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SCB, BCCEC hold crowdfunding seminar

Prime Minister Perry Christie addressed a seminar sponsored by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation on crowdfunding and SME at British Colonial Hilton last week. 

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Monday, March 27, 2017
Monday, March 27, 2017

Prime Minister Perry Christie addressed a seminar sponsored by the Securities Commission of The Bahamas and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) on crowdfunding for small and medium-sized enterprises at the British Colonial Hilton last week.

The session was titled: Crowdfunding and SME: A New Way to Fund Your Business.

The seminar aimed to further educated entrepreneurs and small business owners about the use of crowdfunding to raise capital.

Photo caption: Prime Minister (centre), with Minister of Financial Services and Local Government Hope Strachan, third left; executive director of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas Christina Rolle, third right; chairman of BCCEC Gowan Bowe, right; CEO of BCCEC Edison Sumner, second left; and deputy manager, policy and compliance, Securities Commission Christian Adderley, left. (BIS Photo/Derek Smith)

Minister of Financial Services and Local Government Hope Strachan was in Grand Bahama at the end of last week to begin the process of increasing awareness among the business community ahead of the launch of Bahamas Trade Information Service Portal April 6, 2017.

Edison Sumner, chief executive officer and president of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation, says that the organization is pleased with the progress being made at the multi-billion dollar Baha Mar resort on Cable Beach and urges stakeholders to continue to encourage foreign investors. Watch an interview with Sumner here.

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