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Interview with a Caribbean Internet Pioneer: Richard Powell

Richard Powell when he lived in Jamaica was a player and a big fan of football. While living in the US, he saw a huge unmet need in the market and filled it with the site fuxito.com. The site was described and hailed as “the online destination where soccer

  • Exelente entrada, aguante el futbol !!!

  • I really enjoyed reading this page…Thanks for this 🙂

  • Kim

    is it possible for me to get in touch with Mr. Powell i would like to interview him for a paper i am writing on Caribbean Entrepreneurs

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  • sandor

    Fuxito.com seems to be parked/kaput .. what happened to it? Its business model didn’t hold up?

  • Claude Robinson

    Very insightful. I was particularly struck by the (very valid) observation about studying successful models and seeing how that can apply to your business.

  • Insightful interview.

    Good job.

  • Esteban Agosto Reid

    Excellent interview with Mr.Richard Powell despite the fact that he is your God-brother and is a board advisor.I am particularly pleased that you raised the question of Venture Capital(VC) and its role in entrepreneurial development with Mr.Powell.I found Mr.Powell’s answers to your respective questions edifying and instructive.Hopefully,other Jamaican players in the technology field will glean valuable information from his experiences.It is great to see a young Jamaican who has achieved in this extremely competitive field.Kudos, Mr. Richard Powell.

  • This is awesome!

  • coming right up!!

  • I am biased because Richard is on our board of advisors and is also my God-brother, but the interview is VERY insightful and I look forward to seeing more interviews like this on the site.

    I would love to see one with a VC and what gets them to invest in a company.

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