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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.

Croatian President Calls GEW "New Opportunity" to Foster Entrepreneurship

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

May 15, 2013

Global Entrepreneurship Week recently picked up an endorsement from the president of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic. 

CYBF Applauds Youth Entrepreneurship Funding in Canada

Posted by Mark Marich @markmarich

May 09, 2013

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF), the host of GEW / Canada, recently applauded the announcement a two-year, $295 million Youth Jobs Strategy to create 30,000 new jobs as part of the Ontario government's new budget.

GEW 2013 Plans Shaping Up in Germany, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Posted by Brenden Chaney @brendenchaney

May 07, 2013

The planning for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 is well under way now that everyone has the extra inspiration from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress that was held in Rio (you can catch up on what you may have missed from the GEC on the GEW YouTube channel).