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

LAUNCHED! We just sent out our first Issue of Caribbean Startup Monthly!

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,

The Top Caribbean Fintech Ideas I saw in the NCB Digital Innovation Challenge and Which Team I Scored the Highest

I was asked to judge NCB's first Digital Innovation Challenge this past weekend in Kingston, Jamaica and I said yes immediately. Being around Caribbean Tech entrepreneurs and developers and connecting them to the people and things they need to success has been one of the things I've been doing for

11 Tech Startup Pitches at Kingston BETA March Edition: See full Report

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