startups

To help their uphill climb, startups look to Global Entrepreneur

While there’s no one, definitive source of statistics for startup activity worldwide, a quick look online reveals facts such as: Nine out of 10 startups will fail. The startup rate has fallen sharply over the past 30 years. Startup funding is a mess right now. Yet with the odds stacked against them, startup companies across […]

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How IBM Cloud is building a rich ecosystem for developers and startups

Happy New Year! As IBM Cloud charges into 2016, we are ready to build on the strong momentum we achieved within the cloud ecosystem and developer areas in 2015. But before we jump ahead, I want you to take a look what we managed to achieve last year. In 2015, we established a new global […]

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Boston startup Water Hero finds its flow with IBM Cloud

As a serial entrepreneur, I’ve started a bread company, lead a security technology company, consulted for the tech industry and, most recently, launched an Internet of Things company. Like most good entrepreneurial ideas, my latest passion project came from identifying problem in my own life. Unfortunately, in my case, it was a burst pipe in […]

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Have a great idea for a startup? Come to SmartCamp

Imagine a college senior returning from a barbeque where beer was served. As he is driving, the lights flash behind his car and he is pulled over by the police. Two strikes against the college senior-one, he is young in a college town and two, it is nighttime and he is driving. Automatic checkpoint – and […]

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SoftLayer helps Czech nonprofit Tichý svět aid hearing impaired

Imagine you’re alone, having a medical emergency. You need an ambulance and to go to the hospital, immediately. You dial a public emergency number for assistance and an operator answers. The problem is, you’re deaf. For millions of deaf and hearing-impaired individuals around the world, the scenario is a frightening possibility. This is why Tichý […]

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Infographic: How IBM is engaging with the startup community

Last week, we told you about IBM’s commitment to support the Shoreditch Works startup community in London. It’s the latest in the company’s ongoing effort to support entrepreneurs. IBM has engaged with more than 2,000 startups through our Global Entrepreneur Program, which launched in 2010. Between Shoreditch Works, and the recently announced IBM BlueMix Garage, […]

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IBM invests in UK startup community Shoreditch Works

Today, IBM announced more news about how we are helping to power the UK digital economy. At an event in the heart of London’s Tech City, I addressed an audience of entrepreneurs from the London startup community as well as other influencers and press, to announce a new investment in Shoreditch Works—a global community of […]

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