Rural youths being groomed as entrepreneurs

RENEWABLE energy company Gennex has partnered with Trelawny-based Kimroy Bailey Foundation to assist less fortunate rural youths in becoming entrepreneurs. The partnership has so far trained and certified four individuals in the manufacturing of solar-powered lanterns, during a two-day workshop at the University of Technology, Jamaica, earlier this week. Upon completion of the programme, each […]

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Jamaican Entrepreneur Exploit the Value of Bamboo to Make Bamboo Tomato Ketchup

Jamaican entrepreneur Chevaughn Bowen, a graduate of International University of the Caribbean (IUC), now has his latest creation – Bamboo Tomato Ketchup – on the market. The new product is produced by Jamdun’ Food Processing in Kingston. According to the Jamaica Observer, “Bowen said he got the idea to make the bamboo tomato ketchup while in discussion […]

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Jamaican Entrepreneur Deika Morrison Promoting the Benefits of Early Childhood Education

The Jamaica’s Parliament recently approved a new Charter of Rights with increased focus on the rights of our precious young ones. Section 13 (k) of the Charter declares it a right of every child, “who is a citizen of Jamaica, to publicly funded tuition in a public educational institution at the pre-primary and primary levels”. Deika Morrison […]

Inspiring Story of How One New College Grad Made $66,000 In One Month

After his junior year at Brigham Young University, Nick Walter, now 25, landed a great summer internship in the Seattle office of Pariveda Solutions, a Dallas-based tech consulting firm. Though he enjoyed the work and liked his clients and colleagues, he felt stifled. Used to jeans and t-shirts, he didn’t like wearing khakis and polo […]

Successful Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Richard and Leanne Spence

Water is a very valuable resource and across the globe it is getting very scarce. Many organizations are focusing heavily on conserving water and improving its quality. Jamaicans Richard Spence and his daughter Leanne Spence have discovered a method to reduce water consumption in hotels, schools, government buildings and other large facilities. Richard said “research […]

Get Valuable Tips from a Successful Entrepreneur: Mark Zuckerberg (Part II)

Mark Zuckerberg needs very little introduction considering that his most famous product – FACEBOOK – was being used by 1.23 billion users worldwide by the end of 2013. Here Mark shares some of the back stories behind Facebook. WORTH READING Facebook: 10 years of social networking, in numbers Facebook’s 10th birthday: from college dorm to […]

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Successful Jamaican Entrepreneur: Khary Robinson

Ever since the 1940s, Jamaica has suffered from a mass movement of intellectuals and professionals to more developed nations in order to find employment.  No doubt, this continuous “brain drain” has interrupted the flow of productivity and real entrepreneurial success. The fact remains, though, that Jamaica has failed to attract these Jamaicans who are abroad […]