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Women in business: The success of the female entrepreneur

As we prepare for IBM Entrepreneur Week and the SmartCamp Global Finals in February 2014, it’s worth noting that there’s been a consistent theme through out 2013: Female Entrepreneurs. Indeed, the very IBM organization conducting and overseeing Entrepreneur Week is … Continue reading

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Despite turmoil in Cairo, spirit of entrepreneurship endures

Too often in recent days, we turn on our TVs to see images of violence and political turmoil in Cairo. But behind the turmoil, there are businesses working to grow and entrepreneurs striving to make the world a better place. … Continue reading

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Mentor Day recap: Lund, Sweden

On Wednesday April 10th, IBM Global Entrepreneur hosted a Mentor Day in Lund, Sweden, where five early-stage tech startups participated to receive expert mentoring and have a chance to be selected for an upcoming IBM SmartCamp competition. The five startups … Continue reading

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Life after SmartCamp: 2012 global finalist StreetLight Data

Each year, the companies who make it to the SmartCamp Global Finals are always brilliant startups who are leaders in their field. But what happens once their SmartCamp journey ends? Most of them, like StreetLight Data, go on to do … Continue reading

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1 week, 3 Mentor Days: Denmark, Sweden, Massachusetts

This week, the IBM Global Entrepreneur program will kick into high gear, hosting three Mentor Days in three different cities–Copenhagen, Denmark on Tuesday, April 9th, and Waltham, Massachusetts and Lund, Sweden on Wednesday April 10th. Each event has a great … Continue reading

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Mentor Day Recap: Dublin, Ireland

Last week on March 28th, IBM Global Entrepreneur kicked off its 2013 program with the first-ever Mentor Day event, held at the IBM Innovation Center in Dublin, Ireland. It is the first of seven events taking place across Europe. Five startups … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a student: Jamie Murphey

At the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals on Feb. 7th, IBM was happy to welcome not only business leaders and entrepreneurs in the audience, but many students as well. Here is a piece about the event written by MBA candidate Jamie … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a student: Mikhail Pozin

At the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals on Feb. 7th, IBM was happy to welcome not only business leaders and entrepreneurs in the audience, but many students as well. Here is a piece about the event written by Mikhail Pozin from … Continue reading

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SmartCamp alum Sproxil named #1 innovative healthcare company

The business magazine Fast Company has recently released their annual guide to the state of innovation in the economy, featuring businesses whose innovations are having the greatest impacts across their industries and the culture as a whole. They identified the World’s … Continue reading

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IBM SmartCamp Global Finals Day 2: Mentor Sessions

The second day of the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals, Feb 6th 2013, was an intense day for all of our finalists. The morning kicked off with a presentation by Albert Lee, Managing Director of IDEO, on the importance of “design,” … Continue reading

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