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7 Reasons Why Now is the Right Time to Start Your Business

If running your own business has been on your mind for a long time, and your great ideas are waking you up at nights, now is the best time to start your business. The possibility of taking charge of your time and your future is now greater than ever, given the advances in technology, convergence, […]

6 Reasons Why Finding and Securing The Right Mentor Can Double Your Success

Cuban Entrepreneurs Back In Private Business But With Tighter Controls And New Categories

Would-be entrepreneurs in Cuba’s budding private sector breathed a sigh of relief yesterday as a year-long freeze was lifted, as the government re-authorised private businesses, but with tighter controls than before. As a result of the new restrictions, the number of trade categories to be authorised will be reduced from 201 to 123, however some […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

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). […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

Jamaican Entrepreneurs To Get Investment-Readiness Training & Pitch Their Business Model To Investors

Forty Jamaican entrepreneurs have been selected and will be exposed to two days of training and coaching in preparation for interviews/pitching to investors as they seek funding for their businesses. The initiative, developed by the Jamaica Venture Capital Programme (JVCP), a unit of the Development Bank of Jamaica, will see these 40 startups being exposed […]

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises