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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 – The Winners

admin 20th of October 2009 by admin

The winners at the recent Smartcamp Final in Dublin were

Treemetrics – A Forestry Management Company are the overall SmartCamp winner. They will receive a three month mentorship program with IBM to help them build an ‘investor ready’ proposition. They also receive entry into the NDRC program with also includes funding of up to €25,000.

HeyStacks – a social search company also received entry into the NDRC program

Green Diamond – An Energy Efficiency Management Company won the Vodafone mentorship and and investment offer from AIB Seed Capital Fund will €50,000 .


ResourceKraft
also received an investment offer from AIB Seed Capital for the same amount – both of these are subject to normal diligence.

Congratulations to all the winners, and also to Martin Kelly and his colleagues at IBM Ireland for a great event.

Smartcamp – mentors, cash and access to partners

admin 18th of September 2009 by admin

A quick reminder on Smartcamp – which is happening in Dublin on October 15th 2009

Great resources for entrepreneurs

- Mentors – including folks from SeedCamp
- Cash – Smartcamp is a partner of the NDRC – €25k prizes
- Corporate partners and international VCs

Apply before October 1st

IBM Smartcamp happening in Dublin – October 15th 2009

admin 11th of September 2009 by admin

SmartCamp is an exclusive networking and mentoring event for entrepreneurs with global ambitions. The program is dedicated to great entrepreneurs who believe that technology can make our world a better place. It provides access to world-class advisors plus a direct route to seed and venture capital.

Apply before 1st October, 2009

Five finalists will be invited to attend an intensive 1 day event session on October15th. This event will be held in the Dublin City Council “My Dublin” Conference Centre located at the Civic Offices on Wood Quay, Dublin.

Each company will meet and have informal discussions with groups of experienced entrepreneurs, international VC’s and executives from large corporations. A total of 25 mentors will be split into teams of 5, meeting each company seperately for a 45 minute roundtable.

An overall winner will be chosen and announced at the closing of the event.

Partners involved with Smartcamp include Seedcamp and the NDRC