Entrepreneur

May 20, 2016

INNOVATION

Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Accelerates its Momentum and Extends Corporate Venturing into New Technology Areas with …

Three-and-a-half years ago, an informal brainstorming session among a few us started a broader discussion on how we should co-innovate with the startup ecosystem, which eventually led to the creation of a new corporate venturing program for startups and scaleups - Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR) - built on Cisco’s foundation of innovation and market opportunity.

Cisco France Asks Students and Young Entrepreneurs to “Change the World” with Networked Connections

Last Wednesday, October 1, Cisco France announced its second annual Le Défi Cisco – or The Cisco Challenge. This competition is created and led by Cisco volunteers and encourages college students and young entrepreneurs to develop technology projects that address social or environmental issues. All entries must harness the Internet of Everything – the connections […]

Cisco Supports Tech Entrepreneurs in Jordan

It is Sunday night in Amman, Jordan, and the Jordanian startup scene keeps moving full steam ahead at an event called Dealmakers Weekend, organized by Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports high-impact entrepreneurship and Int@j, a nonprofit representing the Jordan IT industry. The cream of the local startup crop were paired up all day in matchmaking […]

Cisco’s Palestine Investment Commitment Featured in Forbes Magazine

The August 12 issue of Forbes magazine features Cisco’s investment to fuel job creation and economic development in the Palestinian information and communications technology (ICT) industry. “We do this because we want to change the world. And we don’t do it on a small scale. It’s nice to help a village, but the key is […]

Cisco BIG Awards: Calling All UK Entrepreneurs

It’s incredible to think that we are only a month away from closing entries for this year’s BIG Awards. This is the second BIG Awards competition we have run in the UK since the British Innovation Gateway programme was announced in January 2011 by Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and Prime Minister David Cameron. […]

The BIG Awards 2013: a Celebration of UK Innovation

Once again, we’re preparing for the exciting Cisco British Innovation Gateway (BIG) awards. Here’s some guidance about the on-going competition – to stimulate some thoughts around this year’s opportunity to recognise Britain’s entrepreneurs. It’s amazing when I think back to when the BIG awards where first discussed, as apart of our legacy around Cisco’s involvement […]