Posts Tagged Jamaican startups

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»



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. 

SAVE THE NEW DATE! The Next Kingston BETA is on Thursday March 5th, 2015. Our 8th Anniversary!

February 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on SAVE THE NEW DATE! The Next Kingston BETA is on Thursday March 5th, 2015. Our 8th Anniversary!»



The first Kingston BETA event for this year is now confirmed for,  Thursday March 5th, 2015. It will be our 8th anniversary! It's our 8th year of staging Jamaica and the Caribbean's first and longest running Tech Meetup + Pitch Off!  So save the date! Get your pitches ready! Your fellow tech/startup community members as well as investors are waiting to hear from you. Have a great idea/Startup to pitch?  send your name, brief description to ingrid@connectiMass.com. And have a read of our guidelines here. We do Skype Video pitches from Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs ...

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 ...

Details of Our Next Event: Kingston BETA is Thursday July 3rd, 2014

June 24, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Details of Our Next Event: Kingston BETA is Thursday July 3rd, 2014»



If you are an aspiring/current entrepreneur, designer, developer, college student or tech enthusiast, investor, potential mentor- join the fast growing Tech/Entrepreneurial Community – we want to see you at the next KINGSTON BETA -Jamaica’s Tech Community Meetup on Thursday July 3rd, 2014 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, 6:30 p.m-9:30p.m, Entry is still only JM$500 | US$5. WHO’S TALKING? ConnectiMass Foundation in association with media partner SiliconCaribe.com presents another in our series Kingston BETA events for Jamaica's Startup Community. We will have the Honourable Julian Robinson, State Minister of Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy ...

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