Case Studies

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...

Below is a letter received from BYBT Supported Entrepreneur, Ms Christine Roberts, and the Support received from YBTT Volunteer Mentor, Mr Reggie Ramlochan. Reggie has been mentoring Christine as part of the Youth Business Caribbean Support System, where support goes beyond borders. Christine has had a...

Celebrating International Women's Day! YOUTH BUSINESS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO joins with the rest of the world in celebrating 'INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!' Entrepreneurship is indeed a strong contributor to the progress of women, and today YBTT proudly salutes our YOUNG FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS! ...

Reviving family's wood working business There is indeed a growing interest in the wood working industry by young entrepreneurs who have decided to become more exploratory and creative. [caption id="attachment_998" align="alignright" width="276"] YBTT Supported Entrepreneur, Adrian Niamath[/caption] One such entrepreneur is Adrian Niamath, who, through his determination to make...

It has been proven over time, that entrepreneurship can sometimes permeate positively throughout the rungs of families. Testifying to this is Francisca Brown-Mata, another of YBTT’s success stories. “I grew up watching my Mom preparing meals for the neighbours, who would in turn display smiling...