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SBA Administrator Addresses GEC R+P Summit

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Mar 19, 2015

Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, led the SME Ministerial at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Milan. The meeting brought together ministers and government officials from 14 countries to discuss global trends and...

NextGen R + P in the spotlight at the GEC

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Mar 18, 2015

Day three of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress followed up on yesterday’s focus on entrepreneurs during the Start + Scale Forum with a look at data and government involvement with the Research + Policy Summit.

Idea Sharing at Start + Scale Forum and SME Ministerial

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Mar 17, 2015

Day two of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress kicked off this morning with the event’s official opening ceremony. Jonathan Ortmans, chair of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, called attention to the need for many different types of actors from policymakers...

Johannesburg to Host Africa’s First-ever Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Posted by Guest Author

Mar 17, 2015

The Global Entrepreneurship Network announced today that South Africa has earned the right to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in 2017. The bid was awarded to Johannesburg as part of the opening ceremony at GEC 2015 in Milan, Italy.

GEN Formally Arrives at GEC 2015

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Mar 16, 2015

The first day of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress kicked off at the Politecnico di Milano, the largest technical university in Italy, with GEW country hosts and representatives from partner organizations gathered for the GEW Annual Meeting.

1776 and Global Entrepreneurship Network Partner to Expand Global Reach, Uncover and Scale World-Changing Startups

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Mar 16, 2015

New partnership will bring the Challenge Cup competition to emerging startup cities worldwide.

Paving the Way for Innovation in Colombia

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Mar 09, 2015

With the Global Entrepreneurship Congress just a week away, startup champions from around the world are looking to Milan. Some event attendees however, including the delegation from Colombia, are already looking ahead to the next Congress, which Colombia is set to...

Speakers to Shine Spotlight on State of Italian Entrepreneurship

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Mar 05, 2015

Since its inception in 2009, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress has been hosted by Kansas City, United States, Dubai, UAE, Shanghai, China, Liverpool, UK, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Moscow, Russia. By traveling to so many different parts of the world, the...

GEC Offers Deep Dive into Niche Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Mar 03, 2015

With the Global Entrepreneurship Congress two weeks away, attendees from over 150 countries around the world are preparing to congregate in Milan. In addition to the plenary sessions on the agenda for Tuesday and Wednesday, the Congress will feature a number of...