On May 22, we will be featuring Jojo Flores, Co-founder of Plug and Play Tech Center and LaunchGarage, as he talks about his journey building startups worldwide. He will be touching on his journey building Plug and Play Tech Center and Launchgarage to where it is now, going in depth on his career for the past 30 years, and how he got into the tech world. Jojo will also sharing his perspective and insights he learned along the way, including tidbits that have never been heard in the startup community before.
Jojo is the Co-Founder of Plug and Play Technology Center, which started in January 2006. Presently, Plug and Play accelerates the success of a community of over 400 startup technology companies in 3 campuses at Silicon Valley at any given time. Aside from giving heightened access to investors and customers for startups, Plug and Play is also a seed and angel investor itself with over 700 companies in its portfolio, including PayPal, Dropbox, Lending Club, Soundhound, Zoosk, among others. Plug and Play also offers C-level management and consulting thru its Executives in Residence program, as well as numerous networking and educational events. To date, Plug and Play startups have raised in excess of $3.5 billion.
In the Philippines, Jojo is the Co-founder of Launchgarage, which started operations in April 2016. Patterned after Plug and Play, Launchgarage is an incubator, accelerator, and investor for tech startups in the Philippines and the ASEAN region. Outside of work, Jojo is also the Vice President of the Silicon Valley – Science and Advisory Council (SV-STAC). He enjoys playing golf.
QLITAN is a regular series of talks arranged for experienced startup founders and enablers to share their personal stories, tips, and business know-how to inspire explorers and other founders in succeeding with their own ventures. For more info on the upcoming QLITAN talks, visit our eventbrite and follow us via our facebook page. You may also check out our website.
6:00pm Doors open/registration
7:00pm Start of Program
Dress code: Smart casual Please don't come in sandos, shorts, and slippers!
See you there!
Tuesday, May. 2210:00 am - 2:00 pm