Association News

DBJ issues Call for Proposals (CFP) from Local & International Fund Managers
February 12, 2020

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), through its implementing units JVCapital (Jamaica Venture Capital Programme), Access to Finance, and in collaboration with a group of corporate investors (“the Investor Panel”) is issuing a Call for Proposals (CFP) to local and international Fund Managers with the capability of raising matching private capital and undertaking investments in Jamaican SMEs.

The “Call” is under the Jamaica Access to Finance for MSME, a Government of Jamaica project, with financing received from The World Bank, a part of which is geared specifically to supporting the establishment of a SME Fund for risk…

Media interviews CARAIA Chairman Chris Williams
December 5, 2019

Since the launch of the Caribbean Alternative Investment Association (CARAIA) on November 15, 2019, Chairman of the Association Chris Williams has been interviewed about the meaning of Alternative Investment and the role of the Association within the Caribbean region.

See his interview on ONPOINT with Dennis Chung here:

See his interview with Kalilah Reynolds here :


Offical Launch of the Caribbean Alternative Investment Association planned for November 2019
October 15, 2019

The newly formed Caribbean Alternative Investment Association (CARAIA) will be officially launched on November 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. More details to follow.