But if you are one of the global top ten winners, it could be worth $25,000 of investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Incubator in San Francisco.
IBM SmartCamp is a global pitch competition for early-stage startups hosted by IBM and LAUNCH. From Amsterdam to Wilmington, DE, chosen startups will take part in a startup bootcamp and compete in a round of live pitches.
If you want in at this early stage, sign up to IBM Bluemix today.
Ten semi-finalists selected from around the world will exhibit at the LAUNCH Festival, San Francisco’s biggest startup conference, before the IBM SmartCamp Global Finals kick off. They will demonstrate their solutions to top founders and investors, and gain priceless networking opportunities.
Three finalists will emerge from a round of onstage pitching to win a spot in the SmartCamp Global finals and an interview with Jason Calacanis, host of This Week in Startups. The overall winner will win a place in the LAUNCH Incubator and a $25,000 investment from the LAUNCH Fund.
If your city is below, there’s still time to sign up.