90 day old TechStart.Online reports startup investments, audience growth and partnerships

Techstart.online, Jamaica's tech startup online directory, which launched last year at our Kingston BETA event last October is resporting some some things now that they are 90days in. The directory was hatched in response to low investment support for local tech driven startups and lack of information on investible Jamaican

SILICONCARIBE TO STAGE 1st ANNUAL CARIBBEAN BLOGGER’S WEEK IN DECEMBER

We here at SiliconCaribe will stage the first annual Caribbean Blogger’s Week across the Region and Diaspora, from December 5th to 10th, 2016. It will celebrate and showcase the power of Digital Influencers of Caribbean + Caribbean descent, who are Bloggers, Podcasters, Instagrammers, YouTubers and other types of Digital Creatives. The

To my fellow Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurs: The Reason You Don’t Deserve it

by Jermaine Henry I have started this blog because I feel compelled to share the lessons I learnt while I was working on my first startup (Agrocentral). My journey with AgroCentral was full of twists, turns and distractions however the experience was invaluable and taught me a lot about providing value

Entrepreneurship and Mental Health: A Caribbean Tech Entrepreneur’s Perspective

by Kenia Afreeka Mattis  Becoming an entrepreneur is you calling your future into a room and saying “listen buddy, there’s gonna be some drastic changes around here.” Rarely does your future simply acquiesce with a “yes sire.” For years, you get used to hearing “aww hellll no.” But still you push ahead,

The Horror! How Caribbean Startup Hivesource Accepts online payments in the Caribbean

By Wesley Gervais This is first part in a multi-part series revealing how we run the operations of Hivesource including some of the Challenges we’ve faced in our journey along with the solutions we’ve implemented to serve our customers.  Our hope is that this series not only helps establish a connection

Pitch AgriHack 2016 is Open To Caribbean Tech Startups Focused on Agriculture

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the support of partners including the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) and mLab East Africa, is launching the pilot edition of Pitch AgriHack, a new component of its AgriHack Talent

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