WHAT WE DO
ConnectiMass is a non-profit that promotes tech entrepreneurship and innovation in the Caribbean by producing media content and events for aspiring and current Caribbean tech entrepreneurs.
Our mission is to increase the number of successful Caribbean tech startups by connecting, informing and inspiring individuals especially young people and women through our platforms.
We publish blogs and newsletters, and produce events such as meet ups, conferences, bootcamps, hackathons, competitions & challenges, training and co-working group sessions in the Caribbean.
ConnectiMass – Media and Events for Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs.
We believe that mirroring the global shift, entrepreneurship and innovation are seeing as drivers of economic growth engine, a source of job creation and social development across the Caribbean.
-We believe that Tech Entrepreneurship will lead to increased number of successful startups, jobs and innovation in the Caribbean.
- We believe that while the Caribbean as a region in terms of numbers may be small, the talent and ideas that reside here are in a word- Significant.
-We believe that when you connect the motivated and talented to the right people, ideas and information- amazing things happen!
-We believe that the Caribbean can create technology millionaires and billionaires who change their countries and the world with their amazing ideas.
- SiliconCaribe is the multiple award-winning blog that’s a unique content platform where Caribbean Tech entrepreneurs, tech professionals, innovators and investors share their startup stories, tips, tricks and guidance.
Kingston BETA – is the bimonthly event that brings together Jamaican/Caribbean entrepreneurs, developers, designers,tech professionals and those aspiring, To Learn. Be Inspired. To Network. The event has BETA Pitch, the segment that’s a platform for entrepreneurs to pitch their big ideas.
- connect you with like minds and to opportunities via events such as meetups, conferences, competitions and communities.
-connect you to useful and actionable information via workshops, online and face-to-face classes plus special reports.
Caribbean BETA – is the annual one day conference where the smartest Caribbean minds in technology come to show and tell what they’re doing to change the world, to learn from other experts, be inspired and have fun networking to connect to talent, funding and opportunities. They also come to compete for the braggable to being Top Caribbean Startup to Watch with prizes of mentor and investor matching in addition to other prizes.
Objective | Meet, Listen, Work, Learn – then Soar
BETA BootCamp help aspiring and current entrepreneurs go further steps in moving from an idea towards launching a startup. BETA Bootcamps are also geared to prepare you for local, regional and global competitions that connects winners to cash, connections and mentorships.
Typically the BETA Bootcamps are intense events that produce results.
Startup Weekend Jamaica is a franchise from the Global company Startup Weekend. Startup Weekends are 54 hour events (experiential entrepreneurial education) where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups.