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Mentors, Connectors Needed by Palestinian Entrepreneurs

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Apr 04, 2014

A few weeks ago, Ambar Renova accepted an award for her organization’s efforts during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013.

Entrepreneurship On the Rise in Saudi Arabia

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Mar 31, 2014

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recently demonstrated its commitment to building a strong and prosperous entrepreneurial ecosystem within its borders.

National Boundaries are Porous for Global Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Mar 24, 2014

Entrepreneur, writer and academic Vivek Wadhwa, known for his work at Singularity University and writing on high skilled immigration, said it best in Moscow when he said “we don’t need governments to solve our problems anymore; we have entrepreneurs for that”.

GEW UK Takes Home 'Country of the Year' Award

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Mar 19, 2014

Competing against campaigns and host organizations from more than 140 countries, GEW UK, hosted by Youth Business International, was named as the best national campaign for 2013. 

Day Two: Start + Scale Forum, Customer Value and an Entrepreneurial Mindset for the GEC2

Posted by GEW Global staff

Mar 18, 2014

Today’s Start + Scale Forum was an opportunity to examine the bottom-up entrepreneurship movement that occurs around the world. Peter Vesterbacka, wearing his trademark red Angry Birds sweatshirt, was one of

A Global Voice for Entrepreneurship

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Mar 17, 2014

As the day started in Washington, DC, the first of day of the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Congress came to a close. The entrepreneurship communities from 153 countries came to Moscow to bond on their common cause to unleash new ideas, remove roadblocks...

GEW Award Finalists Announced

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Mar 12, 2014

Host organizations in 25 countries were selected this week as the finalists for awards that recognize their contributions to Global Entrepreneurship Week and their efforts towards helping build entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world.

Countdown to Moscow: One Week

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Mar 11, 2014

The 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, GEW’s annual meeting, is fast approaching and Moscow is preparing to welcome more than 4,000 delegates from 153 countries.

Italian Resolve

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Jan 28, 2014

This week, I am on the ground in Italy where startup savvy policymakers are experimenting with new policies as fast as their startups are testing disruptive ideas. Both are racing in tandem to restore sustained economic growth to the Italian economy.

GEW Bursts Out of the Gate for 2014

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Jan 09, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week is already off to a strong start to 2014.