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About IBM Global Entrepreneur

This is the official blog of the IBM Global Entrepreneur program. It is managed by Chad Williams. Follows the IBM Social Computing Guidelines.

It’s all roses for Rosie at SmartCamp Cambridge

The house was packed for last week’s SmartCamp Cambridge event! With 6 startups competing for the win, it was Rosie that rose to the top to win the SmartCamp Cambridge! So why Rosie? Well for starters, Rosie is a leading … Continue reading

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VacantBoards wins the first ever Lagos SmartCamp!

The first IBM SmartCamp Lagos was a huge success with a strong turnout from business leaders, mentors, and other entrepreneurs interested to see this great event! The winner of the SmartCamp event was VacantBoards! Their solution of maintaining inventory of … Continue reading

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IBM SmartCamp Lagos attracts diverse field of startups

The IBM SmartCamp Lagos event will be held on July 18th at the IBM West Africa campus in Lagos. Once again, this SmartCamp is co-sponsored by Tech4Africa! Both IBM and Tech4Africa have enjoyed a successful partnership in the SmartCamp series. … Continue reading

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Cloud, Mobile and Social startups win at SmartCamps!

We have more exciting news coming from SmartCamps in Africa and Europe! Recently, we had SmartCamps in Milan, Lille and Nairobi. And at each location, the local entrepreneurial ecosystem was engaged and participated! Congratulations to Social Bullgard (Italy), Seclud-IT (France) … Continue reading

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IBM teams up with Tech4Africa for the Nairobi SmartCamp

Once again, Tech4Africa will play as host to an IBM entrepreneurial event, IBM SmartCamp Nairobi! The event will take place on July 1st at the Bishop Magua Centre. This year’s event includes three finalists for the SmartCamp competition. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Yosko wins the NYC SmartCamp!

Last week, the SmartCamp event for New York was held with a focus on Watson-related solutions. The winner was Yosko! With their mobile-based solutions, Yosko provides access to the electronic medical records, facilitates exchanges between physicians, and improves care team … Continue reading

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SmartCamps are happening around the world!

SmartCamps are back! And there’s been a buzz of activity all around for startups and entrepreneurs. So far there’s been IBM startup related events around the world! We recently blogged about events in Chicago and Austin. In addition, there have … Continue reading

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eyeQ Insights and BeehiveID are winners of IBM SmartCamp Austin!

It was standing room only at the SmartCamp Austin event on June 11th. With a turnout of over 120 people, the energy in the room was immediately noticeable. Some of the best startups in Austin made it to the finals, … Continue reading

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SmartCamp Austin returns with a solid lineup of startups!

IBM SmartCamp has returned to Austin, Texas! And we’ve got an impressive list of startups competing to win! BeehiveID – Social Authentication Technology ™ that leverages traditional technologies and uses online social networks to augment authentication of people’s identity. Cloud9 … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, and IBMers join forces for Technori Pitch in Chicago

On Tuesday, May 27th, Chicagoland entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, and IBMers gathered for Technori Pitch. This event is an amazingly fun pitch night that brings together over 500 Chicagoland startup enthusiasts to hear five impassioned startups pitch their products and services. … Continue reading

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