The 1st Annual DR Tech Summit an initiative by Global Startup Ecosystem with top industry partners will be held this friday


The DR Tech Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring tech investors, entrepreneurs and influencers creating or leveraging platforms to advance the future of the Dominican Republic. The summit aims to offer on-site workshop training, Networking round tables, Live Q/A sessions with speakers and sponsors and It also serves to teach fundamentals of ecosystem building within the region.

The tech ecosystems in the region are gaining new found momentum and support from global stakeholders. What will the tech hubs of the Dominican Republic look like? What startup ecosystem foundations need to be built to support entrepreneurial innovation? This year’s program will focus on galvanizing local, diaspora, and international tech stakeholders towards reframing the Dominican Republic tech landscape and prepare it for a new era of tech innovation. The theme is “From Tourism to Tech Hubs – Shaping the Future of the Dominican Republic”.  

The program is a part of a regional series powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE). With the successful launch of annual programs such as the Africa Future Summit, Caribbean Future Summit, Europe Future Summit, the launch of the Dominican Republic Summit comes with an added layer of urgency as the region strategizes on diversifying its economy during a global pandemic that has hit tourism economies the hardest. The program structure is action packed with workshops, panels, keynotes, networking sessions  and more.

Former speakers at our summits: Jack Dorsey (Founder of Twitter), Ben Horowitz (Investor Twitter, Facebook), Tim Draper (Investor in Skype, Hotmail etc); Naveen Jain (Founder of Moon Express, Viome etc.); Former President of Haiti Jovenel Moise; Sophia the Celebrity Robot (Hanson Robotics), Vicky Jeudy from Netflix Orange is the New Black; and VP+CEOs from Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and more.

DR Tech Summit 2021 – Brochure

The 1st Annual Program will be held virtually on December 3, 2021 (10:00am – 1:00pm EST). RSVP is free to all who attend. 

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For more information on tickets, sponsorships, and partnerships, please email the team at [email protected] .