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Managing Partner
United States

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Other

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Investor group/firm

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Director
United States
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Co-Founder
I am Squarehead
UK

Simon Frank and his partner, Margit Mulder, founded the range of I Am Squarehead children’s books on the back of a Facebook status post. Joining…

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Market Development Manager
Root Capital
United States

Matt Foerster is the market development manager at Root Capital, a nonprofit organization that provides financing and training to agricultural…

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Vietnam
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Co-Founder
IMAN
Mexico

Co-Founder of IMAN (Modelating and Accelerating Businesses Institute), organization devoted to research and design training experiences to enhance…

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Senior Economist
United States

Yoosef is a Senior Economist with the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network. His research focuses on entrepreneurship and angel investing.

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Founder
Haute Baso
Rwanda

Linda Mukangoga is the founder of Haute Baso, a clothing and accessories company based in Kigali, Rwanda. The company harnesses the creative…

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Startup

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Director of Research and Impact
Aspen Network and Development Entrepreneurs
United States

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Researcher

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Project Associate Intern
United States

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Media

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Co-Founder
Startup Radio Network
United States

Michael’s business background started as a coder, became a co-founder of an advertising and public relations company, then worked as an…

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Media Outlet

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Co-Founder
Startup Radio Network
United States

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Media Outlet

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Director of the Promotion of Entrepreneurship Area
Uruguay

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Startup Nations, Startup Nations Summit

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Government

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Founder and CEO
Her Corner Inc.
United States

Frédérique is the Founder and CEO of Her Corner. She has spoken on the topic of the state of women and entrepreneurship at The White House, The U.…

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Economist, World Babnk
United States

Xavi Cirera is an economist in the Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He has more than 10 years…

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Other

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Student
University of Sheffield
UK

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Educational Institution

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Project Assistant
ESBRI
Sweden

Jelena Despotovic works at ESBRI (Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute), the official host organization of Global…

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Other

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Director for Strategic Partnerships
United States

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Founder/entrepreneur, Investor, Policy/Government

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Scale-up

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Founder
Dzuka Africa Organization
Malawi

Dineo Katane-Mkwezalamba is the Founder and CEO of the Dzuka Africa Organization. Dzuka Africa is dedicated to transferring skills to the…

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Villgro
India

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Other

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Founder
GeNNex
UK
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Malawi

Temwa Msiska, is a Malawian woman with two small businesses in fashion and in conference management. She is one of the organizers for Startup…

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Managing Director
United States

I am passionate about building businesses and helping others to succeed in theirs. I enjoy connecting the dots between people, ideas and execution…

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GBAN

Organization Type :

Startup

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Marketing, Communications & Partnerships Associate
Endeavor
United States

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Managing Partner, Open Capital Advisors
USAID
United States

Andreas Zeller is Managing Partner at Open Capital Advisors, a Nairobi­-based strategic and financial advisory firm that has supported over 130…

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Government

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Director of Marketing
Founder Institute
United States
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CEO
JA Worldwide
United States

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GEN Global, GEW, Startup Nations Summit

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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U.S. Senator, D-New Jersey
United States

On October 16th, 2013, Cory Booker won a special election to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate. As a Senator, Booker has taken on…

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Director of Research & Impact
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
United States

Genevieve is the Director of Research & Impact at the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs. There, she manages the Global Accelerator…

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GERN

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Cork Yogis
UK
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CEO
StartupAUS , Global Talent Scheme Startup Advisory Panel
Australia

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Policy/Government

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Research Director
South Africa

Alesimo Mwanga is a Research Development Executive at SEA Africa. She is responsible for researching and leading projects that focus on innovative…

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GERN

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Community enabler

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Founder and President
GEDI Institute
United States

Zoltan J. Acs Ph.D is Professor of Management at The London School of Economics (LSE) and University Professor and Director of the Center for…

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GERN

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Other

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Lead Researcher
Centre for Entrepreneurs
UK

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Director of Strategic Development, ANDE
ANDE
United States

Kate McElligott (@MceKate) is director of strategic development at ANDE. She focuses on developing partnerships to fuel the growth of the SGB…

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Other

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National Association of young Entrepreneurs
Mozambique
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Vice President, Strategic Development
VentureWell
United States
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Head of Funding Department
icex.es
Spain

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Startup Support Programs

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Founder
T-Sticks
UK

Ricky Kothari, founder of T-Sticks, decided to join Virgin Unite’s Action Network because he wanted to learn how to disrupt his market in an…

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Division Chief, Global Partnerships
United States

Rob Schneider is the Division Chief, Global Partnerships within USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab, a new entity within USAID that brings…

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Business Consultant
United States

Carol Evenson is a corporate trainer and experienced business consultant. She specializes in team management and startup growth hacking.

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Co-Host and Co-Executive Producer
Women Entrepreneurs Weekly
UK
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Deputy Director of the Office of Investment Affairs
GER
United States

Ann Low is deputy director of the Office of Investment Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, and the architect of the GER.co initiative and Go…

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Government

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Director of African Initiatives
GEN Malawi
Malawi

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Head of Communications
Get in the Ring
UK

Hale is Head of Communication for Get in the Ring.

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Community enabler

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e-Residency Program Director
Enterprise Estonia
Estonia

Kaspar Korjus is the Team Lead and Managing Director of e-Residency in the Republic of Estonia. After gaining a BSc and MSc in e-Business at…

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Government

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Founder
Vitae London
UK

Virgin Unite’s Action Network was just the platform William Adoasi needed for his company, Vitae London as it allowed him to build upon the one…

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Investment Officer
Investisseurs & Partenaires
United States

Hugues Vincent-Genod is an Investment Officer at Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), where he worked on the West African portfolio in Accra…

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Founder
StartupSac
United States

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GEW

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Community enabler

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Head of Research and International Strategy
German Startups Association
Germany

Lisa is head of Research and International Strategy at the German Startups Association. She has graduated from ESCP-Europe with a Master of…