The Caribbean now has its own Startup Digest as Ingrid Riley, founder of ConnectiMass joins the organisation as the Caribbean Curator. ConnectiMass a media company that offers content, community and events for aspiring and current Caribbean entrepreneurs in technology.
The 3 year old StartupDigest email newsletter currently reaches over 230,000 subscribers across 99 cities and 43 countries around the world. It was recently acquired by the global organisation Startup Weekend, the organization behind the weekend-long hackathons encouraging entrepreneurship. Startup Weekend has had over 300 events, across over 200 cities in 67 countries, with over 45,000 attendees.
The Caribbean Startup Digest will being first week February 2013 and will be published twice a month. You can sign up here. Each Caribbean Startup Digest will feature a mini profile on a Caribbean Startup as well as provide information on upcoming Meetups, Workshops, Classes, Competitions and Conferences happening across the region that is useful for aspiring and current tech entrepreneurs and startups. You can submit your startups and events here.
” This is again another step in putting the Caribbean Tech Industry on the global map and I know entrepreneurs, developers, designers will make full use of the information we publish,” Riley said.