No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.”- Epictetus

Commercial Business Incubator - CBI

The Lok Jack GSB BIZBOOSTER is primarily a SME growth centre and commercial business incubator established by the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and its foundation partners. The BIZBOOSTER is a collaborative relationship among private enterprise, academia and government, aimed at providing innovative startups and existing companies with a wide range of services, financial and non-financial resources for growth, success and sustainability.

The Commercial Business Incubator (CBI) at BizBooster is positioned to expedite the success of commercial start-ups in Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the wider Caribbean.

We possess significant regional and global networks which provide companies with the opportunity to develop strategic partnerships and to access international markets more rapidly. Whether you are an entrepreneur with an innovative business idea with great market potential or an already established business, the BIZBOOSTER can take your business to the next level provided you meet the qualifying criteria.

Our purpose at BizBooster is to help emerging business turn ideas into viable businesses. We are also responsible for promoting innovation and job creation by providing start-ups with support services and resources tailored to increase their chances of success. In this vein, BizBooster’s CBI will facilitate the orchestration and focus of critical resources, intelligence, expertise and relationships towards the achievement of entrepreneurial success in the Caribbean and beyond.

Why Business Incubator ?

  • Mentorship is a critical component in the success of start-up firms.
  • Early entrepreneurial engagement (entrepreneurs supporting other entrepreneurs) is very beneficial
  • It is important to have very aggressive funding efforts within a 5 year horizon.
  • It is vital to have the strategic impact of alliances in the early phase of growth

Key Partners

Angel Investors

New Partners