Inaugural KMC Startup Awards to Honor Exceptional Startup Businesses in the Philippines

The Philippines’ thriving startup community is set to take center stage as KMC Solutions, a leading provider of flexible office space solutions, announces the launch of the inaugural KMC Startup Awards 2023.

Co-presented by Bossjob and in collaboration with Philippine Startup Week, QBO Innovation Hub, Kaya Founders, Sinigang Valley and Uniquecorn Strategies, and in partnership with 917Ventures and Amazon Web Services, this event will shine a spotlight on exceptional startups and visionary entrepreneurs who are making significant contributions to the business and technology sectors in the Philippines.

The KMC Startup Awards  will provide a platform to inspire innovation and recognize outstanding startups and visionary entrepreneurs reshaping the business and technology landscapes in the Philippines.

Nominations are now open  across ten business categories until November 10, 2023, with winners to be announced at a gala awards event on November 24, 2023, at 6F KMC One Ayala, Makati.

These awards offer emerging businesses a unique opportunity to gain exposure, credibility, and access to valuable business development opportunities.

Winning an award sets businesses apart in a competitive market, positioning them as industry-recognized workplaces of choice, attracting top talent and potential investors.

Awardees will benefit from expert feedback and actionable insights to enhance their growth. These awards also foster networking with dynamic businesses, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and potential investors.

Michael McCullough, CEO of KMC Solutions, shares his vision, stating, “Having experienced the challenges of entrepreneurship firsthand, I believe in the power of giving back. The KMC Startup Awards is my way of supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs who are navigating the ever-evolving business landscape. I aim to provide them with a strong foundation in a conducive environment, so they, too, can one day make a meaningful impact and give back to the Philippines’ business community.”

He adds, “With the right tools and resources, those with innovative minds and the will to persevere are those who have the potential to disrupt their respective industries. At the KMC Startup Awards, we’re here to recognize and shine a spotlight on emerging businesses pushing the boundaries of innovation. Together, we’re not just building businesses; we’re shaping the future of the Philippine business landscape.”

Nominations for the KMC Startup Awards 2023 are currently being accepted through online submission at

The awards feature ten categories, including Startup of the Year, Emerging Leader of the Year,Outstanding Marketing Campaign,Tech Innovator Award, Customer Excellence Award, Most Innovative Startup Award, Outstanding Brand Development Award, Innovation in Design, Sustainable Business Practice Award and Social Impact Award. Nominations will close on 10th November 2023.

KMC Solutions, a pioneer in offering flexible and affordable office solutions, has been a steadfast supporter of the Philippine startup community. Their commitment to nurturing startups and fostering growth through innovative facilities and events has been unwavering. The launch of the KMC Startup Awards is a testament to their dedication to strengthening the startup ecosystem in the Philippines.

McCullough further emphasized his commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, stating, “These awards will play a vital role in promoting the Philippine startup ecosystem to a wider audience across the business community.  Alongside the new awards, the KMC Solutions stands committed to providing the facilities, space, and business development opportunities a startup or entrepreneur in the Philippines needs to thrive.”