Posts Tagged Tech Startups

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 ...

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 ...

CALL for Caribbean Tech Ideas: Registration for Caribbean BETA PitchFest Now Open

October 18, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on CALL for Caribbean Tech Ideas: Registration for Caribbean BETA PitchFest Now Open»



Are you an aspiring or current tech entrepreneur ? Do you have a great tech-driven business idea or existing prototype that uses the internet, mobile or social platforms ? Want to win cash, connections, development support and bragging rights from angel/venture investors, founders of tech accelerators and tech incubators? Enter Caribbean BETA’s 2012 PitchFest Contest. Submissions now open. Submissions end on November 12th, 2012 How to Enter 1. Read the rules of the competition. 2. Complete form below. 3. Attend our free How to Pitch Bootcamp ( 2hrs). You will be emailed date ...

ConnectiMass a Social Business Success Story featured on the Caribbean Research Innovation and Entrerpreneurship Network

July 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog,Company News   |   Comments Off on ConnectiMass a Social Business Success Story featured on the Caribbean Research Innovation and Entrerpreneurship Network»



One of the big leading edge trends is a shift away from purely profit driven capitalist driven business models to ones which have a far more mutually beneficial outcome for a wider group of stakeholders in society. This is the evolution of the social business – one which combines profit generation with a strong contribution towards helping societies to grow and thrive. This month’s success story from Jamaica is about an entrepreneur who has been incredibly successful at doing just that. More here

Caribbean BETA – Our Tech Entrepreneurship Conf is November 16th in Kingston, Jamaica

July 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Caribbean BETA – Our Tech Entrepreneurship Conf is November 16th in Kingston, Jamaica»



Our second annual Tech Entrepreneurship Conference is on Friday November 16th, 2012, at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. It will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Caribbean BETA is about increasing the number of success stories and  tech startups in Jamaica and across the Caribbean. Want to Speak? Want to be a sponsoring partner? Watch to participate in the Startup Competition BETA Pitchfest ? Contact ingrid@connectimass.com. Join the community on Facebook and Twitter and keep abreast of updates. Our first annual Caribbean BETA ...