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GEC 2015 Site Launches, Register Now to Join the Congress in Milan

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 18, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 is shaping up to be the biggest ever with millions of people participating in events and competitions in 150 countries. If you like what you have seen so far – and if you want to keep the momentum going – register now for the 2015...

GEW UK Promotes an Entrepreneurial Frame of Mind

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

GEW UK kicked off a week with over 2,000 events with simultaneous launch events in England, Scotland and Wales. The theme of this year is GET CONNECTED (#GEWConnect) and they are asking people to prove their skills as networkers by sharing a #handshakeselfie on...

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with a new fast-track for entrepreneurs wanting do business between UK and China

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

A new initiative, Opportunity China is being launched during Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 offering UK startups and companies a media package designed to create market presence and realize export potential. Many successful entrepreneurs have already discovered...

GEW Nepal Kicks Off With a Debate on Capitalism and Entrepreneurship Trainings

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

Samriddhi the Prosperity Foundation, the GEW host organization in Nepal, is busy with GEW events this week, seeking to create a national conversation around entrepreneurship. 1. Debate Competition: “Capitalism versus Communism”

Engaging Students Through GEW Events in Sweden

Posted by Guest Author

Nov 18, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week Sweden is off to a good start this year with more than 300 events registered so far. The GEW calendar is filled with a variety of activities that cater to numerous target groups.

Strasbourg Steps Up Efforts to Inspire Innovators

Posted by Jonathan Ortmans @jortmans

Nov 18, 2014

Since reporting from Athens, I have been through Switzerland to France, a country that has shown solid strength in its entrepreneurship infrastructure, yet has been suffering from a countervailing deficit in attitudes towards entrepreneurship. The GEW campaign...

Breezometer, Real-Time Air Quality Map, Takes Top Prize in Startup Open

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 18, 2014

Breezometer, an app that measures real-time air quality and provides health recommendations to its users, emerged from a field of moret han 600 startups from 38 countries to win the 2014 Startup Open. The competition, run by the organizers of Global...

GEW Celebrations Begin in North America

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Nov 17, 2014

Last week, the North American Finals of Get in the Ring took place in Kansas City at the Kauffman Foundation. 15 startups from Mexico, Canada and the United States battled it out for the top prize.

Global Entrepreneurship Week Opens in 150 Countries

Posted by Charlotte Lamontagne @charpotle

Nov 17, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week officially opens today in 150 countries with millions of people—from young students to nascent entrepreneurs to government leaders—taking part in a wide range of events, activities and competitions throughout the week.

New Index Maps, Ranks Entrepreneurship in 130 Countries

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

Nov 17, 2014

Data shows world at 52% entrepreneurial capacity, powers policy discussions during Global Entrepreneurship Week Download the full report | View the interactive map of countries