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CORK LAUNCH OF IBM 2012 GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME MONDAY APRIL 30th

Are you an early stage start-up company? Does your solution address issues enterprise customers are facing in the areas of banking, buildings, cities, cloud computing, education, energy, food, government, healthcare, infrastructure, intelligence, oil, products, public safety, rail, retail, stimulus, telecommunications, traffic, water, and work? 

                          Global Entrepreneur
 Jerry O'Brien, CEO of Cork company Radisens Diagnostics winning a place at IBM’s London Smartcamp 2011,
                                            with Dr. Ian Hayes, Business Development Director, IBM

If so, IBM Global Entrepreneur can provide the support and resources to help you change the way the world works.

To find out more about the Global Entrepreneur Initiative and how it can help your business, register to attend the 2012 launch of the programme in City Hall on Monday April 30 from 9am – 11am. Speakers on the morning will include Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Terry Shannon and IBM Country Manager Peter O’Neill and Programme Manager Noel Crawford.

An invitation to build key relationships, accelerate your development programme and grow your company.

IBM in association with its key launch partners Cork City Council- Enterprise Ireland- it@cork
Invite you to the launch of IBM Global Entrepreneur 2012
on the 30th April
at The Millennium Hall, Cork City Council 09.00 am to 11.00 pm

Registration Link:  http://www-304.ibm.com/events/idr/idrevents/register.action?meid=6113&ieid=2782

If your company is privately owned, in business less than 5 years, and with a turnover of less than $1,000,000.00, then this event is for you. The IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative is free to join, and you gain access to software, technical enablement support to help you develop your product and get to market faster.

IBM launched the Global Entrepreneur initiative in early 2010. This initiative is designed to help start-up companies capture emerging business opportunities in fast-growing industries like energy and utilities, healthcare, communications and government, and work with a new generation of entrepreneurs to tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues — like water, transportation, healthcare and the environment — that will transform the way people live and work.

Part of the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative is IBM SmartCamp. This is an exclusive networking and mentoring event that identifies early-stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures that complement our Smarter Cities efforts by bringing together business, venture capital, academic, civic and government leaders for a conversation about innovation, human capital and economic development in a city environment.

Further information about IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Initiative is available from:

https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/wps/servlet/ContentHandler/isv_com_smp_startup

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