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Dropifi Featured on CNN

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Jul 09, 2013

The good news keeps coming for Dropifi, winners of the 2012 Startup Open.

Looking Ahead to GEW 2013 in November

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Jul 01, 2013

For the past five years, the number of countries participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week has risen--a trend that should continue this November 18 - 24 during GEW 2013. Currently, national campaigns in 135 countries are shaping up and nearly 20,000 events,...

UN Session Emphasizes Need for Entrepreneurship

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Jul 01, 2013

The United Nations recently took a step in promoting entrepreneurship as a centerpiece of economic growth and stability around the world.

GEW/Zambia Coordinator Wins Global Award

Posted by Brenden Chaney @brendenchaney

Jun 24, 2013

Global Entrepreneurship Week is more than just a week every year. During the other 51 weeks of the year the teams across the globe work even harder to build the entrepreneurial ecosystems in their countries.

Entrepreneurs are Redefining Relationships with Russia

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Jun 17, 2013

Spending a few days in Moscow last week where I spoke at the G20 Young Entrepreneur Alliance Summit, I found a dynamic and outward facing city with startup communities as vibrant as any in Europe. I check on things in Russia on the eve of this Thursday’s St.

Zambia Host Finalist for Citizenship Award & Two New Countries Join GEW

Posted by Brenden Chaney @brendenchaney

Jun 07, 2013

One of the main coordinators for GEW in Zambia, Matilda Karimamusama, is being nominated for the Barclay’s Bank Global Group Chairman's Award and is now one of the final six finalists. Matilda has been personally commited to SMEs and empowerment in Zambia.

Ministers Get In-Depth Look at GEW in Geneva

Posted by Meng Liu

May 31, 2013

Brenden Chaney, vice president of Global Entrepreneurship Week, gave an in-depth presentation to a collection of ministers and other high-level officials at an event hosted last month by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and its...

First-Ever Startup Weekend Hits Finland

Posted by Brenden Chaney @brendenchaney

May 31, 2013

This past weekend the first Startup Weekend in Finland was held at the App Campus on the Aalto University campus just outside Helsinki. I had the pleasure of attending the Weekend as a judge to see if the next Rovio or MySQL would be coming out of this...

GEW Moves forward in Belarus, Georgia, Libya and Namibia

Posted by Brenden Chaney @brendenchaney

May 31, 2013

In Georgia, the GEW team held their first advisory board meeting where they discussed advanced partnerships in all 10 regions of the country. The team proposed activities ranging from their participation in GEW featured activities like StartUp Cup, Get In The...

Dropifi Turns GEC Trip Into 500 Startups Slot

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

May 24, 2013

Dropifi, a startup whose smart widget allows companies to better analyze messages from their customers, just turned a trip to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Rio into a slot with one of the most successful and well-known accelerators in the world.