Event Details

Q-musta, entrepreneurs!

This August, we are featuring one of the biggest advocates for high impact entrepreneurship, Mr. Manny Ayala!

On August 14, we will be featuring Manny Ayala, Executive Director of Endeavor and co-founder of Hatchd Digital, as he talks about his personal experience as an investor helping other entrepreneurs become more successful in the Philippines. Endeavor is global organization that selects, mentors and accelerates High-Impact Entrepreneurs. In relation to this, Manny will also be talking about the inspiration behind Hatchd Digital, an accelerator for tech-related startups, and his experience as one of the first in the industry to witness the country’s digital adaption, as the firm has supported a list of young companies themselves, from online pawnshop Pawn Hero to digital news website, Rappler.

About Manny

Manny is the Managing Director of Endeavor Philippines, the third affiliate for Endeavor in Southeast Asia. He has a long-standing interest in helping entrepreneurs become more successful in business and in helping them develop their “give back” acumen. Prior to Endeavor, Manny founded Hatchd, a tech incubator in the Philippines that has built a portfolio of consumer tech companies. He is also a past president of the Philippine Chapter of Entrepreneurs Organization (“EO”), where he launched the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards across Asia.

Manny was a co-founder of IRG Ltd, a Hong Kong based M&A advisory boutique, where he worked on a variety of transactions in the Telecoms, Media and Tech sectors across the Asia Pacific. Prior to that, Manny spent several years in the Television industry in Asia, working for Discovery Channel and Turner Broadcasting in Strategy and Business Development roles.

Manny sits on the Board of Directors of Sky Cable. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yale University.

What is QLITAN?

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

8:30pm Networking

Dress code: Smart casual Please don't come in sandos, shorts, and slippers!

See you there!


  • When: Tue Aug. 14
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • Address: 375 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue
    Makati City Metro Manila,PH 1200

  • Web: Visit Website