Category Archive: Business

Aug 28 2015

What the Caribbean can expect should Digicel have a successful IPO

A brief examination of Digicel, its operations in the Caribbean and its plans for the region should it raise the hoped USD 200 million from its IPO in the US Over the past several weeks, global mobile/cellular carrier, Digicel, has been actively preparing for an Initial Public Offer (IPO) of shares on the New York Stock …

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Aug 26 2015

Is the tech innovation scene still alive and kicking in the Caribbean?

In the aftermath of the recently held OECS think tank and hackathon, the opportunity is taken to reflect on the tech innovation scene in the Caribbean. Earlier this month, 13—15 August to be exact, a Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon were held in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – a group of …

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Aug 21 2015

5 back to school and back to work tech essentials for 2015

A quick look a a few back to school and back to work tech essentials that every student and working professional should have in his or her arsenal. This coming weekend might be the last relaxing one you and you family have until Christmas.  The summer holidays are almost over. Kids should be returning to school, …

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Aug 14 2015

The changing media landscape: the Gleaner—RJR Communications merger

A brief look at the anticipated merger of the RJR Communications Group and the Jamaica Gleaner Company in Jamaica. In Jamaica last week, the merger of two longstanding and well-venerated media firms, the RJR Communications Group and the Jamaica Gleaner Company, was announced. The RJR Communications Group own local seven broadcast radio and television stations, …

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Aug 05 2015

3 strategies Caribbean businesses can use to increase viability and their chances of securing external financing

With limited options for external financing, this article discusses three strategies Caribbean businesses can use to increase their viability, along with their chances of securing funding when needed. In an article in the Jamaica Observer last week, Jamaican Minister for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, advised “potential business operators to exercise prudence when seeking …

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