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GEW Hosts Launch Programs and Competitions Worldwide

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Jun 11, 2014

To be successful, GEW campaigns need to engage stakeholders in the startup ecosystem. As more stakeholders from the government and private sector embrace the GEW compass and what it stands for by organizing their own events, the impact of GEW continues to grow...

GEW Host Profile: Poland

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Jun 11, 2014

Justyna Politańska has led the development of GEW Poland since 2011. She recently co-founded the Global Entrepreneurship Week Foundation in Poland and is currently its CEO.

A Startup Nations Network for Policymakers

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Jun 09, 2014

Sharing the premise that all boats rise on an incoming tide, a small group of startup policy advisors has emerged to find smarter ways their governments can help new firms start, scale, create jobs and fuel economic growth. I take a look at why Startup Nations...

Applications Now Open for 10x10 Hackathon in Croatia

Posted by Hope Grauel

Jun 05, 2014

GEW has begun accepting applications for 10x10, a global hackathon it is organizing as part of the upcoming GEC2 in Croatia this September.

Hosts Strengthening Government Support for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

Jun 04, 2014

Since Global Entrepreneurship Week began in 2008, government agencies and policymakers around the world have gotten increasingly involved in an attempt to connect with their local startup communities. Last year, 126 heads of state and ministers from 69 countries...

Teaching Somali Youth to Create Employment Opportunities

Posted by Guest Author

Jun 02, 2014

Youth unemployment is a considerable problem in Somalia, one that Shaqodoon, a skills and training organization that adopted the Somali word for ‘job seeker’, is striving to combat – in part by coordinating the first-ever GEW Somalia campaign last November.

GEW Bonds Governments in Central America and the Caribbean

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

May 28, 2014

With the 4th Annual Seminar-Workshop for Professionals in the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Latin America held in Santo Domingo last week, all eyes were on the Dominican Republic.

Countries Around the World Prepare for GEW 2014

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

May 28, 2014

GEW 2014 is less than six months away and preparations are in full swing around the world as GEW hosts launch their national campaigns, secure support, recruit partners and build agendas for their upcoming events. Botswana

Expanding Youth Entrepreneurship in Canada

Posted by Guest Author

May 22, 2014

The organization responsible for leading the GEW Canada campaign recently announced its rebranding at an entrepreneurship summit in Toronto -- from the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) to Futurpreneur Canada. The following is a guest post by Amanda...

Startup Nations Leaders Gather in Seoul for Asia Meetup

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

May 22, 2014

Grassroots startup community leaders from 12 Asian countries met last week in Seoul, Korea, to improve the entrepreneurship ecosystems and policy environments for startups on the continent.