NSW Premier supports Global Entrepreneurship Week Australia 2013
20 Nov 2013

“Entrepreneurs are the champions of innovation and are the critical drivers of investment and productivity,” says the NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell in a letter of support for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2013.

Further to this the NSW Premier stated that he is committed to ensuring that NSW is the “leading business and investment destination” in Australia.

The Premier said, "The NSW Government is a supporter of entrepreneurship,"  and currently provides grants, online resources, advisory services as well as training and networking opportunities to help entrepreneurs.

Global Entrepreneurship Week in partnership with Private Media, Sammway and Servcorp also launched a national startup pitching competition this week,‘So You Think You Can Start-up’ with over $250,000 in prizes available to start-ups operating in the B2B market.

GEW Australia has brought together government organisations like Australian Taxation Office, Commonwealth Bank, RMIT as well as organisations like Start up Weekend, Majoran Distillery, Australian Business Week and many more.

GEW Australia also announced its inaugural GEW Advisory Board with members from the public, private, educational sectors. This Board is chaired by GEW President, Jonathan Ortmans.

What is it?

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation – the leading authority in entrepreneurship. GEW Australia is hosted by FRANK Team.

GEW is between 18th – 24th November 2013

Here are some of the key events happening during GEW Australia -

For information on GEW Australia


About FRANK Team