The 3 Hashtags I Consistently Use for my Caribbean Brands and Why

As I created my most recent hashtag today and why I wanted it, I mulled on why I created the others. #SiliconCaribe I created the #SiliconCaribe hashtag to promote my Caribbean Tech Blog of the same name and the content and events we produce. A couple of contributing bloggers and myself, have produced almost 2000 blog posts on Caribbean Digital Trends, Caribbean Startups, Digital Caribbean…

When Purpose Meets Personality – Happy 9th Anniversary ConnectiMass

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs   The reminder came by email from Linkedin Messaging. Someone in my network was sending me congratulations on the 9th anniversary of my company, ConnectiMass. I didn’t remember.  I clicked on the email, the…

OUR STORIES

The picture above is me in action. I was invited to speak and do a fireside chat at the inaugural Black Tech Week Event last year in Miami. I spoke about about the emerging Jamaican Tech Startup Scene and why the world should care. It inspired me to kickstart my Sun, Sea + Startups International Speaking Tour. On tour, I share with Caribbean and Global…

Currently Reading: Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide

As it came out I got it on my iPad. Why? First, one of the authors Michelle Messina has been an advisor to my company ConnectiMass since 2012 and she’s a really cool, smart, successful entrepreneur and amazing entrepreneur whisperer. Secondly, because the book is meant to be an insider’s guide to what makes Silicon Valley the global influence that it is. An as technology…

Sun, Sea and Startups- Story of the Jamaican Startup Scene

I was invited to speak at the inaugural Black Tech Week in Miami Feb 23-28th, 2015 by one of the event co-founders Felecia Hatcher. The week long conference celebrating innovators of color with a mission to accelerate Miami as the gateway to Africa & the Caribbean. I love that mission. As a tech entrepreneur myself and as one of the leaders helping to build out the…