Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), a special economic zone where aviation companies can set up offices in a stable offshore jurisdiction where they can conduct business in a tax neutral environment.
Special Economic Zone successfully hosts 2nd cryptocurrency conference of the year
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (18 May 2018) – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is marking the success of the zone’s second major event in 2018 to bring cryptocurrency and blockchain leaders, who are guiding a surging industry, to the Cayman Islands to showcase the jurisdiction’s benefits and attractions.
This month Cayman Tech City, a development project by CEC and an industry partner member of the “World Tokenomic Forum” (www.worldtokenomicforum.com), welcomed more than 100 world leaders in cryptocurrency, government, capital markets, and technology to the World Tokenomic Forum’s Annual Summit. The event took place at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort 8-10 May 2018 and concluded with the finals of the Sandcastle Startups Challenge.
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (17 May 2018) – Cayman Maritime & Aviation City and The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) announces the arrival of its first special economic zone company, CHC Helicopter, a global offshore transport company with bases in six continents. The company runs one of the most extensive search and rescue (SAR) networks in the world, and transports offshore oil and gas workers in the North Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, both sides of the Indian Ocean and the Timor Sea. Signing a company that has been in the transportation business for 70 years is an auspicious start to a transportation services cluster envisioned jointly by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and CAACI.
Our CEO Charlie Kirkconnell recently sat down with the hosts of The Bad Crypto Podcast, Travis Wright and Joel Comm, to talk cryptocurrency during The World Tokenomic Forum held in Grand Cayman 8-10 May 2018. Bad Crypto is a hugely popular podcast – a digital audio file made available online for subscribers – within the crypocurrency industry, and the World Tokenomic Forum is the leading international organization for enabling public-private corporation and advocating for a new collaborative token and blockchain based global economy.
Meet Cayman Enterprise City Community Member Walker Willse from Kowala
Walker Willse has been living and working in the Cayman Islands since September 2017. As Vice-President of Business Development, Walker led efforts to raise Kowala's initial seed round, and is currently running the sales office and developing strategic partnerships within the greater Cryptocurrency and Blockchain ecosystem. When not working, Walker spends time with his family and sneaks in some fishing when the opportunity arises.
CEC sat down with Walker to discuss everything “Blockchange”
Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and the special economic zones (SEZs) continue to significantly impact the Cayman Islands’ economy. To date the development project has contributed an estimated US $155.16 million to Cayman’s economy ($113.01 million in direct spending and $42.15 million indirectly). Last year alone CEC contributed an estimated US $41.56 million. The 2017 figures reflect a 9.4% increase over 2016’s $37.6 million. The announcement, in keeping with a commitment CEC made in its first year to disclose its local economic impact annually, is the latest report of seven — the first released in 2011.
Cayman Tech City houses some of the world’s leading blockchain and FinTech companies, who benefit from having offices in a stable offshore jurisdiction where they can conduct business in a tax neutral environment.
Representatives for Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), a special economic zone in the Cayman Islands, will be among world leaders in cryptocurrency, government, capital markets, and technology at the World Tokenomic Forum Annual Summit of Members in May.
Cayman's Tech Hub
The attributes that have made the Cayman Islands so enticing to the financial services sector have attracted some of the world’s top technology entrepreneurs and leading Blockchain and FinTech businesses to set up a genuine physical presence in the jurisdiction. Cayman’s robust regulatory environment, impressive legal system, and the abundance of on-island talent, matched with an envy-inducing island lifestyle, has made Cayman the perfect domicile from which to operate.
Connecting Local Talent with Opportunities within the Special Economic Zones
Cayman Enterprise City’s Enterprise Cayman initiative is now accepting applications for its annual “Summer in the City” internship programme. Now in its sixth year the programme aims to place 20+ young people with internship opportunities throughout Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and the special economic zones (SEZs), which include: Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives City, and Cayman Maritime & Aviation City.
"Smart Packaging" Company Makes Smart Move to The Cayman Islands!
Meet Joanne Watters the General Manager of Intelligent Devices SEZC Inc. (IDI), a global sales, contract manufacturing, marketing and distribution agent specializing in Electronic Content Monitoring (ECM) devices. These specialized devices are designed to help ensure that patients properly administer medication when taken outside of a controlled treatment facility. IDI offers affordable, low cost products and operates out of Cayman Tech City, a special economic zone by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC).