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Digital Nomad: The world is your office

The term “digital nomad” is probably one of the fastest growing lifestyles of the last decade. Living the digital nomad lifestyle means relying on the internet to financially sustain a modern nomadic life. This trend allows you to become location independent and able to constantly move between cities in different countries while working remotely. For […]

HOLLAND HOUSE

The Holland House concept emerged as traditional embassies began to trim back their activities in the commercial sector to focus on their diplomatic and consular work. The idea for a more business-orienta­ted organization turned into something more concrete with the opening of a Holland House in Colombia. It merged the in-depth knowledge of a locally […]

OUROX TAKES FIRST STEPS TO DEVELOP AN INNOVATIVE SECURITIES EXCHANGE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

The American FinTech start-up OuroX, founded by South American entrepreneurs, signed a letter of intent with the Suriname Stock Exchange with the goal of establishing a modern digital National Securities Exchange, headquartered in Suriname. This first step paves the way for OuroX to develop and operate the new digital National Securities Exchange. OuroX uses blockchain […]

UNITED ENTREPRENEURSHIP CURAÇAO SUMMIT 2019: “EACH ONE TEACH ONE”

On September 20, 2019, local entrepreneurs received the gratuitous opportunity to assist at the United Entrepreneurship Curaçao Summit organized by Het Huis van Asporaat at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. Jandino Asporaat, co-founder of Het Huis van Asporaat, is no stranger to the local and Dutch entertainment industry. The 38-year-old stand-up comedian, actor, producer, […]

INAUGURATION OF THE NEW AIRPORT TERMINAL AND COMPLETION OF THE EXPANSION PROJECT

In May of this year, the airport welcomed more than a thousand visitors to the open-day celebration to mark the completion of the Airport Terminal Expansion Project. Buzzing with excitement, the public was able to witness the pride and accomplishment felt by the members of Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP) and the entire team involved in […]

INTERVIEW WITH ADRIC WALTER, FOUNDER OF CURAÇAO TECH MEETUPS

Adric Walter has been living in Rotterdam for nineteen years and people are always asking him when he is coming back to Curaçao. “I’m not coming back, but I’m not staying away either,” he tells me. These co-existing realities are an essential part of who he is and how he contributes to the island. Geographical […]

EXPLORING THE E-COMMERCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUR LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The development of online services and e-commerce companies is on the rise throughout the world and gene­rating billions annually. Most business owners in Curaçao have already created websites and made full use of social media outlets such as Instagram and Facebook, but only a handful of these merchants use e-commerce websites to sell and complete […]

Curaçao Tech Meetups 2019: Overview and Highlights

The 2nd Curaçao Tech Meetups took place on Curaçao from September 2nd to 8th over five locations on the island and included presentations, workshops, a hackathon and kids’ activities. Presentations were held at Central Bank Curaçao from Monday through Thursday taking in all aspects of technology and featuring representatives from a wide variety of industries. […]

INNOVATING THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION THROUGH EDUCATION, TECHNOLOGY AND CONNECTIVITY

Website: globalintmanagement.comLocation: New York, NY | Willemstad Curaçao | Remote office Paramaribo Suriname | Managing Director: Rocher Cyrus CPA, CGMADescription: The company is innovating the audit and accounting profession through Education, Technology, and Connectivity. Following a career exceeding thirteen years at PwC and KPMG, Rocher Cyrus CPA, CGMA founded Global International Management, LLC with the […]

Curaçao and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act

In cooperation with the Curaçao Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Economical Development, the U.S. Consulate General in Curaçao organized an information session on September 12th, 2019 regarding the U.S. Trade Preference Program. The presentation was given by Magaly Garcia, Regional Director of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. She visited Curaçao on […]