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VIEDA to host webinars on market analysis, pricing strategies in December for startup businesses

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands – November 30, 2020 — The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), in partnership with entrepreneur Jed JohnHope of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, invites entrepreneurs with startup businesses to register for two dynamic webinars for their business in December 2020. 

These two four-hour webinars, which will be presented by Mr. JohnHope, will focus on helping entrepreneurs develop the necessary skills to effectively analyze markets and improve their ability to determine optimal price for their products and services. This is the first in a series of upcoming webinars for small businesses locally.  

Below are the following webinar details:

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
“Market Analysis”

Training Summary:  This class will provide basic insight on how to perform quantitative and qualitative assessments of a market, with a specific focus on assessing market volume, value, identifying customer buying patterns and other important environmental factors.

Registration Details:   

One tap mobile:
1-646-558-8656, 8406142289, 0# US (New York)
1-669-900-9128, 8406142289, 0# US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 840 6142 2890
Passcode: 288 244

Registration link:

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 
“Cost Pricing”

Training Summary:  This class will focus on providing insight on various pricing strategies and examining how these strategies can be used to increase profitability, while maximizing value to the consumer.

Registration Details
One tap mobile:
1-301-715-8592, 88504570301# US (Washington D.C)
1-312-626-6799, 88504570301# US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 885 0457 0301
Passcode: 167301

Registration Link

Instructor: Jed JohnHope is an experienced entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience building and running businesses. This experience includes significant work within the USVI. Former employers include Morgan Stanley, the Hess Corporation, Liberty Mutual, and ARCADIS. Mr. JohnHope is a native Crucian and an alumnus of the Good Hope School, the University of Delaware, London Business School and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Jed is the current Vice Chairman of the Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority Board and a Trustee of the Good Hope Country Day School.


For more information, contact Cusa Holloway, VIEDA Business Incubator Program Manager, via email at or .

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