IBM SmartCamp: Scale – Who won and what these global founders learned from a week in Silicon Valley

Six startups flew to San Francisco last week to participate as finalists in IBM SmartCamp: Scale, a pitch competition for growing startups in partnership with angel investor Jason Calacanis and his media organization LAUNCH. Each startup would have four minutes to pitch their company on stage at LAUNCH Scale to an audience and a...  Continue reading IBM SmartCamp: Scale – Who won and what these global founders learned from a week in Silicon Valley

Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

Winning application built to protect the St. Lawrence River announced at #AquaHacking Summit. If software is eating the world surely it must also be able to provide a solution to protect and preserve fresh water. That’s the aim of AquaHacking, an initiative that puts “sustainable governance and technological innovation to work for water.” Continue reading Water experts and software developers hack the future of water

IBM SmartCamp: Scale – Meet the 6 startup finalists!

IBM and our partner LAUNCH are recognizing six IBM Global Entrepreneur members from around the world as top innovators by giving them an opportunity to demo and pitch at LAUNCH Scale on November 14th. The six finalists were chosen from sixty startups that were nominated by IBMers across the globe. Finalists...  Continue reading IBM SmartCamp: Scale – Meet the 6 startup finalists!

STARTUPS: Three Partner Judo Moves to Help You Work With Large Companies

When you think about large organizations, it's about complexity. Here's a few words of wisdom to keep in mind from IBM's Vice President of Business Development, Nigel Beck. You can start with these three simple rules of thumb, and learn more in his full video from LAUNCH Festival 2015. Watch the video Three...  Continue reading STARTUPS: Three Partner Judo Moves to Help You Work With Large Companies