GEN announces GEW 2018 themes




Its less than 100 days until the 11th Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off. The Global Entrepreneurship Network is announcing four themes for this year’s GEW 2018 celebration, recognizing women, youth and inclusion in entrepreneurship, as well as connecting ecosystems around … Continued

GEW Germany changing mindset around social entrepreneurship




Germany has been celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week since its inception in 2008. Known as “Gründerwoche Deutschland,” GEW Germany has grown from about 12,000 participants and 120 events in 2008 to nearly 100,000 participants and 2,000 events in 2018. Now GEN … Continued

Pitch with Purpose




Collaboration can create exciting things. GEN and Alice, along with partners Johnson & Johnson and Dell, are looking to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs committed to social good to pitch for $15,000 USD, a Dell computer, scholarship entry to Circular … Continued

Advancing entrepreneurship to be big talking point at upcoming GEC




The 10th anniversary of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress will soon bring thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers and entrepreneurship support organizations to a global startup hub – featuring in-depth sessions and workshops on the latest developments in entrepreneurship from around the world. … Continued

Countdown to Istanbul




Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world. At the … Continued

United nations of entrepreneurship




Delegates from 173 different countries gathered at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg – a budding startup hub that is both an economic and cultural cornerstone of South Africa – and attended in-depth masterclasses and relevant discussions to foster entrepreneurs to … Continued

1millionstartups launches at GEC 2017




1millionstartups was launched at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa. 1millionstartups is the first worldwide campaign and community dedicated to promoting the entrepreneurial spirit and the startup world while raising the awareness about the importance of startups in … Continued

Entrepreneurs go to Africa




Next month, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress will gather together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 160 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world. At … Continued