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GEW 2013: A World of Impact
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This November, the 2013 class of the Kauffman Global Scholars program will be announced--adding to the flurry of activities around the world celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week. 

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Greece

Aug 14, 2012

Despite the deep recession and harsh austerity faced by the Greek people over the past few years—or perhaps in some cases, because of it—there has been a surge of entrepreneurial interest and activity   in the country. Last week, leaders of the GEW/Greece campaign met with Prime Minister...

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Benin

Aug 12, 2012

Last week, the GEW/Benin host announced its plans for November 2012 during a press conference at the Ministry of Secondary Education and Technical and Professional Training.  FORAM Initiatives confirmed that Minister Alassane Djimba Soumanou would serve as the patron of the campaign for 2012...

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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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