We have 10 confirmed contestants for Caribbean BETA Pitchfest 2012. Have you entered as yet? The deadline for entering is Friday November 9th, 2012. Enter here . Last year we had 17 finalists, a top 5 and then 3 winners. Where will you be? Who were last year’s winners? Check them out here.
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 BETA PitchFest Contest. The Caribbean BETA PitchFest is where the smartest minds and most passionate people come to pitch their big ideas that can solve problems and create opportunities. They do it for cash, connections and the braggable of having the Top Caribbean Tech Idea for 2012.
Caribbean BETA Startup Bootcamp.
ConnectiMass which stages Caribbean BETA in association with InfoDev will be staging a 2 day Startup Bootcamp on Saturday November 17th and Sunday November 18th at JAMPRO Training Room in Kingston, Jamaica. You don’t want to miss this. It’s an entire Bootcamp, mentoring, competition and prizes process you will want to be apart of. It’s only $1,000jmd in total includes refreshments. Get more details here
infoDev, a division of the World Bank that supports entrepreneurship and technology innovation, in partnership with CIDA, launched EPIC as a seven year program to create and grow competitive Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the region. One of the EPIC focus areas is the “app economy”, i.e. industry created around mobile software and applications, due to the globally acknowledged potential to generate vast revenues, economic growth and high-quality jobs. The EPIC Mobile Innovation project aims to stimulate a dynamic mobile innovation ecosystem and grow competitive mobile startups across the Caribbean region.