BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - POPULAR business application (app) JAD has placed third at the 2020 OECS Business Model Competition, which was completed today (Sept. 24).
The app, which allows citizens and residents to pay online with their digital dollar, is the creation of Alex Straun and company from Genesis Payment Solutions.
According to reports out of the OECS Sustainable Development Movement 2020, which is ongoing, Straun, the CEO of Genesis, payment was beaten out by Trinidad and Tobago’s Slimdown 360 by Jody White and second-placed Trevaun Solomon of Project Jaguar - The Home of the Teacherpreneur,
The two-day event, which wrapped up today, was hosted by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and was held in St. Lucia.
The event was expected to attract hundreds of professions from across the sub-region and the wider CARICOM sphere.
According to the OECS, the September 23-24 event brought together public and private sector individuals to exchange thoughts, best practices and strategies concerning sustainable growth and development in the region.