“Entrepreneurs in Information Technologies”

Details of the organization
Cisco Systems
Business sector entities

Information about the project
“Entrepreneurs in Information Technologies”
Project to create Information Technologies Small Bussinesses. These enterprises are oriented to provide basic services to small and medium businesses requiring IT services. In partnership with five local Universities, Cisco Systems with the support and monitoring of UNESCO is providing training in Networking (through the Cisco Networking Academy) followed by a training in entrepreneurship, to help some of the students to begin their own businesses. The students look for financing for their small businesses from public programs in this area sponsored by governmental organizations.
National implementation:
Ongoing from to 
Parque Tecnológico de la Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad de Carabobo, Universidad Tecnológica del Centro, Universidad Simón Bolívar.

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No