SOMA Q1 2012


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SOMA Q1 2012

  1. 1. by Maui
  2. 2. 5-pt agenda1. mobileTAO: A Review2. what really is mobileTAO?!?3. what have we accomplished so far?4. what are we doing now?5. what’s next?
  3. 3. mobileTAO: A Review
  4. 4. 1. mobileTAO: a review mobileTAO stands for mobile Technology in Action Org Vision: A premier social R&D movement thatempowers IT professionals, serves thecommunity, and helps build the nation -- thrusocial technopreneurship and mobile/webtechnologies.
  5. 5. 1. mobileTAO: a review Mission: Empower. Innovate. Serve.(1) Empower mobile professionals by engaging them tomobile project initiatives.(2) Innovate for new tech start-ups.(3) Serve the community with simple-yet-empoweringappsAll of these through social technopreneurship andmobile/web technologies
  6. 6. 1. mobileTAO: a review Activities: Sky and You sets the limit!Project initiatives - Engagement - Community-centric/Public-service apps - Tech Start-up initiativesComing… - StartUp talks (Biz and Tech), Community Outreach
  7. 7. 1. mobileTAO: a review 2012 Targets  4 Tech Start-ups  2 community centric-apps
  8. 8. 1. mobileTAO: a review Org logo
  9. 9. 1. mobileTAO: a review website:
  10. 10. what really is mobileTAO?!?
  11. 11. what really is mobileTAO? We are a movement, more than a community We advocate Social Technopreneurship, and use mobile technologies All members to become Founders/Co-Founders of Tech companies, or Social Technopreneurs. (Begin with the end in mind) We engage member-partners as Founders/Co-founders mobileTAO will remain a non-profit movement Tech start-ups will be separate entities; mobileTAO as an org will not get any share from them.
  12. 12. what have we done so far?
  13. 13. what have we done so far? basic org infra: website, social accounts, org vision & mission, project initiatives, etc are already defined. Simple-yet-empowering apps:  Regalo app: A simple christmas offering – for managing gifts-list  Quotepad (alpha): a mobile inspirational calendar 517 downloads (as of Apr 24)
  14. 14. what have we done so far? 1st Tech Start-up: RideIn!  Idea: iHatid (by Lloyd)  SEC-Registered (Company Reg No.: CS201206958)  Beta version Dev on-going  website:
  15. 15. what have we done so far? we are just 5 months young, and only < 20% of members are engaged, yet we have impressive progress as of now. What more -- moving forward, and if we get more people engaged ? more social entrepreneurs, more community-centric empowering apps, more Pinoy Tech start-ups!
  16. 16. what are we doing now? Q2 RideIn! – for Beta Development & launch Quotepad – for Beta Development (scoping) Virtual Store (alpha) – Team formation GovIO – for alpha development & Team formation LegalWhiz – supporting thinc’s vision; for dev etc. (for prioritization,rationalization…)
  17. 17. What’s next? Be engaged! Be really part of the movement! Observing and waiting will not help. Leaders.
  18. 18. OpenForum