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Crowdfunding for Caribbean Entrepreneurs  – Massive Open Online Course
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Crowdfunding for Caribbean Entrepreneurs – Massive Open Online Course

The flagship Crowdfunding MOOC for Caribbean Entrepreneurs (CMCE) is an exciting and innovative training course that combines unconventional approaches in entrepreneurship financing with an innovative online learning platform. Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs provide a free open access web-based learning platform to a large number of participants. MOOC platforms such as Coursera, EdX, and Stanford Venture Lab are democratizing education, transforming learning and promoting lifelong learning. Around the world, national and international institutions, such as the World Bank Group are paying greater attention to the impacts of crowdfunding on local economic development. In the Caribbean, crowdfunding is a relatively new approach to financing entrepreneurship projects that use the power...
JN Foundation and JNSBL launch iSupportJamaica – Crowdfunding towards Economic Prosperity
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JN Foundation and JNSBL launch iSupportJamaica – Crowdfunding towards Economic Prosperity

In July 2013, JN (Jamaica National), known more for Home Loans and Mortgages, launched a revolutionary product that’s got many entrepreneurs talking, especially persons interested in going into Animation as announced in my article KingstOOn Animation Festival and GG’s “I Believe in Jamaica” Animation Training – Genesis of Animation Outsourcing. At their Jamaica-Diaspora Conference from Sunday June 16th 2013 to Wednesday June 19th 2013 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, JN’s charity arm, JN Foundation and JNBSL (Jamaican National Small Business Loans) the SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) lending arm of the JNBS, launched the Caribbean’s first Crowdfunding website, iSupportJamaica. The aim of this initiative is to draw upon the financial resources of the Denizens living on the Intern...