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Marrakech Hosts Anchor Global Event for GEW
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As Global Entrepreneurship Week comes to a close, all eyes are on Korea and the Startup Nations Summit, a gathering of startup-savvy policymakers and proponents of smarter entrepreneurial research and policy starts on November 23.

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Morocco

Nov 22, 2014

The GEW team was in Morocco part of this week to join U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), an anchor event of Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrations.

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Morocco

Nov 22, 2014

GES Youth got off to a great start on Wednesday with 70 young entrepreneurs from more than 30 countries in attendance. The event was hosted as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Marrakech, Morocco.

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As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network's (GEN) year-round platform of initiatives, there are some that might not produce the cacophony of ideas and perspectives typically experienced at a successful youth hackathon.

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Toward the end of September, GEW’s Nick Vilelle was on hand at DEMO Africa where a handful of startups were selected to travel to Silicon Valley and pitch at DEMO Fall this week during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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Lebanon

Nov 21, 2014

This year, Lebanon had 56 Global Entrepreneurship Week partners who organized over 40 events. Partners included the Ministry of Economy and Trade and the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon, six universities, and coworking spaces of Lebanon, crowd funding and crowd investing platforms, and...

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Morocco

Nov 21, 2014

Guest blog post written by Africa.co fellow Ethel Cofie ................................................

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Global youth unemployment is a tremendous challenge facing the 3.5 billion people under the age of 27 around the world. This report provides an overview of the challenge, examines in detail the effects and consequences, and highlights some of the necessary actors and actions to address the problem.

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GEW’s Africa programs got a boost this year through a new grant from the Templeton Foundation and an extension of its LIONS Africa grant from the U.S. State Department. With more feet on the ground on the continent, campaigns are stronger than ever this year.

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South Africa

Nov 21, 2014

GEW South Africa is stronger than ever this year. Almost 150 events organized by 50 main partner organizations are taking place around the country during Global Entrepreneurship Week with hundreds of supporters and spokespeople.

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