|Starved of funding - Software developers say banks scared to back them
When Grayson Alert and his business partner Neil Rhule made the decision to enter the software development business seven years ago, all they had was the idea, but no funds to get Aura Technology off the ground. But armed with one client, the duo turned to a friend, borrowed some money and rented out a house for three months.
Insurance - The FSC needs to get its acts together
Question: Is there a schedule set by law by which consumers can determine the correctness of life- insurance mortality charges - that is, the charge percentage, age, and per-premium-dollar paid?
Young developer pours $500m into town-house project
Antonio McKoy, chief executive officer of Le'Antonio's Roofing and Construction Limited, is developing a 33-town-house complex in Porto Bello, Montego Bay, targeted at a high-income market.
Cash Plus March deadline uncertain - We don't want investors' names, says FSC.
Cash Plus Limited (CPL) and the Financial Services Commission are in dialogue to explore the possibility of the investment scheme registering its operation in compliance with the securities law. But, up to a week ago, Cash Plus still had not formally applied to the Financial Services Commission (FSC) for registration...
A break with the past
Sometime before the end of June this year, the Caribbean will sign in Barbados an economic partnership agreement (EPA) with Europe. In doing so, all but one of the region's independent states will make a fundamental break with their past and start down a largely uncharted journey.