Echelon 2012 – Philippines Satellite; Payroll Hero Wins!

Payroll Hero was selected to take part in the Philippines Satellite event last night as part of the Echelon 2012 Technology Conference that is coming up in June 2012 in Singapore.

What is Echelon 2012?
Echelon 2012 is a two-day, double-track event on June 11-12 with over 1,100 delegates, a startup marketplace of up to 50 startups and various workshops. Echelon 2012 will be the biggest ever edition of Asia’s best startup event. It will discover Southeast Asia’s best startups on an all new scale.”

Echelon 2012 setup a 6 city tour to “hunt for the most promising startups in Asia” and Payroll Hero was chosen to participate in the Philippines event. The startups chosen to pitch where;

1) – an online guest listing service and nightlife social networking site

2) Collabspot – an online project management tool based on Kanban boards

3) Bolooka – an e-commerce website generator

4) Payroll Hero – payroll generation in the cloud for web and mobile

5) Mobile9 – And open, local and social app store

6) Paybilis – Bill collection and payment service

7) – a central hub for small business owners to manage their web presence

The pitches were judged by Mohan Belani of e27, Jay Fajardo of Roofcamp, Simone Brunozzi from Amazon Web Services, Ben Gillenwater from Research In Motion and Miguel Paraz who is a mobile consultant.

Each startup did a fantastic job pitching their business but in the end, the judges choose Payroll Hero as the winner!