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Bio Plastic, PreeLab top Vincent HoSang/UWI venture competition

Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Vincent HoSang UWI Venture Competition, first introduced in November 2002, was staged on January 30. It encourages members of the university community to use their talents and skills to harness ideas and opportunities that can be grown into full-fledged businesses. Students from across all faculties are encouraged to participate in an effort to unleash their creative and innovative ideas. In keeping with its commitment to support youth entrepreneurship, JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation remains a major corporate sponsor of the competition.

Director, JMMB Group, Wayne Sutherland (left) presents Team Ja Bio Plastic team members Jordan Freeman (centre) and Samantha Williams with the Joan Duncan Foundation Corporate Social Responsibility award for copping first place in the recent Vincent HoSang UWI Venture Competition at the UWI Regional Headquarters.

Team PreeLab, represented here by (from left) Matthew Stone, Kriston Kong and Yekini Wallen-Bryan and seen here showing off drones they presented in the competition to Kim Mair (right), CEO of JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation.

Tony HoSang, representing the Caribbean Food Delights and Vincent HoSang Family Foundation, and the second place team, PreeLabs, represented by: Matthew Stone, Kriston Kong and Yekini Wallen-Bryan (2nd right) and JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation's representatives Kim Mair and Wayne Sutherland.