Profile on 2015's Moguls in the Making

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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The Jamaica Observer believes that entrepreneurs are the grass roots of the economy and that they should be encouraged to take the risks needed to build our country's future. So we have published the stories of 12 businesses that were nominated for our Mogul in the Making programme. We hope their example will inspire others to take the plunge too.




All of our nominees are winners by virtue of the imagination, initiative and courage they've demonstrated in starting their own enterprises. But we'll be choosing three of them for special attention and we'll be asking you, our readers, to select one of those three -- the people's choice.




Please take some time to look at the nominees we've profiled.




Nominee #1




Schnel Francis hopes to redefine the health sector with the establishment of a mobile health care operation -- Heal in Motion.




Nominee #2




Three Northern Caribbean University (NCU) students -- Javin Williams, Kamla Williams and Kamal Smith have introduced an organic shampoo called Herboo.




Nominee #3




Start-up technology company Pandosoft taps into the multibillion-dollar global animation industry.




Nominee #4




Manchester-based education officer Sasha Palmer launches popsicle company Liqy Liqy.




Nominee #5




Colombian-born Juan Carlos Corredor targets niche market with his business of manufacturing leather shoes -- Ollunid Traders




Nominee #6




Patria-Kaye Aarons launches hard candy line -- Sweetie Confectionery.




Nominee #7




June Gottgens launches her very own coconut chocolate spread -- Umium




Nominee #8




Kirk Buchanan and Aldane Dawkins, founders of multi-coloured socks line - Craziisocks.




Nominee #9




Chief executive officer of technology-based company StartUp Robot Winston Wilkins hopes to revolutionise the process of registering a company in Jamaica.




Nominee #10




29-year-old Stephanie McLean launches e-commerce platform for global designers -- Trendy Treat.




Nominee #11




Sherelle 'Asherlee' Curtis, founder of hair care line of products -- Asherlee Naturals.




Nominee #12




Lotoya 'Cedella' Scott has started the production of cloth, flower-crown and jewelled headwear -- Glam Pieces by Cedella









    

   

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