News Archive, March 2020

March 12, 2020

The JVCP was established by the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) in 2013 to provide micro, small and medium-sized enterprises with access to alternative equity financing.

Coordinator of the JVCP, Audrey Richards says the out-turn, which was generated through four regional fund facilities, includes $13 billion (US$98 million) raised from Jamaican investors.

She was speaking at the launch of the 2019 National Business Model Competition for tertiary institutions, at Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Wednesday.

Richards said $7 billion (US$56 million) of the sum raised has been invested in 20 Jamaican…