Diaspora Direct Investment Scaling Up Caribbean Service Businesses

Moving The Caribbean Forward

Room A October 13, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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David P.A. Mullings

Direct investment by the Caribbean Diaspora is topic is on the tongue of many diasporans today.

The challenge comes with how to make that happen.

What You Will Learn

  • Perception vs Reality of investing in the Caribbean
  • Contributing to the journey from inefficiency towards efficiency
  • Improving access to equity capital in the Caribbean

Case study and forthcoming opportunities for Diaspora Direct Investment

Caribbean destined impact fund for driving UN SDGs

Equity capital opportunities and know-how that will help you upskill for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Presenter, picks  of industries poised for long-term growth, how deals are structured, comparative advantages in the region and provide insight into what professional investors look for in a company

“Connecting the Roots, Building Networks Together for Profit and Purpose”

The Caribbean Diaspora sends billions of dollars in remittances back to the region but has never been properly engaged to invest in the region. Diaspora Entrepreneurs have ideas and wish to contribute to the economic development of the region but lack access to capital, networks and mentors.

This  session will shine a light on how we bridge these realities, how to raise capital, build a team and scale a venture while securing the right partnerships.

Participants in this session will be empowered to leverage investment of improving their social and economic outcomes and accelerating SDG 1 and SDG 10.

In addition, there awareness of opportunities for mapping and planning their investments for driving SDGs of their choice for example SDG # 3- Quality Education; SDG #7- Affordable and Clean Energy; SDG#2 Zero Hunger.  A list of UN SDG is available at: https://sdgs.un.org/goals


Who Is It For?

This a is utilization-focused session, all levels can comprehend, use, and benefit.  Diaspora entrepreneurs looking to invest in the Caribbean will be not want to miss this session. If you are “only 25” or already “45”, this session is for you also.