U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Announces the Winners of its Caribbean StartUp Summit Competition

The United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS wishes to announce the winners of its Caribbean StartUp Summit Competition. The competition had offered entrepreneurs in the Eastern Caribbean a chance to attend TEN Habitat’s Caribbean StartUp Summit in Barbados on May 24 and 25. The Embassy will fund the entrepreneurs’ participation in the Summit, including airfare and hotel accommodations and transportation in Barbados.

The winners are:

Name Country
Zina Matthew Antigua
Elijah James Antigua
Christina Hunte Barbados
Avena Prince Dominica
Lien Philogene-Norville Dominica
Tahira Martin Grenada
Tamara Prosper Grenada
Shane Browne St. Kitts & Nevis
Janeel Boon St. Kitts & Nevis
Vernesa St. Marie St. Lucia
Jessica Alexander St. Lucia
Shari Ollivierre St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Christal Oliver St. Vincent & the Grenadines


The Caribbean Startup Summit is TEN Habitat’s flagship annual event. It brings together a global team of startup experts, founders and entrepreneur resource providers to help empower startups in the region. It is the event built to inspire dreamers and empower ideas. The Embassy’s partnership with TEN Habitat is part of the U.S. Government’s effort of Promoting Sustainable Regional Economic Growth.