The Global Entrepreneurship Network operates a platform of projects and programs in 170+ countries aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a business.
By fostering deeper cross border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations, GEN works to fuel healthier start and scale ecosystems that create more jobs, educate individuals, accelerate innovation and strengthen economic growth.
GEN’s extensive footprint of national operations and global verticals in policy, research and programs ensures members have uncommon access to the most relevant knowledge, networks, communities and programs relative to size of economy, maturity of ecosystem, language, culture, geography and more.
GEN helps celebrate, understand, support and connect entrepreneurs and those who champion them.
In Spain, GEN is present as GEN Spain, managed by Albert Colomer as the Acting Managing Director. GEN Spain aims to engage and connect Spain national ecosystem key stakeholders and serve as an umbrella platform for coordinating and developing new programs and initiatives aimed at strengthening entrepreneurship. In Spain, with in 18 autonomous regions, communities and 4 levels of public administration there are over 4000 entrepreneurial support organizations spread across through all of the Spanish territory.
GEN Spain translates and customize the GEN tailored programs – such as Startup Huddle, Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). We already have 50 stakeholders supporting entrepreneurs by joining us at GEW Spain and helping us to highlight powerful voices, ambassadors and GEN partner organizations that promote, encourage and support the development of entrepreneurs. Each edition is more successful than the previous one.
Our team consists of Mireia Falgueras, as the Assistant Managing Director, Guillem Arís, as the GEW Host, and BANC (Business Angels Network Catalunya) as a Global Business Angels Network (GBAN) National Member.
GEN Spain is aiming to have at least one representative in each region by the end of the 2021 and currently working on recruiting its Board of Directors.