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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.

2014 Business Tech Trends study hones in on 3 key characteristics

Last week, we released our 2014 Business Tech Trends study to the public. A replay of the webcast is available. The study focused on 3 key characteristics of pacesetting companies – those companies who continue to successfully stay ahead of … Continue reading

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2014 Business Tech Trends Study webcast: Learn the secrets of Pacesetters

Startups are always looking for advantages. Most of the time, they find out about advantages working with venture capitalists and incubators (including mentors!). And every now and then, startups learn a thing or two from large corporations. How do companies … Continue reading

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Romesh Wadhwani Inspires Entrepreneurs at TieCon 2014

Guest post by Jeff Saperstein, co-founder of CVC Group and co-author of Service Thinking: The Seven Principles to Discover Innovative Opportunities Romesh Wadhwani delivered an informed and rousing presentation, receiving a long-sustained standing ovation by those fortunate to hear his … Continue reading

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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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