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A More Integrated ConnectiMass Emerges !

February 12, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on A More Integrated ConnectiMass Emerges !»



You may have noticed that we've evolved...we've added a Digital Marketing Division and changed the narrative on much of our website. A more integrated ConnectiMass emerges for the fast emerging Digital Caribbean and Diaspora ! We had online media brands, we we've been doing a lot of Caribbean Tech Events and we've had a separate brand that's been helping Caribbean companies go Social. In the process of doing all of that for the last few years, we've been seeing certain trends emerging - so we decide to connect our dots and integrate our brands under a single house focused on a ...

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 ...

We love if when the Tech Community Tells Us How We’re Doing

March 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on We love if when the Tech Community Tells Us How We’re Doing»



We are always happy and humbled to hear how our work as a Tech/Entrepreneurial Community Catalyst has been impacting others. Our Founder Ingrid Riley made a post on Facebook and got a great response from an Entrepreneur/Developer. We took a snapshot to share. We have so much more to come!  

The Next Kingston BETA Meetup is on Thursday February 27th, 2014!

January 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on The Next Kingston BETA Meetup is on Thursday February 27th, 2014!»



Thursdays belong to @KINGSTON BETA! It's Time to step up to the mic and pitch! We at @CONNECTiMASS kick off our 2014 event series on Thursday February 27th 6 30pm at The Pegasus Hotel. $500jmd | #kgnbeta Want to Pitch your Tech related Idea/Startup?. Email Ingrid@connectimass.com with your name and a paragraph on your idea/startup. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, developer, college student or tech enthusiast, we want to see you at the next KINGSTON BETA MeetUp. And yes, this year marks the 7th anniversary of Kingston BETA. Over 50 events, 5000 attendees ...

Our Founder Ingrid Riley on the list of the Caribbean’s 25 Most Interesting people

January 02, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Our Founder Ingrid Riley on the list of the Caribbean’s 25 Most Interesting people»



It's really great to have our work recognised and our founder and champion for all things tech entrepreneurship in the Caribbean has been recognised once again and this time by CaribJournal.com. The Caribbean News Magazine  compiled a list of the Caribbean's 25 Most Interesting people based on those who were considered newsmakers for the year as well as those who made a difference in the region. CaribJournal wrote " One of the Caribbean’s best-known entrepreneurs, the Jamaican native is trying to help connect the region’s information and technology sector — and doing ...

Our Founder Ingrid Riley is the TechLink Caribbean Innovator Award Winner

December 01, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Client News,Company News   |   Comments Off on Our Founder Ingrid Riley is the TechLink Caribbean Innovator Award Winner»



CONGRATULATIONS: Our Founder Ingrid Riley  is a TechLink Caribbean Innovator Award Winner. The Game Changer Award for Social Entrepreneurship was given at a launch and ceremony in Grenada on Saturday November 30th from BrightPath Foundation & Columbus Business Solutions. She received the award for her work as founder and executive director of ConnectiMass, the social enterprise that's focused on helping to increase the number of successful Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs and Startups.   see full article.....    

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 ...

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 ...

Our next KingstonBETA event is this Thursday, April 25th, 2013. Join us!

April 22, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Our next KingstonBETA event is this Thursday, April 25th, 2013. Join us!»



The next @KingstonBETA staged by Connectimass is this Thursday! 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- We’re on a mission to help Caribbean young people and women become successful tech entrepreneurs!

Gleaner Online signs on as Gold Sponsor for Kingston BETA 2013 event series

April 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Gleaner Online signs on as Gold Sponsor for Kingston BETA 2013 event series»



ConnectiMass the nonprofit organisation that stages the most tech events for the Caribbean Tech Community has partnered with Gleaner Online who have signed on as Gold Sponsor for Kingston BETA 2013 event series. They will be presenting on big data, entrepreneurship at the next Kingston BETA event on Thursday April 25th, 2013 at JAMPRO's New Kingston Offices, 6:30pm, $500jm. Follow @gleaneronline, @jamprocorp, @kingstonbeta, @connectimass