ICTP 131: Developing the Cayman Islands’ tech pillar, with Charlie Kirkconnell of the Cayman Enterprise City


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What does it take for a country to develop its technology sector to the point where it can be an economic pillar of its economy? The Cayman Islands is trying to do just that by diversifying from their two-pillar economy. In this episode, Charlie Kirkconnell, CEO of the award-winning Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), discusses, among other things:

  • why the CEC has been so successful in attracting technology businesses, and becoming a hotbed for innovation;
  • the Launch Labs initiative, which aims to help tech teams build successful businesses;
  • some of the successes and milestones achieved by the CEC; and
  • lessons other countries can learn from the CEC experience.

Show notes and links to some of the things mentioned during the episode can be found at www.ict-pulse.com/category/podcast/

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