Archive for May, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: The Next Kingston BETA will be on Thursday June 27th at JAMPRO HQ

May 28, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on SAVE THE DATE: The Next Kingston BETA will be on Thursday June 27th at JAMPRO HQ»



The next KingstonBETA staged by Connectimass is on Thursday June 27th 6:30pm at the JAMPRO Offices in New Kingston. Entry Contribution: JMD$500 |USD$5. To our Caribbean and global friends and colleagues We’ll be live tweeting as usual. Follow us @kingstonbeta and the hashtag #kgnbeta. Spread the message- to increase the number of successful Caribbean Tech Startups by promoting tech entrepreneurship and innovation in the Caribbean via media and events. Join the startup movement! Kingston BETA is Jamaica’s Tech Community meetup!  more

PRESS: Helping Caribbean Entrepreneurs Get Down to Business

May 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on PRESS: Helping Caribbean Entrepreneurs Get Down to Business»



  Increasing Support and we're very Happy. It's been a very good year so far for ConnectiMass and the Jamaican/Caribbean Tech Community it serves. We are attracting more sponsors and partners with ease than 18 months ago, our blog SiliconCaribe.com became a media sponsor of  Trinidad Startup Weekend, we had Cayman (Interactive.ky) and a Barbadian group sending us good news about the development of meetups, coworking and accelerator initiatives happening in their countries so we could share it with our readers on SiliconCaribe. After sitting on ...

Join our BETA Talent Database for connections to Opportunities.

May 17, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Join our BETA Talent Database for connections to Opportunities.»



[caption id="attachment_2189" align="alignleft" width="210" caption="photo: bt.au.com"][/caption] Join The BETA Talent Database for connections to Opportunities. It's a database of the best and brightest in the Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora who are seeking connections to opportunities. Are you a developer, designer, animator, project manager, etc? Are you looking for a job, projects, partnerships, funding? Then add yourself to our database, our mother organisation ConnectiMass gets asked regularly to recommend and connect individuals. Click here

Opinion: Jamaica – the hub of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Caribbean?

May 15, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Opinion: Jamaica – the hub of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Caribbean?»



Our Founder Ingrid Riley was part of the delegation to Startup Chile. A 12-person delegation, headed by Julian Robinson, minister of state in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, has just returned from a four-day visit to Santiago, Chile, to see first-hand how that country is developing a robust ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation. The World Bank was the sponsor of the visit and was represented by Fabio Pittiluga, senior social development specialist in the Sustainable Development Department for Latin America and the Caribbean, and consultant ...

Kingston BETA featured in the May/June issue of Caribbean BEAT magazine

May 03, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Kingston BETA featured in the May/June issue of Caribbean BEAT magazine»



Thanks for Georgia Popplewell, Kingston BETA got featured in the May/June issue of Caribbean BEAT - The Inflight magazine of Caribbean Airlines. "Years before she launched Kingston Beta, Jamaican tech entrepreneur Ingrid Riley started hearing about techies holding these things called “meetups” in places like New York City and Silicon Valley. “When I went abroad,” Riley says. “I attended one or two, and realised it was basically a regular meeting for people in the industry, whether they’re designers, developers, entrepreneurs, or investors. It’s about being in the same space ...

SiliconCaribe readers Get Discount to Trinidad Startup Weekend with our promo code

May 03, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on SiliconCaribe readers Get Discount to Trinidad Startup Weekend with our promo code»



Are you headed to Trinidad’s Startup Weekend like we are. Are you a reader of SiliconCaribe.com, then get a special discount on tickets with the siliconcaribe promo code when you sign up via this link. Regular tickets are (TT$550/US$86)US$86 dollars. Get it for TT$500/US$79.

ConnectiMass launches BETA HUB Newsletter

May 02, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on ConnectiMass launches BETA HUB Newsletter»



BETA HUB Newsletter is a a free monthly email of News, Opportunities and Events for the Caribbean Tech Industry. It is a hub of information on upcoming Meetups, Opportunities, Workshops, Classes, Competitions and Conferences, Deals and more for the aspiring or current Caribbean tech entrepreneur, developer, designer, investor, student, tech enthusiast or advocate. It keeps you on the pulse of the people and events that are making Entrepreneurship & Innovation happen in the Caribbean Tech Startup Scene. Then Join the BETA HUB Community. The BETA HUB Newsletter is published by ConnectiMass The Tech Entrepreneurship Foundation that's the parent of this blog and ...