SLCSI looks to the Future with Green Tech Startups

Green Tech is trending and the SLCSI has taken the lead among Business Support Organizations in adding its voice to the movement and lending its technical and financial support to SMEs in the green tech space.   With climate change creating an ever-increasing volatility to small island states with the scarcity of resources and dwindling water supplies affecting food production, there is a need for innovative ways of dealing with agriculture…

SLCSI Now Certified Boot Camp Coordinator

Miss Yvonne Agard, the Executive Director of the SLCSI recently completed a Train-the-Trainer 4-day workshop for Caribbean Climate and Innovation Center (CCIC) Hub Coordinators in Barbados. Coming out of the training Saint Lucia was selected as the host country for the inaugural CCIC Boot camp or women slated for August 2018. CCIC is a part of infoDev’s Climate Technology Program (CTP) which focuses on empowering developing countries to proactively…

Female Entrepreneurship – Wave of Business Success!

“Giving women the chance to become financially independent and make the most of their talents is the key to higher living standards and stronger economies.” Cherie Blair. “Female entrepreneurship is the new wave of business success”. That is according to contributor, Steve Blakeman who was as named by LinkedIn as a ‘Top 10 Writer’ for Marketing & Social Media for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). Despite the overwhelming research that shows that female entrepreneurship will lead the growth of business success in the future, there remains a glaring gender disparity between the number of start-ups…

Meet the Founder of FARMSAI

Philip Wells in the founder of FARMSAI, a cooperative data management movement that rewards sharing and collecting data and provides decision support tools, for the management and service delivery to stakeholders. The SLCSI was enthusiastic about Mr. Wells’ idea and quick to respond to his request for assistance to attend Pitch@Palace Commonwealth, an opportunity for Entrepreneurs and early stage businesses like FARMSAI from each of the 53 Commonwealth countries to pitch to CEOs, Influencers, Angels, Mentors and potential investors and Business Partners. Not only is Philip an entrepreneur, he is a member and past Treasurer of the St. Lucia ICT Association, one of the more…


  • Strategic Planning workshop with Southern Business Association (SBA)
  • Export Development Training  -Services Go Global (SGG); look out for our promotional “roadshow” in July
  • Partnership with TEPA to present Skempi Music Platform to music fraternity
  • Launch of “Doing Business in French” program
  • SLCSI’s first ‘Mastermind Dinner” at a venue to be announced
  • More about our Cheri Blair Mentees