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A Look at Genk: Belgium’s Newest Entrepreneurship Hub

Posted by Guest Author

May 20, 2015

Next week, representatives from Global Entrepreneurship Network host country organizations from across Europe will explore entrepreneurship ecosystems in Belgium and the Netherlands as part of their annual meetup.

Taking Public Education in Greece One Step Further With Innovation

Posted by Guest Author

May 18, 2015

It is a well-known fact that investing in qualitative education is a key pillar for the foundation of a complete and integrated business environment.

BreezoMeter's Thoughts on the way to the White House

Posted by Guest Author

May 15, 2015

Ziv Lautman is the CMO of BreezoMeter, an Israeli startup that won Startup Open in November 2014. This post was originally published on Medium.  …………………………

A Bright Spark for Global Entrepreneurship

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

May 13, 2015

During the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech last November during GEW, the White House announced its new Spark initiative to help generate more than one billion dollars in private investment for emerging entrepreneurs by the end of 2017.

Making Hard Decisions and Leaving Behind the ‘Should’

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May 07, 2015

No two people’s entrepreneurial journey will ever be the same but lessons learned can often be shared by many. This month, the GEN reading list featured two books that explore difficult decisions entrepreneurs at all stages face, written by authors who have used...

Entrepreneurs Must Adopt Global Mindset

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

May 06, 2015

At this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan, Usman Ahmed, policy counsel at EBay’s Public Policy Lab, shared his advice for budding entrepreneurs.

GEN Partners with Compass to Rank Startup Ecosystems

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Apr 30, 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Network is joining forces with Compass, creator of extensive benchmark data for startup performance, to help rank the world’s top startup ecosystems. 

Istanbul Leads the Explosion of Entrepreneurship in Turkey

Posted by Guest Author

Apr 29, 2015

During Global Entrepreneurship Week Turkey last fall, more than 250 registered entrepreneurship events were held in 37 cities. More than 120 of these events took place in Istanbul. As entrepreneurship continues to gain ground throughout Turkey, Istanbul remains an...

Four Startups to Watch from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Apr 28, 2015

During last month’s Global Entrepreneurship Congress, a variety of players from the global entrepreneurship ecosystem met in Milan to share ideas and network. Among these players were a number of impressive entrepreneurs, eager to change the world for the better...

Harare Pitch Night Grows Beyond GEW

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Apr 21, 2015

If the evolution of the Global Entrepreneurship Network has taught us anything this year, it is that the momentum that Global Entrepreneurship Week creates in over 150 countries around the world cannot be contained to one week in November. Pitch Night in Harare,...