IBM Smart Camp Regional Finals
IBM Global E… IBM Global Entrepreneur Program
6 Winners To Compete for Final Showdown
Culminating its local finals in all the nine startup hotspots (cities), IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program is all set to begin its regional finals.
The first regional final is scheduled for November 6, 2015 at Bangalore.
Selected startups from all the local final destinations will pitch to the jury consisting of Srikanth Sundarajan, Partner at Helion ventures; Dulles Krishnan, Executive Director-Asia Pacific at IBM Smart Commerce; Aruna Schwartz, Founder of Stelae Technologies and Anoop Mathur, Founder of CIO Angel Network.
The event is scheduled as follows:
|9:15am – 9:30am||Welcome and Introduction|
|9:30am – 1:00pm||Pitches|
|1:00pm – 2:00pm||Lunch|
|2:00pm – 3:30pm||Pitches|
|3:30pm – 4:00pm||Collation of Scores and getting validated with the Judge|
|Evening Session (For CIOs, IBM Sales/ Services and the larger audience)|
|7:00pm – 7:15pm||Welcome and Introduction|
|7:15pm – 9:30pm||Short pitches by the Startup to the CIOs and larger audience|
|9:30pm||Dinner and Cocktail|
“IBM Global Entrepreneur Program has successfully concluded its B2B Startup Challenge called the IBM GEP SmartCamp 2015 across 6 cities namely Kochi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Vizag, Ahmedabad. Post the city round , IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program is all set to begin its Regional Finals in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.
The first IBM GEP Smartcamp Regional final is scheduled for November 6, 2015 at Bangalore. There would be 15 Winning Startups selected for the Regionals.
The 15 selected startups will pitch to the jury consisting of Srikanth Sundarajan, (Partner at Helion ventures); Dulles Krishnan, (Executive Director-Asia Pacific at IBM Smart Commerc)e, Ravi Gururaj (Nasscom NPC Chairman), Sanjay Anandram (Veteran VC), Bharati Jacob (Founder Seedfund), Karthik Padmanabhan (Director, IBM AP Ecosystem Development) , Balakrishnan Venkatraman ( Co Founder, Exfinity Ventures) , Shailesh Ghorpade ( Partner, Exfinity Ventures) , Usha Amin ( Co Founder, Saha Fund), Vivek Malhotra ( Director, IBM India Cloud).
The event has a exciting set of schedules in the Morning and in the Evening. The morning session the Top 15 winners will be presenting to the Panel and taking their feedback and suggestions on their Product Strategy, Go To Market.
The evening session the winners will be presenting to CIOs and a larger audience.
IBM’s SmartCamp 2015 is a startup challenge for B2B startups to help them build, innovate, scale and accelerate via IBM’s global network of enterprise clients, consultants and innovation centres.
The other regional finals will be in Delhi on November 21st and Mumbai on December 4th.
The event will later culminate with a Grand Finale on December 12th in Bangalore.
Audience who would like to hear about the winner solutions and meet them can register for the evening session at the url here.“