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1 © 2012 IBM Corporation IBM Smarter Planet Sparking Innovation through collaboration

2 © 2012 IBM Corporation Building a Smarter Planet ++= instrumented, interconnected and intelligent. The world can be Smarter An opportunity to think and act in new ways - economically, socially and technically – including collaboration It is time to address our challenges using Smarter solutions

3 © 2012 IBM Corporation Building a Smarter Planet 3 IBM is bringing its Smarter Planet vision to life with a thriving innovative partner ecosystem

4 4 Global Business Partner Advisory Council Our Global Entrepreneur initiative drives value: Opens our doors and resources to entrepreneurs looking to bring the next big idea to market Brings together investors, mentors and entrepreneurs – 25 thought leaders in each city Focused on startups with 2-5 employees Supports cities building smart city solutions Our results demonstrate global reach: Over 650 Global Entrepreneur participants 177 referrals to IBM Innovation Centers 175 builds or ports to IBM technologies 8 SmartCamp events in 2010, 9 in 2011 2012 schedule to be announced soon Our Global Entrepreneur initiative fuels collaborative innovation 4

5 5 Global Business Partner Advisory Council Global Entrepreneur offers benefits to startups… Mentoring and networking IBM Industry Insights Access to IBM technical leaders Free Software Local go-to-market support IBM Smarter Planet visibility 5 IBM SmartCamp events bring together the local ecosystem for mentoring and networking. Startups apply and are selected based on the smarter planet solutions they develop. Bangalore: April 27 Austin: May 17-18 Barcelona: June 14 New York: June 28-29 Tel Aviv: Sept 21 Turkey: Oct 4-5 China: Oct 27-28 Rio de Janiero: Nov 10-11 London: Nov 16-17 2011 Schedule

6 6 Global Business Partner Advisory Council SmartCamp winners attract venture capital funding and awards Streetline gets $15M for smart parking VatorNews CareCloud Raises $5 Million in Second Angel Investor Round HealthPlanNews Panoramic Power Announces $4.5 Million Funding Globes Israel 6 SmartCamp: SmartCamp is an exclusive event aimed at identifying early stage entrepreneurs who are developing business ventures that align with our IBM Smarter Planet vision. 2010 SmartCamp Winners: Since November 2010 SmartCamp finalists have raised more than 40 million dollars total in venture capital funding: Streetline($15m), CareCloud ($20m), Panoramic Power ($4.8), and Sproxil ($1.8m) 2011 SmartCamp winners: Bangalore: ConnectM - energy efficient telecommunications solutions Austin: SecureWaters- water monitoring solutions Barcelona: BitCarrier - traffic management solutions New York: Localytics - real-time data analysis for mobile applications Tel Aviv: C-B4 (Context Based 4Casting) - analyzes hidden data patterns in large scale data warehouses


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