Meet the Team behind CaribbeanStartups.com!
Managing Partner: Christine Souffrant Ntim is a Haitian-American entrepreneur with over 7 years business management experience across 30+countries. She was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, and Caribbean Change Makers 30 Under 30 in 2016. She speaks on leadership, disruptive entrepreneurship, and social impact at the United Nations, TEDx, European Forums and over 20+ global conferences each year. She also interviews top influencers in the Middle East as the Managing Director of Startup Grind Dubai, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. Her entrepreneurial journey started with Vendedy a social network connecting global travelers to street markets. Today, Christine is well recognized as a speaker, traveler and serial entrepreneur who builds startup ecosystems for entrepreneurs. Her global initiatives include BrandEntrepreneurs.com (the leading platform of free resources for startup founders), CaribbeanStartups.com (accelerates 100 startups to market each year), and WeStartupHaiti (the central hub for Haiti’s entrepreneurs). For fun, she travels and binge watches top business shows with her husband and beautiful baby girl.Connect via Twitter, Linkedin, Website. Speaker booking-RSVP here.
Managing Partner: Guelma Emile, has 25 years of business experience in the USA. After several industry positions, she founded the Haitian Art shop in the Jamaica Collesseum Mall in1998. It was the most visited boutique of Haitian artwork in Queens, New York during that decade. In 2010 she spent a year in Haiti supporting the victims of the earthquake and transitioned out of the business into international development.Today, she is actively involved in community awareness initiatives and launched the 3 social media networks with close to 40,000 followers to inspire, educate, and encourage bold life choices. Connect via Website
Investment Manager: Einstein Ntim is a leading influencer within startup development networks from Silicon Valley to Africa. As Managing Partner of Bold Emerge Capital VC (which invests in startups from emerging markets), he was selected in Ghana’s Future Leaders 30 Under 30 network and speaks about mental health, entrepreneurship, and exponential technology at global accelerators, conferences, and corporate programs. He is also a serial entrepreneur, founding 2 healthcare startups- Enabled International (which leverages AI technology to digitize mental health data systems) and Bloomer Tech (which uses sensor technology to digitize clothing). Einstein was able to amass several partners from Singularity@NASA, Draper University, and other Silicon Valley based groups to build startup ecosystems for entrepreneurs of the African Diaspora with the launching of AfricaStartupEcosystem (a central directory of startup founders, accelerators, and funding on the African continent). Prior to his work in the USA, Einstein had a very diverse career in banking (UBS, Statestreet, Deutsche Bank), authorship (writer of “A New Way”), military (UK TA), ministry (Methodist Church minister) and professional sports (Harlequins Rugby Squad). He conducted business across different parts of Europe, China, India, Latin America and Africa. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics (LSE). Connect via website here.