21 Start Ups announced for 2nd Cohort of EC Greenpreneurs Incubator Program

The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are pleased to announce that twenty-one start-ups from the OECS have been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Incubator programme.

The Incubator programme is a free, carefully curated training and mentoring program designed to support green entrepreneurs to build robust and sustainable business models, and the skills, tools, and confidence to implement them for success. The programme features a 12-week virtual green business training based on the lean start-up methodology, a mentorship programme, 1-on-1 coaching and networking opportunities culminating in the Business Plan Competition where up to 10 businesses can qualify for grants of US$10,000.

93 businesses applied for the programme, however 21 were selected after a rigorous screening, evaluation and selection process conducted by a selection committee composed of key stakeholders from the business support network in the Eastern Caribbean. The selection criteria sought to identify startups with a green focus, strong entrepreneurial mindset, high growth potential and a level of inclusivity among other considerations.

Overall, Green Businesses are considered those offering services and products that support the achievement of environmental/social goals in the country. These include: selling products that offset or reduce imports; selling sustainable/renewable energy or energy efficiency products, services, or equipment; farms or food production businesses that use organic or regenerative agriculture techniques; businesses that reduce energy use or use renewable energy, reduce water use, reduce waste (such as recycling businesses or those that source re-used or local materials), or protect or conserve natural landscapes, address social issues (support vulnerable populations like youth, women, the disabled, reduce inequality/poverty etc ), or increase resilience to climate change (storm-resistant buildings and infrastructure, increased ability to recover from storms/flooding, etc).   The Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative was launched in 2021 and is being implemented by the Global Green Growth Institute in collaboration with the OECS Commission with funding from the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD).The programme also features a green business Accelerator programme, which supports established green business through loan financing and access to a green investor network.


First Name  

Last Name

Country Business Name
LaNia Bynoe Antigua & Barbuda Down To Earth Vermicompost Farm
Kyle James Dominica KJ Nutrition
Lana Athanaze Dominica Eclat Nova Luxuries
Lyndel Paris Dominica Paris Family Farm Inc
Samuel Jones Grenada Isle Bee Well
Danielle Boriel Saint Lucia Borganics
Mitra Cazaubon Saint Lucia Narrow Way Life
Sheena Roserie Saint Lucia Fruti Harvest
Leona Melius-Mathurin Saint Lucia Natures Healthyeats
Damian Adjodha Saint Lucia New Flower Regenerative Garden
Wilma Hutchinson St. Kitts & Nevis WZSKN Poultry Pro
Laverne CAINES St. Kitts & Nevis island Garden
Hydeia Tyson St. Kitts & Nevis Organico869
Victoria Baucum- Berkley St. Kitts & Nevis Riches of the Earth Farm
Otis Jeffers St. Kitts & Nevis Produce Delight: Conscious Farming
Michael Hazell St. Vincent & the Grenadines Vermigold
Gordon Shallow St. Vincent & the Grenadines The Plant Doctor
Beth Pitt St. Vincent & the Grenadines Greenline Dinnerware plate Creation
Chemora Mc Knee St. Vincent & the Grenadines SUS – Edibles
Lavern King St. Vincent & the Grenadines Grenadines Gold
Leeza Charles St. Vincent & the Grenadines Arubana Retreat