On June 1st, we opened up applications for the Caribbean’s first digital accelerator . 105 applications were submitted and the top ten were selected for demo day. We had up to 50 entrepreneurs on the call for demo day cheering on their fellow comrades and submitted votes on the top pitch. After pitching their business online in front of investors and startup influencers, we are pleased to announce the top 3 teams! It was a tough competition but the top three winners are Aquaflow a.k.a PumpNSpray (Jamaica), PlantBasedForYou (Guyana) and Kwabosal (Haiti).
- First Place: www.aquaflowjm.com (Jamaica) water efficiency for the future
- Second Place: Instagram.com/plantbasedforyou (Guyana) changing how we eat, one produce at a time
- Third Place: www.kwabosal.ht (Haiti) Destined to become the amazon of Haiti-#1 e-commerce for the country
The 3 teams will receive up to $3k in prizes
- VIP tickets to ATECH– the biggest tech conference in the Caribbean. The winning team will receive (2 tickets, value of $695 each) VIP guest services (e.g., VIP service at the airport, free transportation to and from the airport and conference venues), including access to one-on-one investor feedback sessions.
- $1,560 worth of credits with SendGrid ($129.95 / month for 12 months)
Consultant review package with SeedIM Investments (2 hours) valued at $350-Review your business model; Review Marketing Strategy.