IBM is looking to team with smart entrepreneurs to help build a Smarter Planet. Does your solution address problems the world is facing in energy, healthcare, telecommunications or any of the other areas of Smarter Planet? If that sounds like your company and it is less than 5 years old, privately held and has a solution to make our planet smarter, please apply to participate in one of the following events!
IBM is hosting two, industry focused SmartCamp kickstart events and one Smarter Planet NA SmartCamp: SmartCamp kickstart Miami - May 15, 2012
This event is aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing healthcare business ventures that align with the IBM's Smarter Healthcare vision. Apply by April 27, 2012 to participate.
SmartCamp kicksStart - New York - May 24, 2012
This event is aimed at identifying early state entrepreneurs who are developing enterprise business ventures that align with IBM's Smarter Cities vision. Apply by May 4, 2012 to participate.
SmartCamp Kickstart Participants will have the chance to advance to SmartCamp Boston and will receive:
Opportunity to profile their company in front of the local industry and investment community
Mentorship from world class investors and advisors
Exposure to IBM Industry Executive Leadership and Business Development Leaders SmartCamp Boston - June 20 & 21, 2012. Apply by May 24th to participate
The winners of SmartCamp Boston will take part in a three-month mentorship with IBM and will be invited to attend the SmartCamp Global Finals. "SmartCamp was an incredible experience which connected us with an A-list of investors, advisors and industry experts” says Albert Santalo, CEO of Miami based CareCloud, a disruptive cloud-based healthcare IT company. Since being announced as 2010 SmartCamp Silicon Valley winner, CareCloud raised over $20M in Series A funding. Just one example of SmartCamp winners, worldwide, who have received venture capital investment and are making impacts in the marketplace. Who will be next?
SmartCamp is a part of the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative. To join and learn more, visit ibm.com/isv/startup.
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