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Video: BEDC Student Entrepreneur Awards

Video: BEDC Student Entrepreneur Awards

[Updated] The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] is holding their award presentation this evening [Aug 30] honouring the young people who completed their Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme [SSEP]. A spokesperson said, “Since early July, the scheme has walked ten young people between the ages of 14 and 20, through the challenging process... Read more of this article

Student Launches Natural Skin Care Products

Student Launches Natural Skin Care Products

BEDC summer student Asia Atienza has launched a natural skin care product line called “Lucid”, featuring a local product that is all natural. Ms. Atienza said, “I am a recent graduate of the Berkeley Institute. I had always taken a keen interest in skin care. I love the process of it, the skin is our largest organ and we should take... Read more of this article

Chin-Gurret Launching New Bluebird Boxes

Chin-Gurret Launching New Bluebird Boxes

20-year-old Christian Chin-Gurret has already designed a repertoire of products, including a water bottle holder, a lamp inspired by the Bermuda kite and a light for a camper van, and tonight [Aug 8] he will launch his latest creation – a Bermudian Bluebird Box, which allows people to forgo the hammers and nails and assemble the boxes quickly and... Read more of this article

Local Teen Launches Photography Business

Local Teen Launches Photography Business

A recent Berkeley Institute graduate has founded a small photography business, ‘A Piece of Paradise’, in hopes of helping tourists and residents alike to capture an unforgettable experience with friends, family, and loved ones here on Island. Tyler Trott, 17, received his Canon Rebel T6 camera as a gift several years ago and always loved going out... Read more of this article

Student Launches New Pet Services Business

Student Launches New Pet Services Business

A 19-year-old Bermuda College student has launched a new business offering pet based services, including dog walking and pet sitting, to animal lovers in the community. Yndia Raynor admits that “for as long as she can remember” she’s been passionate about four-legged creatures, with animals playing an important role in her childhood and teen years. She... Read more of this article

Young Entrepreneurs Offer Array Of Services

Young Entrepreneurs Offer Array Of Services

Natural gemstone jewelry, commemorative photos, bird boxes, natural skin care line, dog walking and pet sitting are a few of the businesses being operated by some of the island’s young entrepreneurs this summer as part of the BEDC’s Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme. Junior Minister of Home Affairs, Economic Development & Tourism,... Read more of this article

14-Year-Old Launches ‘Taste Testing’ Business

14-Year-Old Launches ‘Taste Testing’ Business

14-year-old Andreaz Glasgow — who despite his young age is a self-described ‘serial entrepreneur’ –  is set to launch a new business offering fun ‘taste testing’ experiences. The Berkeley Institute honour student founded ‘Guess What?’ after spotting there was a need for more diverse entertainment options on the... Read more of this article

Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme

Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] has launched a new initiative called the Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme, which will “provide students between the ages of 16 and 25 with the resources and support to launch, grow and sustain their own business enterprises.” Speaking at a recent press conference, Minister of Economic... Read more of this article

Are You A Student With A Great Business Idea?

Are You A Student With A Great Business Idea?

The BEDC is launching its first Summer Student Entrepreneur Programme [SSEP] which will see ten students selected to take part in the eight week programme which will provide students between the ages of 16 and 25 with the “resources and support to create and sustain their own business enterprises.” Noting they “received overwhelming... Read more of this article