Insight Robotics’ fire fighting solution won the day!

Insight Robotics wins the SmartCamp Finals

Insight Robotics wins the SmartCamp Finals

Insight Robotics wins SmartCamp 2014! Congrats to Insight Robotics for winning what was one of the most competitive SmartCamps ever! Very impressive!

The difference for Insight Robotics is that they had proven technology that was very innovative with a great social impact: fighting fires.

insight robotics logoUsing thermal imaging sensors and advanced artificial intelligence vision technology, Insight Robotics’ solution allows fire fighters to locate a forest fire quickly, giving them a jump at extinguishing the flames. So precise is their solution that it can spot fires as small as an area of 2m x 1m within 5km radius!

Also, congratulations to blue, Inc. for winning the People’s Choice Award! Clearly, blue, Inc. has a loyal fanbase. Be sure to check them out!

Congratulations to all our finalists!

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Viva Las Vegas! SmartCamp Finals is here!

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Mentoring session at SmartCamp Finals inside the MGM Grand

Today’s the big day! SmartCamp Finals is here!

The earlier part of the private mentoring sessions is halfway done. After a break later this afternoon, the startups will fine-tune their presentations for the final pitch!

In the meantime, we need your help in determining who will win the popular vote: the People’s Choice Award!

Need help figuring out who to vote for? Check out the finalists in our Spotlight Series:

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Coffee Break: Jason McGee, IBM Cloud CTO explains why this is the year of the hybrid cloud!

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Cloud is transforming entire industries around us! I recently caught up with Jason McGee, IBM Fellow and IBM Cloud CTO, who explains how cloud changes the way apps are being built and why this is the year of the hybrid cloud.

We’ll be discussing more of these topics at IBM InterConnect this week!

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IBM SmartCamp Global Finals spotlight: blue, Inc.

SmartCamp Global Finals are just around the corner – Feb 23rd! To get prepared, we’re showcasing each finalist on our blog so that you, our readers, are familiar with them and their solutions. This blog post is dedicated to blue, Inc.

blue, Inc. logoThe overall goal of blue, Inc., winner of SmartCamp Japan, is to introduce a solution that focuses on music production. Their solution combines existing music production techniques with new IT skills and can create a cloud-based environment for music production, presentation, and sales – for everyone from music professionals to amateur students. The net effect of their solution is that it removes the high costs and complexity associated with music production. More people will be able to create and produce music, thus expanding the market!

To learn more about blue, Inc., visit their web site or follow them on Facebook!

And be sure to vote for blue, Inc. to win the People’s Choice Award!

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Who will win the People’s Choice Award? You decide!

This year, the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals are coming to InterConnect on February 23rd in Las Vegas, Nevada at MGM Grand. This exciting entrepreneur showdown is the culmination of dozens of local SmartCamp events in the past year–one part mentoring bootcamp for startups, one part networking extravaganza, and one part epic pitch competition between nine rising startups from around the world who’ve beat out hundreds of others for a chance to be named IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year.

Click here to register to be an audience member!

Come be a part of the action and watch our nine finalists compete, hear from distinguished keynote speakers and panelists, and network with startups, investors, tech experts, and business thought leaders!

And you get a chance to decide who wins the People’s Choice Award! Every year for SmartCamp Finals, we let people, like you, tell us who you think should be recognized for their solution! So who will it be for SmartCamp Global Finals 2014? Vote for your favorite!

 

 

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IBM SmartCamp Global Finals spotlight: Stelae Technologies

With the SmartCamp Global Finals coming soon on Feb 23rd, we’re showcasing each finalist on our blog so that you, our readers, are familiar with them and their solutions. This blog post is dedicated to Stelae Technologies.

stelae technologies logoStelae Technologies, winner of SmartCamp India, has an automated solution that enables an end-to-end workflow for information management. With at least 70% of cost savings over current solutions, theirs is one platform for multiple file types (PDF, Word, ASCII, etc.) and enables rapid turnaround times for converting files into multiple output formats (XML, S1000d, XBRL, etc.).

To learn more about Stelae Technologies, visit their web site!

And be sure to vote for Stelae Technologies to win the People’s Choice Award!

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Valuable Terms and Concepts that Start-Ups “Coined”

IBM Global Entrepreneur:

Sandy Carter shares her ideas on popular startup terms, such as growth hacking, freemiums and ramen profitable, in this Entrepreneur Coffee Break video!

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