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

Sep 13, 2011

It all began because of that first Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Partners Meeting in Malaysia back in 2009, hosted by country host – Warisan Global Sdn. Bhd. in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. For Michael Teoh, 24, he had been a fan of inspirational entrepreneurs whom he regards as agents...

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Ecuador

Sep 13, 2011

For the third year in a row, Global Entrepreneurship Week will be celebrated in Ecuador, hosted by Fundacion Emprender.

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Afghanistan

Sep 13, 2011

Afghanistan has never taken part in Global Entrepreneurship Week, and Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) is determined to change that. The country is filled with successful entrepreneurs, even if you don’t see many in the Western media.

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If no one is calling you "crazy," you're probably not thinking big enough. That was the key message from Linda Rottenberg, CEO and co-founder of Endeavor, at the 2011 99% Conference. Hosted by Behance, the conference helps creative professionals "move beyond idea generation into idea execution."

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Why do we all care so much about entrepreneurs and startups that we started an entire movement consisting of 120 countries (and growing) -- Global Entrepreneurship Week -- to celebrate them? Simple. They advance innovation. They create jobs. They build wealth.

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The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) has lined up an impressive list of supporters for its World Series Innovation, a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week/USA. 

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United Kingdom

Sep 08, 2011

Youth Business International (YBI) recently announced that it has been awarded the right to run the Global Entrepreneurship Week campaign in the UK, following a competitive tender by Enterprise UK. “As one of the world's largest networks dedicated to helping young entrepreneurs create their own...

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Canada

Aug 30, 2011

Since it began in 1996, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, host of GEW/Canada, has invested in more than 4,500 young Canadians who have established businesses creating more than 17,850 new jobs, $125 million in tax revenue, and hundreds of millions of dollars in sales and export revenues. In...

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Foursquare CEO & co-founder Dennis Crowley will join other young entrepreneurs as ambassadors for 'Movers & Changers'--a nationwide challenge to find the next wave of leading entrepreneurs. Competition finalists will be featured in the mtvU short-form series, premiering this fall on...

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National

Aug 06, 2011

Congratulations to the guys at Startup Weekend, Marc Nager, Clint Nelsen and Franck Nouyrigat, on their new book. Startup Weekend: How to Take a Company from Concept to Creation in 54 Hours will hit bookstore shelves on November 8...

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