PitchIT Caribbean Challenge, a Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship competition and showcase produced by the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Programme ( CMIP), announced the 25 Caribbean Startup teams who will be vying for US$5000 in seed funding and a spot in one of four PitchIT Caribbean Accelerators. There are 9 Jamaican Startups, 9 Trinidadian
Join us on May 5th and 6th at DevCa | Developing the Caribbean Conference & Hackathon, for one of the Caribbean's leading gatherings on digital innovation, open data and social impact. Yes SiliconCaribe will be there. DevCa is roll-up-your-sleeves solutions focused event that brings together innovators from the public and private
We just launch its first issue of Caribbean Startup Monthly! It’s a curated source of news, insight, startup profiles, events and resources, we know that entrepreneurs and those who support them, will find useful. Our goal is to help every current and aspiring Caribbean Tech entrepreneur connect with the people, places,
Kingston BETA Tech Community Meetup + Pitch event, kicked off the first in its 2016 series on Thursday March 24th 2016. It was flush with announcements and 11 tech-driven pitches both from aspiring and current Jamaican Tech Entrepreneurs, plus a new Youth Innovation Pitch segment for high school students. Slashroots is
by Egbert v. Frankenberg In the age of online communication, service driven industries can be anywhere on the planet. No longer are tangible products the only commodity that is "Made in Elsewhere". BPO industries in India, Eastern Europe and many other developing countries have benefited from the global technological advancements in communication and
by Byron Gibson Despite current and projected continued global growth in electronic and mobile commerce, as a region with above average mobile penetration (approximately 128%) as well as world-class fibre and cellular data networks, the Caribbean has failed to capitalize on, and remains woefully low on electronic or mobile commerce activity.