I’m a member of the Global Pinoy for two years now. For a fee of P150.00, my membership for two years provides free internet and coffee or ice tea. To be able to become a member of Global Pinoy, there are certain requirements that others may not be able to provide. The reason I’m telling you this story is because, I found a new place to hang out and everything is free and no requirement nor documents needs to be submitted.
I was able to visit a center last Jan. 4, 2012 and discover iZone Hub center, all I need is the passion for information and technology to be a member. iZone Hub Center located at Unit No. 12 A (Penthouse) Agustin 1 Building, No. 28 F. Ortigas Jr. Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. iZone-iHub is an online community that provides Pinoy techies and innovative individuals a room for collaboration, encourage knowledge sharing among those others. iZone-iHUB is a safe and secure environment that offers everyone (including students) a free and unlimited access to the internet and free coffee to encourage the free flowing of ideas. iZone-iHUB functions as a technology research center for business development. It also provides collaborators a place to host events and seminars that can prepare and mold them to become better entrepreneurs, netpreneurs, technopreneurs, and innovators. They believe that Philippines is an avenue for advancement and innovation and the biggest challenge is a place where they can nurture and developed ideas. iZone-iHUB believes in the mantra “your idea + our resource = realization”.
Everyone is invited and experience all the amenities and service iZone-iHub provides. I am not a techie but I’m still welcome, what I just need to bring is my idea that would be the next big thing! In iZone-iHUB they can provide you the resources you need to make it happen.
We were also informed that they will have their grand launch on January 18, 2013 and a Techo Summit this Jan 16, 2013. The speakers that will grace the event are Representative Angelo Palmos, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno and iZone-iHub Founder Dan Pena
For the more good news, here are the details how you too can join
Work on your project at our facility for FREE:
- Pack your gadgets together with your creative mind and outstanding development skills.
- Bring a valid Identification Card.
- Proceed to iZone-iHUB Center.
- Start working on your project and collaborate with your peers and other iZone-iHub visitors!
Submission of project to iHub via the online form with the following
- Design name - The name of the product or invention
- Design description – Composed of 10-20 words
- Value to user - What problem does it solve for the user? What need will it focus? (20 words)
- Target users - Who are the main users of the invention?
- Features and benefits - List all features with its descriptions and targeted benefits including SWOT analysis. (limit descriptions to 15 words)
- Technology - Indicate what technology or platform will be used or required to put the invention into action (20 words)
Fill out the form here: Project Registration Form
Schedule of submission
Daily submissions are accepted.
An individual or group may send in as many entries as they can.
Submissions within the same month will qualify for the same month selection process for the monthly winner.
There will also be major winners per quarter.
The winning entry for the quarter will win... travel + gadget worth 50,000 pesos. Monthly winners will also receive a prize.
Take note that anyone with no age limit with original innovative ideas.When the idea is received iHub will evaluate the submitted document .iHub will determine if the idea is original and does not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any individual, or third party. The ideas or invention will be evaluated based on value to users, monetary potential/salability and innovate valueInventors of short listed ideas will be invited for a presentation. The iHub board of directors will evaluate the submitted ideas to determine the winner
INNOVATION allows growth.
And INNOVATION is what iHUB offers.
Check out their Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/iZone.iHUB.Philippines and their website at: http://ihub.izonetech-ph.com/