Startup Weekend Nassau presenters in an intense planning session.

Startup Weekend Nassau A Hit!
Seven Pitches. Seven Partners. One Weekend. 54 Hours. Innovative Ideas...This was Startup Weekend Nassau!

This inspiring journey began with meaningful and supportive collaboration between Shift The Culture, Techstars, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, UP Global, Global Shapers Community Nassau, Startup Bahamas, the Inter-American Development Bank and Compete Caribbean.

Fourteen presentations soon became seven and out of those seven, Ryder, a mobile-based ride-sharing app designed for local transportation, emerged as the overall winner. Read More
Love Triggers Innovation...
View above how a chemist's determination to save his wife from diabetes led to the development of a healthy tasty beverage alternative. Compete Caribbean is now helping Pure Nature MD patent the new line of all-natural tropical fruit drink products. 
Improving Internet Access
What would be the benefits of a single ICT space for the Caribbean? The region took a major step towards this achievement when Compete Caribbean facilitated the meeting of representatives from various regional regulatory bodies. Read More

Commercial Division Applauded
The Commercial Division will ease the burden on the Civil Division of the High Court in St. Lucia, and result in quicker resolutions to commercial disputes. The Compete Caribbean funded project will improve the efficiency of the judicial system, increase competitiveness and generate greater awareness for contractual obligations. View above.
Innovation Best Practices Explored
The main purpose of this study is to present the conceptual basis to support science, technology, and innovation (STI) policy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The study clarifies the relationship of STI to economic growth and it explains how market and coordination failures hinder innovation.