Ministry of Agriculture partners with the Access Accelerator SBDC

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard yesterday announced the ministry will partner with the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) to support farming and fishing projects throughout The Bahamas. “This collaboration will be the first of many as my ministry seeks to leverage various opportunities for farmers and fishers,” […]

SBDC and BDB would fund hemp ventures once government “green lights” industry, say executives

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — For entrepreneurs who may be looking to cultivate industrial hemp, if and when government gives the go ahead, Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) and the Bahamas Development Bank the (BDB) executives said the entities are open to providing funding for such ventures. During the Abaco Business Outlook, Access Accelerator Small Business Development […]

Govt. “betting big” on small business sector, $55 million injection

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government is “betting big” on small businesses and the Bahamian entrepreneurial spirit to help mitigate the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic and revive the economy, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest. Speaking at a press conference to mark the SBDC’s two-year anniversary, Turnquest noted […]

SBDC launching crowdfunding platform

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) is looking to launch a crowdfunding platform, executives said yesterday. During a press conference to mark the entity’s two-year anniversary, Davinia Grant, the SBDC’s executive director said: “We are going to be launching a crowdfunding platform and we will be looking at opportunities for […]