Mass Challenge Accelerator-Call for Caribbean Entrepreneurs

We are pleased to announce the first workshop/informational session with Mass Challenge Accelerator. RSVP NOW. October 12th at 7:30pm We help early-stage entrepreneurs win. MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. We also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win[…]

Fall Boot Camp & Demo Night

Featured in the Guardian and LeNouvelliste newspapers.  After closing an amazing digital accelerator summer session with 105 top companies, is pleased to announce the Fall Boot Camp & Demo Night on October 12, 2016 Wednesday: 6pm-9pm EST Fall Boot Camp & Demo Night 6pm- 6:30 PM How to Access Our Annual Accelerator + First Annual Online Caribbean Startup[…]

Top 3 Winning Teams of Summer Digital Accelerator

On June 1st, opened up applications for the Caribbean’s first digital accelerator . 105 applications were submitted and the top ten were selected for demo day. After pitching their business online in front of investors and startup influencers, we are pleased to announce the top 3 teams! First Place: (Jamaica) water efficiency for the future Second[…]

Top 10 Selected to Demo @ Summer Digital Accelerator

After reading through the applications of 105 teams, we are pleased to announce the top 10 startups that will be pitching at demo night in front of key investors and global influencers. The founders in this cohort are graduates of 34 Caribbean programs. (Jamaica) water efficiency for the future (Trinidad) Curated box of local[…]

Who Made the List? Top 2016 Caribbean Startup Programs launched the region’s first digital accelerator earlier this year and released the final list of companies selected for the summer session. 105 companies were selected, five of which were featured in the Guardian. The cohort came from 16+ countries and were graduates of 34 unique startup development programs in the Caribbean. Here are some quick[…]

First Annual Online Caribbean Startup Ecosystem Expo is at it again.The tech scene in the Caribbean is buzzing and its starting to get hard to keep up. In addition to our ecosystem directory, we are pleased to announce the first Annual Online Caribbean Startup Ecosystem Expo! On September 13, 2016, join us for an action-packed lunch hour where the top accelerators,[…]

Caribbean Startups Accelerator Announces 2016 Summer Batch

Caribbean Startups launched in the hopes of centralizing resources, programs, and events for Caribbean entrepreneurs. Upon finding limited opportunities for the region, the company launched the first Caribbean Digital Accelerator to accelerate 100 startups to market per quarter. The inaugural program starts on July11 with a 2-day startup development program, followed by a virtual demo[…]

Top 10 Articles About the Caribbean Startup Scene in 2015

The Caribbean startup scene kicked off around 2007. Yet has not gained momentum until 2011 with the launch of the Richard Branson Center  and CaribbeanBeta conference in Jamaica.  A surge of startup events occurred in 2013 with the influence of Startup Weekend and this year PitchITCaribbean and the Caribbean Startup Summit already made 2016 a promising time for investors and entrepreneurs. To get both Caribbeans and[…]

Code It Caribbean Launches Digital Workshops for 2016

Code it Caribbean hosts a series of monthly digital workshops to help entrepreneurs, careerists and students learn to code. Check often for schedule updates on workshop topics, speakers and prizes. All digital workshops for 2016 are free. July 18, 2016 @1pm-2pm EST Learn to Code- An overview of all of the organizations, programs and networks that help[…]

Free Caribbean Digital Accelerator-Summer 2016

Featured in the Guardian and LeNouvelliste newspapers.  Apply to join the first online Caribbean accelerator! In addition to online demo day, we connect startups who complete our online accelerator to their local incubator/ accelerator/ resource network. We’re bringing the learnings of top startup development tactics right to you. Leverage hours of jam packed strategies, advice, and resources.[…] Summer Accelerator Featured in the Guardian

Connecting regional entrepreneurs with the global market Suzanne Sheppard Published: Thursday, June 23, 2016 (ABOVE) Christine Souffrant (LEFT) Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown, of Jamaica, founder of Carry On Friends. (RIGHT) Wagging Brands Limited, a T&T-based startup, will be part of the inaugural accelerator programme. Entrepreneurs from T&T are among scores from across the region who have already[…]