On Thursday October 26th, 10 of JAMAICA’s best seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment and prizes at the Global Summit. Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes
The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has partnered with Swiss based-company, Seedstars World and Silicon Caribe's tech startup event Kingston BETA - to assist in identifying the best start-up to represent Jamaica in a regional and global competition where US$500,000 in investment awaits the global winner. Seedstars World which organises worldwide
We're refreshed from our usual summer break and ready for our next 10TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT which will be on Thursday October 26th, 2017 at JAMPRO HQ, 6:30pm. It's the usual JMD$500 community contribution. Kingston BETA is a SiliconCaribe Media event. Our Panel Theme is: The State of Jamaica's Tech Startup Ecosystem.
Matthew McNaughton, Founding Principal of Slshroots co-authored with Denique Ferguson and Alesha Aris of the SlashRoots Foundation. It was originally published on the Open Knowledge International’s Blog in support of the 2016 Global Open Data Index Launch. The Global Open Data Index and the Caribbean Then Over the last two years, the
by Matthew McNaughton In 2016, the newly elected Jamaican Government set out an ambitious target of achieving 5% GDP growth in four years. To much public surprise, in the third quarter of that year, Jamaica recorded an impressive 2.2% GDP growth rate, the strongest real GDP growth estimate in nine years.
Trabulation, the eight-track EP by Jamaicanvlogger-turned-deejay Trabass, debuts at number eight on the Billboard Reggae album chart. Released on December 9 via Trabass TV LLC, Trabulation is produced by Track Star Music Group. It features collaborations with Lincoln 3dot, Khaos, Sekuence, Alovich, and El Capiitan. Born Andrew Chambers, Trabass is from
Dispelling notions of male domination in the field, five mobile app developers – two each from Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago and the other from Montserrat – took all the top prizes at the PitchIT Caribbean Challenge tech entrepreneurship competition recently concluded in Trinidad & Tobago. Winning entries The Interview JM