After Development Funding: How will Caribbean Entrepreneurship Thrive?

by Nerissa Golden The Caribbean entrepreneurship space has been quite busy for the past seven years. Millions of Euros and Canadian dollars have been invested to help stir up a desire for enterprise development and to strengthen existing structures to improve local economies. What is the strategy for continuity once funding

This Week in Caribbean Tech Live Episode #04 on Facebook this Thursday

In the fourth episode of  This Week in Caribbean Tech Live on our Silicon Caribe Facebook this Thursday June 22, 2017, I have a lot of news and information on Caribbean Startups, Apps and Events. I will also discuss the status of Caribbean ecommerce and the call for regulation of

In Startup Culture, Is there more than one way to win ?

In moving fast and breaking things, in doing things without asking permission, cos you know you can beg forgiveness after if needs be - remember this...karma never forgets an address. It maybe embedded part of the global startup culture, so if you are prepared to get back what it is

What Digital Personal Branding is and Isn’t For You. A Special post for Caribbean CEOs + Professionals.

Digital Personal branding is a leadership requirement, not a self-promotion campaign. It is about demonstrating the value you represent to your company and industry. Have you ever Googled your own name? What comes up for you ? You see those Google results, that is your Online Reputation. Let that sink in

Cybercrime Wave Brewing in the Caribbean? Find out more on This Week in Caribbean Tech Live Show on Thursday

We put Cybercrime in the Caribbean in the spotlight in our Top Caribbean Tech News segment this week as I host another episode of This Week in Caribbean Tech Live  on our Facebook Page. 1 pm EST. We will have Trevor Forrest,  Chief Advisor to the Minister of Science, Energy

There are 2.4 million Caribbean professionals on linkedin.com now, here’s why you should care.

Well, let’s start with the fundamentals. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Bought for USD$26 billion by Microsoft last year, it is the site where professionals are signing up to join at a rate of

Belize leads Caribbean race to cyberattack preparedness

Scandalous Facebook pages carrying the name “Belizean Cheaters” sparked public uproar in the country, revealing sexually explicit details of adulterous affairs involving men, women and even children. The sleazy barrage also stoked nationwide concerns about cyber safety, and the country is now working urgently to finalize cybercrime legislation, train law

Steady but Slow — Open Data’s Progress in the Caribbean

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

Benefits and challenges for Caribbean Women in ICT

For Girls in ICT Day, which is commemorated on 27 April, ICT Pulse Publisher, Michele Marius, shares some thoughts on being a woman in tech.  Although it may not seem to be the case, the ICT/tech space in the Caribbean region is awash with opportunities. There is considerable potential for innovation