StartupLabGY to transform ideas into sustainable solutions

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As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week activities, StartuplabGY was recently launched in Guyana with an innovation and entrepreneur curriculum to transform ideas into a sustainable solution.

StartupLabGY is an Innovation Accelerator Programme that was designed by Trifinity Solutions to develop, test and grow new business ideas through social entrepreneurship by identifying social problems, design innovative solutions, generating prototypes to validate their effectiveness, and develop business models that support their solution.

Trifinity Solutions is a digital media agency ‘Transforming Ideas into Solutions’. It was founded by Queens Young Leader 2017, Samantha Sheoprashad.

“We are a digital software solution (web, mobile and internet marketing) company that caters our services to start-up or established business helping them to grow their community digitally, extend their reach and increase their sales and education. Our mission is to bring together a community of creators through collaboration, to spark innovation while expanding sustained digital wealth,” Trifinity Solutions said in a press release.

The objectives of the StartuplabGY 2019 are:

  • To develop, test and grow new business ideas through social entrepreneurship
  • Drive Innovation and creativity in our local industry
  • Train at least 10 youths in the design of social enterprises and innovation
  • Design at least five social entrepreneurship projects
  • Generate new disruptive ideas for products and services within an innovative and creative industry in Guyana. By applying creative techniques, learning hands-on tools to scale up your business idea through mentorship, and investment towards the venture

“Over the last two days, we conducted an intensive programme at the Strategic Recruitment Inc. training room that delivered our objectives where we edified participants on how to innovate and move creativity faster in order to achieve sustainable innovations and developments. This pillar under which we selected these projects were Education, Agriculture, Youth Employment, Mental Health, Climate Change, and Governance,” Trifinity Solutions added.

“At Trifinity Solutions, we are empowering entrepreneurs through this ecosystem. To enable this, we believe our investments in education, innovation, and community collaboration with both the public and private sectors will help develop a healthy ecosystem for a sustainable future right here in Guyana. We have a strong belief that StartupLabGY training and education will enable these multifaceted groups of innovators to produce phenomenal outcomes in the years to come,” Trifinity Solutions stated.

Sponsors and partners for this initiative include: Global Entrepreneurship Week, GEN Caribbean, Strategic Recruitment Solutions Inc., Queens Young Leaders, Institute of Caribbean Studies, The Food and Agriculture Organisation United Nations Guyana (FAO), Social Enterprise and Administration Initiatives (SEA) and Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Livelihoods (CoESL).

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