Cuba Takeover at Sundance

Utah is getting a big injection of Cuban fever at the start of 2017. We’ve spent the better part of the year reading about the importance of Cuba/US engagement from media outlets like New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and a myriad of other outlets. Journalists have played an important role in opening this discussion…

“Ones to Watch” for Cuba Tech

(Relentless Creators: Slim use of Internet time means USB sticks are golden. Photo: NPR) This week was a big week for Cuba tech startups. Ten young Cuban tech leaders were awarded a chance at more "next level" resources. We realize that most foreigners view Cuba as a place stuck in time with its old cars…

Hello Commercial Flights to Cuba!

In honor of this mornings epic Flight 387 Jetblue, from Ft Lauderdale (Florida) to Santa Clara (Cuba)... Kudos to the first commercial flight in over 50 years! Here's a cheat sheet of upcoming flight routes: Flights to Cuba from the U.S. JetBlue - All flights originate in Fort Lauderdale (FLL) • Beginning Aug. 31: Three…

MC & ATM’s for Americans in Cuba?

Rumour mill says, MasterCard is now allowed in Cuba? It seems lots of American friends keep telling me MasterCard can be used in Cuba now. This is partly correct, and partly incorrect. Here is the real deal. Are you willing to change Banks? For those that remember, last year, a Florida-based bank named Stonegate rose…