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The first Founders Drinks in the Philippines for 2012 on 21 March will host Dr. Serkan Toto who will be speaking on the Asian tech startup ecosystem and his observations.

e27 is working closely with local Philippines partners, Roofcamp and WebGeekPH, to organize the first 2012 Founders Drinks in Manila, Philippines on the 21 March 2012. The event is supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and will see Serkan Toto, independent web and mobile industry consultant and TechCrunch’s only Asia-based correspondent, talk about his opinions on the Asian tech startup ecosystem.

Serkan is a German national and has been based in Tokyo, Japan since 2004. He regularly travels between the Silicon Valley, Japan and other parts of Asia in order to explore the tech ecosystems in the region. During these trips, Serkan also has the opportunity to interact with key industry insiders and startups. Serkan has deep vertical knowledge in Japan’s web, mobile and gaming industries.

There will be a round of free drinks at the event. All Founders Drinks attendees will be receiving US$25 worth of AWS credits. The event supporting sponsors will also provide Amazon books and hold a lucky draw with a Kindle giveaway. So, insightful content, free drinks, AWS credits, Amazon books and a chance to walk away with a Kindle. Not to mention the an awesome crowd, including the e27 guys, to hang out with. What are you waiting for? Register here now!

Event Details:

Date: 21 March, 2012 (Wednesday)

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: Pasto at El Pueblo, Adb Avenue Corner J. Vargas Streets Ortigas Center, Pasig, Philippines


6:00pm – 7:00pm     Registration and Networking

7:00pm – 7:15pm     Welcome speech by e27

7.15pm – 7.30pm     Opening speech by Ric Harshman, Amazon Web Services

7.30pm – 8.00pm     Dr. Serkan Toto on the Asian tech startup ecosystem

8:00pm – 9:00pm     Networking and drinks

Register here