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GEW Poised to Unlock Regional Potential of Caribbean

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Oct 16, 2014

The Caribbean is a thriving region of local initiatives, events and organizations that are working towards empowering and inspiring new generations through entrepreneurship. One such initiative is the Annual Caribbean Sustainable Livelihoods Conference taking...

Global Entrepreneurship Spark Reignited in Singapore

Posted by Guest Author

Oct 15, 2014

Having taken a brief hiatus in 2013, Global Entrepreneurship Week Singapore (GEWSG) is back with a new country host and full roster of events.

GEW Ghana Unveils Signature Events

Posted by Guest Author

Oct 09, 2014

As GEW approaches, Ghana is gearing up for an action-packed November. At the helm of the campaign is Stephen Gyasi-Kwaw of Youth Enhancement International, the official host organization that has been running GEW Ghana since its creation in 2008.

Breaking World Records in Belgium

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Oct 07, 2014

Freddy Nurski is the managing director of n2euro, the official host organization for GEW Belgium. N2euro focuses on startup companies with disruptive technologies: from developing go-to-market strategies to implementing alliances with global technology and...

GEW China Expands to 123 Cities Across the Country

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Oct 02, 2014

GEW China continues to grow under the leadership of the official host organization, the Shanghai Technology Entrepreneurship Foundation for Graduates (EFG). It has led the GEW movement there since 2007 and has grown it beyond Shanghai to now reach 17 provinces,...

Laying the Foundation for Startups in Somalia

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

Oct 01, 2014

Ahmed Ali Jama is a program specialist at Shaqodoon, the official GEW Somalia host organization. Over the course of the last eight months, he has run a successful training program for hundreds of young entrepreneurs throughout Somalia to help combat the country’s...

BiD Network hosted Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle of Africa

Posted by Guest Author

Oct 01, 2014

BiD Network hosted this year’s Regional Final of Africa of Get in the Ring: the Investment Battle. Entrepreneurs, investors and experts from all over Africa and beyond came together on September 18, 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda, to be part of the event.

From Lagos to Silicon Valley – DEMO Africa Winners Look to Their Next Pitch

Posted by Guest Author

Sep 30, 2014

As DEMO Africa wrapped up last week, a handful of startups prepared for the next step of their journey – Silicon Valley. Thanks to the U.S. State Department and LIONS@FRICA partnership (Global Entrepreneurship Week is one of its founding partners), five African...

Progress Continues in Africa

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Sep 24, 2014

GEW continues to deepen its engagement with and support of entrepreneurs on the African continent. Last month, I wrote about the expansion of our work in Africa that included a new grant from the John Templeton Foundation and a recommitment from the U.S. State...