Author Archives: IBM Global Entrepreneur

About IBM Global Entrepreneur

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

BlueMix Days are coming to you worldwide

We set out to educate the ecosystem on our new Codename: BlueMix platform with 100 BlueMix Days hands-on workshops, but the program has taken off and is soaring way past 100! We’ve got nearly 200 BlueMix Days planned around the … Continue reading

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Take the Watson Mobile Developer Challenge

Did you know IBM Watson interacts with humans on human terms? And did you know that Watson can read and understand natural language, in things like tweets, texts, articles, studies and reports? We are looking for developers and entrepreneurs who … Continue reading

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MyMenu wins the IBM Pulse App Throwdown!

First, there were 5 finalists: STEALTHbits, Redis Labs, Silversky, CloudOne, and MyMenu. All of these IBM Business Partners have compelling cloud-based solutions. But one stood out from the rest, and that was MyMenu! This early adopter of the IBM Bluemix … Continue reading

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Not siloed: The promise of cloud technology in the healthcare industry

Scott Megill, of Coriell Life Sciences, was spotted at this year’s IBM Pulse conference. Fresh off his victory at the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals, Scott was interviewed about his thoughts on cloud  technology. He talked about his excitement for IBM’s … Continue reading

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We have a new winner! Coriell Life Sciences

It’s been said before, and it certainly applies here: the competition was tough! It’s hard to imagine how difficult a decision this was for our judges. But, decide they did. The results are in! The IBM SmartCamp Global Finals 2013 … Continue reading

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Blogging live from SmartCamp Global Finals: Fluid takes the stage!

More reporting from the opening session of IBM SmartCamp Globals Finals, live! Kent Deverell, CEO of Fluid, talked about the importance of the ability to pivot your startup when conditions on the ground change. Being nimble and the ability to … Continue reading

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And they’re off! SmartCamp Global finals are here!

The IBM SmartCamp Global finals has begun! And it’s raining in San Francisco, which is a great thing! They need the rain, desperately! Please join us in our Twitter conversation! Just add #IBMSmartCamp to your tweets. Share your thoughts, tell … Continue reading

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Venture capital guru, Julie Meyer, to be at IBM SmartCamp Global Finals!

Entrepreneur Week is here, and we’ve got a full week of activities for everyone to enjoy. And let’s be clear, it’s not just for or about IBM. We’ve got an impressive line-up of speakers and mentors engaged through out the … Continue reading

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IBM Entrepreneur Week kicks off with an Online Bash

It’s just around the corner! IBM Online Bash starts Monday, Feb. 3rd. If you haven’t registered, it’s not too late! The topic tracks for our Online Bash are: Growing your business in a Social World Women Entrepreneurs Academic Excellence There … Continue reading

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A taste of Entrepreneur Week: An interview with Eric Ries, Pioneer of the Lean Startup movement

Here’s a great interview to watch. A small taste, if you will, of things to come at Entrepreneur Week! Daryl Pereira, Social Media Manager for IBM, hosts an interview with Eric Ries, of The Lean Startup fame, and Scott Francis, … Continue reading

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