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Participants : 120 People

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Early Bird 2,500 Baht, Normal 3,500 Baht
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1st Prize

1st Runner Up

2nd Runner Up

All Participants


1. Participants must remain at the event for 54 hours until after pitching & announcing the winner
2. Participants can leave in case of emergency only
3. Anyone who is not a participants, facilitators, mentors, official media and community partners or judges are not allow in the event
4. Please , prepare sleeping bag or sleeping equipment and shower equipment for yourself.
5. Please keep your belongings to yourself. We cannot responsible for any lost.
6. Please come by taxi or other public transportation. We don’t have car parking lot for participants.
7. Startup Weekend Bangkok is an International event so most of the event will be conducted in English.Don’t worry, many participants do not speak English as the mother tongue. What really needed is your creativity, enthusiasm and passion of building a startup.


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If you have any questions, feel free to contact us via email or swbkk facebook page, we will get back to you within 24hrs!

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May 24
  • Registration Starts
  • Welcome and kick off Startup Weekend 2013!
  • Ice breaking
  • Half baked
  • Pitch fire
  • Teams are formed and projected are started
  • Recap all weekend's schedule and teams draw the pitching queue
  • Dinner


May 25
  • Morning activity and breakfast
  • Morning check in
  • Mentor 1
  • Lunch
  • Check in
  • Mentor 2
  • Dinner


May 26
  • Morning activity and breakfast
  • Check in
  • Pitching Clinic
  • Lunch
  • Technical check up
  • Pitching
  • Judges deliberate
  • Winner announcement
Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors

Paul Srivorakul

Co-Founder & Chairman at Ardent Capital   |   LinkedIn

Paul is a Thai- American serial entrepreneur who has successfully exited three companies in South East Asia in the last year. He is the Founder and ex-CEO of DMS Group, New Media (acquired by STW Group) , Admax Network (acquired by Komli Media) , and Impaq Interactive (Microsoft Advertising). He started his career in sales at Ask Jeeves Inc. ( in the U.S. Paul is co-founder and currently group CEO at Ensogo Group (acquired by LivingSocial).

Tiwa York

Managing Director Sanook E-Commerce at Sanook Online Limited   |   LinkedIn

Tiwa has over 15 years of marketing, sales, technology, product marketing and consulting experience in the digital industry. At Sanook!, he is responsible for all aspects of the company’s eCommerce portfolio, including, and Sanook! Coupon.

Tiwa was previously Director Platforms, Omnicom Media Group, responsible for building the agencies digital services unit in Thailand. Prior to that, he held various positions between 2004 – 2010 within the DMS Group of companies including, Managing Director at Admax Network, Executive Director Syndacast, VP Marketing & Business Development DMS Group, and Managing Director New Media. Tiwa has implemented digital strategies for local and international Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries – including travel & tourism, telecommunications, consumer electronics, FMCG, finance, and automotive.

Tiwa is a regular speaker at industry events in Thailand and across Southeast Asia. He is also the co-founder of Web Wednesday Thailand, the local digital advertising industry’s largest event ( ). You can follow him on Twitter at @tiwa .

Jakob Lykkegaard

Pocket Playlab   |   LinkedIn

Bangkok based Serial Entrepreneur, Speaker, Angel & Mentor in Mobile and Social Media.

Started and sold to (Vistaprint Inc.) and currently mentoring startups plus building up Pocket PlayLab to be the biggest and best mobile game studio in the region.

Dr Jay Jootar

Founder and CEO of Venture Catalyst group (the VC group)   |   LinkedIn

Venture Catalyst group funds and manages tech startups in wide-ranging areas, including Smart TV, Thin client, Cloud computing, Telco system, Healthcare system, Unified Communications, Big data, and Machine-to-machine. One of our investment partners is Foxconn, the world's largest electronic manufacturer and the manufacturer of Apple's iPod, iPhone, and iPad

Dr. Kid Parchariyanon

Managing Partner : Together VC   |   LinkedIn

Dr. Kid is known as one of young successful serial entrepreneur and visionary thinker who’s passionate in IT and turn it from hobby (stock trading) to real business (Thailand’s 1st mobile stock trading app which is now Settrade streaming) when he was a medical student.

After graduating with doctor of medicine from Mahidol, Dr. Kid pursued his dream by completing business management and Master of Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University, USA.

He started MCFIVA in 2011 and manages multi-million advertising campaigns for companies in various industries across SEA region. Recently, he established Together VC – A venture capital investing in early stage startups in TMT (Tech, Media and Telecom) and healthcare industries to help Thai startups go global!


Patai Padungtin

Principal / Evangelist, Builk Asia   |   LinkedIn

Since 2009, Patai is the co-founder of, Ad-supported SaaS for construction industry.
Over 12 years in construction and 8 years in software business, he currently play a role as evangelist to promote
IT applications in construction industry. is the winner of Asia-Pacific ICT Awards 2011 and the most promising startup from Echelon 2012.

Moo Natavudh

Founder and CEO of OOKBEE

Moo Natavudh is a tech entrepreneur with over 12 years experience in founding, funding and managing tech companies in Thailand.
He is currently the founder and CEO of OOKBEE (, Thailand's biggest e-book store with market shares over 85%. OOKBEE two most popular apps are "AIS bookstore" and "B2S e-book store". Since the launch, both apps have been in the top 5 Top Grossing iPad Apps in the Thai Apple AppStore everyday for the past 20 months. Besides these two apps OOKBEE has over 130 more apps on the App Store. OOKBEE now has over 4 million downloads and 3 million users and is adding more than 10,000 new users everyday.
OOKBEE raised US$2 million in Sep 2012 from InVent (a venture capital arm of In Touch, which is the equivalent of SingTel Innov8 in Singapore) valuing the company at US$8 million.
Besides Ookbee, Moo also the founder and CEO of IT WORKS, one of the leading software companies in Thailand. OOKBEE was started as a project in this company and was spin-off in March 2012.

Vachara Aemavat

CEO and Founder of Computerlogy   |  

Vachara is co-founder of Computerlogy. The tech company that specialist in social media application development. He leaded team won Facebook World Hack 2012 in Jakarta.
Computerlogy also be the first Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer in Thailand along with a few company in South East Asia. At Computerlogy, we emphasis on manpower. We encourage people to work with their passion. We aim to provide global standard products and services.

Chakkrisn Talawat

CEO & Founder of SeedThemes

Director and Founder of Sam Yarn Co., Ltd. and Tiger Idea Co., Ltd., Chakkrisn or Menn has served as consultant and trainer for a wide range of top-notch companies and organisations such as Advanced Info Service (AIS), Major Cineplex Group (Thailand), Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) and Thailand National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC). His areas of expertise include digital business development, creative media production and knowledge management.

Recently, Chakkrisn is working on his self-inspired international marketing solution called SeedThemes, a WordPress Theme Studio and is part of many talent pool development programmes in various agencies.

Kittichai Phiphatbunyarat

Managing Director, Aristo SolutionsTechnology Co., Ltd.

Kittichai founded mobile application developer Aristo Solutions Technology Co., Ltd. and led it through strategic partnerships withAIS and DTAC.
He's been growing geek culture and tech community in Chiang Mai and Bangkok through helping to organize Barcamp Chiang Mai and taking part in the the Young Executive Network of the Chiang Mai Chamber of Commerce.
He won 1st runner-up at AIS Startup Weekend 2011 as part of the GotIt team. Attended 3 Day Startup and Disrupt University to explore ideas from top universities and accelerators in Silicon Valley. He involved in the tech-startup community.

Charkrid Thanhachartyothin

Founder at Figabyte   |   LinkedIn

Charkrid is an avid entrepreneur and a founder of a few tech startups, one sold. He is passionate about web, mobile, social media, and startup. He dreams of building Silicon Valley in his country to bring opportunity to people, and promote the society of wisdom.

Natsakon Kiatsuranon

CEO & Founder at ShopSpot   |   LinkedIn

Natsakon is a tech-entrepreneur who has run his own tech-startup since May 2008.

Graduated from Thammasat University with Economics degree in 2007 and aspired to create tech-startup since then.

Attended K-SME Care (KasikornBank's Program: Sustainable Management Creation for SMEs Entrepreneurs) in mid-2007

Attended NEC (Chulalongkorn University's Program: New Entrepreneurs Creation) in late-2007

Attended AIS Startup Weekend during 16-18 Dec 2011. Win the runner-up award by ShopSpot iOS Application. Getting selected by to join the bootcamp in Singapore during Jan-Apr 2012.

Always run tech-startup with a vision to make a better world.

Lean Initiatives, Customer Development, Business Development, Running Companies, Team Building, Concept to Execution

Chawanop Witthayaphirak

CTO & Co-founder at ShopSpot Pte. Ltd.   |   LinkedIn

Graduated in Computer Engineering with a first class honor from Kasetsart University in 2007

Software Engineer at Accenture from April 2007 – February 2009, Expertised in SAP financial accounting and controlling module.

Co-Founder tech-startup "Fillinfinity Co., Ltd." in April 2009.

Co-Founder of EnglishParks institute in January 2010.

Attended Samart Innovation Award 2006 (Mobile Application Development Contest), won Gold Award and Media Award

Attended AIS Startup Weekend during 16-18 Dec 2011. Win the runner-up award by ShopSpot iOS Application. Getting selected by to join the bootcamp in Singapore during Jan-Apr 2012.

iOS Development, Java, Web Technology, Mobile Technology, Entrepreneur, Lean Initiatives, Customer Development, Development Practice

Karun Warapongsittikul

Founder of Pheromone & UX Academy

Karun Warapongsittikul is a user experience specialist and user interface designer. 7 years of User centered design experience, he drives the industry forward with the power of user experience to delivered a good solutions. He is one of the founder of UX Academy, the first school in thailand that specialize on UX. Karun attended a lot of workshops and events in a role of UX guest speaker.

Apirak Panatkool

Co-founder of   |   LinkedIn

UX designer for ERP and Digital Asset Management Web application (both front-end and back-end parts)

UX designer for Healthcare mobile application, "DoctorMe", which was the top 10 app on thailand app store

UX designer for Paperless iPad application "OpenReader", one of the first practical app for paperless organisations.

Develop a widget which was chosen as the best dashboard widget editor's choice at

Sittiphol Phanvilai

Managing Director at Hua Lampong Co.,Ltd.

Have worked in mobile application development area for 11 years till now. Joined and won dozen of competitions in both local and global. Expertise on smartphone application development and UX/UI concept design in every single platform such as iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BB10, Symbian, MeeGo, BlackBerry, bada and etc.

Established the mobile application development company, Hua Lampong Co.,Ltd in 2008. Also being Startup by owning worldwide cross-platform photo sharing social platform on mobile named MOLOME.

Ekkasit Awatchanakanwong

Creative and UI/UX Design at Hua Lampong Co.,Ltd.

A Thai UI/UX designer who expertise on character design and mobile/tablet application UI design. Be accepted by designer all around the world on his design skill. Currently he is working as UI/UX designer at Hua Lampong Co.,Ltd. fighting together with the team for the target to bring mobile application and service to the world scale. One of the most popular application design he was behind is renovated version of MOLOME.

Sutinee Chayangam (Ploy)

Co-Founder and Design Director, Disrupt University

Ploy is a veteran and well-rounded UX/UI designer and currently a co-founder and Design Director of Disrupt University. Disrupt University is a hybrid of startup accelerator and experiential learning project that brings the most cutting-edge tools, frameworks and innovation framework from Silicon Valley to educate startup and innovators in Thailand.
Before Disrupt University, she designed several award-winning iPhone apps such as "Heaven's Diner" and Quipster. Heaven's Diner is a location-based social game which won top ten most innovative iPhone app in the world in 2010 together with Twitter, Instagram and Word Lens. "Quipster" is a location-based social network which was ranked in top 12 in the US app Store in July 2011 , featured by Apple in US/Europe in What's Hot and Staff's Favorites 4 times, and was selected as a finalist in Location and Beyond Summit in 2011. Ploy was also a toy designer that designed several internationally-awarded toys such as Spiel Gut (Good Toy) from Germany, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio from USA, Parents' Magazine best toy award from USA.

Jeremie Tisseau

CEO & Founder of Morphosis Ltd.,   |   LinkedIn

Jeremie Tisseau is the CEO & Founder of Morphosis Ltd., agency specializing in UI/UX design for Web and mobile apps ( ). He is also the co-founder of Got It!, a loyalty card & Promotions mobile app for iPhone and Android, a startup created after entering the Startup Weekend bangkok competition and winning first runner up in early 2011.

Jeremie is also an active player in the tech and design community in Bangkok. He is the organizer of two monthly meetup groups: the Web Design, UX design and Web Development Meetup group and the Graphic Designers and Creatives Meetup group. And he is one of the co-organizers of Mobile Monday, an open community platform of mobile industry visionaries, developers and influential individuals gathering more than 200-300 people in Bangkok (

Bob Gallagher

app development and marketing agency Appsynth

With an early business grounding in the entertainment sector, over the past 7 years Bob’s focus has been in the mobile industry, with strong experience in mobile marketing, content and development. Bob moved from London to Bangkok 4 years ago while completing hisMBA, where he has since established app development and marketing agency Appsynth. With Appsynth he is helping to develop awesome apps for brands, agencies and telcos, and working with a number of international app publishers to help successfully market and monetize their releases. Bob is also part of the team behind Got It, a mobile customer loyalty platform founded at last year’s Startup Weekend, now implemented by some of Thailand’s top stores.

Ian Borders

Founder, MergePay & MergeSpace

Ian is the founder of MergePay, a set of web and mobile tools that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses understand and manage their important financial data.

He recently opened a creative co-working space in Pai, Thailand called MergeSpace.

Ian is a UI/UX designer by trade and a conversion design expert. He previously founded Sherpa, a conversion metrics app and consultancy responsible for over USD$30 million in sales over the last 4 years.

Max Kortrakul

Co-Founder : SiamSquared Technologies

A Chemistry graduate from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Max chases his dream by shifting himself into the IT industry that he loves. This has led him to pursue and receive his Master of Science in Technology Management from Assumption University. While planning and setting up the path towards his dream, Max also worked as a part-time lecturer at KMITL for 5 years, and eventually set up his own company, SiamSquared Technologies, in 2009. Granted BOI in 2012, the company’s products have garnered more than 2 million downloads until today. Rooted in his passion is a strong belief in simplicity, which has led to the company’s defining principle: Life, Simplified.

Itthipon Dilokrattanapijit

BlackBerry Developer Evangelist, BlackBerry Thailand

He has over 10 years of experience on several parts of software development lifecycle ranging from software requirement analysis and design to software deployment. He has worked on enterprise and consumer application projects for both web applications and mobile applications.

Mark Statham

Solution Architect - Amazon Web Services

IT Architect with too many years experience to admit to :) Background in enterprise architecture but now loving the challenge of helping people understand and adopt cloud to their advantage. Passionate about technology and helping new ventures achieve their potential.

If you have any recommendation for a hotel that would be useful as its been a few years since my last trip to Bangkok and a recommendation is always useful.

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