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“Look Beyond the Money,” Min Samuda, Glasgow Urge J’can Entrepreneurs

Jamaican entrepreneurs have been encouraged to “look beyond the money” and embrace training, business incubation and mentorship opportunities in order to gain valuable skills in planning and managing their businesses. This was the consensus of panellists at the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem … Continue reading

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Canadian Startup Guru to Mentor J’can Entrepreneurs with World Bank Support

Veteran start-up mentor and co-founder of the number-one ranked university incubator in North America, Valerie Fox, will arrive in Jamaica to mentor local entrepreneurs in a workshop aimed at fostering growth in Jamaican entrepreneurship and innovation. The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development … Continue reading

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WEBINAR Recap: How to Build an Effective Mentoring Network

Presented by Vimala Palaniswamy on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Mentoring relationships are critical for entrepreneurs’ success. Accelerate Caribbean’s online webinar  on Mentoring is designed to entrepreneurs and business incubators better understand how to build and expand their mentoring network to enjoy … Continue reading

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Ten Caribbean Business Incubator Reps Complete International Study Tour

by Tassia Stewart on  Monday, April 25, 2016 Ten (10)  representatives from six (6)  Caribbean countries returned to the region on Sunday, April 24, 2016, following a seven-day study tour of Orlando, Florida and Toronto, Ontario  two of the world’s leading … Continue reading

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10 Caribbean Business Incubator Managers to benefit from Accelerate Caribbean study tour 

By Tassia Stewart on Friday, April 15, 2016   Accelerate Caribbean is moving to boost support for local and regional startups, by advancing the training of ten Caribbean (10) business incubator managers through a study tour of Orlando, USA and Toronto, … Continue reading

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Belize Entrepreneurs Benefit from Accelerate Caribbean Business Incubation Training & Workshop

by Tassia Stewart on March 8, 2016 Thirty entrepreneurs in Belize last month completed a three-day World Bank/Canada funded Business Incubation Management Training programme held in collaboration with BELTRAIDE, at the ITVET compound in Belize City.   The entrepreneurs received training … Continue reading

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Building a Team is Like Building a Family! A Roundup of Accelerate Caribbean Webinar: Team up! How to Build a Winning Team and Find the Right Business Partners.

by Tassia Stewart on January 29, 2016 Building capacity and developing successful partnerships are two key success factors to ensure the sustainable growth and scaling of your business. Accelerate Caribbean, in trying to help Caribbean entrepreneurs better understand how to strategically … Continue reading

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National Integrated Business Incubator Systems (IBIS) Accelerating Economic Diversification In Trinidad & Tobago

by Tassia Stewart on January 6, 2016 With an economy that has traditionally been fueled by oil and natural gas exports, Trinidad and Tobago is making significant strides toward diversification of its economy. One of the ways they have sought … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INCUBATOR SPOTLIGHT – Trinidad’s National Integrated Business Incubator System (IBIS)

  By Tassia Stewart on November 19, 2015 While for many the term incubation still conjures up images of eggs being warmed under artificial heat or tiny newborns cocooned in shiny glass boxes, business incubation, the process of supporting early-stage entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Free Webinar Series Continues on December 9th

Lead by Legal Export Marlon Hill  On December 9th Accelerate Caribbean will host the second in a four-part webinar series, Team Up! “TEAM UP! How to Build a Winning Team & Find the Right Business Partners,” is the latest edition … Continue reading

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