UWI students won 1st and 3rd place in the National Business Model Competition 2019

Congratulations to all the UWI Teams that competed in the National Business Model Competition and a big congrats to 1st Ja Bio-Plastics and 3rd place Pre Labs.

Next Stop: The International Business Model Competition.


Congratulations Educatours

Please join us in congratulating Educatours Jamaica Limited, they placed first in the National Innovation Competition 2018, in the category of Education and Popularization of Science and Technology. They also received an award from SEBI for innovation!

Congratulations guys, you make us proud, continue making your impact across Jamaica, helping one youth at a time.


MECC WI LINK was a huge success! The persons in attendance listened to presentations from key players in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. The participants also enjoyed giveaways courtesy of Jamaica National Small Business Loans.

The Guild of the Faculty of Science & Technology Wealth Symposium 2018

MECC & client Momo Penelli attended The Guild of the Faculty of Science & Technology Wealth Symposium 2018. The attendees were informed of the services offered at MECC, and Momo Penelli showcased and sold her products.

MECC Wi Chat, “chattin’ in the Write Space”

On June 14, 2018, we hosted MECC Wi Chat, “chattin’ in the Write Space” at our centre with our entrepreneurs and staff in attendance. Giovanni Maddix owner of the Write Space gave an informative presentation about how he got started and where he is today. We all continued sharing our entrepreneurial experiences, while sharing a meal.

MECC Wi Shop

On September 28, 2018, MECC launched its new series MECC Wi Shop, an event which catered to our creatives. Chrissy's Coils and MoMo Penelli showcased and sold their products to UWI staff, students and fellow clients. The event was well received and promises to be even better the next time around.

Orientation Village

MECC along with Queritel, Chrissy Coils, Momo Penelli, and New Life Nutrition & Wellness attended UWI's Orientation Village on August 23 & 24, 2018. The students were enthused to learn about the entrepreneurial centre, and our entreps showcased and sold their products.

JBDC financial training

MECC in collaboration with JBDC provided basic financial training on April 18, 2018, to our clients and entrepreneurs within our database. The training session enlightened those in attendance on the best ways to manage their business finances and to calculate their break even point.