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GEW UK Takes Home 'Country of the Year' Award at GEC
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Egypt

Aug 08, 2012

The organizers behind the Cairo StartUp Cup, a featured event in the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Week, have identified the 13 semi-finalists who will advance to the next round of the business model competition in Egypt. The Top 13 semi finalists are:

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Cameroon

Aug 02, 2012

To mark the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 in Cameroon, the Youth Employment Service (YES Cameroon) in partnership with l’Organisation d’Appui au Developpement Social (OADES) is organizing a social enterprise trade fair (NGOs, foundations, associations, community-based organisations, CIGs and...

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Brazil

Aug 02, 2012

Have you launched a new startup since last year's Global Entrepreneurship Week? Do you have plans to launch one before this year's GEW? If so, it could win you a trip to Rio de Janeiro for the Global Entrepreneurship Congress next March or one of a handful of mentoring prizes--including one...

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Ghana

Jul 30, 2012

Last week, President John Atta Mills of Ghana died unexpectedly, just five months prior to completing his first term in office. He took office in January 2009 after failing in two previous bids for the presidency in 2000 and 2004. President Atta Mills will forever be known to the world as the main...

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Portugal

Jul 27, 2012

Since Global Entrepreneurship began five years ago, Junior Acheivement (JA Worldwide) has been an important part of the campaign. A number of their country offices serve as Hosts or are a part of the advisory committees in many of their countries. The work that JA is doing on a global scale to...

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Zambia

Jul 25, 2012

A recent news story from the Times of Zambia highlights a new $100,000 cluster program from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). COMESA's Small and Medium Enterprises division serves as the official host of GEW/Zambia under the direction of SME Toolkit...

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The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) has kicked off the 2012 competition year with a bang! The GSEA Nerve Eastern Regional competition was held on April 18 in Atlanta, GA in conjunction with the EO NERVE Eastern Regional Conference. Four students presented...

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As a part of the preparations for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, we are conducting a global survey to assess the state of entrepreneurship around the world. The responses will inform a published report—released just ahead of GEW—that reflects the most important public policies necessary to...

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Qatar

Jul 09, 2012

For the first time ever, Qatar is officially joining more than 120 other countries to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week. The national initiative is being driven by the GEW/Qatar Board, an influential group of organizations involved in the promotion of entrepreneurship and economic...

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Costa Rica

Jul 06, 2012

Talent, ideas and innovation are reflected once again in the launch of the Fifth Edition of the Business Plan Competition Yo Emprendedor. Its official launch was held on June 26, 2012, at the Hotel Real Intercontinental involving the Vice President Luis Liberman, Minister of Science and Technology...

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