News Archive, May 2018

May 14, 2018

For the first time since the inception of the National Business Model Competition (NBMC), an initiative of the Development Bank of Jamaica and partners, five teams, from two universities (University of the West Indies and Northern Caribbean University), will compete in the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Utah, USA on May 10-11, 2018.
 
At the fifth staging of the NBMC held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on March 23, the University of the West Indies (UWI) based team, Queritel, a market research business, was selected as the winner and is the official representative of Jamaica…

May 14, 2018

Two student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held in Provo Utah on May 10 – 11, 2018.
 
Beasc Technologies from the mid-island based Northern Caribbean University (NCU) was awarded the coveted prize of 2018 IBMC Winner and walked away with the ‘traveling trophy’ and a cash prize of US$30,000.
 
Eco-Structures, representing the University of the West Indies (UWI) was awarded second place and received cash prize of US$20,000.
 
“It is a…