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GEW 2013: A World of Impact
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Global Entrepreneurship Week is already off to a strong start to 2014.

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The Working Bees of the United States Naval Academy were named the global winners of the DECA Idea Challenge for their idea of an aluminum honeybee hive.

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The Working Bees of the United States Naval Academy as the DECA Idea Challenge 2013 United States finalist. A featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the competition challenged elementary, secondary and college students around the globe to generate an innovative, new use for an aluminum...

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Croatia

Dec 10, 2013

According to the Croatian Small Business Union, the host of GEW / Croatia, Global Entrepreneurship Week touched more than 1 million people--through events, activities and media outreach--in Croatia this year.

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Benin

Dec 10, 2013

FORAM Initiatives, the Benin GEW host, launched activities in August 2013 at Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie du Bénin. Four large events were the centerpiece of the 2013 campaign.

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Vietnam

Dec 09, 2013

The Startup 2013 Competition was the culmination of a month of engagement focused on entrepreneurship. The program was in cooperation with Startup Vietnam, a local nonprofit run by American entrepreneur and CEO of Saigon Hub, Chris Zobrist. Out of 480 applicants, 143 aspiring entrepreneurs formed...

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Nigeria

Dec 06, 2013

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo demonstrated his support for Global Entrepreneurship Week, releasing the following statement:   

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Canada

Dec 05, 2013

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) celebrated its fifth year as the official host of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Canada! Over the past five years, the organization has worked diligently to build the movement in Canada, with hundreds of partners making it all possible.

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The Cleantech Open, the world's largest clean-technology accelerator, has announced the winners of the Global Ideas Competition. Now in its fifth year, the Cleantech Open Global Ideas Competition brings early-stage startups with breakthrough cleantech ideas to Silicon Valley to compete for the...

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Russia

Dec 05, 2013

I ended Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 last week in Moscow just in time to see a GEW-themed bus driving around different universities, schools and gatherings while testing young peoples’ entrepreneurial skills and engaging them in the world of founding businesses.

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