On October 30th 2019, Representatives, Kenneth Parris and Ashim Badree, from V75 Incorporated visited the ISA Islamic School to engage the youth on their Career day. They met with students from the primary and secondary level to speak about the impact of conversational AI. The students were briefed on the relationship between V75 Inc and Clinc Inc, as well as the accomplishments and opportunities the youths have gained through that relationship. They were also informed of the benefits and opportunities of working in the tech sector, regardless if they possess a degree or not. Female members of the V75 team were present to show the students that despite [...]
Co-coordinator of the Queen’s College Summer Institute (2019 edition) Shifiera Surujballi briefly addressed the students before overseeing the ‘reflections’ session. She chronicled her vocational journey from the time she graduated secondary school until her current occupation. The QC alumnus drove home the point that passion should be the over-arching theme when pursuing a lifelong career in any given field. After lunch, during which the students played rousing games of cricket and football, there was a brief mathematics session, then via Skype the students interacted with the Math Institute’s Founding Father himself- Dr. Terrence Blackman. Dr. Blackman- aside from being a QC ‘Old Boy’- dons the hat of Dean, [...]
The false notion that young women can’t or simply don’t want to be involved in basic or advanced levels of the local Information Communications Technology sector is rapidly being put to rest. In the spirit of international Girls in ICT Day, being observed on Thursday, April 25, the News Room features Candace Nelson, Systems/Software Developer employed at Version 75, stationed at the Nexus Hub Guyana. Candace works on advanced artificial intelligence software development projects and says that she one day hopes to become a pioneer in the field of data science.
AFTER an intensive two days of idea generation and software creation, the 17 technologists that participated in the inaugural ‘Hack Solve’ event have managed to create a software prototype that will seek to boost civic engagement in Guyana. The Nexus Hack-Solve event was hosted at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre under the auspices of local social impact and tech company, NeXus Hub Inc. Beginning Friday evening, the 17 innovative minds were tasked with going through a pool of nine problems garnered from citizens and choose one that they would collectively work on. According to Eldon Marks, Director of the event and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Version 75 [...]
Social-impact led Software Company Version 75 (V75) Solutions recently launched the NeXus Hub Initiative, a project which aims to foster an environment of collaboration and innovation among local techpreneurs to bring the industry to a state where it can significantly contribute to job creation. “All we need is the right environment to shape the industry and create home grown success stories,” social entrepreneur Eldon Marks, who is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Co-Founder of V75 Solutions, said. The Nexus Hub Initiative, Guyana’s technology and innovation centre for tech industry growth and development, includes an online platform for networking, a physical space for developers to interact, and [...]
Having endured 48-hours of intense coding, Version75 Solutions on Sunday emerged as the winners of the first ‘Hackathon,’ which was organised by the Ministry of Public Telecommunications at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre last weekend. Also known as a Hack Fest, or a Code Fest, hackathons are marathons for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) developers to showcase the creative side of ICT development, encouraging both novices and experts to work together to create software applications that provide solutions to real life challenges. Held under the theme “code till yuh drop,” the event saw the participation of eight teams, one of which came from Suriname to vie for the [...]