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2021 Programme Schedule

2-days of amazing content
May 21st - 22nd, 2021
This programme is subject to change
Day 1:


Registration:            8:00am (Ongoing)
Official Launch:        8:30am – 9:00am
Welcome: Selwyn Cambridge (Founder & Executive Director TEN Habitat and Caribbean Startup Summit)
Summit Brief: What to expect and how to maximise your time and learning
Startup Nation Recipe - How Israel became Startup Nation: 9:00am – 9:45pm (Lior Noy)

Learn what it took and the steps we can take to develop a stronger startup ecosystem for producing more successful ventures


COFFEE BREAK: 9:45am - 10:00am


How Corporations can innovate from within:   10:00am – 3:00pm

Corporate executive teams learn strategies and steps to empower staff and drive innovation and company growth through entrepreneurial thinking [VIEW MORE]


Open Forum:  Startup Stories          10:00am – 10:30am

The power of perseverance and mindset. What we learned starting up in the Caribbean

Setting your mind up for Success:  10:30am – 11:00am
(Tara-Nicholle Nelson)

Discover the ingredients and actions you need to develop the mindset for your global pursuits


Human-Centred Design in practice: 11:00am - 12:45am

(Ovetta Samson)

Masterclass:     The art of effective consumer-driven product design. What to look for and the steps to take to master it.


Mobile Strategy for expansion: 11:45am - 12:30am

(Sian Morson)

Masterclass:    Understanding mobile strategy and how to develop your own for a global audience.

Lunch/Networking:     12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pitch Pit:                   1:30pm -3:00pm

Entrepreneurs pitch their ideas before a panel of judges to gain critical feedback on their concepts and vie for a chance to receive free marketing, business support and possible funding


What I learned as a Caribbean Startup that I now understand as a global Investor:    3:00pm - 3:45pm

Workshop: Discover critical tips and insights and mistakes to avoid to turn your startup into an investable venture

Are you ready to go Global?: 3:45pm - 4:30pm
(Lisa Cummins)

A look into what it really takes as a Caribbean Startup to go global. Tips, opportunities and avenues to consider.



Networking:              4:45pm - 5:30pm



Day 2:


Registration:            8:00am (Ongoing)
Startup Stories:        8:30am – 9:00am
Various entrepreneurs share their startups journeys, the experience, the lessons learnt and valuable insight for those now starting
How Social Entrepreneurs are changing the way business is done:     9:00am – 10:00pm
(Majora Carter)

Explore the opportunities doing good creates for doing well as a business

Startup Growth tips - Google tools and experiences from a Startup Growth Lab: 10:45am - 11:30am

We go behind the scenes to discover tools, tips and insights to growing your venture from real life experiences in a Google Startup Growth Lab.


COFFEE BREAK:         10:30am - 11:00am
Are you investable? - Lessons from an Investor: 10:00am - 10:45am

Exploring the ins and outs of taking on investment for growth

Building a global audience from where you are:
11:30am - 12:15pm  (Quaison Carter)

Explore Strategies and tips for building a global audience from wherever you are.


Lunch/Networking:     12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pitch Pit Winners Announcement: 1:30pm



Open Forum:            2:00pm – 3:00pm

The culture of us: exploring the needs and opportunities for a robust Caribbean Startup ecosystem

Technologies to help your startup grow:
3:00pm - 3:45pm

Workshop: Explore technologies and approaches to help your startup grow and improve results.


Grand Q&A:          3:45pm - 4:45pm

This is your chance to question many of the speakers you missed or loved during the two days. Many of them come together on the same stage to take questions from entrepreneurs



Networking & Close           4:45pm - 5:00pm
After Summit Gathering: Beach, Bonfire & Breadfruits - 7pm - 11pm



This programme is subject to change
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