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    From entrepreneurs to enterprises and CTOs to students, IBM Watson has you in mind. Watson services and APIs are accessible in the Watson Developer Cloud, so you can start building your own Watson-powered app.

    ISV and partners

    Software vendors, business partners, and startups can join the Ecosystem, a partner program that offers the chance to work with others while having access to Watson services and the opportunity to deploy cognitive apps.


    For CTOs and enterprise developers interested in Watson, Developer Cloud Enterprise gives your organization the opportunity to build, test, and train a Watson-powered app while receiving IBM support.


    Students and university faculty can also receive access to Watson via compelling courses and competitions. They gain an understanding of cognitive computing as well as the skills needed to get started with Watson.

    Independent developers

    Are you an independent developer who just wants to check out cognitive computing? The Watson services and APIs are open to you via Bluemix.

    No matter your role or expertise, start building with Watson.
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    Partner program

    Work in an ISV or startup? Join the Watson Ecosystem, a community of organizations to create the next generation of cognitive applications and bring them to market.

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    University programs

    Bring Watson to your university through cognitive computing courses and case competitions, where your students can create apps with Watson services.

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