December 12, 2017, 11:13 am
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Pinoy techie makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017

“Why isn’t there a tech company in the Philippines?” asked Gian Javelona, then a young and highly ambitious college student taking up Computer Engineering at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Today, at 26, Javelona is CEO of OrangeApps, a company that brings together a school information system, a learning management system, and data analytics in a singular platform for better school performance. 

Javelona was included in Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Asia 2017, a prestigious list of young achievers and innovators in the region. OrangeApps is continuously on the up and up, with its latest portfolio of products expanding to include Khawna, an online learning platform that offers various courses to people who may need additional know-how in science, technology, engineering and entrepreneurship, even in far-flung areas as long as there is Internet access. Other game-changing and groundbreaking products are currently being developed.

Javelona was invited recently as a panelist in a discussion organized by AXA for its new offering MyAmbition, the first investment-linked insurance product that is  available online. At the event, Javelona talked about his path to becoming an entrepreneur and achieving his ambition. A major milestone in his life was when he was accepted in 2013 to the incubation program of Ideaspace Foundation, an initiative of businessman Manny Pangilinan to help nurture start-ups and “technopreneurship,” as well as innovation technology development.

AXA MyAmbition is a variable life insurance plan that can be bought online for a one-time investment of as little as P50,000 up to a maximum of P125,000. It lets planholders grow their money by investing it in a fund best suited to their investment personality. It also doubles as a life insurance, which means their loved ones will receive bigger gains in the future in case something unexpected happens. There is also the option to let investments stay longer with AXA so it can grow further. 

AXA Philippines is a joint venture between the AXA Group and the Metrobank Group, one of the country’s largest financial conglomerates. AXA Philippines is 2nd leading life insurance company in the country, with P21.6 billion in gross premium income reported in 2016, and over 811,000 customers protected under various individual and group life insurance products.

Planholders AXA MyAmbition can check the performance of their investment by simply downloading the MYAXA app and registering the policy. One can avail of up to 10 MyAmbition policies, and premiums can be paid via credit or debit cards.

AXA encourages people of all ages and walks of life to have a game plan, in the same way Javelona does, to be able to live the life they choose. To learn more about AXA MyAmbition, visit axa.com.ph today. 
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