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Creativity born from opportunity in Latin America

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Aug 18, 2014

A widely-used saying in Latin America, “creativity is born from necessity” (de la necesidad nace la creatividad) may soon no longer to be applicable. With so many efforts in the region to boost high-impact entrepreneurship driven by identifying opportunities, a...

GEW Singapore to Relaunch with New Host at the Helm

Posted by Guest Author

Aug 18, 2014

When MoneyTree became the new host organization for GEW Singapore in March, they accepted a challenge to bring new energy to a campaign that had typically attracted 20,000 participants to events during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

A Night at the Movies With GEW

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Aug 14, 2014

Everyone loves a good movie, especially when it inspires and motivates through tales of innovation and entrepreneurship. During this year’s GEW, grab some friends and host an entrepreneurial movie marathon screening. To get you started, the GEW team has suggested...

Moldova to Participate in Creative Business Cup Finals in Denmark

Posted by Guest Author

Aug 14, 2014

For the first time since the creation of Creative Business Cup (CBC), a national champion from Moldova will participate in the International CBC finals in Denmark during GEW. The Republic of Moldova launched its national CBC competition in June 2014. On July 19,...

GEW 2014 to Feature Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Aug 12, 2014

Female entrepreneurship takes center-stage this November as Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) launches on November 19, 2014, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The day is an opportunity to celebrate, engage and empower female entrepreneurs as part of the...

GEW Rolls Out 2014 Policy Survey

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Aug 12, 2014

For the past few years, Global Entrepreneurship Week has surveyed high-impact entrepreneurs around the world to better understand the local climate to start and scale new firms.

GEW Flagship Events: Creativity at Work

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Aug 08, 2014

Creating a legacy of local flagship Global Entrepreneurship Week events plays an important role in developing healthy entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. They raise the profile of local startups, share information to help others launch their own ventures...

Mentorship and the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Jul 31, 2014

In searching for the recipe behind building successful entrepreneurial ecosystems, core ingredients such as funding, talent and technology are often cited as critical. As many Global Entrepreneurship Week hosts have discovered however, mentorship is a key element...

5 Things you Should Know About Panacea

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Jul 28, 2014

In Greek mythology, Panacea was the goddess of universal remedy. In Bangladesh, brothers Soumik and Souvik Aswad are using their startup Panacea to remedy an ailment that has been plaguing their community: counterfeited pharmaceuticals.

GEW Champions Enjoy Worldwide Growth

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Jul 24, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week’s ‘global picks’, the best and brightest events, competitions and programs happening within the GEW network, play a substantive role in connecting nascent entrepreneurs to potential collaborators, mentors and investors to help them...