Technology and Partnerships

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Our aim is get end-to-end, scalable technology solutions in the hands of growing businesses by providing technology and financial resources. Furthermore, we are investing in partnerships and ecosystems that help entrepreneurs scale.

Dell Technologies for Entrepreneurs

Dell Technologies provides scalable technology resources to encourage innovation, bolster speed-to-market and job creation. Our aim is to get end-to-end, scalable technology solutions in the hands of growing businesses like yours during that crucial early time in market. Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information.

Direct Line to Dell

In order to be your technology advisor along your journey, we have established a direct line to Dell’s small business technology advisors. For more information as well as exclusive offers, go to Dell.com/EntrepreneurDeals. We look forward to hearing about you and your company, answering your questions and getting to know you.

Pivotal for Startups

Pivotal for Startups gives entrepreneurs instant access to Pivotal Web Services, which is built on the Cloud Foundry Platform and some of the best developer tools in the industry. Working together, we’ll bring energy and focus to your software development and help you catapult your product into the marketplace. Apply today and enjoy these benefits:

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Dell Offers Financing for Entrepreneurs

Dell Financial Services offer financing for VC and Angel-backed startups to provide financial and scalable technology resources to encourage innovation, bolster speed-to-market and job creation. In order to get you and end-to-end, scalable technology solutions we are here to help.

Companies that meet the following criterion, as approved by Dell Financial Services, can be approved for credit up to 10% of their funded amount:

  • Raised $5MM in equity from VC’s or high Angels
  • Copy of business plan
  • Previous year and interim year financials, and projections for next two years.

If you are not VC-funded or Angel-backed, Dell Financial Services offers a variety of other service options to leverage technology to scale your business.

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Dell Ventures

As a private company, Dell is the world’s largest startup, and we understand what it takes to grow from an inspired idea to a success story. As you begin the same journey, Dell Ventures is here to support you every step of the way.

Dell Ventures was created with the goal of investing in and supporting new businesses that align with Dell’ Technologies’ expertise and strategic direction. We collaborate with cutting-edge entrepreneurs and investors who share our vision in the following technology areas: 

    • Cloud                                                          • Storage 
    • Next-generation data center • Mobile
    • Big Data • Security

By investing in these areas, Dell seeks to team with the best and brightest visionaries in the technology areas we know best, and to help them achieve their potential.

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Partnerships and Ecosystems

Entrepreneurship is part of our DNA at Dell, and so is collaboration. In order to help entrepreneurs globally to create 600M new jobs by 2025 to employ entire eligible workforce, we partner with global leaders, policymakers and the public and private sectors to focus on improving small businesses’ and entrepreneurs’ access to key elements of success: talent, capital, markets and technology.

Dell and its partners bring unique assets together that can build a broader, more impactful movement with and for fast-growth entrepreneurs.


1776 is a global incubator and seed fund helping startups transform industries that impact millions of lives every day—education, energy & sustainability, health, transportation and cities. The Startup Federation is a worldwide network of startup campuses and mega-hubs—or virtually for entrepreneurs in remote areas. To provide entrepreneurs anywhere in the world the ability to reach the people, resources and education they need to take their ideas from seed to scale, 1776, in partnership with Dell, launched “Union”, an interactive platform that enables entrepreneurs to:           

    o    Find content & courses in business-building 
    o    Tap elite mentors in their industries for advice 
    o    Consult experts in skills like marketing, sales, engineering and human resources 
    o    Connect with potential investors, customers and business partners


Circular Board
Circular Board is a collaborative accelerator for growth-oriented female entrepreneurs who lead, or aspire to build, purpose driven businesses with multi-million dollar revenues. Houston based, but fully digital, they support women in business around the world through mentorship, content, community and capital, and connect founders to the resources they need to fuel growth and impact global change. They are the fastest growing women’s accelerator in the US and hold annual events, The Circular Summit, an in-person summit for women founders bringing together the venture community, media, government and services to help women inspire and scale growth.


Springboard Enterprises
Springboard Enterprises accelerates the growth of entrepreneurial companies led by women through access to essential resources and a global community of experts. It is the leading network of influencers, investors and innovators dedicated to building high-growth companies led by women. Since 2000, 643 Springboard portfolio companies seeking investment of financial and human capital for product development and expansion have raised $7.4 billion, created tens of thousands of new jobs, and generate billions of dollars in annual revenues. Over 80% of Springboard companies are growing as independent or merged entities, including 11 IPOs, more than 150 M&A, and many that are the technology engines of publicly traded companies.


United Nations Foundation – Global Entrepreneurship Council
The United Nations Foundation is driven by the belief that a better world is within reach and that everyone has a role to play in helping the United Nations make this vision possible. Job creators and innovators are uniquely positioned to help problem solve around the issues most in need of advancement. The United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC) is a strategic advisory council designed to bring together successful, high-profile, entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are committed to finding innovative solutions to global problems. Created in 2011, the GEC is comprised of audacious leaders from various industries to help the UN and the UN Foundation – and its campaigns, partnerships, and programs – reach new audiences and enhance public-private partnerships.


WEConnect International
WEConnect International is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit that facilitates sustainable economic growth by increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses to succeed in global value chains.


Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is dedicated to advancing the success of Corporate Members, certified women's business enterprises (WBEs), and government entities in partnership with its Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs).