Today marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018, a worldwide celebration of events and competitions!
Every year, one week in November is dedicated to celebrating and inspiring innovative people all over the world. Thousands of events and competitions in over 170 countries aim to inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors.
The Darwin Innovation Hub is excited to be a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week! If you want to get involved, join us for Third Thursday on the 15th of November as we celebrate our startups and entrepreneurs with a Startup Showcase!
This November will mark 11 years of GEW helping millions of people unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses through Global Entrepreneurship Week. Beginning in 2008 with an emphasis on inspiring young people to make their mark, this movement has quickly grown to become a comprehensive effort that engages entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers, support organizations and others collaborating to advance economic growth and innovation in more than 170 countries around the world.
Roughly 35,000 events and competitions will take place during GEW 2018 – connecting nearly 10 million participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors.