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Micro-Enterprise Utility Start-Up Package – “An immediate relief measure for entrepreneurs and new starts-up”


The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) is pleased to announce the “Micro-Enterprise Utility Start-up Package” for the promotion, strengthening and support of the newly registered Micro Enterprise (ME). Micro Enterprise is defined as a business with:

a) less than 5 employees; or

b) less than $100,000 in annual sales; and

c) less than $50,000 in capital investment.

With the support of the Government of Belize, through its Office of Public-Private Dialogue, BELTRAIDE had partnered with the Belize Telemedia Ltd (BTL), Belize Water Services Ltd. (BWSL,) and Belize Electricity Ltd. (BEL) to make this initiative possible. These three key utility service providers will be offering attractive packages for new starts-up businesses. The packages will waive connection fees and deposits for these three utilities.

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Did you know?? Developing a Business Plan can be as easy as 1 2 3


BUSINESS PLAN GENERAL INFORMATION

What is a Business plan?

A business plan outlines your vision and goals for your business; it is the roadmap for future development.

Importance of the business plan:

Crucial when you are seeking financing. It helps investors and financial institutions understand your business and what you intend to spend the money on.

It is an important management tool for setting development goals for your business.

It is also an evaluation tool as it will help you evaluate where your business is and whether it has achieved any of the objectives you have set.  Continue reading “Did you know?? Developing a Business Plan can be as easy as 1 2 3”


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SBDCBelize, BELTRAIDE  and Mr. Jose Herrera, Lecturer for Small Business Management at the University of Belize is presenting the Entrepreneurship Development Workshop which will be held on February 27th, 2013 on campus!!!

For more information contact SBDCBelize, BELTRAIDE at Tel: 223-3195 or email us at: sbdc@belizeinvest.org.bz

Hope to see you there!!!


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SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER- WHO WE ARE, WHAT WE DO, HOW IT’S BENEFICIAL TO YOU!!


Jules and Omar working togetherIn Belize, the small business community, known as MSME-(Micro, Small, and Medium enterprises) is a vital sector for economic development. It is estimated that MSMEs account for over 70% of main export crops and an even higher percentage of domestic food crops.  It is within this spectrum that the Government of Belize has strengthened its focus on supporting the development of the MSME Sector.

How is the SBDC beneficial to you?

The provision of long term one-on-one assistance to SBDC clients is of priority to us.   You can receive assistance from a counselor at any point in your business operation.  The technical trainings and advisory services provide YOU, our valued SBDC client, with technical information at workshops, and ensured implementation through personal follow up advice from a counselor to answer any questions.

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