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Forbes 30Under30 Entrepreneur Launches the First Digital Startup Accelerator in the Caribbean
Port au Prince, Haiti- June 30, 2016- In an effort to increase exposure of Caribbean startups to global investors and resources, Caribbean Startup Ecosystem Inc. announced the launch of the first digital accelerator for the region.
The accelerator program began with a full startup development boot camp program covering ideation, product development, marketing, customer acquisition, and funding. The boot camp is followed by workshop keynotes from Lean Launchpad, Forbes list entrepreneurs, and key investors. The program concludes with a demo day where the top ten companies pitch in front of judges from across the region for top prizes.
“The future is digital, so startup ecosystems in emerging markets need to take advantage of that with programs like this one” says Co-Founder Christine Souffrant Ntim, “we launched digital accelerators for entrepreneurs of the Caribbean and the diaspora to close the resource gap and diversify global startup success stories”.
The pilot accelerator program will launch on July 11-13, 2016 and will accept 100 startups.
About: Caribbean Startup Ecosystem: Is the digital accelerator flagship program for the Caribbean region under global subsidiary- Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE). The network hosts the largest online 3 day digital accelerator program for entrepreneurs residing in or affiliated with the 20+ Caribbean islands. The network also provides regional tech summits, ecosystem programs, boot camps, ecosystem tours, and initiatives to accelerate innovation and ecosystem development under GSE sponsorship.
About: The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): hosts the largest 3-day digital accelerator program for startups across 7 global regions (Africa, America, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East). GSE is a pioneer in hosting digital startup development programs and offers customized agendas for institutional entities such as universities, corporations, and governments. GSE also offers startup hacking boot camps, tech summits and ecosystem development workshops in different countries around the world.
GSE Press Team