The Weekly Roundup: GEW News from Around the World - October 25
Global Entrepreneurship Week Weekly Roundup
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The Global Entrepreneurship Week team will share a weekly roundup of amazing activities and events making the news across every continent.
25 Oct 2021

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) works to gather entrepreneurs around the world – bringing new audiences together and strengthening the connections of local ecosystems everywhere.

GEW 2021 will take place in more than 180 countries with over 20,000 partners, 40,000 activities and 10 million people worldwide. With this year's celebration on the horizon (Nov. 8-14, 2021), the GEW team will be sharing a weekly roundup of some of the amazing activities and events that are being planned and happening throughout GEW on every continent.

Through the GEW Weekly Roundup, you will find a collection of 'global picks' that explore each of the four themes for this year's celebration: EducationEcosystemsPolicy and Inclusion. Below is a look at a handful of recent press coverage.

  • GEW Latvia Encourages Entrepreneurs to Share Knowledge and Experiences During GEW
    (GEN Global // Latvia)
    GEN caught up with Lolita Stašāne, Head of Communication and Sustainability at Swedbank Latvia and national host for Global Entrepreneurship Week in Latvia to learn about activities planned, goals with this year’s campaign, and the impact of GEW across the country.

  • Futurpreneur's Black Entrepreneur Startup Program Celebrates Six Month Milestone
    (Globe Newswire // Canada)
    Futurpreneur, Canada's host of Global Entrepreneurship Week, is celebrating the early success of its Black Entrepreneur Startup Program (BESP), which has provided critical financing, mentorship and business resources to Canada’s Black entrepreneurs during its first six months of operation.
  • The University of Split Celebrates GEW with a Student Entrepreneurship Incubator
    (Dalmacija Danas // Croatia)

    Applications close during Global Entrepreneurship Week to join the "Student Business Academy," a six month program where students work with mentors to acquire knowledge about creating business models, market analysis and research, marketing strategy, business organization, financial models and projections and presenting to investors.

  • 10 Traits that Successful Entrepreneurs Have
    (HR News // United Kingdom)
    In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, neuroscientist, business psychologist and recalibration specialist, Dr. Lynda Shaw identifies the ten traits successful entrepreneurs are likely to have.

  • Call for Partners to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021
    (GEN Global // Nepal)
    The Samriddhi Foundation invites interested individuals and entrepreneurs to join hands in Nepal for the worldwide Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration.

  • Leicester-Based Business School Looking for Student Business Owners to Inspire Next Generation
    (LeicestershireLive // United Kingdom)
    Rebel Business School's 'Think Like a Rebel' campaign will take place during Global Entrepreneurship Week, beginning on Monday, November 8, and is being backed by schools and colleges in the area.

  • Global Sports Entrepreneurship Week to Take Place During GEW
    (SportandDev // Morocco)
    Young social entrepreneurs from Tunisia, Jordan, Denmark, the United States, Libya and Morocco will be participating in the GSEW taking place during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The GSEW aims to involve the various actors of the entrepreneurial and social fields in the region around a rich program of conferences, master classes, reflection and advocacy workshops, hackathons and many other initiatives. 

  • Spread the Spirit of Entrepreneurship GEW Yemen Event
    (GEN Global // Yemen)
    This GEW orientation session will cover general information about the event, ROWAD foundation and its role in GEW events from 2015 to 2021. In addition, they are recruiting partners and will cover the steps to join in on the week's events.

  • MBA Business Concept Pitching Event
    (GEN Global // Malta)
    This GEW event offers MBA students who are enrolled in an entrepreneurship elective study unit at the University of Malta an opportunity for peer-learning, discussion and expert insights at an early stage of their business concept, by pitching to a select panel of entrepreneurship experts and practitioners.

  • Connecting the Palestinian Ecosystem with GEW
    (GEN Global // Palestine)
    The GEW team caught up with Salah Amleh, National Host for Global Entrepreneurship Week in Palestine to learn about what activities they have planned for the week and who is involved in this year's campaign.

Julia DiLeo

Digital Communications Associate | Global Entrepreneurship Network

Julia DiLeo is a Digital Communications Associate at the Global Entrepreneurship Network. She joined GEN in May, 2020 and is involved in all… More