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Who is a Tech Entrepreneur? Gordon Swaby is.

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 are using a product or service – such as an app, a website, a game, a social network that was created by a tech entrepreneur.

Inspired?! You can be one too. Come to Caribbean BETA- Tech Entrepreneurship Conference on November 16th, 2012 at the Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica. Register now http://www.caribbeanbeta.com

Panel: Mobile-A Phenomenal Opportunity in the Caribbean

Why Tech Entrepreneurship is Crucial | Growing the digital economy

by Bevil Wooding

Economic growth and technological innovation have always been inextricably linked. Today, challenging economic conditions on the domestic, regional and international fronts are putting new attention on the need for greater investment in the development of the digital economy generally and the Internet economy specifically.

The Internet economy encompasses consumer consumption (including online purchases and Internet access), private and public investment, and net exports. During the past two decades alone the Internet has transformed industries and entire sectors and has become a powerful driver of economic growth. Measured as a separate industry the Internet economy is already outpacing some formidable traditional economic go-to sectors in developed markets. More

CALL for Caribbean Tech Ideas: Registration for Caribbean BETA PitchFest Now Open

Caribbean BETA PitchFest

Are you an aspiring or current tech entrepreneur ? Do you have a great tech-driven business idea or existing prototype that uses the internet, mobile or social platforms ? Want to win cash, connections, development support and bragging rights from angel/venture investors, founders of tech accelerators and tech incubators?

Enter Caribbean BETA’s 2012 BETA PitchFest Contest.
Submissions now open. Submissions end on November 12th, 2012

How to Enter
1. Read the rules of the competition.
2. Complete form below.
3. Attend our free How to Pitch Bootcamp ( 2hrs). You will be email date and venue.
4. Get ready to Pitch and Win.
5. If you want, check out who won last year.
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