Authors

The GEN universe includes individuals and organizations from all parts of the entrepreneurial ecosystems of more than 160 countries. This is where you can find, connect and collaborate with entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and others promoting entrepreneurship around the world.

Authors

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Manging Director
United States

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Founder/entrepreneur, Investor, Trainer/coach/facilitator

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Government

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Change Embassador
Transformative Change
United States
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Project Manager
Global Entrepreneurship Network
United States

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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UX / Technical Lead
TEKsystems
United States

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Established Business

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Director of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneursville
Australia

Policymakers often report that small business as the employment engine of the economy. 

New and young companies are the primary source…

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Founder/entrepreneur

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Community enabler

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National Association of young Entrepreneurs
Mozambique
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Multimedia Project Manager
Vanguard Communications
United States

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Established Business

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Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation
South Korea

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Other

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Manager
Shaqodoon
Somalia

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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CEO
Tunisia

Organization Type :

Startup Support Programs

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Acting Executive Director - Customer Engagement & Support
Labour Fund Tamkeen
Bahrain

Organization Type :

Government

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CEO/ Act MD GEN Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur, Trainer/coach/facilitator, Other

Organization Type :

Other

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Director
Think Ireland Inc.
Ireland

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur

Organization Type :

Community enabler

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Managing Director
Global Entrepreneurship Network Portugal
Portugal

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Other

Organization Type :

Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Co-Founder
Industry Disruptors - Game Changers
Cyprus

Carla is a visionary creator of concepts and experiences. She has lived in the United States, Middle East and Europe and with her multinational…

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Founder/entrepreneur

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Director
Global Entrepreneurship Week UK
United Kingdom

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Other

Organization Type :

Startup Support Programs

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Marketing Manager
Local Entrepreneur
United States

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Other

Organization Type :

Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Managing Director
Belgium

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur

Organization Type :

Community enabler

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Member, Board of Directors
Tajikistan

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Founder/entrepreneur, Trainer/coach/facilitator, Academic/Educator, Policy/Government, Other

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Chief Executive
Botswana

Organization Type :

Established Business

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Vice President for Policy + Research
Global Entrepreneurship Network
United States
Cristina Fernández focuses on integrating policymakers into startup ecosystems across the world, creating platforms for them to exchange ideas with…

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Vice President for Strategic Development
Global Entrepreneurship Network
United States

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Other

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Executive Vice President
Global Entrepreneurship Network
United States

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Other

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Kyrgyzstan
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Director for Strategic Partnerships
United States

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur, Investor, Policy/Government

Organization Type :

Scale-up

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Independent Crossbench Peer
United Kingdom

Organization Type :

Government

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Member
United Kingdom

Organization Type :

Government

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Project Associate Intern
United States

Member Type :

Media

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Managing Director
GEN South Africa
South Africa

Kizito is the executive head at SEA Africa, and one of the leading organizers for GEC 2017 in Johannesburg.

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Other

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Startup Community Manager
United States

STEVEN A. RODRIGUEZ serves as Startup Community Manager at the Global Entrepreneurship Network, a 501(c)3 non-profit. Rodriguez oversees four…

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Trainer/coach/facilitator

Organization Type :

Established Business

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Founder
United Kingdom

Elaine Gold is a freelance consultant working with individuals, teams and organisations to help them achieve their goals. Recently returned to UK…

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Academic/Educator

Organization Type :

Established Business

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Managing Partner
United States

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Other

Organization Type :

Investor group/firm

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Director of African Initiatives
GEN Malawi
Malawi

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Executive Director
Innovation Centre Kosovo
Kosovo

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur, Trainer/coach/facilitator

Organization Type :

Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Romania
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CEO
Edge of Space
United States

Member Type :

Founder/entrepreneur

Organization Type :

Startup

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self employed
Mexico

It's been a long time since I don't give a talk but one of my main interests is space advocacy, so I'd be delighted to give a talk about a space…

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Investor, Other

Organization Type :

Investor group/firm

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Research & Projects
United Kingdom

Organization Type :

Community enabler

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CEO
JA Europe

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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CEO
JA Worldwide
United States

Member Type :

GEN Global, GEW, Startup Nations Summit

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Non-profit/NGO supporters

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United States
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Founder
MOBicure
Nigeria

Dr. Charles Immanuel Akhimien is a medical doctor and social entrepreneur who co-founded MOBicure - a company providing mobile technology…

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Marketing Director
KCSourceLink
United States

Sarah Mote is first, last and always a storyteller.

Master of messages and social media whiz, Sarah brings her considerable talent to bear…

Organization Type :

Startup Support Programs

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Investor Relations and Research Lead
VC4Africa
South Africa

Entrepreneurship, being part of an inspiring community and driven to make a difference: this explains the match between VC4Africa and Thomas best…

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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…

Organization Type :

Media Outlet

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Executive Director
StartOut
United States

Member Type :

GEW

Organization Type :

Startup Support Programs

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Deputy Director
Ecuador

Member Type :

GEN Country, GEN Global, Startup Nations, Startup Nations Summit

Organization Type :

Non-profit/NGO supporters

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Head of Communications
Get in the Ring
United Kingdom

Hale is Head of Communication for Get in the Ring.

Organization Type :

Community enabler

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Ireland
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Vice President, Strategic Development
VentureWell
United States