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Micro-location startup Localz wins IBM Smartcamp Australia 2015

- September 17, 2015 3 MIN READ

Smartcamp is part of IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Program, an initiative assisting emerging companies to leverage the power of the IBM cloud, as well as connect them into IBM’s vast global network of clients, consultants, innovation centres, and its vast developer community. In the last four years, the winners of the competition have gone on to achieve great things.

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Want to pitch your startup to Elon Musk in Dublin?

- September 12, 2014 1 MIN READ

A global competition called Pitch will bring together major founders like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla, Space X), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post) and Niklas Zennström (Skype) to judge 200 of the world’s best startups.

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Rackspace Small Teams, Big Impact competition returns this year; startups invited to enter

- August 7, 2014 2 MIN READ

At last year’s Small Teams, Big Impact competition, there was a balanced mix of talent and disaster. Some startups excelled in their pitches, others were cringe-worthy. The Rackspace Small Teams Big Impact competition had everything you would see on X Factor Australia, minus the make-up and overwhelming stench of desperation. It was a competition of ideas. And it’s about to happen all over again.