IBM wants to team with entrepreneurs to build a Smarter Planet. Are you an early stage startup? Does your solution address issues enterprise customers are facing in the Smarter Planet industries? If so, IBM Global Entrepreneur can provide the support and resources to help you change the way the world works.
Participating in IBM Global Entrepreneur provides support and resources in the areas you need most: software, expertise, and promotion.
Access a variety of IBM software for development, test, and demonstration through the IBM Software Access Catalog at no charge for up to 3 years.
Access security-rich, enterprise-class virtual server environments that are well-suited for development, test and other activities. There's no charge to open your account, and you can pay as you go.
IBM relationship manager
Get support from an IBM relationship manager for one-to-one guidance through all stages of your project development. IBM will assign a manager to you when you are accepted in IBM Global Entrepreneur.
Promote your startup and showcase your solutions. View the latest entrepreneur solutions in the Global Solutions Directory.
To participate in the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative, you must meet the eligibility requirements: