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Starting an Online Business Course

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (UVI-SBDC) will host a free one day workshop on each island for the SBA grant program. The “An Introduction to Having an Online Business” workshop is intended to offer instruction on how open and run an online business.

Following a brief presentation by viNGN on Small Business Administration (SBA) grants and USVI Public Computer Centers (PCCs), the SBDC will give an overview of starting a business in the VI and encourage the attendees to participate in their workshops and seminars. ConnectspaceVI will be on hand to discuss online jobs, working from home, having a business online, etc., plus more valuable communications will be shared.

THESE WORKSHOPS ARE FREE. Space is limited. Please use the sign-up links below to register. Feel free to share this information with your coworkers, family and friends via the sharing buttons below, or print this article for distribution.

Locations and times are:

Location: SBDC Office – (340) 776-3206
Date: Monday, August 26
Time: 1-3pm

Location: SBDC Sion Farm Office – (340) 692-5270
Date: Tuesday, August 27
Time: 10am-12pm


About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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