Knowledge Base Africa launches bootcamp for entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

SME development organisation Knowledge Base Africa (KBA) is launching a bootcamp for entrepreneurs in Harare, Zimbabwe, from 2 to 4 September. The bootcamp will consist of 200 entrepreneurs who will be taught skills and given business toolkits to use with their startup. After which, 50 [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Entrepreneurship, Research, Startups, World News|0 Comments

10 Hottest 2016 Startups in USA

About 90% of startups fail. But despite that sober statistic are the wildly successful entrepreneurs. Whether because they have an idea whose time has come; or they have shrewd leadership that knows how to survive the rocky first years of a startup, or both, there [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Brand Development, Startups|0 Comments

The Spirits Summit to launch in Edinburgh.

A new one-day conference on the packaging opportunities and challenges for the spirits sector has been launched by Packaging News. The Spirits Summit will take place in Edinburgh, the heart of the whisky industry, on 24 November 2016, and will feature speakers from industry-leading spirits [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Brand Development, Packaging|0 Comments

Canadian festival JAMBANA partners with JAMPRO to host Jamaican exporters.

Following on its successful trade mission to Canada in 2015, the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will be leading seven Jamaican exporters to participate in a trade mission and the JAMBANA One World Festival. The festival, which starts on July 31, 2016, attracts over 30,000 attendees, [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Brand Development, Jamaican|0 Comments

Salada launches new low-caffeine coffee

With year end a few months away, Salada Foods Jamaica Limited (SFJL) delivered earnings per share of 48 cents over nine months, compared to 21 cents the year before. Salada’s main business is the manufacture and sale of instant coffee and roasted and ground coffee [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Brand Development, Coffee, Jamaican, Packaging|0 Comments

Castor Oil Industry Stakeholders to Benefit from Study

Stakeholders in the local castor oil industry have been given a first-hand look at an exclusive study geared at taking advantage of the burgeoning sector, by Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO). Presented at JAMPRO’s New Kingston headquarters on August 9, the study examined recommendations for development [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Brand Development, Export, Jamaican, Research|0 Comments

How does venture capital work?

Wh­en you start a new business, you need money to get it off the ground. You need the money to rent or purchase space for the business, furniture and equipment, supplies, etc. You also need money to pay employees. There are several places where you [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|Finance|0 Comments
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