IBM Venture Capital Group
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The Watson Ecosystem
IBM Opening the Watson Cognitive Platform to Global Community of Entrepreneurial Software App Providers, from Start-ups and VC Backed Companies to Established Players
IBM announced on November 14, 2013, that for the first time, it will make its IBM Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud, to enable a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive computing intelligence.
IBM offers a single source for developers to conceive and produce their Powered by Watson applications.
Watson Developer Cloud
In the News
IBM opens new state-of-the-art design studio in Austin, TX
The meeting rooms at the IBM Design Studio
IBM Corp. unveiled its new 50,000 sq. ft. product design studio at its North Austin campus. The IBM Design Studio will focus on how software is designed, developed and consumed by companies internationally. Employees will transform how the company designs software, including big data, cloud, mobile and social software.
Smarter Analytics Shine at Silicon Valley SmartCamp
Lance Donny, OnFarm (left) Scott Megill, Coriell Life Sciences (right)
IBM Global Entrepreneur and IBM SmartCamp
IBM named Coriell Life Sciences and OnFarm the winners of its North American SmartCamp event in Silicon Valley. Both of the startups will be included in IBM’s global finals event to take place in San Francisco, January 2014.
Part of the company's Global Entrepreneur Program, SmartCamps are designed to identify and support startup companies developing innovative solutions using cloud, big data, analytics, mobile and social technologies.
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IBM Innovation Centers
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IBM Global Entrepreneur
IBM Global Entrepreneur can provide the support and resources to help you change the way the world works.
How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
Neeraj Agrawal, General Partner at Battery Ventures, shares his thoughts on how to pitch to venture firms during the first meeting.
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IBM Venture Capital Group is working with IBM Watson division to advance Watson technology as a standard in cognitive services and to extend Watson solutions in Smarter Care, Smarter Commerce and Smarter Workforce by working with select partners with innovative solutions from the entrepreneurial community to bring differentiated solutions to our customers.