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QLITAN X Christmas Party: Investment Trends

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Q-musta, entrepreneurs!

This December, We will have our last QLITAN for the Year and together we will also have our QMMUNITY Christmas Party!

On December 18, we will be featuring Virginia Tan, Founding Partner of Teja Ventures, Carlo Delantar, Co-founder of Core Capital and Country Director of Wave For Water, as well as Earl Valencia, Managing Director of Charles Schwab. They talk about different investment trends that are happening this year, and what it can happen in the future.

We will also have our Christmas Party right after our QLITAN. Since it will be a Christmas Party, please do bring a small gift at least worth PHP100 as we will have a small Kris Kringle in the spirit of Christmas! Hope to see you all there!

About Virginia

Virginia Tan is the co-founder and president of Lean In China, a women's platform with over 100,000 members across more than 25 cities and 100 universities in China, which supports the goals and aspirations of Chinese women. She co-founded She Loves Tech, a global initiative focusing on technology by women and technology for women, which also houses the world's largest competition for women tech entrepreneurs, held across more than 16 international locations. She is also the founding partner of Teja Ventures, Asia's first gender lens venture capital fund, which targets early stage women impact companies.

About Carlo

Carlo Delantar is an award-winning social entrepreneur working at the nexus of environmental opportunities and challenges in the Philippines. Co-Founder of Altum; A sustainable manufacturer of furniture and interior decor built on Circular Economy principles, Carlo collaborates with hotels, retailers and brands to bring designs from concept to form. Carlo is also the Country Director of Waves For Water (W4W), a global non-profit providing access to clean water. The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan inspired Carlo to become involved in humanitarian efforts and through W4W, Carlo has helped over 1,000,000 individuals in remote communities across the Philippines set up rainwater storage and filtration systems. Awarded with the Development Award (second highest distinction for civilians) and the Bayanihan Award from President Duterte, Carlo is also recognized as a Top 30 under 30 innovator by numerous publications. Carlo was named a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum and attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos in 2017 as the youngest male attendee. Carlo is a free-diver, passionate about using art and storytelling. to highlight nature.

About Earl

Earl is a venture advisor for start-ups and corporate innovation teams where he focuses on growing companies or emerging business units from seed to scale. In his aim to support emerging market innovation, Earl spent 4 years in Southeast Asia. Earl co-founded QBO, the National Innovation Center of the Philippines and IdeaSpace Foundation, an incubator and accelerator based in Manila with $12M in funding and 50+ impact-focused portfolio companies. He was also VP of Corporate Development and Innovation at Smart Communications, the Philippine's largest mobile provider with 70 Million subscribers and one of the youngest corporate executives in the top 10 corporations of the country during his time.

What is QLITAN?

QLITAN is a regular series of talks arranged for experienced startup founders and enablers to share their personal stories, tips, and business know-how to inspire explorers and other founders in succeeding with their own ventures. For more info on the upcoming QLITAN talks, visit our eventbrite and follow us via our facebook page. You may also check out our website.

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6:00pm: Doors open/registration

6:30pm: Start of Program

8:30pm: Christmas Party

10:00pm: End of program

Dress code: Smart casual Please don't come in sandos, shorts, and slippers!

See you there!

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QBO Innovation Hub - G/F DTI International Building `

375 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue

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