Dell Pushes UN To Adopt Entrepreneurship In Its New Global Development Agenda

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Dell Pushes UN To Adopt Entrepreneurship In Its New Global Development Agenda

If Dell CEO Michael Dell has his way, the next Mark Zuckerberg will not be born in the world technology capitol of Silicon Valley – rather, he might emerge from a developing economy beyond American borders, where an entrepreneurship ecosystem is still in its infancy.

On June 26, his company kicked off an“#entrepreneursUNite” campaign to promote entrepreneurship worldwide by adopting a provision, known as “Goal 8,” in the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda: “Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.” As part of that goal, policymakers would support job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and stimulate the growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized businesses through increased access to capital.


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