Jamaican Government is Pro Net Neutrality. Period.

Jamaica's Technology Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley is unapologetically standing firm on his Government's stance to support for net neutrality, which is the principle of equal access to Internet content and applications. This comes in wake of increased complaints over the past two years, especially on social media, by mobile phones users

Caribbean Entrepreneurs Learn More about Crowdfunding for Your BUsiness

The Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group has launched an Online Open Course on Crowdfunding for Caribbean Entrepreneurs. The 8-week online open learning course funded by the Government of Canada under the Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC), seeks to build an enabling ecosystem

FundRiseHER™ Commonwealth Crowdfunding Targets Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs

Led by two Jamaican Entrepreneurs, Valrie Grant, Founder of GeoTechVision and A. Cecile Watson, Founder of PitchandChoose.com,  FundRiseHER™, is First Commonwealth Crowdfunding Initiative, to Target Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs. FundRiseHER™ was announced at the recent CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, by Valrie Grant, the Commonwealth Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, A. Cecile Watson, CEO

5 Jamaican Startups Currently Crowdfunding Online

Using the Jamaican National Crowdfunding platform iSupportJamaica.com, these are a few Jamaican-based globally minded Startups currently raising capital on the platform. Have a look and if you are so moved, whip out your credit card. Get to know them and tell us what you think about their ideas. Kraasimages.com| Authentic Caribbean

Caribbean Millennials for Coders of the Caribbean in Jamaica Next Weekend

Next Gen Creators, a team of young Jamaican tech entrepreneurs who promote coding and entrepreneurship will stage their annual Coders of the Caribbean hackathon in Kingston, Jamaica next weekend, July 15-17th at the Startup Jamaica Hub. For 36 hours, Caribbean millennials will bring their best ideas and work on them intensely

Who are the winners of the latest Startup Weekend Trinidad and Tobago event ?

Launch Rockit Founder Gerard Thomas and his team, staged another Startup Weekend Trinidad and Tobago recently and 3 teams emerged winners from the 54hr intense event. They are: 1st - BidEvent - An App that connects Event Planners with Suppliers 2nd - InSeason Food Tours - Local Food Tour  3rd - EZ Parking -

Jamaican Woman Tech Entrepreneur beats field of 10,000 to win US pitch competition

Jamaican  Tech Entrepreneur Kenia Mattis, Co-Founder of ListenMeLtd has been selected winner of Spark the Fire Pitch Startup Competition during the hosting of the US State Department’s, Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) this week. Following the win, the United States Embassy congratulated Mattis, noting, “Kenia’s pitch was so good that she

Caricoin, launches Bitcoin Mobile Wallet, has eyes on zero-cost remittance

Bitt, out of Barbados was first and got Overstock to invest in them also. Now here comes Caricoin is a mobile wallet built for Bitcoin that you can take with you and use anywhere, anytime. This Caribbean Fintech Startup is based in UK with development team in Jamaica, has launched

Who Will Win? Pitchit Caribbean Challenge Announces its 25 Caribbean Startup Finalists

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