Monday, February 19, 2018

Startup Weekend looks to transform public sector*

Carina Cockburn, chief of operations, Inter-American Development Bank and Gerard Thomas – Founder and CEO, Launch RockIt.

National Solutions driven by Citizen Ideas. This is the theme of this year’s Startup Weekend Trinidad and Tobago (SWTT), an entrepreneurial initiative that brings together people with ideas and gives them the opportunity to turn those ideas into an actual business.
This year’s concept is geared towards finding solutions to solve public sector problems, says Gerard Thomas, founder of the non-profit organisation Launch RockIt and SWTT organiser.
“Startup Weekend is a global initiative by entrepreneurs and like-minded individuals,” Thomas said, during an interview with Express Business last week.

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