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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.

GEW Host Profile: Costa Rica

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

May 21, 2014

Alejandro Brenes is the co-founder and CEO of Enertiva Costa Rica, a leader in solar power projects. He has been featured as one of the 40 leaders under 40 years old by Costa Rican business newspaper El Financiero and since 2012 he has been serving as a World...

A Catalyst for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Posted by Guest Author

May 18, 2014

Rekha Pillai, PhD, Director, Programs, QNRF, explains how Qatar is creating world-class innovation in research culture and capacity through the development of new funding programs to engage researchers, extending collaboration beyond the country’s boundaries. Q

Medellín to Host 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne

May 16, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) announced today that the City of Medellín will host the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC).

European Hosts Collaborate in Athens

Posted by Buke Cuhadar @bukec

May 15, 2014

Every year, GEW coordinators from Europe meet after the Global Entrepreneurship Congress to discuss collaboration opportunities and plan for the coming Global Entrepreneurship Week. Organized in collaboration with GEW Greece and GEW Cyprus, representatives from 10...

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Heroes Today

Posted by Hope Grauel

May 14, 2014

Entrepreneurs from Zambia, Canada, Tunisia, Iran, Ecuador, Croatia, Italy, Pakistan and roughly 15 other countries were invited to participate in the Entrepreneurs Who are Heroes session at this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Congress.