internet is the greatest invention ever. It is
like the combination of a time machine and a
space machine. N...
Web Startups
businesses built leveraging the INTERNET




                                                         Explore...
we’re lucky



because we can create a business with
    just a computer and internet

                                   ...
What is a Web Startup?




                                             Explore IT 2010
                 March 8, 2010 - A...
WHY
                                     ?
“   We regret the things we don’t
    do more than the things we do”
    - Mark...
So...

            you
           t o
          a d
         h n
        w ca
                                       Explo...
FIGURE OUT
                                                                     WHAT YOU REALLY
                          ...
Start Learning


                            Image Credit: Stewart Butterfield
                            http://www.flick...
You can learn anything

                                                                   +                              ...
Meet people
                               at school

B uild your                    at events
                           ...
Learn how to SELL
“The fact is, everyone is in sales. Whatever area you
work in, you do have clients and you do need to se...
THANK YOU! QUESTIONS?
 Follow me on Twitter! @jpdelatorre




                               jpdelatorre.com
             ...
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  1. 1. Be a Techpreneur JP Dela Torre twitter.com/jpdelatorre
  2. 2. I’m JP Dela Torre I work at as a CEO / web developer / janitor I’m also part of we organize and of course this web designer’s conference where we feature web startups in the Philippines formfunctionclass.com Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  3. 3. Our economy needs ENTREPRENEURS • creates opportunities • creates market • creates jobs • drives innovation (innovation = impact) th g to do wi ha s nothin urs this cat entreprene Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  4. 4. Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, but... • it’s not exclusive to business students • or to wealthy people • and definitely not just for older people Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  5. 5. Be a TECHPRENEUR Entrepreneurship + Technology Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  6. 6. INTERNET "The Internet is the greatest invention ever. It is like the combination of a time machine and a space machine. Not quite, but close enough." The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.  - Rupert Murdoch, Chairman of News Corp. The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting - Dave Barry Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  7. 7. Web Startups businesses built leveraging the INTERNET Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  8. 8. we’re lucky because we can create a business with just a computer and internet Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  9. 9. What is a Web Startup? Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  10. 10. WHY ? “ We regret the things we don’t do more than the things we do” - Mark Twain Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  11. 11. So... you t o a d h n w ca Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  12. 12. FIGURE OUT WHAT YOU REALLY WANT TO DO e what you do. g reat work is to lov th e only way to do P LOOKING. Don't If you haven't found it yet, KEE settle. ple Inc . nd er and CEO of Ap photo credit: Darcy Zhou - Steve Jobs, Fou (http://www.flickr.com/photos/innovision/3563852232/) Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  13. 13. Start Learning Image Credit: Stewart Butterfield http://www.flickr.com/photos/stewart/99129170/ Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  14. 14. You can learn anything + + Computer Internet Time photo credits: Jeff Geerling (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeisaprayer/3346288138/), Markus Reinhardt (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tuxxilla/1651993053/), Ross Berteig (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rberteig/177100826/) Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  15. 15. Meet people at school B uild your at events at forums NETWORK Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  16. 16. Learn how to SELL “The fact is, everyone is in sales. Whatever area you work in, you do have clients and you do need to sell.” - Jay Abraham Explore IT 2010 March 8, 2010 - AFP Theater, Camp Aguinaldo, QC
  17. 17. THANK YOU! QUESTIONS? Follow me on Twitter! @jpdelatorre jpdelatorre.com jp.delatorre@gmail.com www.pigmata.com www.pinoywebstartup.com

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