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UG Chemistry graduate-turned-detergent manufacturer seeks more local market space

UG Chemistry graduate-turned-detergent manufacturer seeks more local market space

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:30

A year into owning and operating what is almost certainly the first local company to manufacture such a broad range of detergents and sanitizers, Melissa Younge readily admits that her efforts to secure significant market recognition against a product base long dominated by better-known foreign brands has been no proverbial ‘walk in the park.’ Far from losing heart, however, she appears determined to soldier on, seemingly animated by a feeling that as far as business trends are concerned, the proverbial work is beginning to turn in Guyana.


Meet the man behind the 'Google of Guyana'

Meet the man behind the 'Google of Guyana'

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 12:47

When Triston Thompson and his cousin decided to launch information technology company IntellectStorm in 2014, they knew they would have an uphill battle.

“IT is not something that is adopted that much in Guyana,” the 20-year-old explained. “Businesses are still stuck in their old way of doing things.”


UG partners with Mexico for School of Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation

UG partners with Mexico for School of Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 13:48

The University of Guyana(UG) is partnering with Mexico to deliver its School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation programme.

Vice Chancellor of UG, Professor Dr. Ivelaw Griffith at a recent press conference said that Mexico, through the local embassy, has committed to providing an instructor in the Spanish language for the new programme.


School of Entrepreneurship looks to be a game-changer for UG

School of Entrepreneurship looks to be a game-changer for UG

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 13:09

Come next semester, the University of Guyana (UG) will be opening the doors of its new School of Entrepreneur-ship and Business Innovation (SEBI), an initiative which Vice Chancellor Professor Ivelaw Griffith says is reflective of a re-examination of the relevance and delivery of the institution’s programmes “in keeping with national development, industry needs, student-centred learning and faculty development.”


Discussion on School of Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation

Discussion on School of Entrepreneurship & Business Innovation

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 15:54

Press Secretary and Television Anchor Malika N. Ramsey discusses the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovations. The team included members from the University of Guyana.


Empowering others through ICT – Eldon Marks is living his dream

Empowering others through ICT – Eldon Marks is living his dream

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 07:16

“LIVE YOUR dream. Be as crazy as you possibly can be, ignore the status quo, set your goals and go after them with blind determination,” Social Entrepreneur, Eldon Marks said as he addressed a room full of entrepreneurs and software developers in a collaborative work space he had developed with his business partner, Chitra Dwarka.