Posts Tagged caribbean startups

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!  

Trinidad’s M.A.D.E. was selected as the winner for the Caribbean in the VentureOut Challenge on Nov. 1, 2013.

November 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Trinidad’s M.A.D.E. was selected as the winner for the Caribbean in the VentureOut Challenge on Nov. 1, 2013.»



M.A.D.E. was selected as the winner for the Caribbean in the VentureOut Challenge on Nov. 1, 2013. Launched by the World Bank’s infoDev and CRDF Global, an international organization which promotes international technical collaboration, the competition sought to support mobile app entrepreneurs to expand internationally. The Challenge is directed at young start-ups from relatively small domestic markets, for whom expanding globally is particularly crucial.  more

The Caribbean now has its own Startup Digest.

January 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Caribbean now has its own Startup Digest.»



The Caribbean now has its own Startup Digest as Ingrid Riley, founder of ConnectiMass  joins the organisation as the Caribbean Curator.    ConnectiMass a media company that offers content, community and events for aspiring and current Caribbean entrepreneurs in technology. StartupDigest is the free email of the best resources to meet new people, learn new skills and discover the best startups in the tech world. More  

Kingston BETA – it gets even better in 2013!

January 08, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Kingston BETA – it gets even better in 2013!»



This year we celebrate 6 years of Kingston BETA and we’re happy to be part of what’s helping to grow the Jamaican/Caribbean Tech Community. In 2013 it gets better. More

What’s the real message behind Caribbean BETA -Tech Entrepreneurship Conference?

November 07, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on What’s the real message behind Caribbean BETA -Tech Entrepreneurship Conference?»



The real message behind why we do Caribbean BETA is that we want more people to come to know, understand and take action because of these two things things: - that because we are now all living in the Digital Age, the playing field has become more level, the opportunities are greater and there are now many, many more routes to creating and finding jobs, owning a business and achieving personal success. -that, while building reciprocal and meaningful network of  business relationships will always be essential, having access to ...

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

ConnectiMass welcomes Google for Entrepreneurs platform and week to celebrate the Entrepreneurial Spirit

September 24, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on ConnectiMass welcomes Google for Entrepreneurs platform and week to celebrate the Entrepreneurial Spirit»



Startups and entrepreneurship is experiencing a boom worldwide right now. Like never before aspiring entrepreneurs can leverage the internet and build technologies can that transform the way we live, play, work and do business.  There are approximately 400 million entrepreneurs across 54 countries, and 69 million early-stage entrepreneurs offering new products and services, according to a report from Google. Consequently, with Google turns 14 this month, they decided to celebrate this global entrepreneurial spirit  by officially launching Google for Entrepreneurs, the umbrella for our several dozen programs and ...

‘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 ...

Kingston BETA, aims to encourage Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship…look who and what happened at July’s event.

August 05, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on Kingston BETA, aims to encourage Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship…look who and what happened at July’s event.»



KIngston BETA is part of a network of our  initiatives that includes SiliconCaribe.com, Caribbean BETA, the annual tech conference coming in November, StartupWeekendJamaica, and  are all working on the same mission – to encourage tech entrepreneurship in the Caribbean. We believe tech entrepreneurship can and will become a major driver of startup businesses, job creation and innovation in Jamaica and across the Caribbean. To that end we hold Kingston BETA, a bimonthly meet up for the Jamaican ...

The Next Kingston BETA is Wednesday June 1, 2011 @ The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

May 23, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on The Next Kingston BETA is Wednesday June 1, 2011 @ The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel»



CALLING all Caribbean startups,tech entrepreneurs, web designers, technology and Business professionals, developers who have not yet heard of or been to Kingston BETA-The next Kingston BETA event is Wednesday June 1st, 2011 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. It’s 6:30pm and it’s still FREE. We just ask that you register online or at the door. At Kingston BETA members of the Caribbean Tech Startup scene will come together to Learn, Network and Be inspired. As usual we’ll be live tweeting( @kingstonbeta ...