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Indo-U.S. Startup Accelerator Workshop

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 20, 2013

The Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum in partnership with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the U.S. Embassy, the Department of Science and Technology and 91 springboard is organizing the Indo-U.S. Startup Accelerator...

CIPE Releases Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report

Posted by Erin Wiley (GEW global) @wileyea

Nov 20, 2013

The Center for International Private Enterprise released a special report for Global Entrepreneurship Week. The report entitled, Creating the Environment for Entrepreneurial Success, discusses strategies for creating an environment for entrepreneurs in developing...

First Globals and GEW

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 20, 2013

First Globals (Millennials) are often times criticized for constantly expecting that trophy they always got despite their performance, not being sufficiently " 9 to 5", for living in a video game world, and for being impatient. Of course. They are not 9 to 5...

Delivering on Promises: GEW Ethiopia Launches National Entrepreneurship Development Center

Posted by Nick

Nov 20, 2013

GEW Ethiopia heard from then President Girma Wolde-Girogis in 2011 and Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn in 2012 about the importance of entrepreneurship as an essential tool in its concerted campaign against unemployment and poverty. And so they got to work on...

Amid instability, entrepreneurship still finds its way in Mali

Posted by Nick

Nov 20, 2013

Despite the ongoing political and security crisis in Mali, the country is hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week for the first time in its history. This first edition aims at highlighting an alternative way forward for the people of the country. GEW Mali host...

GEW Partners with World Economic Forum, Kauffman on Global Entrepreneurship Library

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 20, 2013

A new global online platform for entrepreneurs to share their experiences and knowledge, the Global Entrepreneurship Library (GEL), is being launched in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and the World Economic Forum’s

Report from Berlin: Creative Entrepreneurial Hotspot

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Nov 20, 2013

Technology startups and creative industries are becoming more and more important in urban centers around the world. At GEW Global we cannot stop at every GEW hotspot this week, but one we could not miss was Berlin.

Iran's Powerful Stockpile of Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Nov 20, 2013

We have many reasons to celebrate this week, and here is one more: Iran has officially joined the Global Entrepreneurship Week movement, proving that entrepreneurs exist in all corners of the world and that the creative genius of today’s entrepreneurs trumps the...

Teddy the Guardian Wins 2013 Startup Open

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 20, 2013

Teddy the Guardian, a completely organic plush teddy bear that measures children's vital signs seamlessly as they play, beat out startups from 31 countries to be named the winner of the 2013 Startup Open. The competition, run by the organizers of Global...

Last Finalist Determined for Get in the Ring Global Finals

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 19, 2013

A U.S. startup with a software solution that verifies identity via a human eyeprint and a smartphone delivered the knockout pitch in last night's final round of "Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash."