Vote for Jamaicans in Int’l Tech Competition


The Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I Competition is an annual event for young science and technology innovators and entrepreneurs to compete with their ideas and start-ups in the sectors of Agriculture, Health, Energy, and Information Communication Technology in order to receive cash prizes and mentorship opportunities. Out […]

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Tech Innovators – Time to Compete!


Great news for young, innovative entrepreneurs in Jamaica! The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is holding a Global Entrepreneurship competition in conjunction with the US Department of State. This competition is the flagship program of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology Initiative and this year for […]

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And the Survey Says…


A local research company, Balcostics Ltd., has recently completed a survey of some Jamaican Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to determine the answers to these questions: Who are Jamaica’s rising SMEs? (age, gender, education level, years in operation) What are the main challenges facing SMEs? What are the main reasons […]

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Blogging Turns Japanese Dream Into Reality

Kelroy Brown in a sushi restaurants in Japan

Photo courtesy of I usually encourage Jamaicans who are trying to earn extra money to look to the World Wide Web for a source of income. The global marketplace can be a mere mouse click away! I recently came across a story about Kelroy Brown, a young Jamaican who for […]

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Community Effort to Earn is No Folly


(Photo courtesy of the Jamaica Observer, March 4, 2013) I love to hear stories of community groups who work together to earn income. Recently I was encouraged to read of the folks in the Old Folly community in Discovery Bay, St. Ann who have been engaged in income-generating activities such […]

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Young Social Entrepreneur Wants to Feed 5000


(Joseph Wellington photo of Jordan Bennett courtesy of the Jamaica Observer, December 24, 2012) I came across a heartwarming Christmas story in a local newspaper of an 18 year-old young man who not only had a head for business, but had a heart for doing what he could to make social […]

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2012 Earning Ideas


Find solutions to problems, package your skills this year: Sunday Observer, January 8, 2012 WITH the excitement of the holidays and the elections behind us, one thing everyone can agree on is 2012 will be a tough year and all Jamaicans could do with extra money. So what are the […]

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