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Q-musta, entrepreneurs!

Are you trying to find the right co-founder fit?

It's difficult enough finding the right partner, but keeping them is another challenge in itself! Join us on February 12 for QLITAN: Finding the co-founder for you and listen in on founders' insights on their real experience in balancing their partnership with business. They can provide helpful tips on your search for the one!

In keeping with the spirit of the month of love, we're featuring co-founder friends Abbie Victorino and Steph Oller of StyleGenie and more-than-just-friends co-founders EJ and Ginger Arboleda of Taxumo.

About the Founders

About EJ & Ginger of Taxumo

EJ and Ginger co founded Taxumo - the Philippines' number one tax filing platform for Freelancers, Small Business Owners, and Self-Employed Professionals.

EJ brings 12 Years of Experience Managing ERP systems and 4 Years of Innovation Experience as CTO of a WPP Digital Advertising Agency (Wunderman Manila). He is certified as a PMP, in ITIL v3, and in SAP FI.

Ginger is an Experienced Entrepreneur bringing her hard-won knowledge of how best to operate a startup. She leverages he close ties with the banking industry,to create necessary partnerships to make taxumo's solution a reality. She is also an active Blogger and founded Manila Workshops, A Learning and Events Company in the Philippines.

EJ and Ginger have been married for 9 years and co-founders for 2.The couple shares a love for boardgames and finds time in hustle and bustle to play every week. This dad and mompreneur couple is balancing life as startup founders and parents to their lovely daughter.

About Abbie & Steph of StyleGenie

Abbie and Steph co-founded StyleGenie - the first online personal styling subscription service in the Philippines.

Abbie is an experienced leader who has demonstrated a remarkable track record in international fashion buying and e-commerce solutions selling. She is the first Filipina to be part of UNCTAD and Alibaba's eFounder Fellowship Program. She is currently the founder and CEO of StyleGenie and aslo a founding partner of QratedCrates Pte Ltd

Steph's fields of expertise are ethical advertising, strategic planning, and creative direction. She's managed over 50 pharmaceutical accounts for six years with global and national campaign scopes. She now leads the digital strategies of a young, lean consumer team focused on digital marketing for consumer accounts. She's also the founder and CEO of of QratedCrates Pte Ltd

Abbie and Steph has been bestfriends for 7 years and co-founders for almost 3. Their relationship has gone from boss-employee to Abbie being godmother to Steph's daughter. Outside of their startup lives, they manage each other's stress by going into their own "parallel universe" where everything is as perfect as they dream things to be.

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.


6:00 pm Doors open/Networking

6:30 pm Program Start

7:00pm Founders’ Panel

8:00 pm Audience Q&A

8:30pm Networking

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

See you there!


  • When: Tue Feb. 12
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • Address: 375 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue
    Makati City Metro Manila,PH 1200

  • Web: Visit Website