LAYING A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS
It is important for everyday people, businesses and various parties other than accredited investors, those in Barbados and those around the world abroad who love Barbados, to be able to contribute financially to the positive transformation of the Barbados economy as well, while obtaining meaningful value in return. They can do so by directly supporting the global consortium of companies which are committed to deploying their innovative technology solutions in Barbados through the SM@RT BARBADOS Sustainable Economic Development Initiative, while also contributing to the preparatory and administrative costs associated with financing and executing the planned major development projects in Barbados.
The participating consortium companies have existing products and services that can add a new tech-centric dimension to the Barbados economy, that will credibly accelerate economic growth in terms of
- creating new higher paying tech jobs and training Barbadians to do them - EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION
- attracting major new sources of significant foreign direct investment - INVESTMENT FUND
- attracting a new category of affluent visitor and driving increased visitor spending - ADVANCED UX DESIGN
- creating major new FX inflows from daily trading activity with the rest of the world - EXPORTS/E-COMMERCE
Sporadic isolated commercial projects, while still of value, will not have the desired level of transformative impact if not optimised in terms of technological inputs and synergistic integration with a broader national development plan. Consequently, co-ordinated implementation of a portfolio of multi-sector projects incorporating the latest technologies, all designed with a macro national development focus rather than a soloed focus on individual profits, can be a powerful catalyst for major economic growth.
WHO CAN/SHOULD PARTICIPATE
Municipalities, Companies, Small Businesses and Individual Citizens in Barbados and around the world, who either have a need for one or more of the products and services offered by the group of international companies leading the SM@RT BARBADOS initiative, or who simply wishes to make a contribution to and support what is an exceptional initiative for Barbados.
WHO CAN/SHOULD PARTICIPATE
To participate, you will be purchasing discounted Digital Gift Vouchers that carry the right to access/use any of our global consortium partners' B2B or B2C products, solutions or consulting services, as well as products or services offered directly by SM@RT INC. The vouchers give you discounted access to a range of technology solutions relevant for many municipalities, companies, small businesses, educational institutions, charities, associations, etc., along with a few individual/consumer-oriented products and services currently being added. It is the standard stored-value gift card/certificate model, practically identical to the purchase of a plastic iTunes Gift Card, but implemented for now as a visual digital graphic with a redemption code, rather than a blockchain-generated cryptographic token.