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JUMPSTARTING BIG DREAMS AND ASPIRATIONS​ A Dive into Passions! At age 19, Bernice Antoine boasts of an extremely clear pathway to her life’s journey. Hailing from St. Ann’s and a recent CSEC graduate, an elated Bernice stated “I have three (3) passions – Youth Advocacy, Women’s Empowerment...

The Beginning! “I never wanted to be an entrepreneur as I was very good at climbing the corporate ladder and came close to middle management.” This was a defining moment for Sian Cuffy-Young, Founder and CEO of Siel Environmental Services Limited. Describing herself as a futuristic and...

Shell LiveWIRE Stories​ “My passion for baking started at a very young age whilst looking on at my Mom and it’s from there it all began” said Ulani Fletcher, Founder and Managing Director of Caribbean Craze. Ulani’s passion transcended into the tertiary space “whilst studying Business...

Shell LiveWIRE Story​ In her earlier years, Shauna worked with several small businesses and those experiences helped in shaping her entrepreneurial journey! “Those experiences taught me a lot as I didn’t realize how challenging it was to start my own business” said Shauna. She continued “I...

Shell LiveWIRE Story Growing up in her family’s wide expanse of land located along the North Coast of Trinidad, Lyndi Jordan had access to practically every thinkable local fruit! And so her understanding and wisdom in effectively navigating her family estate prepared her well for entry...

Conversations and ideas around pivoting of business models have been around since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic in February 2020. Some business sectors have been negatively impacted including the Creative Industries, which has amplified YBTT’s thrust to diversify the support provided to its young...

With economic uncertainty augmented by pockets of unemployment and/or under-employment, Shell Trinidad and Tobago dared to change the narrative through the Shell LiveWIRE programme.  Branded as Shell’s global social investment Enterprise Development programme,  Shell LiveWIRE has the vision to strengthen local economies, by promoting entrepreneurship,...

In the midst of the covid euphoria quite a number of entrepreneurs may have overlooked the legal ramifications that may be perched quietly in the business environment waiting for the right moment to erupt. Without a doubt nine out of ten consumer—facing businesses have been...

Are you thinking of visiting the ecosystem to see what’s in store? Or you may wish to take a stab at starting your own tech company.  If yes then you need to be on the tech bandwagon sooner rather than later because that’s the new...