Up! and Away: Investing in Children

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Up! And Away: Investing in Children, is a collaboration between Jan Ong (Halo Halo Digital Filipino Books for Kids) and co.lab. It is National Children’s Book Month and we are celebrating by spreading awareness to entrepreneurs that they should invest in creativity, literacy, and fun for kids and their parents towards nation building. We have invited speakers from the field of children’s content to learn from their experiences in building businesses targeted at families!

It will be held on July 25, 2013 in co.lab Kapitolyo from 6-9 p.m. Each speaker will be given 10 minutes to talk and will answers questions at the closing forum.

Our speakers will be:

  • Robert Alejandro on Kids are Kool: Finding fulfillment working for and with kids
    Papelmeroti Artist and Product Developer/Renowned children’s book artist/Art is Kool Host  
  • Janice Villanueva on Exponential Childplay: The success of Mommy Mundo’s Kid Expo
    Influential parenting blogger, Founder of 
    Mommy Mundo 
  • Joem Antonio on Our Children’s Future: Finding it in Literary Innovation and Culture
    5-time Palanca award winner/children’s books author 
  • Jan Ong on Any nation can publish a children’s book: The bayanihan spirit in publishing books for children
    Halo Halo founder/ Philippine Star columnist

& as a yummy bonus: to celebrate the launch, we will serve special Halo Halo with vodka jello by Edgy Veggy.

Check on the events page for more info:


See you here? Don’t forget to come with your childhood enthusiasm!

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