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GEW Global to Expand Investment in Africa
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Ethiopia

Nov 12, 2012

Ethiopia has gained the support of Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegne who just last week put out a statement stressing the importance of GEW in encouraging new entreprneurs. You can read the Prime Minister's full statement below:

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Tanzania

Nov 12, 2012

The International Labour Organization (ILO), through its Youth Entrepreneurship Facility and the University of Dar es Salaam Entrepreneurship Centre (UDEC), have jointly pledged to support the first Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2012, to be held simultaneously in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar...

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Iconic musician-turned-activist Bono opened Global Entrepreneurship Week in Washington, DC at Georgetown University. 

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Cape Verde

Nov 12, 2012

Cape Verde has put their small county on the GEW map this year receiving the support of the federal government at nearly every level.  The Prime Minister of Cape Verde, José Maria Neves, said in a statement:

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Saudi Arabia

Nov 12, 2012

Last week, the team at GEW/Mexico released a version of the GEW sketchbook video translated into Spanish. Not be be outdone, Qotuf, the host for GEW/Saudi Arabia, just released their own version in Arabic.

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Ghana

Nov 12, 2012

Dropifi’s web messaging platform that seeks to supersede the traditional “contact us” form has earned the Ghanaian tech startup the grand prize of 2012 Startup Open, a competition for startups with high-growth potential featured as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2012.

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Saudi Arabia

Nov 12, 2012

I am in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia today to kick-off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)--under the patronage of the Ministry of Labor presented at the board by Dr. Abdulaziz I.

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Costa Rica

Nov 11, 2012

With this year’s slogan Quien dijo miedo (Who is afraid?) Costa Rica is ready for Global Entrepreneurship Week. The phrase is one of the most commonly used phrases by Costa Rican entrepreneurs when they start their business; facing challenges or simply to express their courage.

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Germany

Nov 10, 2012

With the Euro economic crisis drawing so much attention to Germany, I decided to kick off my GEW Tour today in Frankfurt where I met with representatives of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and members of the RKW Competence Center, which is organizing

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Mexico

Nov 09, 2012

Thanks to the team at Impulsa that helps run GEW/Mexico, partners planning activities in Spanish-speaking countries now have their own version of the GEW sketchbook from the Kauffman Foundation that explains what exactly Global Entrepreneurship Week is--in less than three minutes.

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