CARCIP Provides Grant for Local E-entrepreneur

The Caribbean Communications Infrastructure Programme (CARCIP) is continuing to provide opportunities for young ICT entrepreneurs and small and medium sized ICT businesses to develop and expand their horizons.

On September 24, 2015, eMagine Solutions Incorporated, a web design and development company, was handed a server (hardware) which was procured under the CARCIP Business Incubator Grant. The server will be used for the purpose of developing an Enterprise Solution.

The company had already benefited from consultancy services through CARCIP, to develop a software platform, which would allow them to provide business solutions to small medium enterprises like themselves. CARCIP’s assistance to “eMagine Solutions Incorporated comes at a total cost of EC$80,000.00

The CARCIP Business Incubator Grant provides financial assistance for the purpose of enhancing operations of ICT or ICT- enabled businesses. Through this grant facility companies are expected to innovate business processes with the aim of improving productivity and efficiency in their daily operations.

In the coming months, CARCIP will be lending assistance to at least twenty other businesses.