Mayor urges entrepreneurs to learn from IBM at event in Derry

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Derry’s mayor has urged the next generation of local entrepreneurs to take advantage of the expertise of one of the world’s leading IT companies.

IBM are to host a Global Entrepreneur Event in the city on March 28.

It aims to offer start up companies the support and means to develop key resources, promote development and grow their company.

Derry Mayor Maurice Devenney says the city council is delighted IBM are hosting the event in the city.

“I urge the new generation of entrepreneurs who fit the requirements to take advantage of the free support in this initiative and the opportunities it will provide.”

Noel Crawford, IBM Global Entrepreneur Manager says Derry is the ideal location to launch the IBM Global Entrepreneur 2012 initiative in Derry “because of its very strong tradition of successful start-up companies.”

“Derry is a very business friendly location; our initiative can help young technology companies with the opportunity to collaborate with IBM, accelerate their development plans and access new markets.”

IBM invites you to the Global Entrepreneur event if you are a privately owned company, in business for less than 5 years and with a turnover of less than £650,000.

The event will take place at 11.00am on 28th March 28, in the Great Hall, University of Ulster, Magee.

You can register at the following website link