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Turning to “Sou-Sou” to finance small enterprises in New York

“It is a rare U.S. lawmaker who urges budding entrepreneurs to turn to legitimate but distinctly “non-traditional” Caribbean financial systems as a source of start-up capital.

“So when U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, a New York Democrat, spoke in Brooklyn the other day about the importance of Caribbean entrepreneurs taking full advantage of the expected boom in the U.S. economy and mentioned the “sou-sou” or “SUSU” a Caribbean-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry networking session that focused attention on the growth of small business in New York, members of the audience perked up.”

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