Innovation and Start Up Revolution

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Course Overview

English, Filipino ∙ Self-paced ∙ 50 minutes

About the Course

An innovation is a concept that has been turned into a practical reality. This is a product, process, or business concept, or combinations thereof, that has been activated in the marketplace to generate new profits and growth for the organization.

In this course, it will teach you how Silicon Valley has emerged as the preferred location for establishing technology companies. Apple, Google, HP, Intel, Adobe, eBay, and several other major tech companies have established their headquarters in Silicon Valley, and they continue to thrive there.

Course Objective

  • To understand the definition and purpose of Innovation
  • To learn more about the correlation of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • To gain knowledge about the 5 value propositions of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • To learn from the startup of Silicon Valley

Course Outline

  • What is Innovation?
  • Purpose of Innovation
  • Power of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Value Propositions of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Ecosystem of Silicon Valley Innovation
  • What is Silicon Valley?
  • What makes the Bay Area/Silicon Valley special?
  • Entrepreneurship

Target Participants

It is for all the interested individuals that want to know more about the overview of Agile Scrum and its relevance.

Certificate Requirements

  • Completion of recorded webinar + quiz
  • Pass the 10 item multiple choice with 80% mark
  • Comment your feedback to the main page of the course

Innovation and Start Up Revolution


Aisa Mijeno is the Co-Founder & CEO of SALt (Sustainable Alternative Lighting). She developed a metal-air based technology with an application of an LED lamp and low-power mobile devices charger. Incubated by Ideaspace Philippines, SALt have won several awards including KOTRA Top 5 Best Global Startup at Startup Nations Summit 2014, People's Choice at Startup Nations Summit 2014 and recognized by the ASEAN Corporate Sustainability Summit and Awards 2015 giving them the SME Sustainability Commitment Category. She is currently a faculty member of Engineering at De La Salle University - Lipa providing lectures for Environmental Engineering and Embedded Systems. A recent member of Kairos Society ASEAN, an international nonprofit organization that seeks to develop entrepreneurs from universities around the world where she was categorized to mentor about renewable energy. She also has worked for Greenpeace as a Direct Dialogue Campaigner which encouraged her to travel across the Philippines and promote environmental campaigns. She loves hiking which brought her to the majestic mountains of Kalinga where it all began. The product concept was formed after living with the Butbut tribe for weeks relying only on kerosene lamps and moonlight to do evening chores. Her mission and advocacy is to address the light inequality gap and end the use of combustion based light sources (kerosene lamps and candles) for the 16 Million Filipinos and 1.4 Billion people across the world. Some of the awards won by SALt since 2014: Kotra Award - Startup Nations Summit 2014, South Korea People's Choice Award - Startup Nations Summit 2014, South Korea ASEAN SME Sustainability Commitment - ACSSA 2015, Philippines Innovation for Impact - ADB x Ideaspace 2015, Philippines Asia Entrepreneurship Award 2015, Japan National Research Foundation TechVenture 2015, Singapore Product Startup of the Year (Top 3) - RBSA 2015, Malaysia Runner-Up - Startup Open 2015, USA

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