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IBM SmartCamp Finals in Dublin – Nov 16 to Nov 18

admin 3rd of November 2010 by admin

The finals for the IBM SmartCamp are in Dublin on November 16-18.

This is the culmination of 18 months effort involving over 650 applications, 200 mentors and 8 cities in Europe, Israel and North America. The event is happening in Dublin as part of Innovation Dublin Week which in turn is part of a global series of activities under the Global Entrepreneur Week program led by the Kauffman Foundation.

Martin Kelly, Partner – Venture Capital Group IBM EMEA, who is one of the driving forces at IBM behind this initiative, is interviewed in this short video clip

SmartCamp – Final 5 Companies

admin 14th of October 2009 by admin

The Final 5 companies for Smartcamp have been selected

SmartCamp day will take place on the 15th Oct in Dublin.

The NDRC will select 1 of the 5 SmartCamp finalists to enter its new 3 month programme, which includes funding of 25k, to focus on commercial validation of web and mobile proposals.

UPDATE
In addition to NDRC Grant,

- IBM is offering the winning candidate of their choice, a three month mentorship course at its Dublin Innovation Centre to help them build an ‘investor ready’ commercial proposition in order to secure funding.

- Vodafone will offer a 3 month mentorship course to a candidate of their choice.

- AIB Seed Capital Fund will make an offer of investment of €50,000 to each of two candidates of their choice subject to normal diligence.

Companies

1. Cloudsplit – Dynamic Infrastructure Analysis

CloudSplit offer a real time view on what is happening on your Amazon grid from a cost perspective

2. Green Diamond—Waste Management

Green Diamond provide cost-efficient green solutions for the environmental industry

3. Heystacks–Social Search

HeyStaks helps you and your friends to benefit from each other’s search experiences.

4. ResourceKraft-Energy Effiecency/management

ResourceKraft supply highly sophisticated energy cost control systems – saving money and carbon

5. TreeMetrics-Forestry Management

Treemetrics optimise value recovery in forestry