Michi M. Barcelon is Senior Manager of Ayala Foundation and Lead of the AyalaTBI Network. The AyalaTBI is a facility network and a service portfolio that help create the ecosystem where technology startups and existing enterprises improve their chances of growing into medium to large-scale businesses, mostly in the ICT space.
AyalaTBI Network provides 43 physicalunits for “within walls” incubation in 4 TBIs. It also hosts a virtual network of 26 technology business plan finalists and 65 teams, all alumni from 3 TechBootCamps™ that the AyalaTBI team runs regularly. The AyalaTBI is also a networking venue for over 2000 participants in its Tech Forums - Innovation Forum™ and Kape + Teknolohiya™. Michi and her team runs the TechBootCamp™, a 3 day training for teams and start ups to bring technology ideas/ concepts to a product or service level and commercialization - through a full cycle of learning, mentoring and elevator pitch sessions.