Established in 2016, QBO Innovation Hub is the first public-private partnership initiative in the Philippines geared towards tech startups. QBO has experience in providing in-house programs and services that inspire and develop the skills of entrepreneurs. QBO has conducted over 300 startup development programs in the past 2 years, with over 25,000 participants. Further, QBO has over 4000 members, of which over 200 are startups. Within its first two years of operations, QBO has received international recognition, notably winning the Startup Ricebowl Awards for best accelerator program in the PH (top 3 in ASEAN) and the Anvil Award recognizing sustained initiatives for SMEs and job creation.