December 4, 2023

COSME announces three finalists for Global Entrepreneur Week

COSME News Americas, TORTOLA, BVI: COSME, an European Union funded programme and key supporter of entrepreneurs in the Caribbean region, is proud to announce its three finalists in their Confessions of an Entrepreneur contest. The three finalists are: Libbie Oliver, Owner of Caribbean Mountain Coffee, British Virgin Islands, Cristal Legrand of SSSAS Tourism Ambassador in […]

Cayman Islands Ministry attends small business conference in Orlando

The Ministry of Commerce is looking at new avenues to boost small businesses in the Cayman Islands, and garnered fresh insights through attending the 36th Annual America’s Small Business Development Centre Conference in Orlando, Florida. Staged by the Organisation of American States, the conference took place 19-22 September. More than 20 countries in North, Central, […]

COSME welcomes trailblazing entrepreneurs in OCTs

COSME, a European Union funded programme, conducted a study visit to one of the world’s most inventive cities, Eindhoven, Netherlands and learn about its strategy in creating high tech incubators. Eindhoven has successfully attracted hundreds of businesses, many of them start ups and over 10,000 researchers in the high tech industry to work in their […]

Cayman Islands Chamber CEO to travel to the Netherlands on Business Incubator Fact Finding Mission

Cayman Islands Chamber CEO Wil Pineau, CCE has made some final preparations for his trip to Eindhoven, Netherlands on September 19th, where he will also be joined by UCCI’s Dr. J.D. Mosley-Matchett. Whilst in Europe Wil will be attending lectures and seminars about the development of business incubators in the hopes of sharing this information in […]

Cayman Islands at Regional Business Training Event

COSME hosts training to empower Entrepreneurs through use of new business portal, TORTOLA, BVI, June 1, 2016 – COSME, an EU funded program to support small and medium sized businesses in the Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), recently held a training session for the newly launched, a web portal to house Caribbean […]

Study on Business Regulatory Environment of Caribbean OCTs launched

From Cayman Islands Small Business Association The COSME programme, funded by the European Union through the 10th EDF, seeks to increase the competitiveness of the Caribbean OCTs in general and their SMEs in particular. One of the subprojects of the program is a study on the business regulatory environment in each of the OCTs. Based […]

Cayman Islands DCI hosts meeting for EU’s small-business programme

The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) recently hosted a meeting for an EU programme that’s intended to strengthen Caribbean OCT governments’ abilities to service their countries’ business sectors. COSME, which stands for Caribbean OCTs Small and Medium Enterprises, was hosted on Tuesday, 4 November, at the Westin Casuarina Resort. DCI Director Ryan Rajkumarsingh said […]