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IBM NYC SmartCamp
IBM SmartCamp is an annual pitch competition among rising startups from around the world.
Startups spend a day getting coached by local business leaders, investors, and industry experts and then pitch to a live audience of potential clients, partners, investors, and tech enthusiasts. This year IBM is teaming with angel investor and serial entrepreneur, Jason Calacanis and his organization, LAUNCH Media, to provide 10 of this year’s SmartCamp winners from around the world the ultimate Silicon Valley experience. Jason Calacanis is an investor in over 60 startups (including Uber.com, Mint, Yammer) He has a $10M angel fund and hosts the largest startup conference in the world, LAUNCH Festival. This year, three finalists will get to pitch live on stage at LAUNCH Festival and one lucky winner will be given a spot in the LAUNCH Incubator and a $25k investment by Calacanis.Demo day for NYC is September 17. IBM Smartcamp happens in 28 cities worldwide.