Clad in long sleeve and a tie, Jose Cuerquis was all-ready to accept what an unexpected gift of the night for his family–the BIG WINNER title of the “USC-Kapamilya Negosyo Na Season 6” at the awarding ceremony during the USC-COCAAI Grand Alumni Homecoming Saturday night (Feb. 18, 2012) at the new Convention Center of J Centre Mall in Mandaue City.
Cuerquis’ “Clean More” enterprise was chosen as the most viable business among the 24 winners (finalists) vying for the title this season. It has convinced the panel of judges that his business will have a good future. Clean More produces house cleaning solutions from dish washing liquid to hand soap at a very affordable prices.
Jose Cuerquis belonged to “The Magnificent 11“–the second batch of finalists that formally joined the competition in October 2011. He was prominently featured in Cebu Daily News on the paper’s January 26, 2012 edition. Cuerquis received from USC-COCAAI an additional seed capital of P10,000 cash as his prize.
It was also the first time that the USC-KNN has given special awards to some of its finalists:
- Promising Entrepreneur Award – Melcan Signe
- Marketing Excellence Award – Suzette Mayol (read here Suzette’s story in CDN)
- Product Excellence Award – Teresista Ursal
Some of the previous winners of USC-KNN have also been recognized for their achievement in their respective enterprise and were given the Achievement Award:
- Nenita Gabutina (Season 2 Finalist)
- Carlito Balag (Season 3 Finalist)
- Norman Saluntao (Season 4 Finalist)
- Roque Brillo (Season 4 Big Winner)
Here are the gallery of the products displayed during the awarding night. Hover the mouse over the images to get some details.