Colleges and Universities expose students to entrepreneurship as a career path, innovative thinking, and serve as talent pools for local startup ecosystems. Colleges and universities play a critical role in the ecosystem and can serve as an invaluable resource to entrepreneurs at any stage of their entrepreneurial journey. More than 100 colleges and universities currently participate in GEW to shine a spotlight on their entrepreneurship programming, impressive student entrepreneurs, and successful alums.
Global Entrepreneurship Week highlights entrepreneurs around the world and around the world and those who are developing successful businesses. In 2021, GEW will also help celebrate entrepreneurs as key allies in addressing the economic aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Never before has there been a more important moment for communities to highlight the crucial role played by entrepreneurs in creating jobs and strengthening their ecosystems.
To learn how to organize a GEW event, download the GEW Global Guide for Colleges + Universities.