Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast

The Journey of Caribshopper founder, Kadion Preston

September 13, 2022 Season 2022 Episode 191
Carry On Friends The Caribbean American Podcast
The Journey of Caribshopper founder, Kadion Preston
Show Notes

Kadion Preston is the Jamaican born founder of Caribshopper, an online marketplace for authentic Caribbean-made goods. The mission of Caribshopper is to help manufacturers in the Caribbean scale internationally.

In this episode:

  • Kadion talks about his entrepreneurial pursuits in high school and how his mother's sales approach helped him to be fearless, which opened the door for many opportunities for him. Including shadowing the CEO of Yahoo.
  • He also shared his growth to be a CIO at a young age, however the events of 9/11 and the loss of colleagues had a huge impact on him. 
  • We discuss the birth, evolution and early challenges of Caribshopper and the importance of mentorship. 


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