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Setting up a business in Trinidad and Tobago is quite straight forward.
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago (GORTT) encourages foreign direct investment in almost all sectors, with specific focus on the non-energy targeted sectors.
Trinidad and Tobago's success in energy has fueled its rapid development into one of the most industrialized and cost-effective nations in the Caribbean and Central America.
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic situated below the hurricane belt, at the southern-most end of the Caribbean archipelago.
Edan K. Properties manages many complex projects - from purchase to conceptualization, financing and site development. In its role as facilitator, InvesTT has worked alongside Edan K. and played a significant role over the years in the fast-tracking of processes required to implement multi-faceted development projects.
InvesTT facilitated company registration and access to import duty concessions for equipment, engaged the Ministry of Energy & Energy Industries on the placement and inspection of their LPG tanks as well as facilitated smooth entry at Immigration for foreign engineers needed to install equipment and train local staff.
Located in St. Augustine Trinidad, Virtana Inc. is an outsourcing company that delivers high quality robotics software solutions to international technology companies, utilizing engineering graduates based in Trinidad and Tobago.
The recently concluded Tech Beach Retreat, held at Iberostar Hotels and Resort, Jamaica, featured world class keynote speakers from the arena of Business, Finance and Information Technology. Stakeholder brands represented included popular social media icons such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
InvesTT’s Manager Investor Sourcing & Facilitation, Sekou Alleyne attended the event and participated in the panel discussion on Investing in a Zero Waste Future for the Caribbean alongside Ric Herrera of MANO, Eddy Perez of Project Binario, Khalil Bryan of Transit Solutions, and McKinnley Workman and Sebastien Benoit of LAK AY VET.
It was a refreshing experience with a massive amount of information shared and a lot of learning was acquired from the few days theevent spanned.
Our Top 5 takeaways:
Solutions to real world problems provide the greatest opportunity for technological applications and sustainable enterprises.
Startups should be focused on providing solutions to these problems, and have the ability to scale across multiple geographies and platforms.
Technology is the best opportunity to generate wealth despite where you are located in the
Access to venture funds will depend on how successfully a viable, scalable solution to a critical issue is provided.
Fintech -Financial technology/Digital Currencies will become (if it hasn’t already) a major disruptive technology to the existing global financial services landscape. Territories must develop a digital currency strategy.
Another important learning:
The Caribbean is well positioned to be a major provider of technology based services for the Global markets. IT skills development and the development and support of innovation ecosystems throughout the region are required to achieve this.