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

2016 – new state of Appiness




Apple reported Thursday that developers raked in $20 billion on its App Store in 2016, a 40 percent jump since 2015. That suggests Apple reaped at least $8 billion in revenue from its App Store, with a 20% growth of 2.2 … Continued

The future is bright




GEN Algeria is the nation’s newly formed organisation as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network. For this pilot initiative they invited students from 100 universities across the country to take part. Demand was overwhelming with 4,800 students gathering at the Houari … Continued

Hot topics at GES 2016, Silicon Valley




This week all eyes will be on Silicon Valley where more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and investors will gather for a summit led by U.S. President Barack Obama. The 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, held June 23-24, at Stanford University, is … Continued

Blue Growth honours marine entrepreneurs




Greece has suffered more than most during the global recession. Given the severity of the challenges the country and its economy faces, it is all the more remarkable that a major entrepreneurial initiative has been been created. Blue Growth launched … Continued

Why successful entrepreneurs live in the present




Here are three ways successful entrepreneurs embrace the journey to make it matter as much as the destination. 1. They embrace uncertainty Much of entrepreneurship is about taking calculated risks and then adapting and responding to whatever happens next. I’ve … Continued

Finding the impact of Entrepreneurship Education




Yael Hochberg, head of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Rice University and the academic director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, is leading a five year effort to study the effects of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial success. The research … Continued