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Access Accelerator, SBDC Bahamas Celebrates Four Years

Nassau, The Bahamas – September 20th, 2022 Access Accelerator, Small Business Development Centre is celebrating four years of empowering Bahamian entrepreneurs and business owners to reach their ful...

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Agriculture, SBDC announce $1 mil. grant program

Nassau, The Bahamas – September 21st, 2022 By Chester Robards As the Access Accelerator/Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) marked its fourth anniversary yesterday, it did so by forming a partnership with the ...

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Simplified Lending teams up with Access Accelerator to provide Bahamian entrepreneurs with new funding opportunities

Nassau, The Bahamas – From children’s books to artisan ice cream to designer handbags, wine and skin care products, Access Accelerator’s Global Business Pitch competition, held earlier this week, brought together a...

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Computer Creations rises from the rubble, providing vital technology services in Abaco after Hurricane Dorian

Johnell Curry’s entrepreneurial journey is a tale of unexpected loss followed by triumph. After acquiring Computer Creations from its original owners, she managed the store steadfastly – until Hurricane Doria...

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$25k Awarded in Access Accelerator Innovative Business Pitch Competition

Nassau, The Bahamas – Access Accelerator’s Summer Entrepreneurial Training & Mentorship (S.E.T.) series kicked off its first of three pitch nights in grand style awarding $25,000 in cash prizes to small b...

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Coco Reef Craft Company revolutionizes straw work, manipulating local straw into unique shapes for apparel and home

After leaving her retail job in 2015, Colette Ferguson boldly chose to pursue her artistic passion. She established Coco Reef Craft Company, where she turns items typically found lying on the beach into exquisite accesso...

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Exuma Underwater Store gives people a glimpse of the deep sea while they’re still on land

As an island boy at heart, Smith grew up exploring the shores of his native island of Exuma. When he became an adult, his love for the ocean led him to seek employment at a water tour company – that is – unti...

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Coming out of the comfort zone: Turn your weakness into strengths in business

There is a Danish proverb, “The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn’t forget his weaknesses.”  This statement could not be more applicable to my situation when starting a new business. I felt like this weakness...

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Architect turned farmer cultivates thriving business producing culinary herbs, edible flowers, and microgreens

When Antonio Hall left his career in architecture in 2016 to “try his hand” at farming, he was given the nickname the “crazy farmer.” Still, hard work, determination, and a passion for the soil en...

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How to Navigate Inflation as a Business Owner

Inflation is a general increase in prices and a common measure of inflation is the Consumer Price Index (CPI). According to The Bahamas Department of Statistics, as of December 2021, CPI is 113.24 with a 4.1% annual perc...