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Caribbean BETA: Day 2 is the Startup BootCamp for aspiring and current Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs

October 18, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on Caribbean BETA: Day 2 is the Startup BootCamp for aspiring and current Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs»



Caribbean BETA- The annual Tech Entrepreneurship Conference, this year has extended to two days with a Startup Bootcamp – a day of intense workshops to help those who are truly serious about taking their ideas and startups to the next level. It will be held on Saturday November 17th, 2012 at JAMPRO’s offices in New Kingston. More

Caribbean BETA: Reggae Music 2.0: How will it succeed in the Digital Age of Music, Brand, Culture.

October 18, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on Caribbean BETA: Reggae Music 2.0: How will it succeed in the Digital Age of Music, Brand, Culture.»



[caption id="attachment_1890" align="alignleft" width="152" caption="Mike Johns, Ceo of Digital Mind State"][/caption] Reggae Music 2.0: How will it succeed in the Digital Age of Music, Brand, Culture. will be the keynote presentation of Mike Johns, Ceo of Digital Mind State. Jamaican. Based in USA. Global speaker on Mobile Marketing & Digital Entertainment. He speaks at Caribbean BETA - Tech Entrepreneurship Conference on Friday, November 16th, 2012 at the Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica at 9:50 a.m. Why this topic? Reggae music is one of Jamaica’s most successful exports - the primary target ...

‘Opportunities ripe’ for tech investments in Jamaica ( Caribbean BETA in the News)

November 16, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on ‘Opportunities ripe’ for tech investments in Jamaica ( Caribbean BETA in the News)»



MARC Canter, founder of the US multibillion-dollar computer software company that introduced flash technology, says opportunities are ripe for technology startups in Jamaica, which he feels possibly has a better investment climate than the US right now. In an exclusive interview with the Business Observer on Monday, the renowned entrepreneur said tourism and culture are sectors which strike him as having great potential for investments in technology locally.  More Related Posts Got a big idea? 15 Contestants do so far. Enter Caribbean BETA’s ...

KEYSTONE AUGUSTA-knowing when to invest, hold,cash in,repeat

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on KEYSTONE AUGUSTA-knowing when to invest, hold,cash in,repeat»



SPONSOR Spotlight: A premier sponsor and one of the first companies to sign up to support Caribbean BETA, Keystone Augusta is a private global holdings company based in Orlando, Florida. It was founded by brothers David and Robert Mullings in late 2011 after years of studying Warren Buffett and in an associate company of The RMP Groupwhich was founded by Richard M. Powell. All Jamaicans. Keystone Augusta is built on the same principles as Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway that has made him such a successful investor: ...

Samsung Mobile Gives PRIZES for Caribbean BETA’s Startup Contest

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on Samsung Mobile Gives PRIZES for Caribbean BETA’s Startup Contest»



We landed Samsung Mobile Caribbean as a sponsor for our Startup Contest. So Check out the PRIZES for those of you who win the BETAPitch Startup Contest…we think you will like it. Nothing sweetens labour like a few cool rewards. So far we have 14 startups signed up to Pitch their Big Ideas at Caribbean BETA on Friday, November 25th, 2011. Find details to enter and prizes in detail here.

Round Hill Jamaica kickstarts Tech Tourism here

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on Round Hill Jamaica kickstarts Tech Tourism here»



[caption id="attachment_833" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Round Hill Jamaica"][/caption] Caribbean Beta SPONSOR Spotlight: Round Hill Jamaica. Tech Tourism has officially begun. Round Hill will host Marc Canter and Family on vacation here after his speaking and workshop gigs at Caribbean BETA.. Thereby officially kick starting the trend of globally Successful tech entrepreneurs and tech industry luminaries choosing Jamaica to relax and recharge. Thanks also to the Jamaica Tourist Board.

What’s on the Caribbean BETA Conference Agenda?

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on What’s on the Caribbean BETA Conference Agenda?»



[caption id="attachment_827" align="alignleft" width="233" caption="Event Poster"][/caption] Who will be speaking and on what topics? When is Mr Macromedia now Mr Digital City Mechanics Marc Canter coming on? When is Ms Silicon Valley Michelle Messina Speaking? At what time will be the one-on-one interview with David Mullings? When is  Startup Contest, the Trend Briefing for businesses. Our Conference Agenda is diverse and packs a helluva punch with entrepreneurs, investors, industry analysts and global experts.  It’s all about the entrepreneurs. So Have a read and share it with your ...

10..count them 10 startups have entered the BETAPitch Startup Contest so far

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on 10..count them 10 startups have entered the BETAPitch Startup Contest so far»



10..count them 10 startups so far has entered the BETAPitch Startup Contest. There is still time to enter. Until Nov 17th. The current startups in the lineup range from Mobile and Web Apps, Education solutions, Social Media, Online Advertising. What’s your Big Idea? Start the brainstorming. Get to work on your prototypes. We’re having a startup contest for the Silicon Caribe’s Top Caribbean Startups to watch in 2012 list – we call it BETA PitchFest . Where anyone can come with their passion, powerpoints and cheering section ...

CALL for Caribbean STARTUPS: Caribbean BETA Startup Contest now Open

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Technology News   |   Comments Off on CALL for Caribbean STARTUPS: Caribbean BETA Startup Contest now Open»



Start the brainstorming. Get to work on your prototypes. We’re having a startup contest for the Silicon Caribe’s Top Caribbean Startups to watch in 2012 list – we call it BETA PitchFest . Where anyone can come with their passion, powerpoints and cheering section to pitch their killer business idea. Five Caribbean Startups Confirmed so far. More

Who Should Attend Caribbean BETA ?

November 11, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News,Technology News   |   Comments Off on Who Should Attend Caribbean BETA ?»



If you see yourself in any of these categories. Then we will see you at Caribbean BETA on Friday, November 25th, 2011 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. Who Should Attend: • Startup Entrepreneurs • Aspiring Entrepreneurs -Individuals  who have an idea and thinking about starting a business that incorporates the Web and/or the mobile phone. • College Students who want to change the world using technology and entrepreneurship More