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Challenges for Entrepreneurs in South Africa

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 24, 2014

While Global Entrepreneurship Week ended on a high note in Johannesburg, South Africa, challenges remain for entrepreneurs there. Funding, while predominantly mentioned by the entrepreneurs themselves, isn't the only obstacle. Access to the market, as well as the...

Stakeholders in Indonesia collaborate for an entrepreneurial nation

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Nov 23, 2014

University of Ciputra Entrepreneurship Center (UCEC), the official GEW host organization in Indonesia, built a strong foundation for GEW 2014 with several national and regional initiatives that took place throughout the year.

Bahrain to host Investment Forum

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Nov 22, 2014

The International Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2014 “Facilitating Investments and Business Linkages" will be held in Bahrain January 19 to 21, 2015.  The major focus of the Forum will be to promote investment and facilitate business linkages between...

Empowering Entrepreneurs in Asia

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Nov 22, 2014

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.

Marrakech Hosts Anchor Global Event for GEW

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

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.

GES Youth Demand Freedom to Fail

Posted by Hope Grauel

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.

Research + Policy: Complementing a Global Network

Posted by Cristina

Nov 22, 2014

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.

LIONS@FRICA Brings African Entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 21, 2014

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.

Lebanon Gets Inspired

Posted by Guest Author

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...

3 Practical Ways to Learn Entrepreneurial Skills Before You Quit Your Job

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 21, 2014

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