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IGNITE Is Enabling Jamaican Entrepreneurs With Innovative Business Ideas To Access Grant Funds To Develop And Commercialise Their Business.

Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) Managing Director, Milverton Reynolds, says he expects support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for its Innovation Grant from New Ideas to Entrepreneurship (IGNITE) programme. The second phase of the programme was launched at the Spanish Court Hotel, in New Kingston, on Friday (April 27). […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Lee Chin backs READYTV

Michael Lee Chin’s AIC Jamaica Ltd. announced today that it was taking a significant equity stake in Ready Communications, owners and operators of Jamaica’s first digital free-to-air and pay TV broadcaster -ReadyTV. Encouraged by the progress of the start-up telecommunications firm lead by David Cassanova and Chris Dehring, AIC’s undisclosed investment makes them the single […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Facebook’s Earnings And Revenue Soared In Q1

Facebook is being liked by the stock market again. The social network’s earnings and revenue soared in the first quarter, showing its advertising business continued to grow, even as it responded to controversy over content and privacy. Its shares gained 7 per cent in after-hours trading on the back of a 49 per cent increase […]

India Hits Back at U.S. Tariffs with New Import Duties On a Slew of Items from Agricultural Produce to Chemicals and Steel Products.

Five Teams From Jamaica Set To Compete In The International Business Model Competition

For the first time since the inception of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) in Jamaica (2014), five teams, from two universities (University of the West Indies and Northern Caribbean University), will compete in the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Utah, USA on May 10-11, 2018. At the fifth staging of the NBMC at […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Global Smartphone Boom May Have Peaked – IMF

The International Monetary Fund is reporting in its latest World Economic Outlook that the global smartphone boom that’s helped propel Asia’s economic growth and reshape trade channels in recent years may have peaked. That’s just one of the observations tucked into the Fund’s latest outlook for the world economy. While smartphone sales totaled 1.5 billion […]

India Hits Back at U.S. Tariffs with New Import Duties On a Slew of Items from Agricultural Produce to Chemicals and Steel Products.

Samsung introduces the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in Jamaica

Samsung Electronics announced the availability in Jamaica of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. A device conceived to transform the way we communicate and share through the most advanced camera in the world, powerful speakers synched through AKG, and an Infinity Display refined from end to end. “We are pleased to introduce our new Galaxy […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Iprint Acquires National Outdoor Advertising

Kingston, Jamaica – 10 April 2018 – In a monumental move, local company, I-Print Digital has inked a deal to acquire National Outdoor Advertising Limited (NOA). This agreement will significantly bolster the outdoor advertising space with world-class innovation and creativity emerging from a much more diversified and extensive product range. The deal was officially completed […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

JMMB Group Creates Innovation Centre In Partnership With Sheldon Powe, Former Group Chief Information Officer.

JMMB Group Limited (JMMBGL) has advised that the Company has decided that it is the right time to pull out innovation from its information (IT) operations, and create an Innovation Centre in partnership with Sheldon Powe, Group Chief Information Officer. “For 21 years, Sheldon Powe has led the JMMB IT team serving the technological needs […]

Businesses In Wider Caribbean Encouraged To Explore Opportunities For Trade And Investment With Cuba.

Tech Sell-Off Spreads To Europe After Sector Led A US Stocks Tumble

The tech sell-off spread to Europe on Tuesday after the sector led a US stocks tumble, with rising trade tension between the US and China also unnerving investors. The S&P 500 index fell 2.2 per cent on Monday, leaving it more than 10 per cent off its high in January, the technical definition of a […]

India Hits Back at U.S. Tariffs with New Import Duties On a Slew of Items from Agricultural Produce to Chemicals and Steel Products.

Spotify’s Successful Listing Now Seen As Possible Option For Both Airbnb And Uber

Shares of Spotify Technology opened yesterday at US$165.90, and was up nearly 26 percent from a reference price of $132 set by the New York Stock Exchange late on Monday. The direct listing of Spotify’s shares on the New York Stock Exchange was seen as a test case for other companies tempted to list without […]

India Hits Back at U.S. Tariffs with New Import Duties On a Slew of Items from Agricultural Produce to Chemicals and Steel Products.