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Event: Kingston BETA Special Global Entrepreneurship Week Event is on Nov 18th

It’s that time again! Get your pitches, phones and business cards ready. This is the first Kingston BETA event totally sponsored by Jamaican Tech Entrepreneurs from our Community. We love that! Happy to have Entrepreneurs who run 876Solutions and as sponsors of this event. Expect to Learn, Be Inspired and’s Top Caribbean Startups to Watch in 2015

The Caribbean’s Tech Startup Ecosystem started with the first wave of Internet Startups in the mid 90s, inspired by, and at times clones of, the American success stories. The region had, and in some cases still has, its own eBay (, Yahoo (, early social networks ( and,online dating (,alumni

A quick take on the JGXLabs

I was first introduced to JJGeewax at the Developing Caribbean Open Data Conference held earlier this year at the University of the West Indies by Matthew McNaughton, Founder of Slashroots Foundation and co-producer of the conference. After that, JJ and I traded we-must-meet up-and-chat emails with him, then I was included

Who is a Tech Entrepreneur? Gordon Swaby. #cbeta2012

Who is a Tech Entrepreneur? Typically defined, a tech entrepreneur is a woman or man who applies their ideas using technology. Over the years the technologies being used have primarily been the Internet and the mobile phone/device. So if you surf online or use a mobile phone chances are you