The Orbit Innovation Project: Startup Weekend Barbados

The Orbit Innovation Project Inc. ( will be hosting an event called “Startup Weekend Barbados” scheduled for September 23rd – 25th 2016.

This 3-day event will comprise of workshops, mentoring, start up business support and a software hackathon, where individuals and teams of entrepreneurs, innovators and software developers will be coached through the creation of a new business enterprise and respond to the needs of local and regional businesses by developing a software solution that solves a problem identified by the participating business enterprises.

The focus of this event will be the encouragement of innovation and entrepreneurship using ICT leading to the establishment of new business enterprises and creation and testing of software applications with demonstrable commercial appeal.

The Hackathon will seek to address national level challenges by solving problems across a range of industry sectors including:

• Tourism
• Education
• Healthcare
• Government
• Cultural Industries

The event’s registration link is:

Note: Additional information will be forthcoming re. the venue.

Startup Weekend Barbados – Circular