February 28th, 2019
submissions are closed for this round.RSVP
Please note that this is a digital dollar only event only. You can download the mMoney app from here.
Project X is an initiative of the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation, a charitable non-governmental organization focused on the development of a sustainable entrepreneurial culture in Barbados, for which Bitt Digital Inc. is the title sponsor and technology partner.
a collaborative space
a democratic experiment in micro-funding
a forum for critical but accessible discussion
Through the collaborative efforts of these entities and their other strategic partners, it is expected that outcomes from Project X will include:
given that innovative businesses/projects will have an opportunity to obtain small grants based on support from fellow entrepreneurs and MSMEs.
such as its mMoney Wallet and Merchant/Teller applications which will be the method of payment for all Project X contributions.
by serving as a safe space within which to build relationships with like-minded individuals and support one another not just financially but through feedback on specific ideas.
through sensitivity to the existence and efforts of the Barbados Agency for Micro Enterprise Development Limited (FundAccess), Barbados Coalition of Service Industries (BCSI), Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Barbados Manufacturers Association (BMA), Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT), Small Business Association (SBA), Student Entrepreneurial Empowerment Development Project of UWI (SEED), Ten Habitat and the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) pursuant to a signed memorandum of understanding among them.
via which attendees can make further contributions so that each presenter (and even other attendees) can leave the event with support, ideas, volunteers and/or community resources to advance their business/project whether or not they get the most votes.
by bringing entrepreneurs and MSMEs together in one room and encouraging them to work together and form business-to-business (B2B) arrangements that can help to grow one another.