BETA Pitch

What is BETA Pitch ?

BETA Pitch! is a tech idea/startup competition held at every Kingston BETA event. It’s that’s discovering Jamaica and the Caribbean’s Most Promising Technology-centric ideas and startups.

BETAPitch is a year long programme that’s focused on identifying and promoting Caribbean Tech Ideas and Startups. It also leads to BETA PitchFest which is the big annual Caribbean Startup Contest which is a major part of Caribbean BETA- the annual Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship Conference held in Kingston,Jamaica every November during Global Entrepreneurship Week.


Why BETAPitch ?

It’s an exceptional promotional and networking platform available to aspiring and current tech entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts who are about to launch or have newly launched their Internet/Tech/Mobile idea.

If you have an amazing project or business idea you want to share, attract incubation, funding and feedback from the Caribbean Technology and Business community and the thousands of enthusiasts worldwide who follow the event-then apply to pitch. At BETA Pitch! you reach an audience of potential customers, successful entrepreneurs, investors, influential bloggers and tweeters who can catapult you to the next level and beyond.


How to Enter the BETAPitch

The Caribbean Ideas/Startups

We accept ideas from entrepreneurs and startups based in Jamaica and the Caribbean or startups around the world that are led by or has Caribbean nationals as part of founding team. Your idea/startup must be in the Tech/Internet/Mobile Industries.

How The Competition Works

Each Company selected to participate will be given:
– 5 minutes pitch

– 2 minutes of Q&A always follow.

-All entrants and winners are published on sites and social networks of, affiliate Caribbean Tech Blog

Skype Video Pitches from Around the World
While Kingston Beta is staged in Kingston Jamaica, we accept startups based in the Caribbean or startups led by or including Caribbean nationals anywhere in the world. Those startup pitches are broadcast to our audience using Skype Video.


It is free to participate in the BETAPitch Contest, but $500jmd/$5usd to attend the Kingston BETA event.

Contact Us Now

Companies interested in taking advantage of this new opportunity must apply by emailing Ingrid Riley at or calling 1 876 864 2440.



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