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A Message to all of the IBM/NCB’s BlueHack participants using 6Cs

Hackathons are becoming common place in Jamaica and the Caribbean over these last 5 years especially. Slashroots were one of the first, if not the first organisation to have organised local and Caribbean wide hackathons. Then came a bunch of them driven by the priorities of development agencies out of

Meet The 10 Jamaican Startups Competing today in the DBJ+ Seedstars Kingston Pitch Competition

On Thursday October 26th, 10 of JAMAICA’s best seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment and prizes at the Global Summit. Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes

DBJ + SEEDSTARS WORLD + KINGSTON BETA DOES JOINT JAMAICAN STARTUP EVENT

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has partnered with Swiss based-company, Seedstars World and Silicon Caribe's tech startup event Kingston BETA -  to assist in identifying the best start-up to represent Jamaica in a regional and global competition where US$500,000 in investment awaits the global winner. Seedstars World which organises worldwide

SAVE THE DATE: NEXT KINGSTON BETA 10TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT IS OCT 26, 2017

We're refreshed from our usual summer break and ready for our next 10TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT which will be on Thursday October 26th, 2017 at JAMPRO HQ, 6:30pm. It's the usual JMD$500 community contribution. Kingston BETA is a SiliconCaribe Media event. Our Panel Theme is: The State of Jamaica's Tech Startup Ecosystem.

FRESH EPISODE: WATCH EPISODE #10 of THIS WEEK in CARIBBEAN TECH SHOW

In this Episode #10 Top 5 Caribbean Tech News Items This Week - What;s this Survey saying about Caribbean Countries + Going Digital? - WHat is Jamaica's largest bank doing with an Innovation Internship Programme ? - What are the actual challenges being experienced with e-commerce in the Caribbean? A Survey is trying to

What’s the Why behind THIS WEEK in CARIBBEAN TECH Show?

The Mission of THIS WEEK in CARIBBEAN TECH - The Caribbean's Weekly Tech Show, is to share stories on what Caribbean people and Caribbean businesses are doing with technology to innovate and change the way we live, work and play. It's a way of keeping track of the people driving the

Caribbean Internet Peering Forum kicks off in Sint Maarten  

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten—The third Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum (CarPIF) got underway in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten on July 5, with the theme “Expanding the Caribbean Internet.” The meeting brings together regional and international experts for talks on technology issues related to Internet connectivity, digital content development and innovation, from a Caribbean

Sexual Harassment In the Tech Industry. Observing Silicon Valley. Taking Stock in the Caribbean

So Uber's founder and CEO Travis Kalanick resigned the other day...ridding the company of his assholian energy surrounding his leadership style and him prevailing over a company wide culture of sexual harassment of women that's deep and long. Now Dave McClure Ceo and Co-Founder of 500 startups, a man who I

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