14 September 2009

Pioneers of Prosperity ~ The Caribbean Cadre!

Thanks to Nick Buckley -- one of our MIT Development Ventures class alums who cross-registered from the Harvard Kennedy School -- for pointing at this wonderful batch of videos showcasing the Caribbean Pioneers of Prosperity 2009. These winners are a diverse set of entrepreneurs and each are great role models for entrepreneurship both in their countries and the region. The Bulkan Timber Works won the $100K Grand Prize, both the Alternative Insurance Company (AIC) and Totally Male Ltd won $75K each, and the rest won $40K each. It took Nick and his colleagues six months to hone in on the finalists from an initial applicant pool of nearly 600. Here's just one story, that of the Alternative Insurance Company...

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