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    The BEF $20 Challenge - Mr Executive 2022

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    $20 Challenge 2021 Edition - THE PIVOT

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    Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs
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    Networking for success
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    The Agriculture Entrepreneurship Programme: bringing together business & agriculture

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Helping Barbadian Businesses Grow

The goal of the BEF is to support the development of the country’s entrepreneurial environment and to make Barbados the Entrepreneur’s Island. 

The BEF is a thought-leader and a catalyst for bringing about a positive change in the economy through the promotion and development of entrepreneurship in the island. There are multiple entities in Barbados which seek to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and we will work closely with these to more effectively manage our island’s limited resources.


The Agriculture Entrepreneurship Programme is aimed at developing entrepreneurial skills in youth already involved agriculture. 


The $20 Challenge is an annual entrepreneurship competition for secondary and tertiary institutions across Barbados. 


The entrepreneurship ecosystem is undergoing much change. Get involved and find out what your available options look like.

 More about the BEF...

BEF Resources for you

In Barbados, entrepreneurs are hindered by inadequate access to finance as well as limited knowledge and reach of business development services. With the following resources we aim to create an enviroment that facilitates growth.


Check out the events calendar, featuring seminars, conferences, training and networking events to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Go to our Events Calendar


Browse through BEF’s library of resources and click through our link library to visit our partners who are working alongside of us to bolster entrepreneurship in Barbados. Go to our Resources Library


Stay on top of opportunities. This page features business and funding opportunities that will support you in attaining your business objectives. Go to our Business Support Directory

Get in Touch
With Us

Tel/Fax: 1(246) 435-3308
Cel: 1(246) 253-8175

The BEF seeks to support and enhance entrepreneurship in Barbados by advancing five key foundational areas of the successful entrepreneurship eco-system. The focus areas are: Finance, Government Policy, Education and Skills, Business Mentorship and Business Facilitation.

Email Us


To contact us by email:

Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation Inc.
Lex Caribbean, Worthing Corporate Centre,

Worthing, Christ Church,