|The goal of CaribConnect’s Platform, is to offer proper support and coaching to Entrepreneurs via its Mentors and give your business the boost needed through its finance opportunities to reach the next level of business success.
You are welcome to join us whether you are an entrepreneur with a micro, small or medium-sized enterprise so you can scale up your business activities and grow into a successful corporation. The platform furthermore offers you Professionals, whom are ready to assist in developing your business model and/or get you investment ready.
In 2014 the European Union launched a program for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) with the aim to promote entrepreneurship and improve the business environment in the British, French and Dutch Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), and to allow SMEs to realize their full potential.
Knowing that one of the key drivers of internationalization is the development and use of international business networks, the COSME project team approached the creators of the BIDx portal to provide this platform to the Micro Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) of the above mentioned OCTs.
The CaribConnect platform was developed with the purpose of facilitating the matching process of Entrepreneurs with Mentors, Investors and Financing Institutions for their further growth and expansion into overseas markets. The business support organizations, i.e. the Chambers of Commerce’s, also provide workshops and training, and valuable business information to the participating Member entrepreneurs. In addition, e-Learning resources and a Finance Directory with detailed information of various funds and banks can be accessed by the Members.
The CaribConnect Community is connected to all the online BIDx portals around the world, resulting in an immediate outreach beyond the Caribbean region. CaribConnect serves as a virtual incubation to the OCTs listed below:
Fill in CaribConnect's Express Form and become a member of the portal. The information that you add in the express form will become your business summary. With it you will be able to connect with other Entrepreneurs, find a mentor to advise you, or even realise an investment opportunity from an Investor in the network. The sensitive information about your business is kept private and only you can allow access to it!