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Kingston BETA is the longest running Tech Meetup in the Caribbean and we love it

March 01, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Testimonials   |   Comments Off on Kingston BETA is the longest running Tech Meetup in the Caribbean and we love it»



Call for Caribbean Startups for SXSW Accelerator Event in 2016

October 13, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Call for Caribbean Startups for SXSW Accelerator Event in 2016»



ConnectiMass, as an Advisory Board Member representing the Caribbean for SXSW Accelerator Event in 2016, we happily open the Call for Caribbean Startups to apply for the SXSW Accelerator. Entry Deadline Is Friday, November 6, 2015. About SXSW Accelerator SXSW Accelerator returns for its eighth edition to showcase some of the web’s most exciting innovations - could your company be one?  This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online entertainment or gaming products, social media / networking technologies, or mobile, payment and fin technology, or health technology to a ...

Our Founder Ingrid Riley appointed to the Board of South West (SXSW) Startup Accelerator

August 26, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Our Founder Ingrid Riley appointed to the Board of South West (SXSW) Startup Accelerator»



Our Founder and Executive Director Ingrid Riley has been appointed  the Board for the South by South West (SXSW) Startup Accelerator responsible for the Caribbean. So guys and gals get your startups ready for SXSW March 2016. We at Connectimass will start looking for Caribbean Startups as early as September 21 2015. Watch this space and our blog SiliconCaribe.com for further news on application dates. SXSX attracts 30,000 attendees from 67 countries plus some of the world's top influencers and investors. ‪#‎SXSW‬ ‪#‎

Startup Weekend Jamaica to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kingston

June 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Startup Weekend Jamaica to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kingston»



We at ConnectiMass, who's been ccreating Content, Community and Events for Aspiring and Current Innovators in the Caribbean Tech Industry for the past 8 years, will stage another Startup Weekend Jamaica to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kingston on November 13th-15th, 2015. Who is Startup Weekend Jamaica for? Anyone who has an idea that uses the internet or mobile platform and wants to know if their idea is viable,want learn more about how to launch their own startup. It is open to aspiring and current entrepreneurs, senior high school and college students, ...

Sun, Sea and Startups – The Story of Jamaica’s Startup Scene

March 10, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Sun, Sea and Startups – The Story of Jamaica’s Startup Scene»



This keynote presentation made by our Founder and Executive Dirctor Ingrid Riley at the inaugural Black Tech Week in Miami, February 23-28th, 2015 is all about the story of Jamaican Tech Entrepreneurship. While you had to be there to get the full effect of this story, we thought it would be good to publish it as a reference point for many. Sun, Sea and Startups ...

Our Founder Ingrid Riley to Speak at Black Tech Week in Miami Feb 25-28th

February 17, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Our Founder Ingrid Riley to Speak at Black Tech Week in Miami Feb 25-28th»



Our Founder and Executive Director Ingrid Riley, has been invited to speak about the Jamaican/Caribbean Startup Scene at Black Tech Week​ in Miami  February 25th - 28th, 2015. It's a week of celebrating innovation and diversity. The Week look event, brings together accomplished entrepreneurs, investors, executives, digital influencers from the America, the Caribbean and Africa. #BlackTechWeek #W3RTech. Ingrid will be giving a Caribbean Startup Report by speaking on Sun, Sea and Startups- The Rise of the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem. 

THE LIST: SiliconCaribe.com’s Top Caribbean Startups to Watch in 2015

January 13, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on THE LIST: SiliconCaribe.com’s Top Caribbean Startups to Watch in 2015»



The Caribbean’s Tech Startup Ecosystem started with the first wave of Internet Startups in the mid 90s, inspired by, and at times clones of, the American success stories. See where we are now and how things are looking for the Caribbean’s future. Read SiliconCaribe.com’s- Top Caribbean Startups to Watch in 2015 http://bit.ly/1w9ZdsW  | #cs2w15 #caribbeanstartups This is the first of report from our Caribbean Tech Blog SiliconCaribe.com. Watch for  Sun, Sea and Startups -The Caribbean Startup Report Coming out on ...

Kingston BETA- this Thursday Nov 13th ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

November 11, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Kingston BETA- this Thursday Nov 13th ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014»



Ahead of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014, we at Connectimass Foundation reflect on our tech event Kingston BETA- which is the first and longest running Tech Community meetup in the Caribbean. It’s also just ahead of celebrating 8 years in kickstarting the tech startup movement here in Jamaica, when we had our first event on February 28th, 2007. At that meetup  with 90 early tech adopter attendees and 3 Caribbean countries represented. It has grown into  the hub of Jamaica’s tech startup scene and a platform of inspiration and ...

SAVE THE DATE! The Next Kingston BETA is on November 13th, 2014

October 28, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on SAVE THE DATE! The Next Kingston BETA is on November 13th, 2014»



Are you an aspiring or current entrepreneur, designer, developer, college student or tech enthusiast, investor, potential mentor- join the longest running Tech Startup Community Meetup in the Caribbean– we want to see you at the next KINGSTON BETA -Jamaica’s Tech Community Meetup on Thursday November 13th, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, 6:30 p.m-9:30p.m, Community Contribution is $500.  More

JOB OPENING: Technology News Curator ( Part Time) at SiliconCaribe.com

October 22, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on JOB OPENING: Technology News Curator ( Part Time) at SiliconCaribe.com»



SiliconCaribe.com The first, longest running and Most Influential Caribbean Technology News Site covering such news on Startups. Social. Mobile. ICT4Ag. Business, eGov and more. We are the triple award-winning blog that covers the next generation of  Caribbean Tech and Business Leaders - The Entrepreneurs, Developers, Designers..all of the Innovators their Ideas and their Lives. We cover the Startup/Tech Entrepreneurial Culture and Events in the Caribbean Startups Scene and Tech Industry. We cover the Investors, Advocates; Corporate,  Government, University and Agency Initiatives. SiliconCaribe is the source for the latest news ...