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Tech Summit is bringing innovation to Haiti

Andrice Maxime

Staff Writer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti ( – Tuesday marked the flawless launch of The Haiti Tech Summit held at Decameron Indigo Beach Resort & Spa. The conference was attended by approximately 400-plus of Silicon Valley and the Caribbean’s top entrepreneurs including executives from leading tech companies from Uber, Facebook, Google and Airbnb.

Ben Horowitz fascinated by haitian culture he presented a flashback to the Haitian Revolution as he compared Toussaint L’Ouverture’s leadership style, where L’Ouverture reprogram the mindset of the Haitian people with rules that build a dynamic start up to Haiti’s culture.
Ben Horowitz created a rule “Move Fast and Break Things’.Where innovation is growth is high and he doesn’t care if things broken which is his priority.

“Entrepreneurship in the Global Startup Ecosystem” was one of the chats that was included consisting panel of powerful 5 driven females : Angie Carrillo, Asra nadeem,Adi Abili, Kerstin Karu, and Shaina Silva. the goal of this group is to utilize each member’s resources to create innovation universally.

President Jovenel Moise vowed to help the process of creating education around technology in order to generate new socioeconomic growth.”Haiti is a very young country with over 50% of it being millennials,” said Mosie.” We are counting on them to be the changemakers.”

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