Friday, December 27, 2013

Join the #CBSME Pitching Contest

The Certified Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur Program will have its next batch start this January 25, 2014. In the spirit of giving, we decided to give one scholarship slot to a person who will win this pitching competition. Here are the details:


To give the winner with a great idea a scholarship slot in the Certified Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur Program.

Who can join:

1. Anyone in the Philippines can join.
2. Participant must be 18 years old and above.


1. Create a presentation, no more than 20 slides, as your entry for this contest.
2. The presentation should have the following covered: (not necessarily according to this order)

  • Information about you
  • What is your passion? (or what are you passionate about?)
  • What is your project idea? (can be for yourself, for someone else such as person / product / company, or advocacy) 
  • How can the #CBSME program help you?
  • Why do you want to become a Certified Blog and Social Media Entrepreneur?
3. Upload your presentation on Slideshare. Participant can also create a blog post and / or video to supplement the entry.
5. Three (3) judges will review all entries. They are #CBSME graduates Abby Luz, Ted Vicente, and Vanj Padilla.

Judging will be based on the following:
  • Project idea - 25%
  • Impact potential - 25%
  • Clarity of passion and purpose - 25%
  • Creativity - 25%

Winner announcement

The winner will be announced on January 12, 2014. Non-winners will be entitled to 15% discount should they decide to continue pursuing the #CBSME program.