It takes more than hard work and determination to transform an idea into an enterprise. Don’t go it alone. Our team wants to empower startups to fuel the next generation of innovation and create game-changing technology.

We know that working with startups can play a major role in changing the way the world works. That’s why IBM is looking to team with entrepreneurs through our Global Entrepreneur Program to address new market opportunities, as well as combining startups’ innovation and technology with IBM’s extensive global network of partners and clients to help scale and bring world-class solutions to market.

IBM Global Entrepreneur equips startups with the go-to-market support, business mentorship, services, discounts, technical guidance and networking opportunities needed to go to market fast on the industry leading Cloud platform, where qualified startups can receive from US$12K for 12 months or up to US$120K in IBM Cloud Credits. See our website for details.

The Startup Program

HR Tech is a 12 week accelerator program designed to take your HR tech business idea and develop it into a profitable company as fast as possible.

The Scaleup Program

Are you a Scaleup looking to scale quickly? HR Tech offers you an opportunity too

Program Themes

4 themes have been identified, incorporating our partner’s key focus areas along with current HR tech trends and areas ready for disruption.

Success Stories

Check out the calibre of previous Startups who have completed Slingshot Accelerator Programs.

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