CELEBRATE | August 14, 2020

Planning for 20+ Activities Already Underway for GEW in Ohio

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Educators, public officials, community leaders, and support organizations across Ohio are teaming up to organize more than 20 programs to support entrepreneurs and business owners across the state during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Leaders across our state see GEW as an opportunity to focus on recreating our entrepreneurial identity as the world adapts around COVID.

Cleveland’s second annual Black Entrepreneurship Summit is in full swing. Organizers are inviting black leaders from across the nation to present at this monumental summit. The aim? To establish a Black Business Agenda for black entrepreneurs and business owners across the nation.

The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development (NEOHCED) is inviting dozens of hispanic entrepreneurs and business owners to sell their products and services at CentroVilla25 (CV25), the new Hispanic marketplace under development in the historic Clark-Fulton community of Cleveland.

Venture For America will share stories about the startups that have grown out of their nationwide fellowship program. 

The Veale Foundation at Case Western Reserve University is hosting their annual massive open online course (MOOC), Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies with students and entrepreneurs in South Africa, and more.

Connecting the Great Lakes regional ecosystem, GEW organizers from Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York and Ohio are planning a forum to discuss the Blue Economy and how to support entrepreneurs and businesses that rely on the Great Lakes.

For more information about the GEW campaign in Ohio, visit GEWOhio.com or follow @GEW_Ohio on Twitter. 

Pauly Suchy is a social entrepreneur from Cleveland, Ohio, specializing in virtual reality and sustainability. He is the Business Director at… About the author