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Empowering women in technology and business
Dell is committed to accelerating the increasingly powerful role that women play in driving global economic growth. Women share a unique approach to business; they are using innovative technology to reach customers and utilize data in unprecedented ways. Women especially understand that it’s not the technology itself that is important, but what connections, solutions and changes it enables you to make.

Through the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network, Dell is connecting female entrepreneurs across the globe with networks, sources of capital, knowledge and technology, giving them the power to do more. You can join other female business leaders from around the globe via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn as we celebrate the impact of women-owned businesses on the global economy.

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The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network summit brings together 200 of the most inspiring female entrepreneurs, international media and Dell executives for two days of collaboration, thought leadership and networking. The event has grown into a thriving international network with hundreds of women business owners who connect throughout the year to share their knowledge and support their peers in accelerating business growth.

The 2019 DWEN Summit will be in Singapore from July 14-16. A typical attendee earns $2-3 million in revenue or funding and believes tech is the backbone of her success. The summit is an exclusive event; select qualified members will receive an invitation to register.
Highlights from the 2018 DWEN Summit

The Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network held its 9th annual Summit in Toronto from July 15-17. More than 150 female founders, CEOs, investors, dignitaries, media and Dell partner executives convened to connect and discuss today's pressing business topics on the theme of finding your true north.

Research: Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities)

Dell, with research partner IHS Markit, commissioned the Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) to assess and compare 50 cities around the world on their ability to foster high-potential women entrepreneurs (HPWE).

 

New in 2018, Dell unveiled diagnostic tools to help ensure that lawmakers are enabling women entrepreneurs to succeed. This includes a qualitative analysis on the barriers and opportunities for women entrepreneurs accessing Capital and leveraging Technology to scale; and Blueprints designed to spotlight actions a city can take to improve the ecosystem for women entrepreneurs.

 


Blueprints & Tearsheets: Dell Women Entrepreneurs Cities Research 2018:

An in-depth look at 10 cities from our 2017 research, providing greater analysis on the environmental elements that are impacting high potential women entrepreneurs. The blueprint provides a greater level of detail, while the tearsheet provides an “at-a-glance” look at the areas of strength, areas to improve, recent developments, and key recommendations for each city.

Amsterdam Blueprint.pdf
Amsterdam Tearsheet.pdf
Austin Blueprint.pdf
Austin Tearsheet.pdf
Boston Blueprint.pdf
Boston Tearsheet.pdf
London Blueprint.pdf
London Tearsheet.pdf
Mexico City Blueprint.pdf
Mexico City Tearsheet.pdf
Sao Paulo Blueprint.pdf
Sao Paulo Tearsheet.pdf
Singapore Blueprint.pdf
Singapore Tearsheet.pdf
Sydney Blueprint.pdf
Sydney Tearsheet.pdf
Tokyo Blueprint.pdf
Tokyo Tearsheet.pdf
Toronto Blueprint.pdf
Toronto Tearsheet.pdf
Technology & Capital Deep Dives: Dell Women Entrepreneurs Cities Research 2018

Each deep dive aims to provide guidance on how women entrepreneurs can navigate two common pitfalls -- access to technology and access to capital – as well as what local governments can do to better support women entrepreneurs in regards to these two areas.

Capital Deep Dive.pdf
Technology_deep_dive.pdf
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    Executive Summary: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017

    This is the full Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) report, which is a measure of a city's ability to attract and support high potential women entrepreneurs. WE Cities has ranked the top 50 cities (an additional 25 cities compared to the 2016 research) for women entrepreneurs around the world based on access to capital, markets, talent, technology and culture.

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    Methodology: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017

    This overview explains why Dell commissioned the WE Cities report, the construction of the rating and how the 2017 research differs from 2016.

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    Infographic: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017

    A visual representation of the top 50 cities and the top 10 cities for each of the five pillars: Markets, Talent, Capital, Culture and Technology.

Case Studies: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017:

Deep dive case studies on London, Sao Paulo, the Bay Area, Austin and Sydney to better understand the numbers behind the WE Cities Index. Each case study features insights from women entrepreneurs in each city to add further context to the numbers.

Dell_Global_WECities_Case Study (Austin).pdf
Dell_Global_WECities_Case Study (Bay Area).pdf
Dell_Global_WECities_Case Study (Sydney).pdf
Dell_Global_WECities_Case Study (Sao Paulo).pdf
Dell_Global_WECities_Case Study (London).pdf

City Profiles: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017:

25 city profiles that illustrate how cities can capitalize on strengths and improve areas of weakness.

Dell Global WECities Amsterdam.pdf
Dell Global WECities Atlanta.pdf
Dell Global WECities Bangalore.pdf
Dell Global WECities Beijing.pdf
Dell Global WECities Berlin.pdf
Dell Global WECities Boston.pdf
Dell Global WECities Chicago.pdf
Dell Global WECities Copenhagen.pdf
Dell Global WECities Delhi.pdf
Dell Global WECities Dubai.pdf
Dell Global WECities Dublin.pdf
Dell Global WECities Johannesburg.pdf
Dell Global WECities Los Angeles.pdf
Dell Global WECities Melbourne.pdf
Dell Global WECities Mexico City.pdf
Dell Global WECities Munich.pdf
Dell Global WECities New York.pdf
Dell Global WECities Paris.pdf
Dell Global WECities Seattle.pdf
Dell Global WECities Shanghai.pdf
Dell Global WECities Singapore.pdf
Dell Global WECities Tel Aviv.pdf
Dell Global WECities Tokyo.pdf
Dell Global WECities Toronto.pdf
Dell Global WECities Washington DC.pdf

2016 WE Cities Index

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    Infographic: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

    A visual representation of the global cities that scored highest on the various indicators measured that are best for women entrepreneurs.

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    Executive Report: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

    This is the full Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities) report, which is a measure of a city's ability to attract and support high potential women entrepreneurs. WE Cities has ranked the top 20 cities for women entrepreneurs around the world based on access to capital, markets, talent, technology and culture.

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    Communications Narrative: Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

    This overview of the WE Cities study breaks down why it was created, the results that were found, insights gleaned, and Dell’s calls to action.

2015 GWEL Reports

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    2015 Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard Executive Summary

    To understand the gendered conditions under which female entrepreneurs operate, we need data and tools and robust comparative analysis.

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    2015 Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard Data and Methodology

    The Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard approach incorporates a composite index ranking with an additional rating system.

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    Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard: Country-level five category scores

    Countries are ranked based on composite index comprised of 21 indicators that highlight important aspects of a country’s institutional and business environment, gendered access issues and individual-level entrepreneurial characteristics grouped into five categories.

2014 GEDI Reports

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    2014 Gender-GEDI Index Executive Report

    A 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship

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    2014 Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI)

    A 30-country analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship

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    Where are the conditions favorable for high-potential female entrpreneurship development?

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Regional highlights

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    State of high-potential female entrepreneurship internationally

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Barriers to female entrepreneurship across the globe

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

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    Specific country results

    2014 Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and development Index (GEDI) Research of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs, commissioned by Dell

2013 GEDI Reports

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    2013 Gender-GEDI Index Executive Report

    A 17-country pilot analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship.

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    2013 Gender Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI)

    A 17-country pilot analysis of the conditions that foster high-potential female entrepreneurship.

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    State of High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs Internationally

    This portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index areas of success and areas for improvement.

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    Where are the Conditions Favorable for High-Potential Female Entrepreneurship Development?

    ThIs portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index ranks countries from the most to least favorable for development.

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    Does Turkey have the Conditions to Foster High-Potential Women Entrepreneurs?

    This portion of the world's first gender-focused, global entrepreneurship index focuses on Tukey's development for women.

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