Banjul, August 2013
The Gambia has announced the launch of the most revolutionary business incorporation service in the world. The iCommerce registry is a totally online facility which enables the registration of a new business within seconds making it the fastest place on earth to setup a new business.
The launch of the iCommerce Registry signals a bold step forward for The Gambia and promises to enable this small African nation to leap-frog its global competitors by providing a unique combination of cutting edge technology and a highly attractive businesses environment.
The government of The Gambia has partnered with the Infini Group, a technology specialist with offices in the UK and South Asia, to deliver the iCommerce Registry using advanced cloud-based technology for faster, more secure and cost effective delivery of corporate services including incorporation of Limited companies, Trusts, and Foundations. The registry is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The speed and security of the iCommerce Registry promises to be the most exciting development in the world of business start-up for many years and signals a determination on the part of Africans to compete head to head with the established registries such as the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong.
The development of the iCommerce Registry is the first phase of an ambitious project that will see a number of new facilities becoming available in The Gambia offshore center over the next 12 months. These include The ENTERPRISE ZONE, a World-Class Business Hub located on the Atlantic Shore. The Enterprise Zone includes the development of a technical institute offering tuition in software engineering and technical design services for business. The Enterprise Zone will also encompass a media development complex with modern facilities for pre and post production.
The rapid development of business and enterprise in The Gambia has been identified as a key priority by the government of The Gambia as part of the strategy defined by President H.E. Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh in his Vision 2020 to attract global companies to setup in The Gambia; develop a stronger mixed economy and create local jobs for Gambian Nationals.