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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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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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Smarter Commerce is theme of next Entrepreneur Huddle

Back in February during our big Entrepreneur Week, we hosted our first-ever Entrepreneur Huddle webcast. Next week, on May 22nd, we’ll have our second Entrepreneur Huddle and you’re invited!     The Huddle is a webcast for startups, tech enthusiasts, … 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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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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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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Come one, come all! IBM SmartCamp Global Finals!

If you haven’t registered for the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals, it’s not too late! Though the morning session is completely filled, there’s still room to register for the afternoon session at the Bentley Reserve Banking Hall! Register now for the … Continue reading

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