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January 20th, 2018
Grant for small businesses is a 'jump start' - Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - "This grant is not seen as a replacement for the business sales. We don't expect that the funds enclosed in this envelope would be able to get you exactly where you have been," said Director of Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs Mrs Karia J. Christopher.

September 27th, 2016
US Treasury awards more than $4.4M for small businesses in USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The US Treasury Department today September 27, 2016 announced that the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has received $4,477,239 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow and create jobs, according to a release issued by the Treasury.

April 18th, 2016
Access to capital, small population challenging to business – Louis Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) Louis Potter said businesses in the territory face a number of challenges from access to capital to small population size, technical skills and support services as well as the lengthy process and wait times.

April 12th, 2015
CCT treats customers to Waffle Therapy breakfast

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CCT Global Communications on Friday April 10, 2015 partnered with Waffle Therapy to bring to its customers a breakfast treat with a view to encouraging the public to support small businesses and to ultimately drive the economy forward.

March 30th, 2015
VINO fires back @ Premier Smith’s childish statement on cartoon!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the night of March 25, 2015 we were overwhelmed with calls from readers, advertisers and many civil society personnel asking, if we had heard the latest attack on press freedom by Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

May 8th, 2014
Small businesses still get Govt. runaround - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith said small business owners continue to face difficulties interfacing with various Government departments to get their businesses going and this comprises the bulk of complaints received by the Complaints Commission.

December 1st, 2012
Umoja Show supports small businesses for Buy BVI Trade Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Umoja Show came out in full support of small businesses in the Virgin Islands (VI) and the integral role they play in the development of the economy when the radio show was last aired November 29, 2012.

April 30th, 2012
OJ - Gov’t “dead serious” to see success of small businesses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The success of small businesses in the Virgin Islands is of paramount importance to Government with the resuscitation of the Small Business Bureau taking shape and plans for the financial structure where businesses can begin to benefit can get underway by the end of the year.

April 29th, 2012
Small business owners get tips on marketing basics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Over 20 small business owners in the Virgin Islands had the opportunity to learn some basic marketing skills at a Scotiabank planned seminar held yesterday April 28, 2012 at the bank’s Road Town location.

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