Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Watch: Tech Beach 2018 gives opportunities to start ups in T&T

All roads lead to Montego Bay, Jamaica for the third instalment of Tech Beach Retreat from November 29 to December 1.

h Beach is a major tech conference that attracts the top names from Silicon Valley in an attempt to help develop a technology eco-system in the Caribbean, provide mentorship and create a community of like-minded people.

This year, the conference will see the likes of Jeff Pulver, Founder Vonage and Vice Chairman, Alchemist; Arquay Harris, Director of Engineering, Growth, Slack; Britt Johnson, Creative Strategist, Instagram and Michael Montano, VP Engineering, Twitter, among others.

Founded by Jamaican businessman Kirk-Anthony Hamilton, UK tech entrepreneur Phineas Mpofu and Trinidadian tech entrepreneur Kyle Maloney, Tech Beach is fast becoming the place for the industry who's who and Maloney stopped by Loop to tell us why. 

He also shared a partnership with the Ministry of Planning and Development Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the Global Services Promotion Programme through which entrepreneurs in T&T would get the opportunity to attend the conference all expenses paid. 

 

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