Archive for August, 2013


Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The Barbados government, having consulted the stakeholders of the cultural industries sector, is in the final stages of bringing before the country a Cultural Industries Bill that would address the cultural dimension of our society and economy. The Ministry of Culture has promised to find creative ways of bringing the cultural industry to the fore, as a major player in the economic and social order. The Ministry of Culture, through one of its many consultations, has been made aware of the CBET Shepherding Modelâ„¢ as a business model to systematically develop the industry so that cultural industry practitioners can contribute in their own right to new prosperous horizons.


Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

One obvious use of excess cash is to buy out initial benevolent investors who provided the initial incentive to create lift off for the enterprise. This gives the enterprise the opportunity to expand and generate further cash. This is the source of future wealth for the enterprise which contributes to the spread of wealth in the community.


Monday, August 5th, 2013

This new crowdfunding and crowd sourcing platform came to light when the group expressed interest in partnering with Bank On Me, a new reality TV show being produced in Barbados, the aim of which is to create awareness on how start-up, spin-out and scale-up enterprises can attract investment in an entertaining format, and ultimately seeks to develop and elevate enterprise development locally and regionally. Bank on Me is produced by Blue Waters Productions and presented in association with Scotiabank.