1776 Announces Collaboration with Dell

1776 and Dell Team As Part of Dell’s Ongoing Commitment to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Teaming with 1776 allows us to expand our reach and ensure that some of today’s most innovative startups have access to the resources they need to grow and succeed.

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014

1776, Washington, D.C.’s incubator platform for startups tackling major challenges, is teaming up with Dell, a global technology leader, as part of Dell’s ongoing commitment to entrepreneurship and innovation.

“Like 1776, Dell understands that entrepreneurs and small businesses are the key to rebuilding the global economy,” said Donnis Harris, co-founder of 1776. “Corporate relationships like Dell have the ability to fundamentally impact the direction and success of our startups, so we are thrilled to be working together,” remarked Harris.

The Center for Entrepreneurs is part of Dell’s initiative to fuel innovation and global growth by providing emerging business with Dell’s resources, expertise and solutions. As part of the program, 1776 members will have access to world-class technology, mentoring, workshops and events.

“As a company that began in Michael Dell’s dorm room, Dell has supported start-ups and business owners for years, knowing first-hand the power of an entrepreneur,” said Ingrid Vanderveldt, Dell’s Entrepreneur in Residence. “For Dell, it’s not just a business strategy, but a corporate philosophy. Teaming with 1776 allows us to expand our reach and ensure that some of today’s most innovative startups have access to the resources they need to grow and succeed.”

About 1776

1776 is a platform to reinvent America by connecting the hottest startups from around the world with the assets of the most powerful city on earth. In the heart of Washington, D.C., just a few blocks from the White House, 1776 is where startups tackling major national challenges in education, energy, health care, government, and other highly regulated industries can engage to build the future of our economy. For more information, visit http://1776dc.com/ or follow at @1776dc.

About Dell

Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. As the visionary outcome of a true entrepreneur, Dell is committed to help power the success of entrepreneurs by developing technology solutions that help their businesses increase productivity and grow. For more information, visit the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs at http://www.dell.com/entrepreneur.


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