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Dell World 2012: Dell promises to give entrepreneurs a leg up with new foundation

12 Dec 2012
Michael Dell keynote at Dell World 2012

AUSTIN: Dell has teamed up with the Clinton Global Initiative to create the Dell Centre for Entrepreneurs, a new body designed to help fledgling tech start-up companies succeed.

Dell founder Michael Dell announced the new community project at Dell Wold 2012 on Wednesday, claiming the company's knowledge and resources will help reignite innovation in the technology sector.

"From the big companies in the world to a mid-sized university, to a cutting edge research institution Dell can create agile solutions," said Dell.

"Dell can help companies succeed and to do this we're opening the Dell Centre for Entrepreneurs."

Former US president and founder of the Clinton Global Initiative, Bill Clinton praised the initiative who claimed it will help increase cross national collaboration between budding companies.

"I'm grateful to Dell for being part of the 21st century economy and showing how the world should proceed," said Clinton.

The project will be headed by Dell's entrepreneur in residence Ingrid Vandervelt. As well as facilitating the sharing of advice and share ideas the centre will also offer financial aid to companies.

The Clinton Global Initiative is a charitable organisation that facilitates and overseas numerous projects designed to improve communities' quality of life. These have included things like anti-obesity and poverty campaigns.

The centre's unveiling follow on from a wider call from Clinton for a more open global community during his keynote speech at Dell World.

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