An interview Marc Gayle, Founder of Compversions.com a web applications that helps Designers to Get Feedback. Simply. And Allow their clients to easily view & choose from multiple revisions at once. Interviewed by Matthew McNaughton, Founder of SlashRoots Developers Organisation.
Kingston BETA November Edition Attendees answer the question…Why is Kingston BETA important and to them? All this against the backdrop of another full house of about 90 attendees. We ended our 3rd year of Kingston BETA with a fulll house, lots of energy and announcements.
This week on ./roots/TV we interview a group of talented young developers from the University of the West Indies. These guys participated in the ./roots/DEV Code Sprint last month where they developed a whole game in 24 hours! Watch to learn more about why they love coding, and their drive to be build the first Jamaican farmville.
In the inaugural episode of ./roots/TV we talk to Rohan Smith, co-founder of Exterbox. Smith’s self-described “mini-google”, develops both embedded solutions and web sites. Their current marquee product is a laser fencing system that helps to guard against praedial larceny. Tune in to hear more about Exterbox, embedding solutions, and the accidental benefits of blogging! Interviewed By Matthew McNaughton.
In this episode of Caribbean TechStars, we talk to DJ Afifa of Sounds Of Life (SOL) about how she’s discovering and using the tech tools that are available her, and how they’re impacting her vision and how she functions. She talks about her Objective for SOL culture, the “Fuseum” and how QR codes opens up a whole other world for interacting with your audience on the web.
In this Episode #2 of Caribbean Tech Stars: Meet Alex Morrissey, founder of Jamaicansmusic.com and the man that’s showing Reggae Music industry the future of marketing and connecting to music lovers worldwide. Jamaicansmusic.com has a bigger Facebook fan base than that of Digicel, the largest telecom provider in the Caribbean.
He spoke about why he started it, how we managed school, work and growing the website. What he learnt along the way, what made him jump full time into making this pet project into a full time business. What other entrepreneurs need to know about growing a technology business from Jamaica.
In this Episode #1 of Caribbean Tech Stars: Marrying the act of Saving Energy + Social Networking to build a web app, a business that generates interest from 72 countries worldwide, wins global competitions and is poised to do business with Europe- all from ST Vincent and the Grenadines. Listen to founder Herbert Samuel tell you why he started, what he’s achieved and what’s next for Welectricity.com, in one of our original shows we call CaribbeanTECHSTARS. Every Thursday there is a new one.
We hear from Matthew McNaughton the founder of Slash Roots Developers Conference in Kingston, Jamaica. He tells us the numbers (45 Caribbean software developers), the achievements ( developers hatching startups), who to watch for and how they are thinking of making the conference bigger in 2012.
This is the first in a series of 3 interviews with Matthew McNaughton, Founder of Slash Roots Developers Conference which launched it’s event at Kingston BETA last month and stages its inaugural conference on February 24th-25th, 2011. Using our FLIP Cam and generously hosted by Susie’s Bakery & Coffee Bar, Matthew tells you what and why of this developers conference is about. Watch for the follow up interviews on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.