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Details of Our Next Event: Kingston BETA is Thursday July 3rd, 2014

June 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Details of Our Next Event: Kingston BETA is Thursday July 3rd, 2014»



If you are an aspiring/current entrepreneur, designer, developer, college student or tech enthusiast, investor, potential mentor- join the fast growing Tech/Entrepreneurial Community – we want to see you at the next KINGSTON BETA -Jamaica’s Tech Community Meetup on Thursday July 3rd, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, 6:30 p.m-9:30p.m, Entry is still only JM$500 | US$5. WHO’S TALKING? ConnectiMass Foundation in association with media partner SiliconCaribe.com presents another in our series Kingston BETA events for Jamaica's Startup Community. We will have the Honourable Julian Robinson, State Minister of Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy ...

The Connectimass Effect: Caribbean tech revolution: How regional entrepreneurs are tackling global problems

June 19, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Connectimass Effect: Caribbean tech revolution: How regional entrepreneurs are tackling global problems»



[caption id="attachment_2640" align="alignleft" width="270"] Jermaine Henry, left, and Janice Mc Leod are two of the co-founders of the startup, Agro Central, Jamaica's first digital agricultural clearing house.[/caption] The good thing about living in the Caribbean is being part of a Diaspora of developing nations, in which people are faced the same issues you contend with at home. Seen through the right lens, the so-called Third World transforms from an environment defined by limitation and constraint, to one in which you’re surrounded daily with opportunities to develop ...

SAVE THE DATE! Our Next Kingston BETA event is on July 3rd, 2014

June 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on SAVE THE DATE! Our Next Kingston BETA event is on July 3rd, 2014»



Our Founder Ingrid Riley joins the Board of Advisors of Global Youth Innovation Network

June 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Our Founder Ingrid Riley joins the Board of Advisors of Global Youth Innovation Network»



Our Founder, Ingrid Riley has been asked to join the Board of Advisors of  The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN). GYIN has established the basis of an effective networking, mentorship, knowledge sharing, and collaboration platform for both poor urban and rural youth entrepreneurs. By capitalizing on this innovative idea and taking into account the wishes and desires of many rural young women and men, we recognized the need to provide a continuous “space” by establishing a platform now known as GYIN. GYIN seeks to develop evidence-based, sustainable, scalable, and cost-effective agribusiness, entrepreneurship, and ...