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Design Thinking for innovation Success

A WORKSHOP for Founders, Creatives and Techies!

If you have an idea and can't figure out what to do first. Or you're part of a startup (like most of us) having difficulty getting more customers, this workshop is for you. 

In this highly interactive and practical workshop, we'll guide you on either validating your idea, finding customers and/or growing your startup using the Design Thinking mindset

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Design Thinking for Startup Success

Too many of us are building solutions without truly understanding the people we're trying to help and the problems that they have. It happens to everyone - with startup founders, creative and technical people. It happens to corporate innovators as well. 

If we are to succeed, we need to learn how to begin with empathy.  Successful innovators and entrepreneurs know this by instinct, the rest of us (like myself) need to learn it.   

Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.” — Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO.

In this 4 hour workshop, you will learn by doing the following
- Understand your customer's problems
- How to ask the right questions
- Rapid Ideation without over debating
- Rapidly prototype your
- Design experiments to test assumptions

You will also get the following templates and trackers
- Lean Canvas (1 Page Business Plan for startups)
- Experiment Tracker
- Interview Tracker
- Problem Interiew Script
- Customer Persona Template
- Journey Mapping Template
- FREE 1on1 COACHING with Carlo P Valencia, Founder of Startup PH Training

You have to start with the customer experience and work back towards the technology - not the other way around!  - Steve Jobs

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Design Thinking for Startup Success

Participants interviewing each other to learn empathy

Participants interviewing each other to learn empathy


Why You Should Attend

Attend this workshop if you are looking for workshops that has a little bit of theory and full of highly interactive and practical learning exercises. 

If you want to learn a new skill by testing your own idea or solving your own problems, then you should definitely join us! 

You want to learn but have no idea to test with? We'll find an area  you're passionate about and start from there! 

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About the Facilitator

After spending 9 years in HSBC, Carlo P Valencia started Klaseko, raised Php 9M in seed funding, built a team, a web platform and made a lot of mistakes. These experiences are now the foundation and reason he advocates innovation frameworks like Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile

For the past several years, he' has now helped a few hundred founders, innovators and designers. He has also spoken to a few thousand more students and teachers in various workshops, speaking engagements and events across the country 

From left to right - Mai, Bogart and Carlo

About Carlo

Carlo is 42 and is a practitioner of a Gratitude, Transparency and advocates people to Fail Fast to Succeed Faster - in life and work. 

When he's not working, he's watching Gary Vaynerchuck, Elon Musk, Chris Do and Casey Neistat trying to figure out how to dent the universe. 

He was recently married to his Fiance, Mai and lives with a pet dog (Bogart in photo) and  cat (JunJun). 

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