Haiti Tech Summit Announces 2018 Impact Report Which Places Haiti #1 in the Caribbean
[Port- au – Prince- June 16, 2019] Haiti Tech Summit, is a 13- year initiative of the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) which brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives together in to Haiti to accelerate tech, innovation and economic development within the country.
In 2017, the first black republic hosted 100 global speakers from around the world. Companies represented included Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Facebook, Headline speakers included the President of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, Venture Capitalist investor of Airbnb and Facebook Ben Horowitz, and celebrity influencers such as Vicky Jeudy, Netflix Orange is the New Black, Michael Brun and J Perry.
The summit returned with a greater force in 2018 with headline speaker Jack Dorsey- Founder of Twitter. The 2018 impact report reflected increased activity in the ecosystem- the launch of Haiti Tech Week, Haiti Tech Tours, Haiti spotlight influencer lists.
About Haiti Tech Summit: Haiti Tech Summit brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives under one roof together to address humanity’s greatest challenges via entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13-year initiative, which aims to bring centralize top local and global influencers in Haiti on an annual basis to accelerate industry development and ecosystem scaling in Haiti.