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Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with a new fast-track for entrepreneurs wanting do business between UK and China

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

A new initiative, Opportunity China is being launched during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 offering UK startups and companies a media package designed to create market presence and realize export potential. Many successful entrepreneurs have already discovered...

GEW Nepal Kicks Off With a Debate on Capitalism and Entrepreneurship Trainings

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

Samriddhi the Prosperity Foundation, the GEW host organization in Nepal, is busy with GEW events this week, seeking to create a national conversation around entrepreneurship. 1. Debate Competition: “Capitalism versus Communism”

Engaging Students Through GEW Events in Sweden

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week Sweden is off to a good start this year with more than 300 events registered so far. The GEW calendar is filled with a variety of activities that cater to numerous target groups.

Strasbourg Steps Up Efforts to Inspire Innovators

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Nov 18, 2014

Since reporting from Athens, I have been through Switzerland to France, a country that has shown solid strength in its entrepreneurship infrastructure, yet has been suffering from a countervailing deficit in attitudes towards entrepreneurship. The GEW campaign...

Breezometer, Real-Time Air Quality Map, Takes Top Prize in Startup Open

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 18, 2014

Breezometer, an app that measures real-time air quality and provides health recommendations to its users, emerged from a field of moret han 600 startups from 38 countries to win the 2014 Startup Open. The competition, run by the organizers of Global...

GEW Celebrations Begin in North America

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Nov 17, 2014

Last week, the North American Finals of Get in the Ring took place in Kansas City at the Kauffman Foundation. 15 startups from Mexico, Canada and the United States battled it out for the top prize.

Global Entrepreneurship Week Opens in 150 Countries

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Nov 17, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week officially opens today in 150 countries with millions of people—from young students to nascent entrepreneurs to government leaders—taking part in a wide range of events, activities and competitions throughout the week.

New Index Maps, Ranks Entrepreneurship in 130 Countries

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 17, 2014

Data shows world at 52% entrepreneurial capacity, powers policy discussions during Global Entrepreneurship Week Download the full report | View the interactive map of countries

GEW Opens with Greek Millennials Displaying a New Ethos

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Nov 16, 2014

I have been in Athens this weekend for the opening event of the GEW 2014 campaign, Disrupt Startup ScaleUP. From the moment I arrived, I have been shown that the ethos of Greek youth is not the mindset of “the country that has suffered badly throughout the global...

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK CARIBBEAN 2014 LAUNCHED

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 16, 2014

Caribbean GEW Hosts and partners in St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, the Bahamas, Grenada, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago have joined together to launch GEW Caribbean 2014.