IBM and RVC invite young entrepreneurs to take part in SmartCamp

IBM and RVC invite young entrepreneurs to take part in SmartCamp IBM Corporation and RVC, JSC announce accepting applications for participation in IBM SmartCamp, which will take place on June 17-18 in Moscow. IBM SmartCamp is a unique international initiative aimed at finding new entrepreneurs who develop projects under the Smarter Planet concept. The participation in the program allows you to get free access to IBM’s software and hardware, technical support, advice and assistance in finished product promotion on the market.

The event will include five companies, whose projects will be selected by an expert commission of IBM and RVC. One of the five applicants will participate in IBM’s three-month mentoring programme and present its project at the regional finals of SmartCamp in Europe following the results of the IBM SmartCamp Russia.

During the event, entrepreneurs will be able to present their projects to the jury, get expert opinion, advice on the further development, and discuss options for possible cooperation. The jury will include representatives of Russian and foreign venture capital industry, business leaders, industry and tech experts, as well as the leaders of IBM and RVC, JSC.

The contest invites representatives of startup companies implementing projects in information and communication technologies.

IBM SmartCamp makes it possible to establish relationships between the academic community, government agencies, VCs and startups within a single event - Kirill Korniliev says, the CEO of IBM in Russia and the CIS. - IBM SmartCamp is a great opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to present their projects and get advice on their further development from leading industry experts.

Application for participation in the competition can be submitted until 19:00, May 20, 2013 on IBM website: