The Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC) is an annual startup competition which aims to encourage and inspire Filipinos to create innovative and relevant ICT Products and services that may also be viable business ventures and help solve social problems. This initiative is geared towards promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship in ICT among Filipinos and to ensure the continuous creation of investible ideas and startup founders that will liven the local ecosystem. The competition will be open for submission of entries that cover software or IoT (Internet of Things) enabled technologies.
This activity will provide winning startups with the following opportunities:
- Provide an avenue for students to develop their entrepreneurial mindset;
- Enhance startup ideas through feedback from industry practitioners and ICT professionals;
- Foster strategic partnerships and networks among participants and judges; and
- Generate a pool of startup founders prioritized for DICT funding and support.