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DBJ recognises winners of International Business Model Competition

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 10:35 AM
Contributed Team UWI (from left) Tricia Bent & Kristoffer Henry co-founders, Eco Structures, first runner-up in the 2018 IBMC, Ashli Rose Davis and Dawn Morgan, Coordinators of the UWI Business Model Competition, Shani Bennett, co-founder of Queritel, who copped seventh place at the 2018 IBMC, Shanalee Cawley, founder, Eco Structures, Dr. David McBean, executive director, Mona School of Business & Management, UWI, Janice Henlin, director of marketing MSBM and Douglas Lindo, entrepreneur & national coach

On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Development Bank of Jamaica and its partners hosted a cocktail reception in honour of the university students who won first and second place at the 2018 International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held recently in Utah, USA.

The winner, BEASC Technologies of Northern Caribbean University, won the Global Champion Trophy and US$30,000. The first runner-up, Eco Structures from the University of the West Indies (UWI), won US$20,000. A third team, Queritel, also from the UWI, placed seventh and was awarded US$5,000.