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Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Public Middle School Girls Drone Coding Camp

Connectech hosted its second all girls’ coding camp during the most recent half term school break, introducing public middle school girls to coding drones and hovercrafts at the tech incubator’s purpose-built space on Cedar Avenue in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Thirteen girls from Bermuda’s public middle school system attended the one-week... Read more of this article

Cookhouse Pop-Up To Launch At ConnecTech

Cookhouse Pop-Up To Launch At ConnecTech

Toronto-based Insurance Innovation Lab is getting set to debut ‘Cookhouse Lab’ in Bermuda on September 28, “a one-of-a-kind open collaboration space that allows thought leaders and industry experts to come together to solve the toughest issues facing the insurance sector.” A spokesperson said, “By joining one of its accelerated... Read more of this article

ConnecTech & MLG Offer Blockchain Workshops

ConnecTech & MLG Offer Blockchain Workshops

ConnecTech announced a “strategic partnership with MLG Blockchain to improve blockchain education in Bermuda.” “Under this partnership, MLG Blockchain will provide educational Blockchain workshops. The educational series will begin with an introductory information session on blockchains and cryptocurrencies for the public, followed... Read more of this article

Photos: Nahki Wells & ConnecTech Golf Event

Photos: Nahki Wells & ConnecTech Golf Event

The Nahki Wells & ConnecTech Annual Golf Tournament and Kids Putting Event was held recently, with budding golfers getting a chance to interact with the professional premier league footballer while also helping to providing additional bursaries and tech opportunities to the island’s youth through the various coding programs. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

ConnecTech Tackles The Gender Gap In Tech

ConnecTech Tackles The Gender Gap In Tech

ConnecTech’s first Django Girls coding camp concluded on Friday [April 6] with a showcase at the tech incubator’s purpose-built space on Cedar Avenue in Hamilton. A dozen girls from Bermuda’s public school system attended the one-week camp funded by Hamilton Insurance Group, a Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer leveraging data science and analytics... Read more of this article

59 Primary Students Earn Coding Certificates

59 Primary Students Earn Coding Certificates

ConnecTech, Hamilton Insurance Group and the Ministry of Education have celebrated dozens of primary school students who completed a ten-week pilot programme in basic coding. Students at nine public primary schools attended lunchtime sessions from January this year until mid-March, completing a curriculum created by the tech incubator that included... Read more of this article

B//Moto Settles Into New Home At Connectech

B//Moto Settles Into New Home At Connectech

B//Moto motorcycling academy has settled into their new home at Connectech. B//Moto teaches participants the best practices for road safety and supports the concept of graduated licensing for motorcycle riders. Their goal is to empower people to ride competently and confidently. They offer a wide range of riding packages for a range of skill levels... Read more of this article

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Advanced Services Finds Home At Connectech

Connectech has welcomed Advanced Services to the Connectech community. Operated by husband and wife team George and Ritu Botelho, Advanced Services has been providing web development and hosting, graphic design and online marketing services since 2008. Until last fall, the couple based their business out of a home office, But the arrival of a second... Read more of this article

LinkBermuda Support Youth Computer Classes

LinkBermuda Support Youth Computer Classes

Connectech announced that 20 students have received bursaries from LinkBermuda providing them with the opportunity to participate in Connectech’s Scratch and Python Coding Classes. “Connectech wishes to thank LinkBermuda for their continued support of the youth technology program, which also included the provision of five Raspberry Pi mini-computers,”... Read more of this article

Shawnette Somner’s ‘New Home’ At Connectech

Shawnette Somner’s ‘New Home’ At Connectech

Connectech has welcomed Shawnette Somner to the Connectech community. A well-known community activist, Ms Somner provides personal and professional development programs for children and adults. Ms Somner has tutored hundreds of Bermudians in their homes as well as her own home and in several multi-purpose facilities around the island. So she decided... Read more of this article

Connectech Hosts Open House & Hour Of Code

Connectech Hosts Open House & Hour Of Code

Connectech announces its participation in this year’s Computer Science Education week with a community open house on Wednesday. All interested parents and students are invited to attend the event which takes place on Wednesday December 7 from 4 pm to 7 pm. A highlight of the open house is the Hour of Code whereby participants engage in one hour of... Read more of this article

Red Bicycle Studio Finds Home At Connectech

Red Bicycle Studio Finds Home At Connectech

Connectech is welcoming creative design studio Red Bicycle to its facilities. Red Bicycle, Bermuda’s newest design studio, has moved into Connectech’s co-working space, as it looks to expand its clientele locally and internationally. Headed by husband and wife team Emma and Antwan Edwards, the startup was founded in 2015 shortly after the couple... Read more of this article

Connectech Offering WordPress 101 Course

Connectech Offering WordPress 101 Course

Connectech is offering “personalized tech-focused courses guided by experts who love what they do,” designed for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and those interested in learning new technology and “looking to thrive in the fast paced technology space.” A spokesperson said, “One of this month’s course offerings is WordPress... Read more of this article