NZSA Proud Sponsors of the IBM SmartCamp



The New Zealand Software Association is pleased to announce its sponsorship and support of the IBM SmartCamp Sydney and the launch of the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program.

Together we would like to encourage smart entrepreneurs, with businesses less than five years old, to help us build a smarter planet. Does your solution address problems the world is facing in energy, healthcare, telecommunications or any other of the 19 areas related to a smarter planet*?
If that sounds like you, then we encourage you to apply to participate in SmartCamp Sydney which will be held on Thursday, 6 September 2012.

SmartCamp is an exclusive event bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and experienced mentors who want to build a smarter planet.  Selected participants will receive:

·   Mentorship from world class venture capitalists, angel investors and industry advisors.
·   Exposure to IBM Industry executive leadership and business development leaders.
·   A chance to advance to SmartCamp Beijing Regional Event being held 25-26 September 2012.

Entries for Smart Camp close on 15 August 2012 at
Finalists/participants for the SmartCamp event will be announced by 22 August 2012.

SmartCamp is a part of the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative, which helps startups build their business around the smarter planet market opportunity.  By leveraging the benefits of IBM Global Entrepreneur program, startups can gain access to no-charge IBM software, technical enablement resources, mentoring, greater credibility, and validation of your solution.   To join and learn more, visit

Questions?  Please contact Michael Stevens-Jones at IBM, by Email: or Mobile: (+61) 421 054 042

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* For more information on IBM Smarter Planet vision:

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