CELEBRATE | September 6, 2018

Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate GEW 2018

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The Global Entrepreneurship Network is celebrating unleashing ideas and creating one global entrepreneurship ecosystem through its Global Entrepreneurship Week events and activities. Since it launched in 2008, GEW has grown to engage nearly 10 million people each year in more than 170 countries. Here are GEN's top 10 reasons why you or your organization should participate in #GEW2018 this November 12-18.

  1. Raise awareness of entrepreneurship and the role startups + entrepreneurs play in strengthening the economy
  2. Improve your skills, from pitching to preparing and strengthening your business plan
  3. Network with like-minded individuals, who can help you start and scale your venture
  4. Celebrate local startups to inspire others to follow in their footsteps
  5. Reach + engage new audiences by organizing an event during GEW in your community
  6. Learn about your ecosystem, and how you can help encourage economic development and stability
  7. Join a global network of entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers and researchers around the world
  8. Participate in experiential learning opportunities simultaneously with nearly 10 million people in 170 different countries
  9. Develop a supportive startup culture and help build an entrepreneurial mindset in your community
  10. Share your startup story with not only your local community, but with the world using #GEW2018 and telling us about your GEW experiences

Jessica is a former multimedia journalist with a background in print and online media. At the Global Entrepreneurship Network, she created daily… About the author