Category: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur launches medical records app

Barbadian entrepreneur Dale Trotman has launched an innovative app that he believes can revolutionize health records management, not only in Barbados but across the Caribbean. Speaking during the official launch of MedRegis EHR last Friday, he said he had been working over the past five years to ensure the app, which will enable medical professionals to move […]

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CARIFTA – Day 3- Rock wins second medal

Roneldo Rock won Barbados’ tenth medal with a bronze in the Under-18 Boys 800m at the CARIFTA games. This is Rock’s second bronze medal. He also finished third in the Under-18 Boys 1500m.

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More females starting their own businesses

With the rate of unemployment on the rise, the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) says there is a noticeable gender divide in terms of the increased number of aspiring entrepreneurs turning to the youth development organization for help in starting up their own businesses. General Manager Cardell Fergusson reported that over the past two years […]

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YES focuses on agri-business

Create, innovate and make it happen! This is the theme of this year’s Camp Enterprise put on by the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES), promoting agri-business. The YES Manager, Selma Greene told Barbados TODAY the summer camp, which is now in its eighth year, also promotes self-employment as a viable career option. However, the focus this […]

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Barbadian craft displayed

Local artisans displayed their work today at the annual Crop Over Craft Works. The event, which is in its third year, was held at the Barbados Museum & Historical Society. Under the tag line ‘Design Innovation and Creativity’ Barbadians from all walks of life got the opportunity to display their talent in areas such as […]

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Mia thanks Maria for her service

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley says tonight’s decision of the Barbados Labour Party’s National Council to expel Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard was not an easy one. However, in a detailed statement, Mottley said it had to be taken as a matter of principle. She said the action stemmed from Dr Agard’s “inappropriate” conduct and her failure […]

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St Michael man fined for drugs

Jason Lamont Batson was given six months in which to pay the court $10 000, or he will have to spend two years in jail. The 33-year-old carpenter, of Ivy, St. Michael pleaded guilty to five drug charges before Magistrate Douglas Frederick last month and was remanded until yesterday, when he reappeared in court. The […]

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Don’t wing it

A business executive here has warned that too many Barbadian small business leaders are unaware of their true cost of doing business or their cash flow situation, leading to the demise of many small businesses. Chief Executive Officer of Dowell’s Advisory Services Inc Oral Dowell has told business owners it was time to “step it […]

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UPDATE-16-year-old dies in car crash

The 16-year-old, who lost his life in an early morning car crash at Prospect, St James, was a former student of the Coleridge and Parry School and a self proclaimed “momma’s boy”. Karim Busby, who just graduated last Saturday from the Ashton Hall, St Peter school, posted what would be his last Facebook message at 5:32 […]

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Two Bajans rise to the Challenge

Two young Barbadian entrepreneurs have advanced to the next round in the keenly contested Caribbean Call To Action Entrepreneurship Challenge. Joshua Forte, who presented his Red Diamond Compost’s creation of organic soil enhancers for farmers, and Nikele Davis, who pitched a natural hair styling app for women that would be offered by her company Moca […]

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Massy initiative providing business experince for students

Tertiary and secondary educational institutions are being encouraged to form stronger linkages with businesses to assist students in preparing for their chosen careers. That advice came today from chief executive officer of Massy United Insurance Howard Hall, as he addressed a media launch of the company’s inaugural Manager for a Day programme. The initiative, which […]

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To customer service and our habitat

Concerned about some of the waste going to the landfill, and passionate about recycling, Tom Fountain, 57, started a business. And although he did so in the middle of a recession, and he has very little hope local economic conditions will improve any time soon, Fountain, the managing director of Inktech Inc., believes he has […]

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Bank on this!

With the traditional sectors “saturated”, officials of Fund Access are reporting an increase in the number of entrepreneurs who are seeking assistance in establishing themselves in the cultural industries. Business Development Manager Kirk Dottin said he had recognized a change in mindset among Barbadians, who had started to see the cultural industries as a critical […]

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Keep business simple, Stewart tells youngsters

“If I had to run the organization that I run today, with the experience I had when I just started, I couldn’t do it.” That is the confession of top Caribbean top hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, as he tutored eager entrepreneurs on the ways of business and avoiding pitfalls, or climbing out of them, on the […]

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International movie producers set sight on Barbados

  Barbados could soon become a movie-making hub. International producers have begun showing interest in television and film production in the country in the wake of the recent announcement that the Cultural Industries Development Act would be proclaimed next month. This latest announcement was made this morning by Minister of Culture and Youth Stephen Lashley, […]

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Developing entrepreneurship

The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) is expected to submit a new charter to Government early this year as it seeks to bring more cohesion to the development of entrepreneurship on the island. Chief executive officer of the BEF Celeste Foster told Barbados TODAY that a copy of the first charter, which was subsequently revised, was […]

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Abed’s expanding

Another Abed’s store is coming to the island soon and the Barbadian establishment also plans to expand across the Caribbean.

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