Archive for July, 2012

ConnectiMass a Social Business Success Story featured on the Caribbean Research Innovation and Entrerpreneurship Network

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One of the big leading edge trends is a shift away from purely profit driven capitalist driven business models to ones which have a far more mutually beneficial outcome for a wider group of stakeholders in society. This is the evolution of the social business – one which combines profit generation with a strong contribution towards helping societies to grow and thrive. This month’s success story from Jamaica is about an entrepreneur who has been incredibly successful at doing just that. More here

Caribbean BETA – Our Tech Entrepreneurship Conf is November 16th in Kingston, Jamaica

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Our second annual Tech Entrepreneurship Conference is on Friday November 16th, 2012, at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. It will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Caribbean BETA is about increasing the number of success stories and  tech startups in Jamaica and across the Caribbean. Want to Speak? Want to be a sponsoring partner? Watch to participate in the Startup Competition BETA Pitchfest ? Contact ingrid@connectimass.com. Join the community on Facebook and Twitter and keep abreast of updates. Our first annual Caribbean BETA ...

Digital JAM 2.0 – Happy to be part of the Project. Two personal highlights.

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by Ingrid Riley It's always great to see more initiatives emerging across the Caribbean that's geared to showcasing and rewarding existing tech talent as well as encouraging more individuals to come into the Tech industry as developers, entrepreneurs and professionals. DigitalJAM2.0 was one such initiative by the World Bank and Government of Jamaica. We were happy to be part of the team that help make it happen especially leading in the development of the first Open Data Sports Hackathon in the World, kinda fitting that it was held in Jamaica, Sprint Factory of the World. It will surely be ...