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Welcome to the Entrepreneurs Business Builder application form!

Sponsored by Republic Bank and in partnership with Business and People Development (BPD) Associates Ltd., the Women Entrepreneurs Business Builder (EBB) Programme, is designed to assist established women entrepreneurs to create a technology-enabled and future-proof profitable business. The Programme will assist you with your personal and business development, thus, allowing you to create a relevant and sustainable 21st Century business.

Let’s Get Started!

Here’s the ideal candidate for the EBB Programme:

  • Women entrepreneurs who have owned and operated a micro, small or medium business for minimum two years.
  • Women entrepreneurs who want to grow and up scale operations.

Completing Your Application

  • You’ll need about 20 minutes to complete your application. The application form can be completed in one sitting, or you can save your progress as you go along. You can return to your saved application by logging back in.
  • All fields are required unless indicated otherwise, and you must complete each section before moving to the next.
  • Your input is saved as you move to the next section, but you can also return to earlier sections to modify an answer. You can go back to previous pages and update your existing responses before you submit. All submissions are final.
  • Once you’ve submitted your application your data will be shared with Republic Bank and BPD Associates for assessment into the Programme.
  • Please note that the cost of the EBB Programme is US$370 or local currency equivalent

Entrepreneurs Business Builder Application Form

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Personal Information

First Name is required
Last Name is required
Country is required
A valid email address is required
A valid mobile 10 digit phone number is required

Business Information

A valid business name is required
A valid business address is required
Please indicate both your opening days and hours. E.g. 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday to Friday, open on Saturdays 9:00am - 6:00pm and on Sundays 12:00pm - 9:00pm, closed on national holidays.
Business Operating Hours is required
A valid business website URL is required
A valid Business Facebook Page URL is required.
A valid Business Instagram Page URL is required
A valid Business Twitter Page URL is required
A valid Business linkedIn Page URL is required
A valid URL is required

Eligibility Questions

A valid year is required
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A valid country is required

Business Overview

A valid service is required
A valid area of buiness is required

Ownership of business / Level of decision making

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Business History

NB: Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide proof.
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Use of technology

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Select at least one technology tool currently in use

Use of business records

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Select at least one business record currently in use
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Select at least one professional on your team, or outsourced.

Innovation/Competitiveness

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How much do the following affect your business? From 1 (Not at all), 3 (Neutral) and 5 (Strongly affect)

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Republic Bank Information

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How did you hear about the EBB programme?

(select all that apply)
Select at least one source.

PROTECTION OF YOUR DATA

Information you provide through this form will be used by the Republic Bank and BPD Associates, to select suitable candidates for the EBB Programme. The questions in the "Other information and support needed" and "Republic Bank Information" sections, will not be used in the selection process but have been included in this form so that we may deepen our understanding of women entrepreneurs. Please note that ALL information provided by you will be treated as confidential and will not be shared with external parties unless you give explicit consent to it. Any data provided to Republic Bank and BPD will only be made public at an aggregated (grouped) level to preserve anonymity.

NOTE: By signing up you will automatically be added to our mailing list and receive periodic emails from Republic Bank Limited and Business and People Development Associates Limited. Your information will only be used to contact you about your business needs and not be sold to any third parties. You can, of course, unsubscribe at any time.

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* You must complete this Application Form by September 8th. Late submissions will not be considered.
All applicants will be informed of the outcome of the selection process by September 30th.

Republic Bank Limited in partnership with Business and People Development Associates Limited (BPD) are the facilitators of the Women Entrepreneurship Business Builders (EBB) Programme. This programme would be conducted remotely for a duration of 12 months. Applications are free and open to registrants who meet the entry requirements. In phase one of the programme, successful applicants must commit to an investment of US$370.00 or local currency equivalent, payable upon selection and agreement to participate in the Programme. Financial assistance will be available for each of the 20 participants who complete phase two.

Republic Bank Limited
Head Office
Republic House
P.O. Box 1153,
 9-17 Park Street,
 Port of Spain, Trinidad,
 West Indies.
BPD Associates Limited
9-11 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, 
Port of Spain, Trinidad,
 West Indies.

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