Celebrate the Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is held November 13-19 in an effort to help anyone, anywhere start and scale a new business. Stayed plugged in!

During one week each November, thousands of events and competitions in 160 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations. GEW is held November 13-19, 2017.

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This year, Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder, is going to Open Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Launch of New GEN Startup Campus in Johannesburg. The launch event is on November 10.


“Entrepreneurs are the life blood of any economy. They are disruptors and innovators who shape our world for the better. This campus launch is going to help to create a new generation of entrepreneurs who will improve peoples’ lives across the continent,” said Branson.


This November, Global Entrepreneurship Network will celebrate 10 years of helping millions of people unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses through Global Entrepreneurship Week. The campaign began in 2008 with an emphasis on inspiring young people to make their mark and has quickly grown to become a comprehensive effort that engages entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers, support organizations and others collaborating to advance economic growth and innovation in more than 170 countries around the world.

Roughly 35,000 events and competitions will take place during #GEW2017 – connecting nearly 10 million participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Dozens of world leaders on every continent and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations support the initiative every year.

Here’s how to get involved!

Stay plugged in to Global Entrepreneurship Week and GEN news through our social media channels FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and use the hashtag #GEW2017 and #GEW10years to be a part of the discussion.

Whether you have a small business or you are looking forward to start a new one, this is your week to celebrate and get help to promote your business. Check our special plans for business owners and ask for a 30% off before check out until Nov 19 at info@biztorming.com



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