From left: Suresh de Mel, Nisthar Cassim, Randhula De Silva, Fayaz Hudah, Chandula Abeywickrema, Dr. Nirmal De Silva, Anushka Wijesinha and Talal Rafi
The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) is to formally launch in Sri Lanka with a core group of eminent personalities that are in the forefront of entrepreneurship development and ecosystem building as its Board of Directors. GEN, works to celebrate, understand, support and connect entrepreneurship around the world by creating deeper collaboration between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and entrepreneurial support organizations, helping entrepreneurs to start, scale and succeed.
GEN operates in 170 countries around the world. The most active period in the GEN calendar being the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) which will showcase entrepreneurial activities globally from 18 to 24 November this year: https://www.genglobal.org/gew
GEN also hosts the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) each year, a gathering of startup champions from around the world—where entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, thought leaders and policymakers work together to help bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. Hosted in different rising entrepreneurial cities each spring, the Congress fosters collaboration among thousands of delegates from more than 170 countries to define action in addressing challenges around growing entrepreneurial ecosystems and more effectively enabling entrepreneurs everywhere. With live events featuring the latest, best-in-class programming and research, the GEC is an opportunity to connect and stay apprised of new ideas, insights and developments. To join GEN Sri Lanka please follow: https://www.genglobal.org.
The Board of Directors for Global Entrepreneurship Network (Sri Lanka) will be Suresh de Mel, Nisthar Cassim, Randhula De Silva, Fayaz Hudah, Chandula Abeywickrema, Dr. Nirmal De Silva, Anushka Wijesinha and Talal Rafi.