Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have a key role in ensuring economic growth in a sustainable and inclusive manner. They are often the source of innovative ICT-enabled solutions that make a long-lasting impact in global, regional and national economies, and are an important source of new jobs especially for youth. SMEs make up more than 95% of all businesses worldwide, and represent a path out of poverty for many developing countries.
ITU, which brings together more than 700 Sector Members and Associates from industry, international and regional organizations, as well as academia, provides a unique, trusted and global multi-stakeholder platform for partners from the public and private sectors to address major ICT issues.
ITU is committed to become a platform that contributes towards scaling up innovation and building an enabling environment for SMEs. Therefore, the organization is actively working on developing initiatives that help create synergies in ICT entrepreneurship.
ITU initiatives to promote Entrepreneurship