Fundamentally
Transforming a Nation

Virtual Startup Competition for Young Filipinos
Imagine Innovate Disrupt Transform

Take a chance for the grand prize of

PHP 110,000

+ up to PHP 2,500,000 grant

The registration form has been closed.
Registered teams can now submit their entry.

We're searching for startup ideas that's powered by any of these five pillars

From any industry: Agriculture, Education, Finance, Health, etc.

Access

e.g. Robinhood increased access to stock trading by eliminating fees, introducing fractional shares, and using a frictionless, mobile-optimized interface.

Artificial Intelligence

The theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages. (e.g. Face Recognition, Siri)

Digitalization

The use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities; it is the process of moving to a digital business.

Gig Economy

Flexible, temporary, or freelance jobs. Often involving connecting with clients or customers through an online platform. The gig economy can benefit workers, businesses, and consumers by making work more adaptable to the needs of the moment and demand for flexible lifestyles.

Socialification

The use of social ‎software design features in non-social-media ‎applications. (e.g. Pinduoduo / Resellee)

How To Join & Qualifications

1) Form a Team

A team must be composed of 2-4 members. Each member must be a Filipino who's 16 to 24 years old.

2) Register

Fill up the registration form. During this stage, you can submit without an idea yet. Deadline of applications on April 8, 2021. The earlier you submit the better.

What You Need:
Curriculum Vitae

3) Submit Your Entry

By this stage, you should already have an idea. We're going to send a link to your mobile and email address where you can submit your team's pitch deck and video pitch. Submission of entry is from April 8 to 16. Don't know what a pitch deck is? Learn it here!

What You Need:
Startup Idea, Pitch Deck, and Video Pitch.

Timeline

  • March 22 to April 8

    Fill up the registration form. The earlier you submit the better.

  • April 8 to 16

    Submission of Pitch Deck and Video Pitch (< 3 min).

  • April 19

    Announcement of Top 24 teams (Semi-finalists).

  • April 19 to May 15

    Semi-finalists will undergo mentorship to further develop their startup and pitch deck.

  • May 16

    Elimination Day; Announcement of Top 6 Finalists.

  • May 16 to June 12

    Finalists will receive 4-week intensive mentorship from Founders Bootcamp to accelerate their startup.

  • June 13

    Demo Day - organizers, invited speakers and notable partners will share some keynote then will proceed to pitching session of the 6 finalists.

  • June 13 onwards

    Eligible teams will receive a follow-on mentorship from FBC + the chance to receive up to 50,000 USD grant.

  • March 22 to April 8

    Fill up the registration form. The earlier you submit the better.

  • April 8 to 16

    Submission of Pitch Deck and Video Pitch (< 3 min).

  • April 19

    Announcement of Top 24 teams (Semi-finalists).

  • April 19 to May 15

    Semi-finalists will undergo mentorship to further develop their startup and pitch deck.

  • May 16

    Elimination Day; Announcement of Top 6 Finalists.

  • May 16 to June 12

    Finalists will receive 3-week intensive mentorship from Founders Bootcamp to accelerate their startup.

  • June 13

    Demo Day - organizers, invited speakers and notable partners will share some keynote then will proceed to pitching session of the 6 finalists.

  • June 13 onwards

    Eligible teams will receive a follow-on mentorship from FBC + the chance to receive up to 50,000 USD grant.

The SANDBOX PH program will be held from April through May 2021 on an all-online format.

Why Join?

Rare opportunity to:

Boost your technopreneurship career remarkably

Build your startup idea that could change the world

Build an elite network of great mentors, investors, and young innovators

Prizes

1st Runner-up

PHP 40,000 + Follow on mentorship from Founders Bootcamp + the chance to receive up to $50,000 grant.

Champion

PHP 110,000 + Follow on mentorship from Founders Bootcamp + the chance to receive up to $50,000 grant.

2nd Runner-up

PHP 20,000 + Follow on mentorship from Founders Bootcamp + the chance to receive up to $50,000 grant.

Consolation Prize: PHP 10,000

Want to know more?

Don't have an idea yet? Learn how to get started!

Have any more questions? Read frequenly asked questions!

Interested about us? Get to know how SANDBOXPH was established and the people behind it!