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Portugal Riding Entrepreneurial Wave

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Nov 14, 2013

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 in Portugal this year is focused on issues related to the sea and agriculture. Two opening sessions will take place on November 18 in Lisbon.

Finalists for World Series of Innovation Announced

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Nov 14, 2013

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship just announced the finalists for its World Series of Innovation—selecting 24 teams from 9 countries to compete for up to $10,000 and a range of prizes from Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Amazon and others.

GEW Goes .CO

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 14, 2013

On the eve of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, we are excited to announce that we have become the newest member of the .CO family: GEW.co. After more than five years at unleashingideas.org, we...

GEW Sketchbook Available in Six Languages

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 12, 2013

One of the quickest and easiest ways to explain what Global Entrepreneurship Week is -- and just as importantly, why thousands of partners in 140 countries spend so much time on it -- is the animated 'sketchbook' video. Showing that video at an event during GEW...

Buenos Aires city government making bold moves in favor of entrepreneurship

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Nov 12, 2013

In the midst of angst about Argentina’s political environment for businesses, Buenos Aires has made a strong commitment to review policies and programs with a vision of unleashing a new wave of entrepreneurs that will put the city back in th

SAB KickStart Finalists Create Jobs in South Africa

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 12, 2013

The fourteen finalists in the South African Breweries (SAB) youth entrepreneurship development program, SAB KickStart, have created 68 jobs during 2013. They now get ready for the gala awards dinner to be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week on Monday 18...

GEW Expands to 140 Countries Next Week

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 11, 2013

Now in it's sixth year, Global Entrepreneurship Week will reach 140 countries when it officially kicks off on Monday, November 18. Recently added host organizations in Moldova, Greenland and Somalia will be running their first national GEW campaigns.

Young Tech Innovators from Emerging Economies Going to Doha for GEW

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 10, 2013

Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), part of QF R&D, is preparing to welcome seven young technology innovators from developing economies and emerging markets to Doha, for a special ‘Speakers Session’ during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013. The Speakers...

Bermuda Gets a Jump on GEW

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 10, 2013

Last Wednesday [Nov 6], approximately 50 people including, dignitaries, sponsors, entrepreneurs and members of the public all joined the Global Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee to launch Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Bermuda.

Global Update: Countdown to GEW

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Nov 09, 2013

In a little more than one week, Global Entrepreneurship Week will connect six continents and more than 130 countries. Millions of participants plan to explore their entrepreneurial potential all across the globe. Below are some GEW highlights from around the world.