Updated Apr 05, 2018
Hacker Hostel is a tourism brand that targets mentors from tech hubs around the world come to the Caribbean to help local entrepreneurs how to design local software solutions, in exchange for accommodations and excursions.
Within 12 months the company has leveraged their mentors in tech ecosystem activities in St. Lucia, Trinidad, Antigua and Jamaica and is creating employment opportunities for local talent on projects within those countries.
Employment opportunities in the Caribbean BPO industry are mostly low value jobs. Technology adaptation in key industries is low
Hacker Hostel leverages tourism product to get mentors from the world's hottest tech hubs to come to the Caribbean to Knowledge Share on high value skills in exchange for excursions and accommodations
|Projected Cumulative Lives Impacted||1,000,000|
|New Implemented Countries||Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago|
|New Feature||Payment Solution for Local Vendors, Vendor Guide mobile app for Tourists|