Startup Summit 2021: Stepping up [with tech] for the Future

By Justine Ngo & Donn Ercillo


The biggest tech conference of 2021 is here!

Want to know more about the Philippine startup scene? Check out what Startup Summit 2021 has in store for you! Startup Summit is the biggest project of BYTE, the home organization of BS Information Technology Entrepreneurship students in Ateneo de Manila University. 

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This year’s Startup Summit will be held virtually from 10 AM on April 16, 17,  and 18, 2021.  This all-in-one conference consists of thought-provoking keynote speeches, panel discussions, startup expo booths, and even networking sessions!  With the theme “Stepping Up for the Future,” the 3-day tech conference will be an avenue for participants to discover opportunities amidst adversity and heed the call to be changemakers for a better tomorrow. 


In line with these,  speakers will cover a variety of engaging topics including Reimagining Possibilities with Tech, Breaking Barriers with Women in Startups, and Social Entrepreneurship for a Better Tomorrow. The aforementioned themes are meant to ignite a spark in the audience and gear them to step up for the future ahead.


Participants can expect to gain invaluable insights from Startup Summit’s roster of local and international game changers who aim to motivate young and aspiring future innovators on their startup journey. A few notable names are Andy Rapista of Notion, Rene “Butch” Meily of IdeaSpace Foundation & QBO Innovation Hub, and Gian de la Rama of Aiah.Ai among many others. 


Aside from this exceptional list of personalities, as well as opportunities to broaden one’s network and apply for internships await all attendees of the Startup Summit!


This event would not be made possible without our sponsors and exhibitors which include Datacamp, Kumu, StartUp Village, IdeaSpace, Foundation Inc., QBO Innovation Hub, Notion, Technology Application and Promotion Institute, ClinkIT Solutions, ARPACORP, Maker Academy, and many more!

Come and join us as we embark on this journey into the startup scene! Visit the Startup Summit 2021 website here: You may also visit the Startup Summit 2021 Facebook page. Together, let’s continue to step up for the future.