Technopreneurship: Taking the Entrepreneurial Journey

with Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.


Php 1000


COURSE TYPE Self-paced
CATEGORY Professional Development

Idea generation and team formation are crucial activities in every business, especially in a startup. In this course, you are going to be exposed to a number of methods and strategies to build an effective team and formulate brilliant business insights. With a better understanding of the significance of these activities, you are expected to be able to apply your learnings to your own tech startup.

Technopreneurs pay close attention to team formation and idea generation in the initial stage of the business. In this course, you will better appreciate these activities through various resources and learning tasks. You will also get acquainted with several methods and tools to strategically create your team and come up with remarkable business ideas.

What you'll get

  • Certificate of Completion
  •  Exclusive access to learning materials
  •  Exclusive access to assignments, activities, and forums 
  •  Course Assessments

At the end of course, you will be able to

  1. Realize the importance of creating a great team for your business.
  2. Identify the ways to build your startup team.
  3. Describe the strategies that you can implement to manage and engage your team.
  4. Get acquainted with relevant methods and tools in idea generation.
  5. Recognize the relevance of ideation in technopreneurship.

Who should take this course

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Teachers
  • Students
  • Individuals who are planning to venture in technopreneurship

Picture of Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.

Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.
CEO and Co-Founder
Xepto Education

Paco is a Stanford-educated engineer, inventor, and technopreneur. He co-invented the Grating Light Valve, one of Stanford’s top IP money makers. He founded Xepto Education in 2009 as a response to the growing need of the Philippine education system to be technologically-enabled.

He is a successful serial entrepreneur on his 4th startup and also the Philippines' First Technology Focused Venture Capitalist, having started Narra Ventures in 2001.

He supports the nation’s academic sector by taking on the role of the trustee of the Philippine Development Foundation, a nonprofit organization that accelerates science and technology for national development, and co-founder of the Brain Gain Network, a global organization of professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors seeking to enrich science and technology, entrepreneurship, and education in the Philippines.

He also founded and chairs Stratpoint Technologies, Inc., one of Southeast Asia’s top software consulting firms delivering Enterprise-level Digital Transformation,  and Narra Technologies, a venture management and advisory group that invested in over 40 high-technology companies.